Gallup: Unemployment now up over 9%

posted at 12:10 pm on March 8, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

The Bureau of Labor Statistics will release the official unemployment report for the month of February, but we have two previews this week to use as a gauge.  First, the ADP report predicts a net growth of 216,000 jobs in the private sector, improved from last month’s ADP report and about in line with the official January results from the BLS:

Employment in the U.S. nonfarm private business sector increased by 216,000 from January to February on a seasonally adjusted basis. The estimated advance in employment from December to January was revised slightly upwards to 173,000 from the initially reported 170,000.

Employment in the private, service-providing sector rose 170,000 in February, and employment in the private, goods-producing sector increased 46,000 in February.  Manufacturing employment increased 21,000.

Employment on large payrolls—those with 500 or more workers—increased 20,000, and employment on medium payrolls—those with 50 to 499 workers—rose 88,000 in February. Employment on small payrolls—those with up to 49 workers—rose 108,000 that same period. Of the 108,000 jobs created by small businesses, 18,000 jobs were created by the goods producing sector and 90,000 jobs were created by the service-producing sector.

Last month, ADP’s prediction got close to the official results for job growth.  That’s not an entirely normal event; ADP is frequently off in its predictions based on its payroll-service records.  Gallup has a little better track record, and their latest surveys predict a rise in unemployment:

U.S. unemployment, as measured by Gallup without seasonal adjustment, increased to 9.1% in February from 8.6% in January and 8.5% in December.

The 0.5-percentage-point increase in February compared with January is the largest such month-to-month change Gallup has recorded in its not-seasonally adjusted measure since December 2010, when the rate rose 0.8 points to 9.6% from 8.8% in November. A year ago, Gallup recorded a February increase of 0.4 percentage points, to 10.3% from 9.9% in January 2011.

In addition to the 9.1% of U.S. workers who are unemployed, 10.0% are working part time but want full-time work. This percentage is similar to the 10.1% in January, but is higher than the 9.6% of February 2011.

Gallup’s surveys are similar in nature to those done by the BLS to determine its employment figures, although performed at different intervals.  This should result in a better predictive model than ADP’s, but strictly speaking, they measure two different if related trends.  Still, it’s difficult to net that many new jobs and still experience the spike shown in Gallup’s surveys over the last month, as seen in this chart:

I’ll predict that the jobless rate goes up to 8.6%, with 95,000 jobs added in tomorrow’s report.


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Great news for Real America. Keep hoping for bad news, Patriots!

/KeninCT

Nick_Angel on March 8, 2012 at 12:59 PM

That, was pretty good.

hawkdriver on March 8, 2012 at 2:10 PM

You all must think the true independents are stupid.
 
Uppereastside on March 8, 2012 at 12:43 PM

 
Nope. Just whores.

rogerb on March 8, 2012 at 2:16 PM

Nobody expects
The Spanish Inquisition…
Chief Weapon: Surprise!

Haiku Guy on March 8, 2012 at 2:16 PM

why do u guys celebrate people not having jobs? when there’s good news u guys get depressed and when its bad you all get happy. thats crazy

Politricks on March 8, 2012 at 2:19 PM

C’mon guys…can’t I just enjoy my waffle?

Huckabye-Romney on March 8, 2012 at 2:19 PM

Let me be clear, the reason unemployment jumped is because the evil republicans want to kill all women and outlaw all contraceptives. Killing half the workforce and eliminating an entire industry will naturally cause unemployment to rise. Racists.

Huckabye-Romney on March 8, 2012 at 2:22 PM

why do u guys celebrate people not having jobs? when there’s good news u guys get depressed and when its bad you all get happy. thats crazy
 
Politricks on March 8, 2012 at 2:19 PM

 
U guys all crazy indeed.
 

We are going through the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. As we engage in this important rescue effort… This is a final verdict on 8 years of failed economic policies–a theory that says w can shred regulations & consumer protections and give more to the most, and somehow prosperity will trickle down. It hasn’t worked…
 
- President Barack H. Obama, September 2008 debate

rogerb on March 8, 2012 at 2:24 PM

Inherited it from previous administration, dog ate my employment, middle east turmoil, tsunamis, bitter clingers, locusts, would have hit eleventy-thousand percent without my policies….

