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Demand More than ‘New Normal’

All eyes are on Friday’s employment report, with the focus apparently on whether the Obama administration can reach 200,000 a month in April. Our question is why? Why has creating 200,000 jobs become the litmus test of a successful jobs report? Given the deep jobs deficit in which our economy finds itself, we need a lot more jobs than that. In the first 24 months of the average postwar recovery from recession, the economy created 147,000 payroll jobs on average.
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Krauthammer's Take

US Politics / Conservative : NRO: The Corner (2 years ago)

From Special Report with Bret Baier | Friday, May 4, 2012 On Friday’s monthly employment report, which showed that the economy created only 115,000 jobs in April: Keep reading this post... Read Post

Old and Busted: The White House Will Soon Be Creating 500,000 Jobs A MonthNew Hotness: The White House Does Not Create Jobs

US Politics / Conservative : Ace of Spades HQ (3 years ago)

Joe Biden, April 23, 2010: "All in all we're going to be creating somewhere between 100[,000] and 200,000 jobs next month, I predict," Biden said, according to a pool report, adding that he "got in trouble" for a job growth... Read Post

Employers add 244,000 jobs in April for the third straight month of employment growth

Business & Finance : Money & Co (3 years ago)

The American economy created a healthy batch of new jobs in April for the third straight month, allaying fears of a stall in hiring due to higher oil prices and concerns about an economic slowdown. The Labor Department said Friday..... Read Post

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