A terrible jobs report, Obama delusional. A Limerick.

On Thursday President Obama made a visit to Elkhart, Indiana to brag about his economic recovery and cited this as one reason to elect Hillary Clinton in order to preserve his legacy. He also slammed Fox News for reporting otherwise.
Never mind that many living in Elkhart rejected Obama taking credit for the economic progress of hard working businesses in the area, preferring to think it was more due to their solid republican government and their own perseverance. The next day the May jobs report came out, and is the worst we’ve seen on the employment front in five years. Don’t be fooled by a declining unemployment rate, just 38,000 jobs were added last month. Nearly half a million persons gave up their job search and left the work force, as people have been doing for years.The percentage of Americans in the labor force is the smallest since 1978 with 94.71millions of workers out of the labor force.

So if you are one of the millions of workers, ready, willing and able to work but not being able to find any for years, you may feel like this.

If unemployed more than a year,

discouraged, a case less severe.

Do not go ballistic,

you are a statistic.

A loser, a discard, you hear?

This helps to explain the rise of Trump.

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lenbilen

Engineer, graduated from Chalmers Technical University a long time ago with a degree in Technical Physics. Career in Aerospace, Analytical Chemistry, and chip manufacturing. Presently adjunct faculty at PSU, teaching one course in Computer Engineering, the Capstone Course.

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