Huckabye-Romney on March 8, 2012 at 2:24 PM

Here’s the money quote from the full Gallup article:

“Regardless of what the government reports, Gallup’s unemployment and underemployment measures show a substantial deterioration since mid-January.”

fabrexe on March 8, 2012 at 2:42 PM

why do u guys celebrate people not having jobs? when there’s good news u guys get depressed and when its bad you all get happy. thats crazy

Politricks on March 8, 2012 at 2:19 PM

Who is happy or celebrating unemployment? Just pointing out another Barry’s lie is falling flat.

galtani on March 8, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Gallup may have unemployment at 9%, but the real umemployment rate is around 18%

then, tomorrow when the so called Bureau of Labor Fraudulent Stats comes up with the figure, they will say 8.1% not including the ones who left the labor force

never saw this fudging of numbers from Reagan to Bush 43….

nparga23 on March 8, 2012 at 12:15 PM

..it was never necessary.

But I still do not get why Gallup is in the biz of unemployment numbers. First it was the BLS, then ADP, now Gallup.

The War Planner on March 8, 2012 at 2:50 PM

I’ll predict that the jobless rate goes up to 8.6%, with 95,000 jobs added in tomorrow’s report.

..you’re faded, ed. Roll dem bonez!

The War Planner on March 8, 2012 at 2:51 PM

..it was never necessary.

But I still do not get why Gallup is in the biz of unemployment numbers. First it was the BLS, then ADP, now Gallup.

The War Planner on March 8, 2012 at 2:50 PM

It’s the “New Normal”. Might as well as make a business out of it.

Bitter Clinger on March 8, 2012 at 3:00 PM

I’d really like to know how these numbers are determined – the truth behind the statistics. My youngest son just started a new job – which makes 3 part time jobs. I can’t help but wonder if he personally counts for 3 people in the gubmint employment numbers.

dentarthurdent on March 8, 2012 at 3:20 PM

Tomorrow it will be 8%… and continue to decline until election day.

stenwin77 on March 8, 2012 at 3:30 PM

why do u guys celebrate people not having jobs? when there’s good news u guys get depressed and when its bad you all get happy. thats crazy

Politricks on March 8, 2012 at 2:19 PM

No one here is celebrating people not having jobs. We do not get depressed over good news, but there hasn’t been any REAL good news in 3.5 years. We don’t get all warm and fuzzy from BS propganda. We don’t get happy and cheer for bad news either. We don’t want more bad news!

What we would like is for people like you to peel the scales off their eyes, look at reality and put the koolaid away. Why are you so ready to suck up all the propganda the government puts out? Or do you only complain when a republican is in the white house?

Me, I never quit bitchin’. All the aristocrats stink.

dogsoldier on March 8, 2012 at 3:31 PM

Who is happy or celebrating unemployment? Just pointing out another Barry’s lie is falling flat.

galtani on March 8, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Nobody is. His comment is the standard liberal talking point. They dont read our posts. They just troll.

dogsoldier on March 8, 2012 at 3:34 PM

I’d really like to know how these numbers are determined – the truth behind the statistics. My youngest son just started a new job – which makes 3 part time jobs. I can’t help but wonder if he personally counts for 3 people in the gubmint employment numbers.

dentarthurdent on March 8, 2012 at 3:20 PM

Is that you, Momma?

I’ve get three part time jobs too (and only had 2 under Dubya). My understanding is that the numbers are taken from offical claims for unemployment benefits. When a person runs out of benefits or gives up looking for a job, he falls off the rolls.

The numbers don’t take into account the underemployed and the discouraged who have given up searching for a job.

Laura in Maryland on March 8, 2012 at 3:35 PM

It’s Bush’s fault!

/0bama’d

MidniteRambler on March 8, 2012 at 3:36 PM

why do u guys celebrate people not having jobs?
Politricks on March 8, 2012 at 2:19 PM

The lemon is President 10-289s unemployment record.

The lemonade is kicking his sorry arse out and creating real employment growth in January 2013.

Trolls need enlightenment.

MichaelGabriel on March 8, 2012 at 3:41 PM

Who is happy or celebrating unemployment? Just pointing out another Barry’s lie is falling flat.

galtani on March 8, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Nobody is. His comment is the standard liberal talking point. They dont read our posts. They just troll.

This tactic is part of the endless lecture from the left on the need for “civility” in political discourse. “Civility”, of course, means no criticism of progressives.

When the “civility” lecture doesn’t work, due in part to glaring hypocrisy on the left (Bill Maher and Keith Olbermann lecturing us on misogyny???), you know what comes next…

MidniteRambler on March 8, 2012 at 3:41 PM

why do u guys celebrate people not having jobs?
Politricks on March 8, 2012 at 2:19 PM

Why do you support a president whose policies encourage unemployment?

