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Economic Jobs Hunger crisis created by Obama et al, Food Banks increased demand from Hungry Americans, 1.4 million NY City residents rely on food pantries, 37 percent of NY pantries turning away needy, Greensboro Number 1 in food insecurity, Illegals allowed in take jobs and resources

Economic Jobs Hunger crisis created by Obama et al, Food Banks increased demand from Hungry Americans, 1.4 million NY City residents rely on food pantries, 37 percent of NY pantries turning away needy, Greensboro Number 1 in food insecurity, Illegals allowed in take jobs and resources

“I hear a lot of people say the recession is over, the economy is better … that’s true for many people, but that’s not true for most of those we are serving because the recovery hasn’t reached them yet,”…Clyde Fitzgerald, Second Harvest Food Bank 

“There’s no other way to say this. The official unemployment rate, which cruelly overlooks the suffering of the long-term and often permanently unemployed as well as the depressingly underemployed, amounts to a Big Lie.”…Gallup CEO Jim Clifton 

 

I read and hear the reports almost daily.

The hunger problem in the US and NC, particularly lately in Greensboro, NC.

What I am not reading or hearing much of is the economic and jobs crisis in this country. Except here at Citizen Wells and Zero Hedge.

With a economic and jobs crisis, you are bound to have a hunger crisis.

The national media and local media are reporting the hunger problems. But they won’t give you the truth about the jobs situation and one of the biggest reasons it is so bad. The influx of illegal aliens who have been permitted to stay and work here. Taking jobs from native born Americans and taking taxpayer funds from Medicaid which has consequently taken funds from education in NC.

Quit protecting Obama and gives us the damn truth!

From Zero Hedge June 12, 2015.

“Food Banks In New York Are Running Out Of Food”

“Welcome to the Recovery! Food banks across the US state of New York are running out of food (37% of food pantries say they have had to turn away needy people because they ran out of food), amid falling funds and rising demand from people that have trouble affording food. About 2.6 million people have trouble affording food across New York with about 1.4 million New York City residents relying on food pantries to feed themselves, according to the Food Bank For New York City. But as PressTV reports, contrary to the belief that people visiting food pantries are homeless and jobless, most customers are employed, but are not paid enough money to put food on the table without help.”

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-06-12/food-banks-new-york-are-running-out-food

From the Greensboro News Record June 10, 2015.

“Guide to free meals in Greensboro reveals depth of food insecurity”

“A new booklet has been going around town since April.

Lime-colored. Eight pages thick.

Think of “The Little Green Book: Free Meals in Greensboro” as a weekly planner for the needy.”

“But this article isn’t about the booklet, which lists 30 churches and other sites serving free meals either weekly or monthly.

It’s about what the booklet has revealed: There’s more “food insecurity” in Greensboro than anyone realized.

“People are hungry,” said Dennis Bass, among 225 people waiting downtown Monday night for free turkey sandwiches and chips. “I don’t know how it got to this point.””

http://www.greensboro.com/news/guide-to-free-meals-in-greensboro-reveals-depth-of-food/article_2383d990-0ef4-11e5-9d8e-eb9c2ff86b33.html

Dennis Bass and others, if you had been reading sites like this one and Zero Hedge, you would have a better idea of how it got to this point.

 

From Citizen Wells April 18, 2015.

“Another poll has ranked the Greensboro-High Point metropolitan area as among the hungriest in the country.

Only this time, the Gallup poll commissioned by the Food Research and Action Center in 2014 ranks the area No. 1 for people who had difficulties securing food, based on a percentage of the total population.

North Carolina placed eighth overall, with Mississippi at the top of the rankings. Louisiana was second, followed by West Virginia.”

http://citizenwells.com/2015/04/18/greensboro-high-point-nc-top-nationwide-hunger-list-gallup-poll-april-18-2015-north-carolina-eighth-overall-17-2-percent-in-us-reported-food-hardship-only-top-10-metro-area-with-25-percent-plus/

From Citizen Wells June 10, 2015.

“I have heard all of the arguments about the impact of illegal aliens and that they do jobs that Americans do not want.

This is simple supply and demand economics.

Take the illegals, who are willing to work for lower wages, out of the market and the wages will rise and Americans will fill the void.

An examination of the jobs situation under Obama reveals this.

From Citizen Wells June 3, 2015.

“At least 9 million native born Americans being added to the labor force and immigrants taking native born American jobs.

There was an increase of over 12 million not in the labor force since Obama took office.

The youngest members of the workforce, 16 and above will be hit the hardest by immigrant workers.

And all of those jobs that Obama bragged about and Janet Yellen and others referred to….

Of the approx. 6 million new employments since Obama took office in January 2009, 4,511,000 were Hispanic/Latino!

We have barely, if at all,  recovered all of the jobs lost during the recession and 75% of the job growth went to Hispanic/Latinos!!””

http://citizenwells.com/2015/06/10/nc-driving-privileges-for-illegal-aliens-clears-committee-governor-mccrory-opposes-citizen-wells-opposes-immigrants-taking-american-jobs-and-being-rewarded-as-criminals-75-percent-of-obama-jobs-we/

From the Center for Immigration Studies November 2014.

“A key part of the Affordable Care Act is Medicaid expansion for those with low incomes.1 A new analysis of government data by the Center for Immigration Studies shows that immigrants and their U.S.-born children (under age 18) have been among the primary beneficiaries of Medicaid growth.2 The data show that immigrants and their children accounted for 42 percent of the growth in Medicaid enrollment from 2011 to 2013. Immigrants benefited more from Medicaid expansion than natives because a much larger share of immigrants are poor and uninsured. It seems almost certain that immigrants and their children will continue to benefit disproportionately from Obamacare, as they remain much more likely than natives to be uninsured or poor.”

http://cis.org/immigrant-families-accounted-for-42-percent-of-medicaid-growth-since-2011

It turns out that not only have Obama policies impacted jobs for Native born Americans but have also impacted money spent in NC on education due to rising Medicaid costs.

More on this to come.

 

 

 

 

 

NC driving privileges for illegal aliens clears committee, Governor McCrory opposes, Citizen Wells opposes, Immigrants taking American jobs and being rewarded as criminals, 75 percent of Obama jobs went to Hispanics Latinos

NC driving privileges for illegal aliens clears committee, Governor McCrory opposes, Citizen Wells opposes, Immigrants taking American jobs and being rewarded as criminals, 75 percent of Obama jobs went to Hispanics Latinos

“In today’s labor market, there are nearly 1 million “missing” young workers—potential workers who are neither employed nor actively seeking work (and are thus not counted in the unemployment rate) because job opportunities remain so scarce. If these missing workers were in the labor market looking for work, the unemployment rate of workers under age 25 would be 18.1 percent instead of 14.5 percent.”…Economic Policy Institute May 1, 2014

“In February 2015 there were 43,000 fewer white Americans employed, 354,000 more not in the labor force, 96,000 more employed and we added 295,000 jobs? Was Common Core math used?”…Citizen Wells

“In December 2014 there were 18 million immigrants (legal and illegal) living in the country who had arrived since January 2000. But job growth over this period was just 9.3 million — half of new immigration.”…Center for Immigration Studies February 2015

 

 

I have been watching in amazement as municipalities around me have for several years been acknowledging ID cards issued by pro immigration groups.

These ID cards have prevented illegal aliens in NC, when stopped by traffic police from being arrested as they should be for being here illegally.

Now the state of NC may be giving illegal aliens more carte blanche as they reside in this state and take jobs from native born Americans (and yes I can prove that).

From WRAL June 9, 2015.

“NC driving privileges for people in US illegally clears committee”

“House Bill 328 would create a “restricted ID” for undocumented residents in North Carolina that would look different from a standard driver’s license. People obtaining one of the permits would need to undergo fingerprinting and background checks and prove their identity. Driving privileges would be attached to the restricted ID once applicants pass a state driving test and obtain liability insurance coverage.

While the bill cleared committee on a 22-11 vote, the measure is controversial, splitting Republicans in the House who are divided between encouraging people who are on the road anyway to get insurance and those who say the state should not provide public benefits to undocumented workers.

“What we want to do in this undocumented community is to separate those who are engaged in criminal activity from those who otherwise are not engaged in unlawful activity,” said sponsor Rep. Harry Warren, R-Rowan.

“I believe they are committing a crime being illegally present in the United States,” said Rep. Bert Jones, R-Rockingham, who dialed in on provisions of the bill that would require someone who obtained one of the new driving privilege cards to be fingerprinted and undergo a background check that would ensure they hadn’t committed any serious crimes.

Gov. Pat McCrory, also a Republican, sent his legislative liaison to the committee Tuesday to express his disapproval as well.

“He is opposed to this bill,” said Ryan Minto. “He (the governor) is concerned with the provision providing driving privileges to people in the country illegally.”

During a committee meeting last week, opponents of the bill tried to do away with the driving privilege provision. That amendment, which would have left mainly punitive measures in the bill, failed.

Warren said the bill was meant to provide both a “carrot and stick” to urge drivers to obtain identification and insurance. Roughly 10 states already offer a similar privilege, Warren said, although North Carolina’s standards for obtaining the card would be more stringent than most.

Warren and other backers of the bill said that immigration is a federal issue, one the United States government hasn’t dealt with efficiently. The result, he said, was an estimated 325,000 undocumented people in North Carolina alone, a situation that has created a hazard on the state’s roads.”

Read more:

http://www.wral.com/nc-driving-privileges-for-people-in-us-illegally-clears-committee/14700178/#S5IIoEFRRXirVBq8.99

I have heard all of the arguments about the impact of illegal aliens and that they do jobs that Americans do not want.

This is simple supply and demand economics.

Take the illegals, who are willing to work for lower wages, out of the market and the wages will rise and Americans will fill the void.

An examination of the jobs situation under Obama reveals this.

From Citizen Wells June 3, 2015.

“At least 9 million native born Americans being added to the labor force and immigrants taking native born American jobs.

There was an increase of over 12 million not in the labor force since Obama took office.

The youngest members of the workforce, 16 and above will be hit the hardest by immigrant workers.

And all of those jobs that Obama bragged about and Janet Yellen and others referred to….

Of the approx. 6 million new employments since Obama took office in January 2009, 4,511,000 were Hispanic/Latino!

We have barely, if at all,  recovered all of the jobs lost during the recession and 75% of the job growth went to Hispanic/Latinos!!””

http://citizenwells.com/2015/06/03/adp-and-labor-dept-jobs-reports-will-not-matter-white-americans-and-millenials-jobs-decimated-under-obama-75-percent-of-jobs-went-to-hispanics-we-are-being-lied-to-on-a-scale-unimaginable-by-georg/

From Citizen Wells February 11, 2015.

“From the Center for Immigration Studies August 2014.

“An analysis of government data by the Center for Immigration Studies shows that, since 2000, all of the net increase in the number of working-age (16 to 65) people holding a job in North Carolina has gone to immigrants (legal and illegal).
This is the case even though the native-born accounted for 61 percent of growth in the state’s total working-age population.”

Read more:

http://cis.org/all-north-carolina-employment-growth-since-2000-went-to-immigrants

The NC percent of population employed dropped 8.6 percent since 2000!!!

Dr. Ada Fisher is a retired physician and Republican National Committeewoman from NC.

Yesterday by “chance” for the second time in several months, I caught her interview on “Black Issues Forum” on UNC TV.

The timing could not have been better.

Dr. Fisher is for legal immigration and against illegals entering our country.

She warns about the impact of illegal immigrants on black employment.

Watch the interview.

http://video.unctv.org/video/2365372335/

http://citizenwells.com/2015/02/11/bls-percent-of-population-working-reveals-hispanic-growth-whites-getting-screwed-no-white-job-gains-in-8-years-dr-ada-fisher-nc-gop-on-immigration-hurting-blacks-26-percent-hispanic-job-growth/

I am for legal immigration and not rewarding those who come here illegally and take advantage of our kindness and in many cases commit other criminal acts and in most cases use our resources at native born Americans’ expense.

 

 

 

 

May jobs report and US Labor Dept. BLS reveal most jobs going to immigrants, Zero Hedge article echoes Citizen Wells reporting on White Americans and millennials jobs decimation, Illegal immigrant recovery, 75 percent of Obama jobs went to Hispanic Latinos

May jobs report and US Labor Dept. BLS reveal most jobs going to immigrants, Zero Hedge article echoes Citizen Wells reporting on White Americans and millennials jobs decimation, Illegal immigrant recovery, 75 percent of Obama jobs went to Hispanic Latinos

“In today’s labor market, there are nearly 1 million “missing” young workers—potential workers who are neither employed nor actively seeking work (and are thus not counted in the unemployment rate) because job opportunities remain so scarce. If these missing workers were in the labor market looking for work, the unemployment rate of workers under age 25 would be 18.1 percent instead of 14.5 percent.”…Economic Policy Institute May 1, 2014

“Of the approx. 6 million new employments since Obama took office in January 2009, 4,511,000, 75 percent, were Hispanic/Latino!”…Citizen Wells

“We are being lied to on a scale unimaginable by George Orwell.”…Citizen Wells

 

 

Citizen Wells has been informing and warning you for months about the decimation of jobs for White Americans and millennials and the fact that 75 percent of jobs under Obama went to Hispanics and Latinos.

From Citizen Wells May 12, 2015.

“I have been warning you about the decimation of white American jobs under Obama.

Reported here recently:

There were 167,000 fewer white Americans employed in April.

There were 316,000 fewer white Americans employed since January.

There were 875,000 more white Americans not in the labor force since January.

The labor force participation rate for white Americans dropped .4 percent since January.

It has dropped 3.3 percent under Obama.

There are over  2.3 million fewer white Americans in the labor force than when Obama took office in January 2009.

I have also reported about what Jim Clifton of Gallup accurately called a Big Lie, the stated unemployment rate.

The real unemployment rate, that is, real humans not employed, could well be 23 percent.

From Shadow Government Statistics.

“The seasonally-adjusted SGS Alternate Unemployment Rate reflects current unemployment reporting methodology adjusted for SGS-estimated long-term discouraged workers, who were defined out of official existence in 1994. That estimate is added to the BLS estimate of U-6 unemployment, which includes short-term discouraged workers.”

“The ShadowStats Alternate Unemployment Rate for Aprile 2015 is 23.0%.””

http://citizenwells.com/2015/05/12/real-unemployment-rate-23-percent-2-3-million-fewer-white-americans-in-labor-force-under-obama-316k-fewer-white-americans-employed-since-january-2015-44-percent-of-americans-work-30-hours-per-week/

Zero Hedge does a great job of reporting the real economy and jobs situation.

I was pleased to find the following.

“The “Illegal Immigrant” Recovery? The Real Stunner In The Jobs Report”

“Traditionally, when it comes to job numbers reported by the BLS’s Establishment (the source of the monthly nonfarm payrolls change) and Household (the source of the monthly unemployment rate data) surveys, there is a substantial discrepancy. However, in May’s far stronger than expected report, the two for the first time were almost identical: the Establishment Survey reported an increase of 280K jobs, while according to the Household survey 272K jobs were added.

Impressive numbers in a month in which only 215K jobs were expected to be added.

There were the usual kinks, of course. Two thirds of all jobs, according to the Establishment survey, were low-paying, low-quality jobs, primarily teachers, retail, temp help and waiters (something even CNBC has been forced to acknowledge):”

May2015Jobs

“There were other curiosities: the vast majority of jobs added in May, over 200K, were in the 20-24 age group, and the number of self-employed workers mysteriously soared by 350K to 10 million.

But the biggest surprise came from Table 7, where the BLS reveals the number of “foreign born workers” used in the Household survey. In May, this number increased to 25.098 million, the second highest in history, a monthly jump of 279K.”

May2015foreign born workers

“Assuming, the Household and Establishment surveys were congruent, this would mean that there was just 1K native-born workers added in May of the total 280K jobs added.

Alternatively, assuming the series, which is not seasonally adjusted, was indicative of seasonally adjusted data, then the 272K increase in total Household Survey civilian employment in May would imply a decline of 7K native-born workers offset by the increase of 279K “foreign borns.”

But while all of these comparisons are apples to oranges, using the BLS’ own Native-Born series, also presented on an unadjusted basis, we find the following stunner: since the start of the Second Great Depression, the US has added 2.3 million “foreign-born” workers, offset by just 727K “native-born”.”

“Note: this article is not meant to side on either side of the illegal immigration debate: the upcoming presidential elections will do enough of that. It merely seeks to fill a gaping hole in economist models which are unable to explain or rationalize why America’s seemingly “booming” jobs recovery, which is “firing on all fours” according to the BLS, is not manifesting itself in either inflationary pressures, or broad economic productivity.”

Read more:

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-06-06/illegal-immigrant-recovery-presenting-most-stunning-number-may-jobs-report

 

 

 

May employment report truth not hype from Citizen Wells, 2 million White Americans not in labor force since Obama took office, Only 13k white employments added in 2015 after huge drop, We are being lied to on a scale unimaginable by George Orwell

May employment report truth not hype from Citizen Wells, 2 million White Americans not in labor force since Obama took office, Only 13k white employments added in 2015 after huge drop, We are being lied to on a scale unimaginable by George Orwell

“In today’s labor market, there are nearly 1 million “missing” young workers—potential workers who are neither employed nor actively seeking work (and are thus not counted in the unemployment rate) because job opportunities remain so scarce. If these missing workers were in the labor market looking for work, the unemployment rate of workers under age 25 would be 18.1 percent instead of 14.5 percent.”…Economic Policy Institute May 1, 2014

“Of the approx. 6 million new employments since Obama took office in January 2009, 4,511,000, 75 percent, were Hispanic/Latino!”…Citizen Wells

“Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.”…George Orwell, “1984″

 

 

We are being lied to on a scale unimaginable by George Orwell.

Even the talk radio station, 94.5 that carries Beck, Limbaugh and Hannity regurgitated the same old crap from the mainstream media about the jobs report.

I am here to present unreported facts.

The real employment situation in this country.

As noted above,  there were 2 million more White Americans not in the labor force since Obama took office and only 13,000 white employments added in 2015 after a huge drop.

Also, by looking at the US Labor Department historical tables, one finds. Comparing May 2008 to May 2015:

Over 9 million more White Americans not in the labor force.

An employment to population ratio drop of 3.2 percent.

Approximately 1.5 million fewer White Americans employed.

A 3.4 percent drop in labor force participation rate.

A almost 6.4 rise in White civilian noninstitutional population.

A big rise in employee age population and drop in employment.

The truth.

Why is this happening?

From Citizen Wells May 7, 2015.

You have been lied to by the media and White House.

I am always sickened by the regurgitation of jobs data reporting by the media. Even conservative talk radio media.

Doesn’t anyone care enough to examine the data and not accept the reports at face value.

God bless Jim Clifton, the CEO of Gallup who recently called the unemployment rate a big lie.

He is correct!

I was pleasantly surprised to read the following on Market Watch this AM.

“Obama’s policy failures are not merely matters of public perception, but matters of economic reality as measured by his own administration. President Obama’s policies have resulted in slow economic growth and a chaotic web of foreign policy. We all know the data. The economy is growing at just over 2%. The first quarter of 2015 will likely show a shrinkage in gross domestic product. The unemployment rate is at a low 5.5% because millions of prime-age workers have left the labor force, leaving participation rates at 1978 levels. New employment data will be released on Friday that will indicate how the economy performed in April, the first month of the second quarter.

Young Americans, often known as millennials, are bearing the brunt of the stagnant economy. Youth unemployment, at 10.5%, is more than twice the unemployment rate of those age 25 and up, at 4.4%. If Clinton wants to attract large numbers of millennials, she needs to explain how her policies will be both different from Obama’s and helpful to young people. That explanation has not been forthcoming.”

“Another big lie:

“jobs creation — which had been the bright spot of late in the U.S. economy”

Only if you are an immigrant.

If you are a white American, which was 70 percent of the population, you have lost millions of jobs since Obama took the White House in January 2009 and those jobs have not been recovered.

That is why 30 percent of millenials live with family or friends and we have record food stamp use and hunger.”

“Here is the rest of the story:”

“First let’s address the “February’s strong report “.

 From Citizen Wells March 7, 2015.

“Nonfarm payrolls increased 295,000 last month”

“Yet, if you simply look at the data from the US Labor Department you find:

43,000 fewer Whites employed in Feb!!!

There were 354,000 more people not in the labor force!

There were 180,000 more people not in the labor force who want a job now!

There were 250,000 more Hispanic/Latino workers employed since December 2014.

It is worse than that.”

Read more

Data from the US Labor Dept. for March 2015.

From Citizen News April 3, 2015.

“Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 126,000 in March, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Employment continued to trend up in professional and business services, health care, and retail trade, while mining lost jobs.”

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.nr0.htm

“Now for the rest of the story, the truth.

Also from the same website, historical tables.

There were 106,000 fewer whites employed in March.

There were 226,000 more whites not in the labor force.

There were 81,000 more Hispanic employments.

Don’t take my word for it.

Look it up!”

http://citizenwells.com/2015/05/07/april-employment-report-us-labor-dept-bls-may-8-2015-media-and-white-houses-lies-continue-unless-you-are-an-immigrant-jobs-lost-under-obama-not-caught-up-adp-169k-jobs-added-march-revised-downwa/

From the Center for Immigration Studies February 2015.

“For Every New Job, Two New Immigrants

Since 2000: 9.3 million new jobs, 18 million new immigrants”

“Government data collected in December 2014 show 18 million immigrants (legal and illegal) living in the United States who arrived in January 2000 or later. But only 9.3 million jobs were added over this time period. In addition, the native-born population 16 and older grew by 25.2 million. Because job growth has not come close to matching immigration and population growth, the share of Americans in the labor force has declined dramatically — a clear indication there is no labor shortage. Despite this, Congress is considering proposals to increase legalimmigration even further; and during the last Congress the Senate actually passed the Schumer-Rubio bill (S.744), which would have doubled legal immigration and legalized illegal immigrants.1 Congress’s disregard for the absorption capacity of the U.S. labor market has profound consequences for American workers.

  • In December 2014 there were 18 million immigrants (legal and illegal) living in the country who had arrived since January 2000.2 But job growth over this period was just 9.3 million — half of new immigration.3
  • Between two-thirds and three-fourths of the new arrivals are estimated to be legal immigrants.4 Of the new arrivals 89 percent were potential workers 16 and older.
  • In addition to the 18 million new immigrants, the native-born working-age population (ages 16 to 65) grew by 16.5 million since 2000; if we count natives over age 65, total native population growth was 25.2 million since 2000.5
  • Job growth has not come close to matching new immigration and natural population increase; as a result, the labor force participation rate (the share working or looking for work) of native-born Americans 16 to 65 shows a significant long-term decline.
  • The share of native-born Americans 16 to 65 in the labor force was 77 percent in December 2000, 75 percent in December 2007, and 72 percent in December 2014.6
  • The number of working-age natives not in the labor force (neither working nor looking for work) increased by 13 million from December 2000 to December 2014.7
  • If we look at the period after the Great Recession began, 7.8 million new immigrants arrived from 2008 to 2014, yet net job growth was just two million from the beginning of 2008 to the end of 2014.8
  • If we look at the period before the Great Recession, from January 2000 to December 2007, 11.1 million immigrants arrived and job growth was still only 7.3 million.9

