Curious. Particularly, if one considers that had they been included in the survey, the unemployment would have j
umped to a whopping 7.7 percent, instead of the reported 7.3 percent.
And, according to
the Bureau’s press release, they
have been counted as unemployed, but were not: “Workers who
indicate that they were not working during the entire survey reference week and expected to be recalled to their jobs should be classified in the household survey as unemployed on temporary layoff. In October 2013, there was an increase in the number of federal workers who were classified as unemployed on temporary layoff. However, there also was an increase in the number of federal workers
who were classified as employed but absent from work.”
harkening back to the forsaken Ted Cruz Gambit. The following was received [and reformatted] as further illustrations of how this debacle festers; commentators on
Fox All Stars
just universally predicted [including the lib, A.B. Stoddard] that matters will worsen before they improve, and that even Sen. Kay Hagan [N.C.-D.] now calls for an investigation. nObama Lies About Lying While Lying In a recent speech to his supporters, President nObama denied ever saying that
like the healthcare you have, you can keep it. If you like your doctor, you can keep
It seems that the President is trying to blame his political opponents for his own broken promises. In fact, the President says that what
he said wasn’t what h
e meant at all. Seniors Losing Medicare Advantage Plans, Doc under nObamacare Retired chemist Edward Schokowitz was incredulous when he received a letter from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey early last month saying his Medicare Advantage Plan, which had no premium, would be eliminated next year...
“They took all
the senior citizens and threw us out of the plan. They now want to give us the same plan
for $153 per month,” he told the Daily Caller. “The President
said you can’t be kicked out of your plan. He lies.” Schokowitz is one of many Medicare beneficiaries now
like Americans who buy insurance on the individual market
they are losing their insurance, and in some cases their doctors, under nObamacare.