MidniteRambler on March 8, 2012 at 3:42 PM

dentarthurdent on March 8, 2012 at 3:20 PM

Nevermind. Click through to their site and scroll the bottom to get their methodology (I missed the hypertext when I read, sorry).

http://www.gallup.com/poll/153161/Unemployment-February.aspx

Laura in Maryland on March 8, 2012 at 3:43 PM

why do u guys celebrate people not having jobs? when there’s good news u guys get depressed and when its bad you all get happy. thats crazy

Politricks on March 8, 2012 at 2:19 PM

And you guys celebrated each time a dead solider came home in a body bag since it helped the Dems.

What’s your point exactly?

angryed on March 8, 2012 at 3:46 PM

Is that you, Momma?

I’ve get three part time jobs too (and only had 2 under Dubya). My understanding is that the numbers are taken from offical claims for unemployment benefits. When a person runs out of benefits or gives up looking for a job, he falls off the rolls.

The numbers don’t take into account the underemployed and the discouraged who have given up searching for a job.

Laura in Maryland on March 8, 2012 at 3:35 PM

A much more accurate statistic would be the number of Americans between the ages of 18 (or 22, if you want to assume a population that is graduated, or should be graduated, from college) and 65 who are working full-time, but those numbers would be all sorts of dismal, and are less susceptible to manipulation.

Roxeanne de Luca on March 8, 2012 at 3:51 PM

You all must think the true independents are stupid.

Uppereastside on March 8, 2012 at 12:43 PM

They are for the most part. Independent means you have no clue what is happening. So instead of saying I have no clue, you say I am an independent. I respect a far left liberal nutjob more than a “moderate” any day since at least the nutjob believes in something, as opposed to the “moderate” who will vote for whichever candidate promises them the most shiny beads.

angryed on March 8, 2012 at 3:51 PM

Here’s the money quote from the full Gallup article:

“Regardless of what the government reports, Gallup’s unemployment and underemployment measures show a substantial deterioration since mid-Januarhey
fabrexe on March 8, 2012 at 2:42 PM

The Libs just don’t get it. They can have 6% unemployment if people don’t feel it they don’t belive it. T dem pollster a few weeks ago said Obama better not run on the economy because everyone knows it’s not getting better.

My company laid off, Astra Zeneca Laid off, American Airlines Laid off, Hasbro is laying off and you have the libs saying it’s a booming economy. It will show how out of touch they really are.

Look at gallup, those proportion are correct, people are hurting and see no improvment. The media can scream their heads off but at 85 bucks to fill a car up with gas, ouch no one is going to believe them

Conservative4ev on March 8, 2012 at 3:57 PM

9%?! Wayyyy to go Obama! This economy is back on track, after all We knew he could do it, and can’t wait to find out what he does for this great nation next! Keep up the great work, Mr. President!!! – Media

The Nerve on March 8, 2012 at 3:59 PM

My company laid off, Astra Zeneca Laid off, American Airlines Laid off, Hasbro is laying off and you have the libs saying it’s a booming economy. It will show how out of touch they really are.

Look at gallup, those proportion are correct, people are hurting and see no improvment. The media can scream their heads off but at 85 bucks to fill a car up with gas, ouch no one is going to believe them

Conservative4ev on March 8, 2012 at 3:57 PM

A little reality check reading (you are correct btw):

http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/if-the-economy-is-improving

You libtrolls could help yourselves by checking it out too.

dogsoldier on March 8, 2012 at 4:01 PM

Laura in Maryland on March 8, 2012 at 3:35 PM

I know about the unemployment numbers and how people drop off if they stop looking for work.
The employment numbers typically come from IRS or Dept of Labor records as to how many people are getting paychecks – or something of the sort.
My point being if they just count W-2 or W-4 numbers, then a person who has 3 jobs potentially counts for 3 of the employed people in the stat. My deduction from that is there are far more people out of work than the stats show because there are a lot of people (the more desirable workers who have a strong work ethic) who have multiple jobs. Those people skew the employment numbers as to how many people actually have jobs.

dentarthurdent on March 8, 2012 at 4:17 PM

Laura in Maryland on March 8, 2012 at 3:35 PM

Also – my son is not named Laura and I haven’t had a sex change, so I’m probably not yo momma…. ;)

dentarthurdent on March 8, 2012 at 4:20 PM

why do u guys celebrate people not having jobs? when there’s good news u guys get depressed and when its bad you all get happy. thats crazy

Politricks on March 8, 2012 at 2:19 PM

Please point out at least ONE comment on this thread that shows any form of celebration. Dare ya – go prove your allegation.
There’s lot’s of mocking of Obummer and libtard obfuscation of reality – but I challenge you to show me any form of celebration.

dentarthurdent on March 8, 2012 at 4:30 PM

Oh that sneaky Bush, getting folks’ hopes up before destroying them once again.