Read more;

http://cis.org/for-every-new-job-two-new-immigrants

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


							

May jobs report US Labor Dept. June 5, 2015, White Americans still losing jobs?, Will media report this?, Millenials impact?, Over 2.3 million fewer white Americans in labor force since Obama took office

May jobs report US Labor Dept. June 5, 2015, White Americans still losing jobs?, Will media report this?, Millenials impact?, Over 2.3 million fewer white Americans in labor force since Obama took office

“There’s no other way to say this. The official unemployment rate, which cruelly overlooks the suffering of the long-term and often permanently unemployed as well as the depressingly underemployed, amounts to a Big Lie.”…Gallup CEO Jim Clifton 

“In today’s labor market, there are nearly 1 million “missing” young workers—potential workers who are neither employed nor actively seeking work (and are thus not counted in the unemployment rate) because job opportunities remain so scarce. If these missing workers were in the labor market looking for work, the unemployment rate of workers under age 25 would be 18.1 percent instead of 14.5 percent.”…Economic Policy Institute May 1, 2014

“We are being lied to on a scale unimaginable by George Orwell.”…Citizen Wells

 

 

Did you know that as of the April jobs report there were over 2.3 million fewer white Americans in labor force since Obama took office?

That there were 316,000 fewer white Americans employed since January?

Only if you have been reading Citizen Wells.

The White House and media have been lying to you.

From Citizen Wells May 12, 2015.

“I have been warning you about the decimation of white American jobs under Obama.

Reported here recently:

There were 167,000 fewer white Americans employed in April.

There were 316,000 fewer white Americans employed since January.

There were 875,000 more white Americans not in the labor force since January.

The labor force participation rate for white Americans dropped .4 percent since January.

It has dropped 3.3 percent under Obama.

There are over  2.3 million fewer white Americans in the labor force than when Obama took office in January 2009.

I have also reported about what Jim Clifton of Gallup accurately called a Big Lie, the stated unemployment rate.

The real unemployment rate, that is, real humans not employed, could well be 23 percent.

From Shadow Government Statistics.

“The seasonally-adjusted SGS Alternate Unemployment Rate reflects current unemployment reporting methodology adjusted for SGS-estimated long-term discouraged workers, who were defined out of official existence in 1994. That estimate is added to the BLS estimate of U-6 unemployment, which includes short-term discouraged workers.”

“The ShadowStats Alternate Unemployment Rate for Aprile 2015 is 23.0%.”

UnemploymentRateAlternate

http://www.shadowstats.com/alternate_data/unemployment-charts

Still not alarmed?

From Zero Hedge May 11, 2015.

“Did you know that 89 percent of all minimum wage workers in the United States are not teens?  At this point, the average age of a minimum wage worker in this country is 36, and 56 percent of them are women.  Millions upon millions of Americans are working as hard as they can (often that means two or three jobs), and yet despite all of their hard work they still find themselves mired in poverty.  One of the big reasons for this is that we have created two classes of workers in the United States. 

“Full-time workers” are entitled to an array of benefits and protections by law that “part-time workers” do not get.  And thanks to perverse incentives contained in Obamacare and other ridiculous laws, we have motivated employers to move as many workers from the “full-time” category to the “part-time” category as possible.  It may be hard to believe, but right now only 44 percent of all U.S. adults are employed for 30 or more hours each week.  But to get any kind of a job at all is a real challenge in many parts of the country today.  As you read this article, there aremore than 100 million working age Americans that are not employed in any capacity.  And according to John Williams of shadowstats.com, if the federal government was actually using honest numbers the unemployment rate would be sitting at 23 percent.  That is not an “employment recovery” – that is a national crisis.””

http://citizenwells.com/2015/05/12/real-unemployment-rate-23-percent-2-3-million-fewer-white-americans-in-labor-force-under-obama-316k-fewer-white-americans-employed-since-january-2015-44-percent-of-americans-work-30-hours-per-week/

 

Greensboro News Record repeats big lie, Unemployment rate Greensboro High Point metro, John Quinterno reality check, We’ll probably never catch up to where we were, Citizen Wells facts

Greensboro News Record repeats big lie, Unemployment rate Greensboro High Point metro, John Quinterno reality check, We’ll probably never catch up to where we were, Citizen Wells facts

“The total number of working-age (16 to 65) immigrants (legal and illegal) holding a job in North Carolina increased by 313,000 from the first quarter of 2000 to the first quarter of 2014, while the number of working-age natives with a job declined by 32,000 over the same time.”…Center for Immigration Studies Aug 2014

“There’s no other way to say this. The official unemployment rate, which cruelly overlooks the suffering of the long-term and often permanently unemployed as well as the depressingly underemployed, amounts to a Big Lie.”…Gallup CEO Jim Clifton 

“We are being lied to on a scale unimaginable by George Orwell.”…Citizen Wells

 

 

It appears that the Greensboro News Record is attempting to report some realistic data on the employment situation in the Greensboro High Point metro area. I believe that the reason for this is because Republicans are in power now.

