The founders of this country knew one thing. If the people who run the government are corrupt then the Constitution cannot stand. The government has been chipping away at the Constitution. It has been happening for quite some time but now it’s getting so obvious that even some in the D.P.D. (Democrat Propaganda Department (M.S.M.)) are getting to the point where they can’t totally ignore it.
Every so often a story comes out that is so obvious that even they can’t stand the stench. The most recent one is the 6.7% unemployment rate that the Bureau of Labor Statistics pulled out of their butt this week. They use some kind of Chinese arithmetic to come up with the number that defies all logic. First of all, they don’t really have an idea of how many people are unemployed or for how long! They survey about 60,000 households and “professionals” at the BLS derive the unemployment rate from this. For a complete description of the methodology go here.
It is near impossible to actually divine the actual calculations from the web site.
Now comes the interesting part. If a person isn’t looking for work for whatever reason: No skills, unemployment benefits won’t run out for another year, No jobs in their area and don’t want to move or they think they are too old or young, whatever, then they aren’t in the labor force. Since we have ninety-two million people in this category it is significant. Here is a real simple example: In the country of Martiniland there are 10,000 people that can work. (Not counting students, children, elderly, military and so on) 1,000 are unemployed. (They want a job and looking for one.) 7,000 are employed and the last 2000 aren’t looking for a job. You calculate the unemployment as the percentage of unemployed of the total population. So in this case there would be a 10% unemployment rate. However, in fact, there really is 30% of the population unemployed. There are other things thrown in like seasonal adjustments, phase of the moon and Moochelle’s mood.
Consider that today the total workforce (unemployed plus unemployed) is about 140 million people. Now consider that there are ninety-two million people that are not even considered in the unemployment numbers! In November of 2013 there were 204,000 jobs created according to the BLS. I don’t know how many were part-time and how many were seasonal. Let’s just give them the 204,000. What you won’t hear on the D.P.D is that there were 1.7 million layoffs during the same period.
Let’s face it. This is just one small example of a corrupt government at work. Why are they doing it? Two reasons come to mind. First it looks good for the regime. (By the mid term elections they should have it down to a negative number. Secondly and more importantly I believe they are trying to set the table for amnesty for illegal aliens. With a low unemployment rate we sure could use some cheap labor!
The BO regime has committed so many crimes and told so many lies that you can now categorize them in multiple ways; lies about the economy, crimes against the constitution, lies about foreign intrigue, lies about domestic policy, crimes against organizations lies about the President himself. If you don’t want to go that way, just go by date; lies in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and finally this year. In any case you can write a book on each category. Some of them would be pretty substantial. (Probably bigger than Moochele’s butt.)
I blew a job interview myself, the other day. It went like this:
Interviewer: What do you think your biggest flaw is?
Interviewer: I don’t think honesty is a flaw.
Me: I don’t really give a damn what you think.
Needless to say I didn’t get the job!