Ukiah on March 8, 2012 at 4:34 PM

Maybe another 1,000,000 people can permanently leave the work force to make Obama look good.

Tater Salad on March 8, 2012 at 4:35 PM

What is not said or mentioned in the press is that during the Bush presidency there were over 5,000,000 gross new jobs per month, at this point we are at a 30 year low of less than 3,900,000 gross jobs per month.

This statistic is hard to find, but is the most telling on the strength of the economy.

Tater Salad on March 8, 2012 at 4:39 PM

why do u guys celebrate people not having jobs? when there’s good news u guys get depressed and when its bad you all get happy. thats crazy

Politricks on March 8, 2012 at 2:19 PM

Let’s not pretend that both sides don’t play this Politrick. I seem to recall a lot of joy on the left as they were talking down the “jobless recovery” under Bush. And let’s not go in to the daily casualty counts, complete with lists of names published and broadcast daily (not to mention Harry, “this war is lost” Reid).

I bemoan the lack of jobs. The silver lining, however, is that PBHO and the obstructionist Donkeys in the Senate will be held to account in the next election for his disastrous handling of the economy.

MJBrutus on March 8, 2012 at 4:45 PM

“Say, dont you remember, they called me Al; it was Al all the time.
Say, dont you remember, I’m your pal? Buddy, can you spare a dime?”

Times change, failed marxist economic policies never will.

Machismo on March 8, 2012 at 4:50 PM

Anyone who runs their household in the black, balances their checkbook, doesn’t run credit card debt, and uses something like quicken can simply run the numbers and watch their discretionary income slowly disappear from inflation. The fed is doing its damnedest to slow it, but the day of reckoning will come.

I just fear we are whistling past the graveyard at this point.

tom daschle concerned on March 8, 2012 at 4:52 PM

I predict that the administration will say that this is a sign of an improving economy no matter what the numbers.

JavelinaBomb on March 8, 2012 at 4:56 PM

According to media logic, given how gas prices have exploded, Obama is obviously in the pocket of Big Oil. And now with unemployment at 9%, it’s clear that he hates poor people. Especially poor black people.

Black Hitler

Opinionnation on March 8, 2012 at 4:58 PM

Up, Up and Away in my beautiful balloon, my beautiful balloon

A friend of mine has five brother-in-laws. Three are out of work. Tell me that the Economy is getting better, Mr. President?

CiLH1 on March 8, 2012 at 4:58 PM

DC is hardly “insulated” from this recession. Federal pay has been frozen for two years and reduction of both federal and government contract positions is looming.

That being said, I am going to be very angry if Romney gets the nomination and he turns into a redeux of John McCain’s campaign. I want a pitbull to go out after Obama for all his failures.

Happy Nomad on March 8, 2012 at 1:28 PM

Talk to someone in California. We’re insulated and my husband somehow got increases in his paychecks. Fed employees are NOT suffering. The suffering comes from anyone trying to get into the work force. No entry level positions. No hiring in small businesses.

Maryland is a special case. Our good Dems have chased millionaires to VA; they’ve sent all tobacco buyers to VA; they will be sending all appliance buyers to Delaware; all gas buyers to whichever state is closest to their home or work. We’d all just leave, but Maryland has so devalued our homes, we can’t move.

O’Malley is going to insure absolute misery though…if the only thing you can afford is to watch TV, the Dems are going to tax that too.

Portia46 on March 8, 2012 at 5:04 PM

Oooops—that strike button is very close to the quote one. Sorry.

Portia46 on March 8, 2012 at 5:05 PM

O’Malley is going to insure absolute misery though…if the only thing you can afford is to watch TV, the Dems are going to tax that too.

Portia46 on March 8, 2012 at 5:04 PM

————————————

I feel taxed every time i see a democrat on tv.

Machismo on March 8, 2012 at 5:08 PM

Oooops—that strike button is very close to the quote one. Sorry.

Portia46 on March 8, 2012 at 5:05 PM

That’s OK. Although I have never made any kind of error before I am very forgiving of others who make mistakes.