They quote John Quinterno of Chapel Hill-based South by North Strategies who is paying attention.

However, they still quote an unemployment rate of 5.3 percent which is, as Jim Clifton Of Gallup stated, a big lie.

From the Greensboro News Record June 4, 2015.

“An increase in Triad jobs pushes unemployment down”

“Month after month, we peek at unemployment figures for a bright spot. The rate goes down, but we’re not creating jobs.

This month, we’ve seen a solid year of job growth in the Greensboro-High Point metropolitan area, and it’s the kind of good news that doesn’t come with a catch, according to statistics released Wednesday by the N.C. Department of Commerce.

The April unemployment rate for the region was 5.3 percent — down nearly one percentage point from 6.2 percent in April 2014.

And the best news is that nearly 12,000 more people had jobs this April than a year ago.

In fact, the past 16 months have been a breakout period of sorts for the area, when the number of employed people rose and the number of unemployed dropped.

“Sometimes we’ve seen periods where the unemployment rate is falling because people are leaving the labor force, but this is a real pickup from a year ago and it shows real improvement,” said Andrew Brod, a senior research fellow for UNC-Greensboro’s Center for Business and Economic Research.

According to state data for April, 19,538 people were unemployed in the Greensboro-High Point metro area, which covers Guilford, Rockingham and Randolph counties.

Last month, it was 20,062 people.

In April 2014, there were 22,178 unemployed.

“I think what we’re seeing here is the economy in the (Greensboro-High Point metro) over the last month … it’s not hurting but there’s no dramatic improvement,” Brod said. “But if you look at it over the last year, you see a clear improvement.”

Still, a North Carolina economic and social policy consultant said that over the years Greensboro-High Point has not truly recovered from the recession.

John Quinterno of Chapel Hill-based South by North Strategies said that “if you look long term … the picture is less comforting. If you compare April 2015 to April 2008, you will see that the metro unemployment rate still is higher than it was seven years ago.””

“We’ll probably in some sense never catch up to where we were,”

Read more:

http://www.greensboro.com/business/an-increase-in-triad-jobs-pushes-unemployment-down/article_a9dcf4ca-0a64-11e5-bfc4-9bef70131f66.html

From Triad City Beat June 3, 2015.

“News & Record lays off nine employees”

Jeff Gauger,  publisher and editor of the News & Record, confirmed today that the daily paper eliminated nine full-time positions.

The positions, which were in the news, advertising and administration, were cut on June 3 “due to continuing softness in national advertising,” Gauger said, adding that the nine employees “were released with severance.” He did not provide further details about which positions were cut or which employees were laid off.

Read more:

http://triad-city-beat.com/news-record-lays-off-nine-employees/

Once again, the stated unemployment rate is a big lie.

The NC State website does not provide the participation rate by metro area but it does for the state.

In January 2009, when Obama took office, the participation rate was 65.2 percent.

In April 2015, the rate was 61.1 percent.

That is a plummet of 4.1 percent and accounts for much of the drop in the unemployment rate.

In the metro area there were 350,184 people employed in April 2008.

In April 2015 there were 348,297 people employed.

That is a drop of 1,887 employed!

In an area that has grown in population!

And of any so called jobs added, we do not know how many are part time or low paying.

But we do know this.

From Citizen Wells April 24, 2015.

“Another poll has ranked the Greensboro-High Point metropolitan area as among the hungriest in the country.

Only this time, the Gallup poll commissioned by the Food Research and Action Center in 2014 ranks the area No. 1 for people who had difficulties securing food, based on a percentage of the total population.

North Carolina placed eighth overall, with Mississippi at the top of the rankings. Louisiana was second, followed by West Virginia.”

“From the Center for Immigration Studies August 2014.

“Who Got the Jobs in North Carolina?”

“Natives accounted for most of the growth in population, but all employment growth went to immigrants”

http://citizenwells.com/2015/04/24/confirmation-of-nc-employment-big-lie-5-4-percent-unemployment-and-job-growth-touted-reality-is-4-5-plummet-in-participation-rate-greensboro-area-first-in-nation-in-hunger-5-6-percent-drop-in-perc/

Stop lying to us!!!

