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When It Comes to the Economy, Obama is a Goddamned Liar

As Americans, we have never seen an Administration so committed to deceiving the American public. Whether we are talking Benghazi or the economy, Obama is flat out lying. The news of the day that Employment has magically surged and the number of unemployed has shrunk is a complete, utter fabrication.

Here are the numbers:

Our civilian population that could work has increased by 3,700,000 in since September 2011.

The number of people no longer in the labor force has increased by 2,643,000.

Here is the complete bullshit number. The BLS is claiming that 873,000 more people are working in September as compared to August 2012. That is a total fucking lie.

Even the BLS admits that only 114,000 jobs were created last month:

The unemployment rate decreased to 7.8 percent in September, and total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 114,000, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment increased in health care and in transportation and warehousing but changed little in most other major industries.

I suppose Obama and his desperate team are counting on the math ignorance of Americans.

The real number is higher. Per Bloomberg:

The so-called underemployment rate — which includes part- time workers who’d prefer a full-time position and people who want work but have given up looking — held at 14.7 percent.

This should not be a partisan matter. But as was the case in Benghazi, where Director of National Intelligence Jim Clapper lied to Congress and the American people about what the intelligence community was reporting, so too are the American people being fed a pile of complete horseshit on the true state of the economy. Job growth has not surged–this is a complete fabrication and does not accurately reflect what is going on in the economy.

Please check out Larry Doyle’s take at Sense on Cents.

  • getfitnow
  • http://lesstalkmoreactivism.blogspot.com/ Canaan

    Yes, all the Presidents lie. But I’ve never seen such infantile lies before. Romney hit the mark when he spoke about his five boys. Obama lies are like the lies I told my parents when I was 7 years old. You had to have some savvy to know when Nixon or LBJ was lying. It took a special prosecutor, or hindsight. Obama’s Benghazi lies were infantile and ridiculous on their face.

    After Benghazi and the ‘Youtube video’ lie, Team Obama has less than zero credibilty. They’re laughable liars. I don’t believe anything Team Obama says.

  • I_cant_take_this

    I am so upset…Americans don’t seem to be moved as much as they should be by Romneys incredible performance. How could one not be impressed with this smart, quick witted, experienced and decent man (a true saint compared to Obaby)? Since when are men like that made fun of and disparaged. How low have we have sunk to only get inspiration from bratty little boy-types such as Obaby–with an angry, LAZY, stupid, furtive, divisive, despotic, vindictive and arrogant character? He screws up everything he touches.

    The world is burning and extremely dangerous. A nuke could land on our heads at any moment and no one cares. What are people in places like Ohio eating? Have increased their consumption of arugula? Arugula is great but maybe too much causes dementia. Again, Americans have become zombies in the truest sense…Obaby could be caught on tape being an ax murderer and no one would care!! Am I in a parallel universe or something? What have we become? I’m starting to think that God has begun our punishment (and no I am not a radical nut) and I’m truly afraid.

    I think we can thank the “leftist/progressive” education systems and brainwashing institutions that almost all of us have been subjected to over the past 50-80 years. They’ve destroyed 2-3 generations of minds and facts. Their plan is now in its final stage and up next, as planned, will be the total demise and/or collapse of our Country. This is when the major herding of sheeple will take place–and as usually the case progressives will suffer the most. Some of you, like you Larry Johnson, have woken up a bit (over the last few years) to the real evil of radical progressives like Obaby.

    These nasty “bundles” of people that are running your lives today are by definition fascists, especially if they retaliate against and oppress those who disagree with them. Progressives do and always have shown disdain for common people. They have and always have shown NO faith or respect for life, especially the weak.

    They sure like the vote of those THEY HAVE disenfrachized though. They throw warm and fuzzy ideas at all the multitudes of progressives-by-default-of-thought (ie those that don’t know why they believe and value what they do and are oblivious to the cost of such values/beliefs). And they ALWAYS go for it–willing to give up their country and their true liberty and opportunity in exchange for immediate gratification of basest needs (By Liberty, I don’t mean sexual liberty–this is one of their bones they throw at people to entice and confuse them into voting for them).

