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The Uncertainty Problem and the Great Recession

Government intervention has businesses on hold and keeps job growth sluggish.
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ABC Gives New Unemployment Rate 18 Seconds, CBS Finds ‘Flourishing’ Employer, NBC: ‘Better Than Expected’

ABC, CBS and NBC did their part Friday night to minimize the negative impact to the Obama campaign from the rise in the unemployment rate from 7.8 to 7.9 percent in October. ABC anchor Diane ...
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Soledad O'Brien Finds the Positive In 14.6 Percent Underemployment

After the last jobs report before the election, CNN's Soledad O'Brien tried to be positive even with high underemployment and unemployment rates. On Friday's Starting Point, she ridiculously ...
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Upside Down Economics

Despite much better economy, networks blamed President Bush more than President Obama for financial troubles.  
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Evolution of Hubris

Colorful NYT Editorial Lumps in Birthers With John McCain Criticizing Obama Administration

Wednesday's lead New York Times editorial, "Conspiracy World – Behind every nonpartisan institution, the right sees the malevolent hand of a liberal cabal," is at least more colorful than the ...
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New York Times Sees 'Good News for Obama' in Latest Mediocre Jobs Data

New York Times Washington bureau chief David Leonhardt: "After a lackluster debate, President Obama faced the prospect of a second piece of bad political news with Friday morning’s jobs ...
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Experts: Job Spike Mostly Part-timers, Home-Based Jobs

 Liberal, conservative economists criticize employment numbers. 
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Spinning Bad Jobs Numbers

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Math Is Hard: People Flee Workforce, But ‘Morning Joe’ Sees ‘Good News’

Crowd in background of MSNBC morning show cheers loudly for 96,000 jobs, lowest labor force participation since Sept. 1981.
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