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Media Suddenly Muted on Jobless Claims

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by DOC44, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. DOC44


    Jan 10, 2004
    in my recliner
    Media Suddenly Muted on Jobless Claims
  2. nursetim


    Mar 1, 2006
    liberalville N. M.
    Truth always manages to float to the top like an unwelcomed turn doesn't it?

  3. Sporaticus

    Sporaticus Aw sheet main

    Feb 28, 2003
    Finally made 1000 posts
    So Jack Welch was right. Larry Kudlow is going to be crushed. He told Welch that no party screws with those numbers because then nobody can trust those numbers, and if you cannot trust governments numbers, the earth stops spinning. Yes, I know. Kudlow is an idiot.

    Isn't it a coincidence that Moonbeams state did something that would help Obama.
  4. IvanVic


    Apr 19, 2012
    Well, it's already been determined here that the jobless numbers are rigged, so I'm assuming the conspiracy theorists here support the media ignoring "bogus" numbers. Otherwise, they'd be changing their tune, and we all know conspiracy theorists never do that...

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  5. aircarver

    aircarver Ride Continues Silver Member

    Did the 'missing state' figures show up yet ? ....:upeyes:

  6. GAFinch


    Feb 23, 2009
    The adjustment is timed so that it doesn't affect the unemployment rate for this month. How convenient.
  7. series1811

    series1811 Enforcerator. CLM

    Many of the Obama truth squadders were posting that very thing. Anyone who thought those numbers could be fudged in any way was a conspiracy nut.

    Score one for the conspiracy nuts.
  8. TheExplorer


    Apr 16, 2012
    Truth is nobody knows what the actual numbers are. It's all conjecture at this point. Dems say it's low while Repubs say it is actually high because people stopped looking. You will never be able to get meaningful statistics on this issue.
  9. michael_b

    michael_b BRC #1492

    Sep 3, 2011
    Just go on Shadowstats. That guy calculates unemployment based on the pre1994 change in the calculation and based on depression area type calculations.

    It's an eye opener. Romney at least brought up those that quit looking and claimed over 10% unemployment in the last debate.

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    Last edited: Oct 19, 2012
  10. Being cynical, at least a little bit, can be a good thing. At a minimum, consider how the message may benefit the messenger.
  11. Bullwinkle J Moose

    Bullwinkle J Moose Quick! Duck!

    Mar 1, 2001
    Are you surprised that the media looks the other way when BHO and his cult... er... administration lie? :wow: