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The Big Lie

mediaSo what took the media, at least some mainstream media folks, so long to call what the Obama Administration is doing a “Lie?”  This “news” story by Gallup is hardly new.  In case you haven’t heard, Gallup discovered that the Administration’s unemployment number of 5.6% may not be true!  My God!  This would be shocking if economists hadn’t been saying this for years…literally years.  Here are some key phrases for your entertainment (I cannot say enlightenment as most conservative folks knew this);

“The official unemployment rate, as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor, is extremely misleading.”

Don’t Piss On My Leg…

…and tell me it’s raining!

Unemployment:   If you listen to the White House and the mainstream media puppets you’ll think unemployment is trending down and at 8 percent as of February 2012.  Too bad the numbers are cooked (FYI all administrations cook) and are quite misleading…okay not “misleading” but flat out lies.  Gallup offers real unemployment numbers;

REAL UNEMPLOYMENT IS 19.0 PERCENT

If you want to compare the numbers the White House uses then Gallup determined that rate to be 9.0 percent;