Thursday, April 22, 2004

Being unemployed has its down side...

...but in George Bush's America, at least being lonely isn't part of the problem.

Via the Left Coaster

"For two weeks in a row now, first-time filings for unemployment insurance came in higher than expected by analysts. After a disappointing increase last week of 30,000 in such claims the week before, it was reported by the Labor Department this morning that first time weekly filings came in at 353,000 when analysts were expecting the weekly figure to fall from 360,000 to 340,000."

And the really sorry part of that story is that 340,000 new unemployed was supposed to be the good news...

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