Preliminary August Jobs Data

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    No way the numbers are that bad. Hussein has said time and time again that jobs are his number 1 focus. Laser like attention.

    For 5 years now.:laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:
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    So claims made in this post:

    1. 160,000 "restaurant" jobs

    Reality: 100,000 of the jobs were in construction, manufacturing, trade/transportation/utilities, financial activities, and professional/business services. Considering that 175,000 were created, if you assumed every other job added occurred at a restaurant (a completely ridiculous assumption), that would still be 75,000 in that industry.

    2. 8-10K new "full time" positions created.

    Reality: ADP doesn't divide by full or part time, but it is highly unlikely given the 90K new jobs in trade/transportation/utilities and professional/business services.

    So two claims made, and both claims are completely false. Seems about right.
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    The highlighted part makes the OP's point about part-time jobs. Who cares where those said jobs are.
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    The highlighted part (#2) is not true. It is not in the report. They don't divide part-time and full-time in the ADP report. He made it up.
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    Doesn't matter rick. Only point of md posts is to show tongue-in-cheek sarcasm doesn't register with the liberal mind.:no:
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    It clearly states that 4,000 of the jobs were in construction. And further states 160,000 were service industry jobs. Now I was saying "tongue and cheek" that the 160 K were restaurant jobs. In your haste to put on your Obama knee pads to defend his sorry ass, you did not read the article. I did and deal with these statistics daily. Do you also realize that YTD, 78% of the "net new jobs" created have been part time. I'm sure after Syria, things will pick up.
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    Who said liberals don't have a sense of humor?

    Oh, my bad, I did.
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    Yes it does state that 4K are in construction. It also states that 40K were in Trade/Transportation/Utilities and 50K were in business services. It would be pretty easy for you to read and do the math, as I did, if you wanted to actually learn something or communicate on the actual numbers.

    Yes the number of new jobs is heavily slanted towards part-time jobs. Been that way for a long-time.

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    They have a sense of humor, alright. The problem is, they must first consult Google to determine if something is funny or not.
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    Yes that is why most famous comedians and all those Hollywood comedy actors are so Conservative.

    Oh, my bad, they aren't.
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    Michele is on a healthy food kick and all her husband can do is add part time fast food employees to the job market.
    When comedians were funny they were conservative.
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    I'll bet it's closer to 50/50 than 20/80. Unless you talking about demographics.
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    Is that before or after some of them must confirm via factcheck.org?
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    Sure they are.

    Oh, my bad, they aren't actually funny.
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    So free markets don't reward the best people in their fields? Interesting position for a libertarian.
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    What?

    Even for you this is beyond a stretch. Keep up the desperation...it's quite enjoyable.
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    Basic econ would dictate that a very highly paid profession would attract top level talent. So if all of those people aren't funny, how do they get paid so much by for-profit corporations just to be funny?
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    You doin' alright, Dave? You seem a bit tense these days.
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    I think you need to clue yourself in on the world all your loving liberal comics live in...as in the life 99% of them live in.

    Completely and utterly clueless.

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