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August 08, 2009

I want to see Obama square this circle

Recent headlines: unemployment down!

Latest food stamp figures:

...As the nation's unemployment rate nears 10 percent, a record 34.4 million people - or one in nine Americans - were participating in the food stamp program as of May. That's an increase of 650,000 people from the previous month and up 6 million from the same time last year...
The food stamp figures DO INCLUDE those people who used up all their unemployment eligibility or have simply given up looking for work. Just because you've fallen off the "official" (i.e. phony) employment radar, doesn't mean you've fallen off the food stamp radar. In fact, you become more dependent than ever on that small bit of assistance once you're "invisible" and don't matter to blog trolls and the lying asshats in Washington.

Of course, I've reported the Dept of Agriculture to the Whitehouse for promulgating this obviously "fishy" data. It was the only patriotic thing to do when I realized Dept of Agriculture was distributing these counter-revolutionary numbers.

Courage.


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