The Last Obama Jobs Report

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The December jobs report out this morning from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed a net increase of 156,000 jobs and an uptick in the unemployment rate to 4.7 percent.…
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The Recovery Struggles

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The September jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics came out this morning. It reported that the economy generated 156,000 new jobs in September, slightly fewer than economists had been projecting. This…
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The Left Lets the Veil Drop

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You’ve got to hand it to progressives. So assured are they that their policy prescriptions are ultimately for the best that they routinely demonstrate utter disregard for consistency or the…
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NYT to the Unskilled: Drop Dead

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If the New York Times editorial board ever wonders why their editorials have so little influence these days, they might consider this. An editorial designed to affect public policy should consist of…
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Another Good Jobs Report

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With the stock market off to a dismal start this year, largely thanks to economic troubles in China, it got some good news this morning regarding the American economy. The December…
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A Strong Jobs Report

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The November jobs report issued this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics was, like the October one, encouraging. Jobs were up by 211,000 while the jobless rate stayed the same at…
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Another Lackluster Jobs Report

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The August jobs report came in with only 173,000 new jobs, well under the consensus estimate of 220,000. However, the unemployment rate ticked down by two-tenths to 5.1 percent. Both…
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