    Their philosophy (a rigid religion resulting in much death and destruction) is responsible for more death than all other phenomena and religions of the 20th century combined. Over a 100 million deaths and many times as many souls in misery are attributable to their disgusting causes. They’re not about helping people they’re all about controlling YOUR LIFE. They are against every human natural instinct to survive. They have been desperately to covering up (they have succeeded since they run our education system) their despicable activities for decades (since 1912 at least) and succeeded to make these crimes look “right-winged” but NONE are –including the NAZIS. They were very enthusiastically behind the eugenics movement and directly inspired criminals such as Lenin Mussolini, Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot, and Hitler to exterminate undesirables. Many of these criminals frequently communicated with and were praised by MANY American and British Progressives (presidents, most famous politicians authors, journalists, educators, scientist, shmoozers of the time etc) for their “noble” aspirations to control the sheeple). The infamous M. Sanger had one sole purpose: push abortions for Blacks in order to control their undesirable numbers–now she’s a proclaimed hero and no one sees the evil irony behind this. Progressives enacted forced sterilization of what they defined as wayward women and “idiots”. They continue to hate Semitic people and blacks. Their continued efforts to keep as many blacks (and now Hispanics) helpless, poor and dumb is testament to their continued but now mascaraded racism. They continue to do their evil work via support of disgusting types as Soros. They now inspire Ahmedinijad, the Taliban and Chavez, China and the twirp in N. Korea.

    The “right-winger” is really a meaningless label imposed on Conservatives and Classical Liberal by these radicals from the beginning. By doing so they had/have a population to blame for the Fascism/Communist (ultimately identical concepts to those who disagree with them) they propped up but turned against them. After the evil the American Progressive inflicted on the world their movement lost status and favor among Americans. They changed their name to “LIBERALS” ironically…usurping it from Classical Liberals to regain favor with the population.

    BOTH Conservatives and Classical Liberals at the time struggled to point out, then as now, the EVIL of the progressive movement but were not successful; especially with Teddy Roosevelt turning against them early on. Given the conservative and Classical Liberal proclivity to stick to themselves and their families, work hard, and be involved in local matters mostly, neither could make a dent (and still can’t) in the Progressive shield spun of lies..especially with 90% of the media against them.

    After all, have any of you ever wondered how people who are FOR being left alone, FOR liberty, FOR ending slavery, the initiators of the womens sufferage movement, and For supporting their local communities over the Federal Government, could possibly come together to impose fascist statist/centralized governments? We viscerally loath such concepts.

    The evil machination of these radical progressives is now coming into focus for some of you. I hope its the case. Those that have, its too late to do anything about it. I wish you guys would have woken up earlier.

    I am so hopeless and have such a sense of doom, I can’t take it any more.

    PS: The Republican Party is infiltrated by these same traitors…some more so than others. Bush certainly was a Progressive too by education (I’m not sure he knew it though). Most Americans whether conservative or progressive etc know nothing of the true history of a movement that has enveloped every aspect of their life insidiously.

  • jrterrier

    Perhaps they should have Cutter, Susan Rice & Debbie Wasserman Schultz & Harry Reid should do a combined press conference on the new unemployment rate. Only those four could pull off this big lie.

  • jrterrier

    It’s Friday Night — Homeland is on. See you later. Great show, great acting.

    • KataKimbe

      I watched it’s premiere Sunday… amazing acting.

      • jrterrier

        Clare Dane is terrific. And the rest of the case are also wonderful. Don’t know if you’ve watched the ealier seasons but it’s worth going back and watching.
        I thought a new episode was on Friday night but guess I have to wait until Sunday.

        • KataKimbe

          It’s the second season now and I started with the first show of last season and never could turn it off. The wait from this past year was horrible. I even signed up with Showtime for Homeland and Dexter. I figured 8 shows a month is worth the $13 of great escape. The story line is superb and Danes is incredible because she shows weaknesses seldom seen by an accomplished woman in a role. You also never know who is good or bad right away. Can’t wait til tomorrow.

  • jrterrier

    It’s Friday Night — Homeland is on. See you later. Great show, great acting.

  • HELENK2
  • HELENK2

    where do you find the number of people who were unemployed and their payments were ending in September and they went on disability? I have read that more and more people are doing this to survive.

  • HELENK2

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    What
    did today’s jobs numbers mean to you? From the U.S. Chamber’s Chief
    Economist, Dr. Regalia, “While the overall tenor of the job market
    improved last month…payroll employment increased at a more subdued rate
    of 114,000 in September..far too slow to reemploy the millions who
    remain unemployed or underemployed.”

