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Video: Sen. Reid Thinks ‘Private Sector Jobs Have Been Doing Just Fine,’ ‘Says Government Jobs Must Take Priority’

October 19th, 2011 by mopns · No Comments

WTF???? What planet is this man living on? According to the Labor Department, 1,503,000 private sector jobs have been lost between February, 2009 – September, 2011. While the nation’s unemployment rate remains stubbornly high at 9.1%, government workers unemployment rate is at a booming 4.7%! And to add insult to injury, the top income in the United States is, you guessed it, in the Washington D.C. area:

“The U.S. capital has swapped top spots with Silicon Valley, according to recent Census Bureau figures, with the typical household in the Washington metro area earning $84,523 last year. The national median income for 2010 was $50,046. … . The unemployment rate in the Washington metro area in August was 6.1 percent, compared with 10 percent in San Jose, according to Labor Department figures.” Read more…



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