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The White House this morning, is serving up fake jobs numbers… again. And they read like a fairy tale. 7.8% unemployment. But notice… the U6.. the real unemployment number… isn’t listed in the reports we all see… It stood at 14.6% as of last month. That’s a fact that has not moved substantially, for months. Here’s the breakdown from the BLS.GOV website.
|Measure||Not seasonally adjusted||Seasonally adjusted|
|Sep ’11||Aug ’12||Sep ’12||Sep ’11||May ’12||Jun ’12||Jul ’12||Aug ’12||Sep ’12|
|U-1 Persons unemployed 15 weeks or longer, as a percent of the civilian labor force||5.2||4.3||4.2||5.3||4.6||4.6||4.5||4.4||4.3|
|U-2 Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs, as a percent of the|