    • JohnnyTwoDog

      Far too slow to keep up with the population rate. Can’t keep up with new workers entering the labor pool, can’t help those discouraged and quit looking for work, and can’t budge the numbers of people looking for work.
      The trifecta – triple crown – superbowl of failure. Way to go O. You are good at something.

  • HObama HObamanana

    A little OT….

    I happened to overhear a conversation between two Obama supporters today that apparently hadn’t spoken to each other since the debate. One asked: What was wrong with him? Why was his head down so much? The other responded: I really don’t know. He didn’t seem like himself. The first one then said: You know what I think it was? He wasn’t ready for those questions. He probably hadn’t thought about things like that before. The other responded: That could be it. I sure hope he does better in the next debate.

    • akaPatience

      OMFG.

  • HELENK2

    Iowa Hawk

    o the business survey says +114k jobs, the HH survey says +873k. Who you gonna believe, the BLS or the BLS?

  • Sanshiro123

    The BLS seems to be using different definitions every month for what constitutes “household” related jobs. To get the overall rate down the month before election many of the positions added this month just happened to be broadened to include US government “created” jobs. Which explains why the TOTAL unemployment numbers are much greater and the new jobs obtained are far less than what the report indicates, when the “prior” statistic criteria is used.

  • HELENK2

    http://weaselzippers.us/2012/10/05/legal-group-comes-to-aid-of-army-instructor-ousted-over-cairs-complaints-the-course-he-taught-was-anti-islam/

    if not hurting the feelings of muslims is the new way of running our military, what the f–k are our guys dying for?????

  • HELENK2
  • HELENK2
    • http://twitter.com/jbjdjbjd jbjd

      HK2, I assume you were referring to the poll numbers at the link. But know what else was on that page which I liked even more? Secretary Solis admitted, the job numbers, while ‘accurate’ to the extent, they represent real jobs; were wholly constituted with government and part-time employment. (Still nothing about workers who have stopped looking for work and are left out of the unemployment percentages.)

  • HObama HObamanana

    I was stuck on the expressway a little earlier today and turned on NPR thinking they would have a traffic update. Boy was I surprised when instead they had this rubbish. The dude they had on explaining it all almost made me laugh. He said that the reason unemployment had gone down was because while they thought there was sluggish growth over the summer so many employers were hiring so many employees that they didn’t have time to report their increased employment. I am not kidding.

    They followed that report with another Obama blowjob stating that we are importing less oil thanks to the Obama Administration’s support of higher mileage standards which were causing less consumption. I don’t suppose that NPR bothered to check when Obama became Prezzy and when the latest mileage standards went into effect and who proposed them and all that.

    • HARP2

      I know a guy that said they aren`t lying and he should know `cause he`s got 3 of those jobs.

    • DianaLC

      Maybe, though, it’s because people aren’t driving as much either because of the high prices and the fact that so many aren’t driving to work.

  • HELENK2

    for the trolls after the debate

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xdlucQm0L0

  • souphands

    When ti comes to the economy, Larry Johnson is a goddamned idiot. Previous months were revised, and U6 does not include underemploment which encompasses those who are on part-time or temp jobs.

    • HARP2

      43 straight months of no growth and unemployment over 8%

      NOW the economy had its best month in 29 years adding over 873,000 jobs

      Growth would have to be over 9% and it
      is only at 1.3%

      Apparently Barry thinks we are as stupid as his followers.

      • souphands

        “43 straight months of no growth”

        Yeah, you’re dumb. No growth? Wake up dittohead.

        • HObama HObamanana

          It’s growth all right, like a malignant tumor.

        • HARP2

          A growth rate of 2-3 percent is considered ideal by most economists. American economy was within this range till 2007.

        • TeakWoodKite

          The only growth industry in this economy is the mushrooms growing between your ears.
          It only requires a dark place full of manure. Green jobs much?

        • Hokma

          adjust for inflation and yes there is no growth.

    • http://twitter.com/jbjdjbjd jbjd

      Sorry to burst your bubble; please see my reply to HK2, referencing Secretary Solis’ admissions about those ‘numbers.’

    • Hokma

      If you noticed Obama yesterday in his campaign speech took credit for going in the right direction by claiming the unemployment rate was better now than when he entered office. And he will be able to do that for the final month of this campaign.

      How coincidental. And he does it with a straight face. Of course it is on a teleprompter.

