Tuesday, December 13, 2011

DNC Chair Says Unemployment Is Not Increasing Under Obama

Here are the facts. - Daniel Halper/Weekly Standard

When Obama took office, the unemployment rate was 7.8 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Unemployment is now at 8.6 percent. Nearly two million jobs have been lost under Obama.

Is America Awakening To The Real Jobs Picture (11% Unemployment)? - AJ Strata

“According to government statistics, if the same number of people were seeking work today as in 2007, the jobless rate would be 11 percent.” - Financial Times’ Edward Luce