Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Watch What You Wish For, You Might Lose Your Job

UPDATE IV: And if you lose your job, just die. Read the Washington Post, GOP to jobless: Drop dead.

Thank god for Republi-cons, defenders of the rich!

UPDATE III: What if those waskly Republi-cons had won in 2008?

"The Republicans opposed the stimulus package, and the nonpartisan

In other words, under Republican leadership, we would have at least an additional 1.4 million people out of work. As, the indispensable truth squad Web site puts it: 'It’s just false to say that the stimulus created 'no jobs.
Congressional Budget Office estimates that it created between 1.4 million and 3.3 million jobs.''"

Help reelect Obama, vote Republi-CON!

UPDATE II: "Private businesses added 64,000 workers in September." That's about 850,000 more than in Bush's last month.

But if you're still thinking it's time to balance the budget, read the rest of the story, The New York Times, Cuts in Government Led U.S. Economy to Lose 95,000 Jobs.

UPDATE: The articles to which Al referred during the Your Turn discussion today:

Reuters, Job losses in 2009 likely bigger than thought; and

Gallup, Gallup Finds U.S. Unemployment at 10.1% in September.

For all those who pine for the Bush economy and the 'good ol' days of Republi-conism, from The Washington Monthly, Private-Sector Job Growth, "showing monthly job losses/gains in the private sector since the start of the Great Recession" (emphasis added), with red columns for the Bush administration and blue columns for the Obama administration:


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