      It is ironic that the Obama campaign’s latest tactic is to just call Romney a liar when in fact Obama’s entire campaign against Romney has been a pack of outrageous lies and defamatory claims. And, in fact, Obama’s entire term has been built on actual lies about the economy and about foreign affairs as well as from his Justice Department.

      The Obama tenure is all smoke and mirrors and zero substance.

  • HELENK2
  • HELENK2
  • HARP2

    Obama supporters believe he should have been able to use his teleprompter at debate

    http://www.therightscoop.com/obama-supporters-believe-he-should-have-been-able-to-use-his-teleprompter-at-debate/

    • HARP2

      It`s a must watch.

      My favorite answer was “How are they supposed to memorize an hour and a half debate?”

      • sowsear1

        Oh boy…a few watts short of a night light.

        • TeakWoodKite

          NEWS ALERT:!!!!!
          I just received some top secret Intel that I just have to leak!!!!
          The reason that Obama “didn’t say anything” during the debate is because he has a “strategy” . He is relying on the “fact checker” that Romney told ” 37 lies” in 30 minutes to do his his homework for him.
          (as an aside, the reason Obama never published at the Harvard Review, is because no one would write it for him at any price, until his pal Ayers said yes.)
          Also, the un-enjoyment NUMB bers went down!!! YEA!!!.

      • akaPatience

        Whoa, those are some Seriously Stupid Students.

  • HARP2

    They are just trying to make up for the fact that Barry is a loser.

    Even the New Yorker agrees.

    • Hokma

      Perfect

  • HELENK2

    http://pjmedia.com/blog/stunner-turkey-infiltrating-native-
    american-tribes-%E2%80%94-and-may-get-congressional-help/?singlepage=true

    American Indians and the country of Turkey.
    what is this?????

  • HELENK2
  • elizabethrc

    Apparently Wall Street doesn’t believe the numbers either. I just listened to a report from the floor of the exchange and the skepticism is palpable.
    I think Obama has bitten off more than he can chew on this one. His credibility, already hanging by a thread is being challenged big time by even the msm. Finally, the people see whom they are dealing with and not so many are taking his every word as gospel.
    As an aside, Joe Trippi today said that a Democratic organization (don’t know the name of it) started watching the direction of voter registrations and found that in the first 20 minutes of the debate, Republican registrations doubled and have continued to grow at a fast rate every day since the debate. I’d like to know more about this so if anyone knows anything about it….give!!!

  • KataKimbe

    Tend to agree with Jack.

  • KataKimbe

    http://www.businessinsider.com/jack-welch-obama-jobs-report-numbers-romney-2012-10 Would not be surprised… especially since some of the people in the office of Bureau of Statistics and Labor are donators to Obama’s campaign according to sources. I tend to believe what Welch says.

  • http://www.projectweavers.com/ Matthew J. Weaver

    After this week instead of the typical 2,000-4,000 count corrections, BLS will have to do a 40-50 thousand correction.

    • TeakWoodKite

      The irony being that here his labor sec. politburro chief Solis, is offended that her books are cooked to show a number below 8% at any cost but Obama is telling these defense contrators that they can’t report layoff notices…
      More people exiting the work force or standing in the unenjoyment line…. and Obama is doing a jig about getting back to the beginning of his term. Sadly, the numbers are fraudulent and not reflecting the shrinking labor pool to depression levels. And he’s claiming this as an achievement? Talk about the lowest common denominator being functionally disfunctional.

  • piattq

    I think it is time for we the people to give the Dems and the Dem pundits some political advice. 1. O demonstrated what an empty suit he is so completely and utterly in that debate that it is time for you to save your you know whats. 2. Forget trying to carry this guy across the finish line like you did in 2008—you will just keep paying a bigger price for years to come. 3. Count your chickens (the ones that are dead, diseased or disabled)—you lost control of the House, you lost the Speakership (first female), your team in the Senate can’t accomplish anything, the people do not like your health care fantasy fix, you are in debt enough to sink the entire American continent etc. 4. Let O go, stay home on election day. 5. Hey, the Repubs may take over everything but you can begin Nov. 7 building up for a 2014 comeback. 5. You can always pull Hillary out of the dust bin and run her in 2016—by then you know those totally right wing crazies in the Repub party will have over reached—and zippo you are BACK and you are rid of O. If you are really lucky, the Repubs will have cleaned up some of that economic mess and jobs stuff.