SparkPlug on March 8, 2012 at 5:10 PM

But the economy IS improving and Obama is a shoe-in for re-election or something…

JAM on March 8, 2012 at 5:28 PM

“The Libs just don’t get it. They can have 6% unemployment if people don’t feel it they don’t belive it. T dem pollster a few weeks ago said Obama better not run on the economy because everyone knows it’s not getting better.”

If the jobs numbers are good tomorrow (and I think they will be), then Obama is golden. Consumer Confidence will go up again and so will his approval. The Gallup survey is pretty much meaningless since it doesn’t get the same news coverage. The reality is that the public is influenced by whatever news they hear during the day. If the numbers are good, they become optimistic. If the numbers are worse than expected, they become pessimistic. Tomorrow is a huge day. If the jobs numbers keep improving, then the GOP has nothing to campaign on with Romney as the nominee. If the jobs numbers show a significant decline, then the economy might not be improving and Obama is in huge trouble. But the Gallup numbers by themselves have zero impact.

gumbyandpokey on March 8, 2012 at 5:38 PM

Gallup: Unemployment now up over 9%

Carney: Pleased to report that employment is now over 90% based on the report released today from BLS.

BobMbx on March 8, 2012 at 5:42 PM

U.S. unemployment, as measured by Gallup without seasonal adjustment, increased to 9.1% in February from 8.6% in January and 8.5% in December.

Those numbers are going to be great comrade!

Long live dear leader!

tom daschle concerned on March 8, 2012 at 5:43 PM

Here’s the money quote from the full Gallup article:

“Regardless of what the government reports, Gallup’s unemployment and underemployment measures show a substantial deterioration since mid-January.”

fabrexe on March 8, 2012 at 2:42 PM

Talk about crazy. The Government is breaking their arm patting themselves on the back and Gallup is saying deterioration. Its confusing you know…when your government lies so much.

magicbeans on March 8, 2012 at 5:51 PM

You all must think the true independents are stupid.

That’s totally unfair! We never said they are all stupid. Most of them are stupid, but some of them are just liars.

Jaibones on March 8, 2012 at 5:56 PM

President 10-289

Mike, I like!

Who is John Galt on March 8, 2012 at 5:59 PM

I hope someone is working hard on finding all of the leftover bumper stickers that Dems used to mock GHW Bush back in 92.

“It’s the economy stupid”

What’s good for the goose, is good for the lame duck.

fogw on March 8, 2012 at 6:14 PM

You all must think the true independents are stupid.

Uppereastside on March 8, 2012 at 12:43 PM

Well, considering that the “true independents” gave us Obama, I’d have to say yes.

Syzygy on March 8, 2012 at 6:25 PM

who wants to bet unemployment goes down again?

p.r.o.p.a.g.a.n.d.a.

DHChron on March 8, 2012 at 6:42 PM

“The Libs just don’t get it. They can have 6% unemployment if people don’t feel it they don’t belive it. T dem pollster a few weeks ago said Obama better not run on the economy because everyone knows it’s not getting better.”

If the jobs numbers are good tomorrow (and I think they will be), then Obama is golden. Consumer Confidence will go up again and so will his approval. The Gallup survey is pretty much meaningless since it doesn’t get the same news coverage. The reality is that the public is influenced by whatever news they hear during the day. If the numbers are good, they become optimistic. If the numbers are worse than expected, they become pessimistic. Tomorrow is a huge day. If the jobs numbers keep improving, then the GOP has nothing to campaign on with Romney as the nominee. If the jobs numbers show a significant decline, then the economy might not be improving and Obama is in huge trouble. But the Gallup numbers by themselves have zero impact.

gumbyandpokey on March 8, 2012 at 5:38 PM

So you’re relying on Nazi propaganda and not facts to talk the economy. I beg to differ people will still vote their wallet and right now their wallet is thin.

Conservative4ev on March 8, 2012 at 6:48 PM

I can see where the liberal asses who post here are upset. They’d rather get “good news” all day long. Then when the bottom of Barry’s world drops out, they can stand there with their thumbs up their collective asses saying “Whaaaa happened?”

It’s either that or realize that Barry and Company of socialists haven’t a freaking clue. The economy continues to stagger on, despite Barry’s “cures”. A “Stimulus” that didn’t. Cash for Clunkers. Solyindra, LightSquared, the list goes on. Meantime the deficit soars (some might even call it HISTORIC!). What’s Barry’s “plan”? Aocording to Timmy G, they don’t have a “plan”, they just don’t like the one proposed by the Republicans.

