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Jobless rate falls to 7.8%

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Even the looney lefties on MSNBC do not understand the math, but are happy that the Repubs can no longer say 44 months above 8% unemployment.

Every economist survey predicted it would go up to 8.2 because of only 114k new jobs. We need over 200k just to stay even.

I am certain it is not political

I thought it was 400,000 to stay even?

Either way, not enough being created, but it is better than losing jobs I suppose.

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nor is it a means of accurately painting a truthful picture. it wasn't a point of issue before because the rate of attrition via retirement was supposed to be factored in rather a rate of attrition for simply stopping looking fo work

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I thought it was 400,000 to stay even?

Either way, not enough being created, but it is better than losing jobs I suppose.

that's the point everyone is making. we are still losing jobs. the statistics are nt showing that. hence, the fallicy

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same as always for the duration of this administration. not counting those persons that have stopped looking altogether.

this is simply how unemployment is calculated. always has been. nothing new to this administration.

edit: i see now that tensor said the same thing...

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whether it be more people are working from home or more people are getting part time work, it's better than sitting on their collective asses collecting unemployment.

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this is simply how unemployment is calculated. always has been. nothing new to this administration.

edit: i see now that tensor said the same thing...

and i responded in kind

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It's funny watching stirs get so defensive.

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Yep I'm sure its just a coicidence that the numbers don't make any sence at all, and that it amazingly happened ont he heels of distaterous debate.

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They should change the way unemployment is counted so that even the short-term unemployed don't count as being unemployed.

We could get the rate down to 0%.

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