    • MJP

      Your scenario sounds good. we have a two party system and to work, it needs to be competitive. We need to have choices.

      I like Romney. He is a decent man. And he is the only choice.

  • akaPatience

    Maybe the anti-Mohammed Youtube trailer caused the employment figures to improve.

    • HObama HObamanana

      A rise in jihadist employment. Wouldn’t surprise me.

      • akaPatience

        Or maybe more TSA gropers?

  • Theymustbemorons

    I hope Romney will translate these numbers into the real personal pain the jobless and the partially employed and the temporary workforce are all experiencing as they try to scrape enough together to pay the bills each month and put some decent nourishment on the table for themselves and their families. After seeing Romney in the debate, I am confident he has the chops to get this done. Obama has hoodwinked and bamboozled us into an economic grave. America, it’s time to wake up the dead and vote the Obamanation out for good. We should never forget what happened to this country during the last four years. Fool us once, shame on you, Barack Obama. Fool us twice? Shame on us.

    • getfitnow

      He did a masterful job describing the Exxon $$ vs Solyndra $$.

      • jrterrier

        absolutely. it was a graphic description that i’d never heard. also the — some pick winners & losers, you only pick losers.

  • TeakWoodKite

    Upon hearing this I knew two things where true.
    1) It was a lie.
    2) Larry Johnson would call it so.
    Thanks Larry.

    • KenoshaMarge

      I thought the same thing. I even thought he might call it a “goddamned” lie. And so he did.

      • TeakWoodKite

        :)

  • HELENK2

    http://freebeacon.com/meet-the-obama-donors-at-the-bls/

    meet the backtrack donors at the BLS

    • KataKimbe

      Was just going to post the same and saw yours… pretty convenient, isn’t it?

  • DDDDSSSS

    This is the best detail of what the job numbers really mean that I’ve seen so far:

    http://www.aei-ideas.org/2012/10/the-sickly-stagnant-september-jobs-report/

  • DianaLC

    Larry,
    You are right, but I think we know that POTUS is a liar about everything. I am so very sick of him.
    We are actually tempted by the airline that is running a contest to give free tickets out of the country to the winning contestants whose candidate loses. (I think it’s Jet Blue). I am sure that I won’t want to live in the United States of Socialist America.

  • HELENK2

    http://thehill.com/blogs/defcon-hill/industry/260523-mccain-graham-tell-contractors-issue-layoff-notices

    backtrack bunch to contractors; do not send out layoff notices of layoff as law requires until after the election. we will pay your legal bills

    Senators Graham and McCain to contractors : send out notices as law requires or you are on you own for legal fees

    • getfitnow

      It’s about time somebody grew a spine.

      Thank you Sens. McCain and Graham.

  • win43

    Can you name a single political appointee in the BLS? Even one? The agency is staffed by lifetime bureaucrats, not Obama’s “team.”

    You jobs-report truthers are just as funny as the poll truthers. You don’t like the news (which is just perverse in this case — you’re upset that people have jobs? — but whatever) so you say it must be made up. You want to divorce yourselves from reality, I guess be my guest.

    And to be clear, I’m not saying the economy is A-OK. Way too many of the news jobs reported in the household survey are part time, and the overall picture is still bad. But the household survey number (+873k) is legitimate good news, and it’s not a “lie.” It’s a statistic subject to revision (kind of like how the summer payrolls number was revised up by about 400k recently — these numbers are all subject to revision), but it’s just ignorant, not to mention pretty funny, to call it a “lie.”

    • DianaLC

      You guys sping so much, it’s no wonder you’re just ditzy and dizzy. Tell your wonderful news to the people scrambling like my son is with those temp, part-time, low-pay, no-benefit jobs.
      We thank the people who privide them at this point, as they are struggling too in this horrible economy. But this cooking numbers is just plain hurtful, deceptive, and wrong in every way.
      The BLS did this report, I am sure, at the request of POTUS’s team. When have we had it before?

      • win43

        “When have we had it before?”

        Every month.

        • DianaLC

          Just check to see my answer about to souphands–who obviously must work in a prison soup kitchen or something.

          • JohnnyTwoDog

            There is no one following you win43. Turn around and see that the greater fool is you.

      • souphands

        Yeah, if you don’t know that the BLS does a report every month you really shouldn’t be commenting. You’re ignorant about the entire concept.

        • DianaLC

          You are the idiots. Of course I know a report comes out every month, but in the past this household survey was not used before. Why don’t you listen to someone who knows math? (By the way, LJ, studied economics. What about you?)

