Forward… Gallup Survey Shows 8.3% Unemployment

Gallup finds us at 8.3% unemployment which is up from 7.8% in November.

Gallup’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate — the closest comparison it has to the official numbers released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics — increased in November, suggesting that the BLS will report another increase when it releases its numbers Friday. It is possible that some of the November increase in unemployment is the result of scaled-back holiday hiring, in which case the BLS may apply a smaller adjustment factor than it has in the past.

Remember Obama’s projection for unemployment after the Stimulus package? A reminder.

As a result, the unemployment rate at the end of President Barack Obama‘s term in 2013 will be just 5.2%, according to the White House. The rate currently sits at 7.6%, and many economists expect it to climb past 9% before the recession ends. A report Thursday showing jobless claims at a 26-year high supports the more pessimistic forecasts, at least in the short run.

And about the deficit…

Now he says new taxes will solve our problems. And to think some believe him.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1117205361 Nita Jenkins Kissick

    hmmmm. took that nice dip just before the election. Now, back to where it really was. MANIPULATION.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1575728477 Mary Dwyer

    No shit…..even higher..top secret before election…

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1571682847 Todd Vandeberg

    And how many of us is surprized by this?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1534357187 Robert Stevenson

    “Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery” -Winston Churchill

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000115580323 Brad Gill

    The true numbers are more like 22% to 23% but again, they manipulate the numbers to make themselves look good..

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=811649673 Kevin Shipley

    remember, please, it is closer to 20%. Prepare yourselves for a great sucking sound of jobs and dollars. God help us all.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=654303717 Patty Ellis Pasko

    California 10.1

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1248896362 Nancy Dellolio

    Just got a mental picture of all the liberals scrambling to come up with ways to skew these numbers. Should be interesting.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1192285178 Michael Biggs

    What happened to the 7.9% it dropped to right before the election? Lol

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002081357370 Tracy Clifton

    thats just the “current” loss of employment….that doesnt figure in the people who have been unemployed for the past 2-4 yrs….so in actuality it is closer to about 23 %

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=718864069 Cammy Hoffman Sprout

    Nope, not surprised at all.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=597984550 Jack R Crossman

    Yep, I bet all those people that voted for Obama are now standing in the welfare line to get their free stuff

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000719073305 Doug Hesson

    I’ve been out of work since Jan 29,2009.I’m sure it’s just a coincidence.I don’t blame Bush for it,either.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1519472518 Wendy Bordelon Hoag

    Those numbers can’t be true! It dropped right before the election, Obama was supposed to be the right one to elect. Yeah, right!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000466400691 Corey Kennedy

    The smoke and mirrors are gone, now we’re just left with an incompetent president who loves to campaign. God help us.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000610826968 Marshall Kephart

    Its going to get much worse!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1759374325 Russell Chennault

    It’ll hit 10 hide an watch

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1297697124 Santah Higgins

    I will say it again!!! My opinion is that Pelosi and her pimp-daddy-Hussein the Horrible, are predators. They are walking about seeking the souls, minds, and hearts of the righteous. The non-righteous are not sought because they have already been poisoned by the venom of Pelosi and Hussein the Horrible.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=589150985 Elizabeth Womack

    Wonder how big the bonus’s are for her non citizen employees is?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1033768209 Leyva Raymond Tati

    Like I tried to tell everyone this fucking liberal lying commie trash and his minions, nancy , harry ,media are responsible for the decline of the west, it is a PLAN asshole liberals wake the fuck up !……..sorry

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1033768209 Leyva Raymond Tati

    Everyone get on welfare and food stamps , ebt , disability , wic , section 8 , snap let’s collapse this bitch !!!!!!!!!!!!!! You want it mother fucker collapse and. No one gets shit ha ha ha lololol

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=602880296 Tom Smith

    It also doesn’t include the ones who are still out of work, but their benefits have run out, or who have just given up on the job market. And after the new taxes kick in next year, watch it go way up!!! 8% will sound like a success…

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1343806927 Ray Smith

    8.3% is a conservative, estimate, it reflects those who are drawing unemployment benefits; it does not account for those who have run out of benefits; if one works 2 hours a month they are considered ‘employed – absurd! The real unemployment figure is close to 20%, & that’s not counting the able bodied dolts who don’t want to work but have no problem with leeching off the system drawing welfare & food stamps and any other funds they can squeeze out of us……

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1465795855 Todd Modderman

    Obama and his cast of idiots just throw out whatever nimber makes them look good. I’m waiting for the next unemployement number to be B 8.