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  •  civilian workforce is 154 million (0+ / 0-)

    U6 is 14.4% about 21 million people.

    ...... Social Security blogathon March 25th thru March 29th. #HandsOffmySS FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

    by Roger Fox on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 02:36:35 PM PST

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    •  Thanks for the correction (1+ / 0-)
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      I'm using my Kindle, I hate trying to type with this thing.

      Democratic Leaders must be very clear they stand with the working class of our country. Democrats must hold the line in demanding that deficit reduction is done fairly -- not on the backs of the elderly, the sick, children and the poor.

      by Betty Pinson on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 02:49:14 PM PST

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      •  50 billion is a drop in the bucket (0+ / 0-)

        A trillion would create between 20 and 25 million jobs, thats at least realistic, and a good position to start negotiating from.

        ...... Social Security blogathon March 25th thru March 29th. #HandsOffmySS FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

        by Roger Fox on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 02:51:53 PM PST

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        •  And how much of the $50 billion gets siphoned off (0+ / 0-)

          for the "private investors" and various contractors?

          Democratic Leaders must be very clear they stand with the working class of our country. Democrats must hold the line in demanding that deficit reduction is done fairly -- not on the backs of the elderly, the sick, children and the poor.

          by Betty Pinson on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 03:10:09 PM PST

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