          • win43

            The household survey is published every month. Every single month. You’re just wrong, here.

            • DianaLC

              Keep on spinning. It may be but it’s not treated the way it was this time.
              Read my comment above about my son. It is just plain cruel to use the part-time, temp jobs to bolster O’s claim the was Solis did. She even admitted to doing things differently, though you aren’t open to reading those things.
              I admire people like my son, who has never tried to live off taxpayers after what happened to him, who has been scrambling like crazy to get one or two part-time jobs when he can work out the schedules and jumping from job to job for better pay, better hours, now taking a good paying full-time TEMPORARY job but knowing the whole time he’s working full-time, he’s got to come home at night and keep applying for work.
              This is a terrible turn for the economy to count those jobs as if they are valid jobs and as if it shows an improving economy. It’s no way to live one’s life.
              But go home and stick your head back up you anus. Righ now you got a full time position in the WH basement. Can’t wait until you’re unemployed.

    • beachnan

      It is not surprising that the only people who believe these numbers are stupid Obamabots, i.e., win43.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1429578258 Cerry H Klaver

      It’s a LIE. And what is most hurtful is to those who are receiving unemployment payments. The more (falsely) added jobs, the actual time (months) for receiving unemployment goes down. Its decreased based those on the rolls.

    • NellieS
      • NellieS

        Sorry – Above Link is titled MEET THE OBAMA DONORS WORKING AT BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) since January 2009

    • Theymustbemorons

      The BLS, at one time in its early days a separate agency, is part of the U.S. Department of Labor, which is headed by the Sec. of Labor, which is political appointee. More importantly, the head of BLS is a political appointee, subject to confirmation by the U.S. Senate:
      http://news.investors.com/ibd-editorials-viewpoint/071812-618634-obama-puts-far-left-erica-groshen-in-key-labor-post.htm?p=full

      • win43

        The current deputy head of the BLS is a BLS lifer, because the Senate refused to act on Obama’s appointment. The only politically appointed head of the BLS during Obama’s term was a Republican holdover, appointed by Bush.

        Good try, though.

        • Theymustbemorons

          Your first comment showed your ignorance. This second comment shows your willingness to spin it any way you can to accommodate your master. Why not break your mental chains and start connecting the dots?

          • win43

            LOL, okay. The acting commissioner has been at the agency since 1978. “Connecting the dots,” LOL. I bet Carter planted him there in 1978 so that someday he could put this master plan into action IT ALL MAKES SO MUCH SENSE NOW!!!

            You guys are nuts.

            • Steve Diamond

              Sorry but the new head of BLS as of July is a left wing labor economist named Erica Groshen and she is an officer of the executive branch nominated by the president and approved by the Senate. That Senate likely has some questions for Dr. Groshen.

            • Theymustbemorons

              I’ll give you some clues:
              • yes, he’s a career bureaucrat, but he is only the “acting” commish, holding the place for Obama’s pick (this job is a political plum)
              • even as an “acting” commish, you don’t think he was made “acting” without being a “friendly” to the administration?
              • the commish to be is Obama’s choice, awaiting Senate confirmation (this position is a political appointment)
              • the BLS is part of the Labor Department, the Labor Department is headed up by a Cabinet member (Solis) who serves at the pleasure of the President (Obama)
              • when it comes to the really big stuff, like the report released today, the “acting” commish releases it first to his boss, the Sec. of Labor, who is Obama’s appointee as well
              Here’s a list of positions in the Federal Bureaucracy that are filled by Presidential Appointment. You’ll find the BLS Commish on this list. These positions require the advice and consent of the Senate and any incoming President worth his salt will use them to gain control of the Federal Bureaucracy. You can do a lot with control of the Federal Bureaucracy, especially when you govern by Executive Order.
              … And dot’s dot!
              P.S. You’re right, we are nuts. Nuts about our country.

          • TeakWoodKite

            impossible in a vacuum.

        • JohnnyTwoDog

          BLS deputy head John Galvin reports to Obama political appointee Hilda Solis. Solis releases the jobs report numbers.

          If the numbers are not cooked, why is political appointee Solis defending them instead of the professionals at BLS?

          “We haven’t changed anything and the information that I received is given to me by our professional, civil service in the BLS”, said Solis.

          A guilty person needs no accuser.

