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(The Daily Caller)   The guy from California who under-reported unemployment to make the numbers look better? Obama donor. This is my shocked face   ( divider line
    More: Obvious, California, obama, Employment Development Department, jobless claims, U.S. Department of Labor, Obama campaign, blood donors, aid agency  
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2012-10-19 11:01:51 AM  
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MyRandomName: imontheinternet: Nevermind. The Labor Department confirmed that the numbers haven't changed, and that California had reported.

California was understaffed, so some applications were still being processed by print time and were not counted, but it had no effect on the bigger picture.

Lol. Your first paragraph says numbers dudnt change, then second says numbers were still being processed so they were.

Which is it dear? Hint. California under reported as they hadn't finished counting re-applications, so numbers were actually 40k more than originally reported, hence revised numbers.

No, the numbers for the week before last were revised upwards 3K. The numbers for last week were 46K more than the previous week. Just because new numbers came out does not mean the new numbers all apply to the previous week.

There was a dramatic uptick in new unemployment claims last week after a couple weeks of drops in the weeks before. Here, since the beginning of last month:

9/1 - 367K
9/8 - 385K
9/15 - 385K
9/22 - 363K
9/29 - 369K
10/8 - 342K (previously 339K)
10/13 - 388K

That explains how the numbers have been trending downward even with this one week spike. Check the DOL's report r539cy if you think I'm wrong.

Also, remember how the 339K number was the lowest weekly claims report since the same number was claimed 2/9/08? The second lowest one since had been 345K on 3/1/08. So congratulations: the administration obviously lied so the media would report new unemploynment claims being their lowest since February 2008 to hide the fact that new unemployment claims were only at their lowest level since February 2008.
2012-10-19 10:16:40 AM  
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happydude45: Fluorescent Testicle: The Daily Farking Caller? Seriously? You might as well ask Glenn Beck or Free Republic.


You represent the worst of the worst. The willful, and incredibly gleeful, ignorance of FACTS. I would pity you, you but for the damage you and your ilk do.

From the article:

[Go click the link if you want].

Waitwaitwait... so, you're calling someone willfully ignorant because they won't read the Daily Caller?
2012-10-19 09:36:17 AM  
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The Daily Farking Caller? Seriously? You might as well ask Glenn Beck or Free Republic.

2012-10-19 09:29:02 AM  
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MeinRS6: How completely shocking.

Jeez, I wonder if unemployment will be revised up in Nov.

I only rememeber them being revised up every time.... for gods knows how long, well into Bush's term at the least. Never revised down. I am just to lazy to check into this to check if really true or if it is a memory bias where I only remember bad news.
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