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Postby Stebben84 » Fri Oct 05, 2012 12:56 pm

So the jobs numbers came out and they look better. Unemployment under 8% and 114,000 new jobs added. Well, you know what, they're cooking the books. So lets look at the list. The polls are rigged, the media is rigged, and now the labor statistics are rigged. Huh? Funny how that works.

"Unbelievable jobs numbers..these Chicago guys will do anything..can't debate so change numbers," tweeted Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric.


Economic journalist Stuart Varney said on Fox News, "There is widespread distrust of this report."


This next one is a favorite:
Conn Carroll, of the Washington Examiner, tweeted, "I don't think BLS cooked numbers. I think a bunch of Dems lied about getting jobs. That would have same effect.


This next one is too predictable:
Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) joined in on the trutherism Friday on his Facebook page. "I agree with former GE CEO Jack Welch, Chicago style politics is at work here. Somehow by manipulation of data we are all of a sudden below 8 percent unemployment, a month from the Presidential election. This is Orwellian to say the least and representative of Saul Alinsky tactics from the book "Rules for Radicals"- a must read for all who want to know how the left strategize."


It's a conspiracy I tellz ya
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Re: Jobs numbers

Postby Ned Flanders » Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:59 pm

In other news, Dear Leader has directed the Sun to shine at night and the Moon to visit us during the day.

So it shall be.

That is all.
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Re: Jobs numbers

Postby Michael Patrick » Fri Oct 05, 2012 2:46 pm

There was one president who did try to manipulate BLS

As first recounted by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein in their 1976 book “Final Days,” the frequently paranoid president — who had a history of anti-Semitic outbursts — became obsessed with the idea that a “Jewish cabal” at BLS was undermining him by issuing negative labor numbers. Nixon ordered his subordinates to tally up the number of Democrats and Jews in the agency.

“There’s a Jewish cabal, you know, running through this,” Nixon fumed in July 1971 to his chief of staff, H.R. “Bob” Haldeman, according to White House tapes. “…And they all — they all only talk to Jews. Now, but there it is. But there’s the BLS staff. Now how the hell do you ever expect us to get anything from that staff, the raw data, let alone what the poor guys have to say [inaudible] that isn’t gonna be loaded against us? You understand?”

According to journalistic accounts and documents, the task fell to Nixon aide Fred Malek, who first counted high-ranking Democrats at BLS using voter registration lists and then identified employees with “Jewish-sounding” names. He reported the resulting statistics to Nixon in a 1971 letter that became known as the “Jew-counting” memo, identifying 25 Democrats and 13 employees who “fit the other demographic criterion that was discussed.”

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Re: Jobs numbers

Postby Stebben84 » Fri Oct 05, 2012 2:58 pm

Ned Flanders wrote:In other news, Dear Leader has directed the Sun to shine at night and the Moon to visit us during the day.

So it shall be.

That is all.


So when jobs numbers are bad it's Obamas fault. When they're good, he had nothing to do with it. You got your memo quick Ned.
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