          Nice try Win43

    • POdVet

      Legitimate good news when this number includes part time “protestors” hired by the SEIU to picket at Romney campaign events? Give it a rest moron! Also add in the FACT that the numbers adjusted upward for the last 2 months were NOT private sector, but GOVERNMENT jobs!

      What these numbers show me is that people are becoming more desperate. Part time/day labor jobs are taking the place of careers. Instead of factories having full time employees on maintenance staff to clean the premises, now they are being forced to hire people through temp agencies on a daily basis. So a man who before would have been making $14 hr 40 hrs a week. Is now being hired for a day at $8 hr for 8 hours with no benefits and no future. Only an Obamaton could consider this progress!

      • DianaLC

        Exactly!

      • Hokma

        “Legitimate good news when this number includes part time “protestors” hired by the SEIU to picket at Romney campaign events?”

        You are right – you’re funny – but right.

    • Hokma

      So you do not find it even mildly coincidental that immediately after that announcement (but enough time to load it into the POTUS-prompter) Obama declared that the country was going in the right direction BECAUSE the unemployment number is LOWER than when I entered office. And he will be able to use it for the next month before any adjustment happen.

      Unfortunately there is zero credibility to that number because all other numbers point in a different direction entirely.

      It is based on a phone survey of households asking if they are workng or not. It is not based on any substantive data like payroll.

      I also find it amusing that the latest strategy by Obama is to call Romney a LIAR. This from an administration and a campaign that employed the most gross defamation and slander ever against another Presidential candidate, from an administration that has been a complete failure and has employed lies to deflect blame. If it were not so serious it would be amusing.

      After the other night it became evident to normal non-KoolAid drinking Americans that Obama is incompetent and a fraud.

  • Retired_from_SPOnaj

    The Food Channel has just announced a new show to start in late January–”Cooking with Hilda.” It will be hosted by former Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, and will feature dishes prepared from the library.

    • DianaLC

      Bring a strong stomach, or antacid tablets.

    • piattq

      Are you serious? And what library?

      • HObama HObamanana

        I’m not sure about the library but I believe one of the books is titled: To Serve Man.

        • Retired_from_SPOnaj

          She’ll cook that one, too, along with the other works of Serling.

          • TeakWoodKite

            I really liked the “Steming Turds ala mode.”

        • jrterrier

          brings back memories of a twlight zone episode that i’ve never forgotten. in it, some aliens arrived on earth and were greeted with open hands by some earthlings (the other half were skeptical). Many of the earthlings were even more ecstatic when they managed to translate the title of the book brought by the aliens, How to Serve Man.

          Just before the creepy Twilight Zone music started to play at the end of the show, one of the earthlings was finally able to translate the first page of the book — it was a cookbook.

          • HObama HObamanana

            That is exactly what I was referring to. The Twilight Zone episode was based upon the book I referenced. I share those great memories and appreciate the days when drama and suspense were created by good actors, not CGI.

      • Retired_from_SPOnaj

        It really doesn’t matter, as long as she is cooking the books.

      • DianaLC

        He was talking about her “cooking” of the books, so to speak by using that newer survey of households that hasn’t been used previously.

    • Hokma

      That’s funny! But I have to admit I had to read that one twice.

    • JohnnyTwoDog

      It’s called Paper Chef.

    • TeakWoodKite

      Perhaps you can loan her some of the knives you use on your cooking show? Then again I would be mortally concerned as she doesn’t know how to use them.

  • HELENK2
  • Hokma

    The 114,000 number of new payroll jobs does not evenn keep up with populaton growth and is far below what a normal recovery/growth would be now.

    So unemployment should be at or above 8/1%. So how does it go down and go down significantly to 7.8%?

    Part time and temporary jobs. The administration says it is normal but when you say you created 800,000 new jobs in a month when the stated payoll jobs are only 114,000 is ridiculous to believe.

    Clearly they fudged the numbers to get a signifiant reduction and one that is actually below the number Obama entered office to.

    It wil be adjusted and probably back up to 8.1% or higher, but not until after election day.

    I do not think they will get away with this and this deception might even hurt Obama.