GarandFan on March 8, 2012 at 7:37 PM

Gallup is usually about a point higher than the BLS report. Many economists are projecting 200k+ job growth. I think the number is going to be around 210k and the unemployment rate will drop to 8.1%.

milcus on March 8, 2012 at 7:43 PM

Real Americans! Sloped foreheads are so yesteryear! Chat roulette is where it’s at.

- Kenin CT: lonely reader of varied books

DHChron on March 8, 2012 at 7:53 PM

CA Congressional Office: ““The environment is much more important than jobs”.Congresswoman Karen Bass seems more interested in re-electing Obama and promoting “Critical Race Theory” that either job creation or environmental protection. Details, with video and graphic, at link.

Mutnodjmet on March 8, 2012 at 8:51 PM

It doesn’t matter what the numbers are because they are all fake. However, people aren’t going to buy the propaganda this time because too many of us are unemployed, got pay cuts, see prices of everything going up (especially gas) and have unemployed friends and family. One of my son’s friends at school has two unemployed parents.

sherrimae on March 8, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Drudge reports that the labor dept. is trying hide the unemployment figures though they call it stopping leaks. After all these years why does the most transparent administration feel the need for secrecy of statistics?

dunce on March 8, 2012 at 10:53 PM

Its funny that you all only see two shades. So because of my earlier comment that automatically makes me a liberal? Im sorry but thats mental laziness. I’ve posted here many times that I don’t support neither of our two political parties. Calling me a liberal is just as offensive as calling me a republican. I do my own individual thinking. Im not into “group think”. Try it. It’s quite liberating.

Politricks on March 8, 2012 at 10:54 PM

However, people aren’t going to buy the propaganda this time because too many of us are unemployed, got pay cuts, see prices of everything going up (especially gas) and have unemployed friends and family. One of my son’s friends at school has two unemployed parents.

sherrimae on March 8, 2012 at 9:43 PM

I disagree with you in this sense. People will indeed buy into the myth that the economy is improving because that is what they want. Obama, the jug-eared traitor, is running on the idea that the economy sucks but it would have been far worse without the stuff Obama championed.

Republicans need to ignore this debate and point out the jug-eared traitor promised unemployment is over a percent higher than what was promised. Republicans need to point out that this administration wants to seek international approval to engage our troops. Republicans nees to highlight all of the failures of this administration.

Happy Nomad on March 8, 2012 at 11:02 PM

Im not into “group think”. Try it. It’s quite liberating.

Politricks on March 8, 2012 at 10:54 PM

You should try ‘discernment’ sometime. It’s quite enlightening.

tom daschle concerned on March 9, 2012 at 12:05 AM

Now, I have a question for people. I suspect Gallops numbers are more likely the correct ones, I’ve heard about plenty of layoffs during February and it seems unlikely that multiple companies would be laying people off if the economy was doing better.

That said, I’m curious as to why ADF’s figures are, “frequently wrong,” while Gallops are seen as more reliable? Whats the methodology at work, and why does one usually have a more accurate result than the other?

I kinda want to know stuff like this, for the next time I go at it with a liberal.

WolvenOne on March 9, 2012 at 1:30 AM

The numbers will show around 130 – 150K new jobs and an uptick to 8.3%. Inventories are building again and durable goods orders are tanking. Not a sign of imminent growth.

Adjoran on March 9, 2012 at 1:46 AM

why do u guys celebrate people not having jobs? when there’s good news u guys get depressed and when its bad you all get happy. thats crazy

Politricks on March 8, 2012 at 2:19 PM

With the approaching spring you should have all the material you need to construct your straw man army.

swinia sutki on March 9, 2012 at 6:11 AM

why do u guys celebrate people not having jobs? when there’s good news u guys get depressed and when its bad you all get happy. thats crazy

Politricks on March 8, 2012 at 2:19 PM

.
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Kinda like Democrats condoning Maher (good), and criticizing Limbaugh (bad). It just doesn’t make sense.

That’s one thing our current administration is doing a good job at: class warfare.

pastselldate on March 9, 2012 at 11:50 AM

Im not into “group think”. Try it. It’s quite liberating.
 
Politricks on March 8, 2012 at 10:54 PM

 
A bit late, but:
 
$5 says you supported/complimented the “human microphone” OWS movement.

rogerb on March 9, 2012 at 7:07 PM

$5 says you supported/complimented the “human microphone” OWS movement.

rogerb on March 9, 2012 at 7:07 PM

politricks was just there for the raping.

tom daschle concerned on March 9, 2012 at 8:50 PM

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