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Reagan 233,000 vs Obama 61,000
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SMACKDOWN.

The Obama White House really hopes you remain as ignorant as possible about recent American history. That is especially true when they announce monthly job numbers, like those that came out yesterday. The Labor Department has announced that 175,000 jobs were created in February. The U6 unemployment rate - the real unemployment rate that includes the underemployed and those who have given up looking - was 12.6 percent.

Now the White House wants you to think that 175,000 is a good job creation number. It's not. But if you don't ave historical context in which to view the number, you might not recognize that. So let’s put the 175,000 jobs in perspective.


During Ronald Reagan’s first term, the average per-month newly created jobs was 233,000. That wasn't a phenomenal month that prompted them to throw a celebration. It was the average. And keep in mind that the population of the United States 30 years ago was 81 million less than it is today. That means we were a 25 percent smaller country, so you would expect the job creation numbers of that era to trend smaller as a result.

But that's not the case. If you check the monthly job creation numbers under Obama and average
them, you come up with an average of only 61,000 (and I didn’t even include January 2009, which was horrendous).

Let's review again the average monthly job creation numbers:

Reagan: 233,000
Obama: 61,000


By the way, the biggest job creation month of the Reagan presidency was November 1983, when we
created 1.114 milion jobs. How did that happen? It happened because they had just passed huge tax cuts. They had a plan for how to grow the economy, and they implemented the plan, and it worked. Remember, when Reagain took office he faced a recession too. He didn't use that as an excuse.

The Obama Administration doesn’t have any policies that will boost hiring, boost economic growth. But they can make assumptions! Yesterday thaty said the economy is going to grow at over 3 percent in the coming year. It hasn’t done that in the five years Obama has been president, but they are basing all their long-term revenue projections on the assumption that it will.

Last year it grew 1.9 percent. Why would it suddenly grow at 3 percent when Obama refuses to change any of his policies? They won't. They can't.

If Obama was serious about growth and job creation, he would adopt the policies of Ronald Reagan. Then maybe he would get the results of Ronald Reagan, which were outstanding.

Those were the days.


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JimmyMack commented on Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014 at 20:04 PM

Well then Funk, I just gonna bleve I gonna give up.

Can I get you to leave me a ticket at the window for the Par-Taa!!!

I promise to behave.

Funkentelecky commented on Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014 at 20:56 PM

No Jimmy there's no giving up in America; however it's ironic that good people could actually believe that a smart person with a good family that has the gift of gab, but no executive or leadership experience whatsoever could lead this country competently!

Sheran commented on Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014 at 22:28 PM

Funk here's the song of Obama lies....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQ2t5e...

timeontarget commented on Thursday, Mar 13, 2014 at 06:21 AM

"But they can make assumptions!"

ASSUME

ASS U ME

A wise man told me sixty plus years ago that to assume is to make an ass of u and me.

JimmyMack commented on Thursday, Mar 13, 2014 at 09:27 AM

A "wise man" told you that tot? Breaking up the word into three syllables gave you wisdom?!!

I saw Tony Randall and Jack Klugman back in the 70's use it as a joke on their show the Odd Couple.

You read any good comic books lately?

Let me ask you something Tot: Should a thinking individual ASSUME the world is round?

sebekm commented on Friday, Mar 14, 2014 at 13:35 PM

Good one, Sheran.

And as for statistics and the job numbers, some really illuminating ones were spotlighted in an article in The Daily Caller yesterday. Here are a few of the highlights:

"The number of native-born, working-age Americans who aren’t working has shot up by almost 9 million since 2007, and by almost 15 million since 2000, according to a new report by the Center for Immigration Studies, a group that favors reduced immigration.

By late 2012, roughly 50 million native-born working-age Americans weren’t working, up from 40 million in 2000, according to the March 13 report, titled “Still No Evidence of a Labor Shortage.”

The army of idle Americans is important for the immigration debate, because advocates for greater immigration say foreign workers are needed to fill slots that can’t be taken by Americans."

See: http://dailycaller.com/2014/03/13/dat...

Bloomberg.com makes the startling assertion that:

"As many as 8 million undocumented immigrants hold jobs in the U.S. In fact, they account for more than 5 percent of the U.S. labor force. Their unemployment rate might even be lower than that of the nation's black citizens."

See: http://www.bloombergview.com/articles...

Unemployment and immigration - as political issues - are closely tied together in this election cycle, and it is information like the above which needs to be considered by voters in November. When illegal immigrants have a lower unemployment rate that groups of our own citizens, SOMETHING IS DEFINITELY OUT OF WHACK.

The Dems are on the wrong side of this issue, and it is the reason why the GOP is simply getting out of their way as they try to sell this stinker to the American people.

JimmyMack commented on Friday, Mar 14, 2014 at 18:47 PM

AMERICKA IST OBAMA, OBAMA IST AMERIKA!

sebekm commented on Monday, Mar 17, 2014 at 13:49 PM

Yes - the Russians are prepared to goose-step through the Crimea and are fixing elections in Ukraine, thanks in large part to our foreign-policy-enabler-in-chief.


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