    • DianaLC

      I hope so–I know Romney and Ryan can explain it and call Obama on his attempts to play politics with the real pain of everyday people trying to get along in this terrible economy.
      Here’s my family’s personal story:
      Awhile back (about June), my younger son applied with an employment agency and was told they had found him a full-time job at better pay. They emailed him the schedule he would be working and the date and time he should report for orientation.
      Then the night before he was to go in for orientation, that agency called in a panic and told him he could not go in as THEY had not sumitted the proper background check.
      By that time, he had quit his job–one he had held for over seven years. He was tired of it, and they were cutting hours in the bad economy. It did have good benefits–health insurance, 401k matching, and pension.
      When he went back to tell them what had happened, they would only put him back to work at part-time and at the pay he had started at seven years ago.
      Rather than sue the employment agency–and they were very afraid he would–he decided just to try his best to find different work that he liked better. He’s been bouncing from part-time jobs, sometimes two at once. Now he’s doing a seven-week full-time temp job that he really likes–good pay, even getting some overtime, but it’s coming to an end in two weeks. He’s got two interviews lined up, for when he’s done with this temp job.
      But it’s been a real lesson in what is happening in this economy. It’s a darned good thing that his live-in girlfriend has a good job. We’re crossing our fingers that he will get one of the jobs he’s interviewing for, as they are full-time. But the company that put him in this temp job has actually moved him up to “team leader,” and he likes it and also hopes maybe they will find more work for him.
      Until then, though–the benefits are gone. He’ll be able to get on his girlfriend’s health insurance, so that’s a plus right now. But the 401k and pension funds were converted to a Roth IRA, and he’s just hoping he can get back to growing another fund.
      I’m proud of how he’s been scrambing and choosing NOT to sue the employment agency–he had a good case as he kept all the emails. But he just wanted to try working instead.
      I can tell you I did NOT react well to this new deception from POS POTUS.

      • TeakWoodKite

        I wish your son all the best.

        • DianaLC

          Thanks!

  • HELENK2

    http://www.economist.com/node/21563725?spc=scode&spv=xm&ah=9d7f7ab945510a56fa6d37c30b6f1709

    for a change I can blame my kids. it is all the baby boomers fault the the economy sucks

  • skep247

    About 25,000 people commenting on Yahoo so far, and it looks like they are not buying the lie.

    • souphands

      Yahoo comments are a cesspool of angry seniors who have been duped by liars and buffoons like Larry Johnson.

      • HObama HObamanana

        In other words, highly intelligent evolved humans that have the good sense not to listen to lowlife cretins like you. That’s what I thought too.

      • skep247

        In other words, you are talking about seasoned citizens with enough wisdom and righteous indignation to speak the truth to power.

      • HELENK2

        you mean those people that have seen con artists come and go and know that backtrack is not good at it

      • jrterrier

        seriously, can you give me one good reason why the drop in the unemployment rate is the highest month jump since June 1983, do you think that 114,000 jobs is enough to cause that change?
        use some logic please. otherwise the country is in even more trouble than it already is in.

  • HELENK2

    http://freebeacon.com/revolt-of-the-spooks/

    backtrack bunch trying to shaft Intelligence agencies and cover up what they were told?

  • HELENK2
  • HELENK2

    http://weaselzippers.us/2012/10/05/obama-labor-secretary-
    hilda-solis-offended-by-skepticism-the-unemployment-numbers-she-released-were-cooked/

    backtrack labor secretary offended by skepticism the unemployment numbers she released were cooked.

    bummer, ask me if I care that she is offended
    I am offended every day by the whole backtrack bunch

    • KenoshaMarge

      She’s offended? Tough shit! Be honest and forthcoming and maybe people will believe you. Being part of an administration filled with liars is the price you pay!

      • foxyladi14

        right on Marge.

        • KenoshaMarge

          Her being “offended” not only “offends” me, it pisses me off. When some lying POS trots out how offended they are it’s blowing smoke. I don’t like having smoke blown. It “offends” me. No, I take that back, it really pisses me off!

      • MJP

        Include Hillary and Bill as being part of this disgraceful, sorry bunch of liars and cheats and worse. Carter was not great, but I don’t remember spectacular dishonestly such as is occurring now.

    • Steve Diamond

      Funny that they trot hidden Hilda out all of a sudden to defend what is supposed to be an independent and politically neutral arm of the DOL!

      • KenoshaMarge

        More proof that supposedly “politically neutral” parts of the government are no such thing. Everything has become so politicized that there is nothing neutral. Therefore no matter who is in power, half the electorate is not well served according to what they believe ideologically. And the country as a whole suffers for that. An ideological government is one doomed to fail.