421,000 new unemployment filings. They are (and have been)calling it a jobless recovery.
Personally I don't believe there is such a thing. While businesses may have a slightly better bottom line and the GDP may show tiny hints of something good, it's the people who make and spend the money. I contend there is no recovery without jobs.
I agree with you, but Nancy Pelosi doesn't. She thinks that unemployment is one of the biggest sources of stimulus for our economy. I am still trying to figure out that math, but if that was the case wouldn't things be getting better as more people file for unemployment? IDK, that fuzzy math gets me every time. I will wholeheartedly admit that I hate algebra, so if that's what she is using to reach her conclusion I am hopeless to understand her.
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I do agree that businesses that are hiring need to stop discriminating. They are expecting cadillacs for the price of a pinto. My friend applied for a receptionist position and the requirements for a $10/hr job is a degree and often times another language. If you're over the age of 50 you're less likely to get hired, especially with the requirements companies are asking... Something has got to change before there is any kind of recovery. My husband took a huge pay cut just to get back in the workforce, anything to get off unemployment.... it's humbling given he's been in his field for 25+ years. Another friend who's an engineer took a 50% pay cut just to get a job. So that company has an overqualified person and has no plans to pay accordingly now that they've gotten away with it. Sad but the sign of the times...
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Answer by meriana at 3:38 PM on Dec. 9, 2010
It's frightening how a Lib's mind works. There is no "recovery".
Obama lied, the Economy died.
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