Saturday, December 12, 2015

Huh!?!

A record 94,610,000 Americans are not in the labor force. That's almost 30% of the U.S. population. Yet, the Labor Department reported an unemployment rate of only 5.1%. Is it any wonder that more and more Americans do not trust government.

Update (12/31/2015): Here's a graph showing that while the unemployment rate has dropped to ~5%, the number of people who have given up the search for work has risen to ~95 million...

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