 

 

 

ADP and Labor Dept. jobs reports will not matter, White americans and millenials jobs decimated under Obama, 75 percent of jobs went to Hispanics, We are being lied to on a scale unimaginable by George Orwell

ADP and Labor Dept. jobs reports will not matter, White americans and millenials jobs decimated under Obama, 75 percent of jobs went to Hispanics, We are being lied to on a scale unimaginable by George Orwell

“In today’s labor market, there are nearly 1 million “missing” young workers—potential workers who are neither employed nor actively seeking work (and are thus not counted in the unemployment rate) because job opportunities remain so scarce. If these missing workers were in the labor market looking for work, the unemployment rate of workers under age 25 would be 18.1 percent instead of 14.5 percent.”…Economic Policy Institute May 1, 2014

“There’s no other way to say this. The official unemployment rate, which cruelly overlooks the suffering of the long-term and often permanently unemployed as well as the depressingly underemployed, amounts to a Big Lie.”…Gallup CEO Jim Clifton 

“We are being lied to on a scale unimaginable by George Orwell.”…Citizen Wells

 

 

Once again the media and the White House will prop up Obama and lie to the American people.

They have not been reporting the real jobs and economy situation in this country.

They especially are not reporting that White Americans have been decimated in the job market under Obama.

Don’t take my word for it. Go to the US Labor Dept. site and look for yourself.

From Market Watch June 3, 2015.

“Wall Street was poised for a positive session on Wednesday, with futures inching higher ahead of private-sector jobs data that could hint at the strength of the closely watched nonfarm-payrolls report.”

“Wednesday’s data: Investors will get a first sense of how the labor market performed in May with the ADP employment report, due at 8:15 a.m. Eastern Time. Economists polled by FactSet expect that 200,000 private-sector jobs were added in the month, up from a disappointing 169,000 in April.

The ADP figure is seen as a bellwether for the top-tier nonfarm-payrolls report due on Friday, although the private-sector data can at times veer substantially from the U.S. government’s report.”

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/us-stock-futures-climb-as-investors-wait-for-adp-jobs-clues-2015-06-03?link=MW_home_latest_news

Even if 200k jobs are added, it does not begin to make up for the massive losses of full time jobs under Obama, especially for White Americans and millenials.

Do not be fooled by the stated unemployment rate.

Jim Clifton, CEO of Gallup accurately called it a big lie.

Most of you reading this know that the economy, i.e., main street is not doing well.

That over 30 percent of millenials live with family members.

From Citizen Wells May 28, 2015.

“At least 9 million native born Americans being added to the labor force and immigrants taking native born American jobs.

There was an increase of over 12 million not in the labor force since Obama took office.

The youngest members of the workforce, 16 and above will be hit the hardest by immigrant workers.

And all of those jobs that Obama bragged about and Janet Yellen and others referred to….

Of the approx. 6 million new employments since Obama took office in January 2009, 4,511,000 were Hispanic/Latino!

We have barely, if at all,  recovered all of the jobs lost during the recession and 75% of the job growth went to Hispanic/Latinos!!””

“Millennials are a bit of a mystery to Janet Yellen.

The head of the U.S. Federal Reserve said Tuesday that the behavior of millennials — which typically refers to a generation of people born in the 80s and 90s — has top economists scratching their heads.

“I think we’re just beginning to understand how the millennials are behaving,” Yellen said before the Senate Banking Committee. “They’re certainly waiting longer to buy houses; to get married. They have a lot of student debt. They seem quite worried about housing as an investment. They’ve had a tough time in the job market.”

  • The large increases since 2007 in the unemployment and underemployment rates of young college graduates, and in the share of employed young college graduates working in jobs that do not require a college degree, underscore that the current unemployment crisis among young workers did not arise because today’s young adults lack the right education or skills. Rather, it stems from weak demand for goods and services, which makes it unnecessary for employers to significantly ramp up hiring.
  • The long-run wage trends for young graduates are bleak, with wages substantially lower today than in 2000. Since 2000, the real (inflation-adjusted) wages of young high school graduates have dropped 10.8 percent, and those of young college graduates have dropped 7.7 percent.
  • The erosion of job quality for young graduates is also evident in their declining likelihood of receiving employer-provided health insurance or pensions.
  • Graduating in a bad economy has long-lasting economic consequences. For the next 10 to 15 years, those in the Class of 2014 will likely earn less than if they had graduated when job opportunities were plentiful.”

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I do not know how many jobs would have to be created each month to catch up with the huge losses under Obama.

But remember, many of the so called jobs created were part time and low wage. Another reason the immigrants have fared better.

My best SWAG would be double the current number with a much higher percentage of full time jobs.

Actually I do have the background to calculate a more accurate number but that requires a reliable starting point & getting that number would be a real challenge