Comments on: Fact-Checking Mitt Romney Job Claims http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/10/fact-checking-mitt-romney-job-claims/ The latest Politics news and blog posts from ABC News contributors and bloggers including Jake Tapper, George Stephanopoulos and more. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:51:11 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.2.1 By: Matt http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/10/fact-checking-mitt-romney-job-claims/#comment-28958596 Matt Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:24:49 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=817692#comment-28958596 I've held a steady job for the last four years. I've changed jobs twice with no employment gap, and my income has gone up 72%. I'm now working in the Helathcare industry, which is still hiring because of the new jobs being created by the Affordable Care Act. I'm voting for the President because I believe he can continue to help America limp through this recovery. I only hope that enough Americans wake up and see through Romneys' lies before it's too late. I’ve held a steady job for the last four years. I’ve changed jobs twice with no employment gap, and my income has gone up 72%. I’m now working in the Helathcare industry, which is still hiring because of the new jobs being created by the Affordable Care Act. I’m voting for the President because I believe he can continue to help America limp through this recovery. I only hope that enough Americans wake up and see through Romneys’ lies before it’s too late.

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By: KC http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/10/fact-checking-mitt-romney-job-claims/#comment-28948145 KC Wed, 17 Oct 2012 19:22:31 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=817692#comment-28948145 According to Chicago Tribune's article today, the Labor Department's household survey shows 800,000 more jobs now than when Obama took office. They also announced that they are likely to revise up last years figures by about 400,000. The fact is, there are now 12.1 million people unemployed (not Clint Eastwood's fictional 23 million) and that is the lowest number since January 2009, before Obama had even had a full month in office. There will be considerable drops in unemployment the rest of the year, driven largely by the holiday season. So, Romney and his minions will be crying their eyes out because they hate to hear good news and to see that their efforts to trash the economy and blame Obama have failed. According to Chicago Tribune’s article today, the Labor Department’s household survey shows 800,000 more jobs now than when Obama took office. They also announced that they are likely to revise up last years figures by about 400,000. The fact is, there are now 12.1 million people unemployed (not Clint Eastwood’s fictional 23 million) and that is the lowest number since January 2009, before Obama had even had a full month in office. There will be considerable drops in unemployment the rest of the year, driven largely by the holiday season. So, Romney and his minions will be crying their eyes out because they hate to hear good news and to see that their efforts to trash the economy and blame Obama have failed.

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By: guy http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/10/fact-checking-mitt-romney-job-claims/#comment-28875803 guy Fri, 12 Oct 2012 23:33:49 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=817692#comment-28875803 hey obama dosent control the price of gas . its manipulated on wall street by the big businessman and stock broker.gas in calif is at a high right now why? price og gas has gone down in most other states.reason repulbican want the price to go up as most people will think its obamas fault they are hoping that voters in calif will then vote repulbican hey obama dosent control the price of gas . its manipulated on wall street by the big businessman and stock broker.gas in calif is at a high right now why? price og gas has gone down in most other states.reason repulbican want the price to go up as most people will think its obamas fault they are hoping that voters in calif will then vote repulbican

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By: DigitalFix http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/10/fact-checking-mitt-romney-job-claims/#comment-28807058 DigitalFix Tue, 09 Oct 2012 14:54:49 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=817692#comment-28807058 I'm finding it interesting Willard is taking back the 47% comment when it was a unsolicited comment during a secretly recorded session at one of his own events? Pandering to who? I’m finding it interesting Willard is taking back the 47% comment when it was a unsolicited comment during a secretly recorded session at one of his own events? Pandering to who?

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By: DigitalFix http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/10/fact-checking-mitt-romney-job-claims/#comment-28807024 DigitalFix Tue, 09 Oct 2012 14:52:19 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=817692#comment-28807024 Some people claim the jobs report was fixed,... How about the sharp increase of gas prices at the pump in California just before the election....? Some people claim the jobs report was fixed,… How about the sharp increase of gas prices at the pump in California just before the election….?

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By: Viet Nam Vet 67-68 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/10/fact-checking-mitt-romney-job-claims/#comment-28759564 Viet Nam Vet 67-68 Sat, 06 Oct 2012 21:10:34 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=817692#comment-28759564 Sylvia your another Left Wing environmental Wack Job and Romney as much as I dislike him will not end any of those programs he just won't piss our money away like Abomination did paying back his donors who owned these companies. Name one thing that Abomination accomplished in his 3 3/4 years as Pres. that you believe makes him get another 4 years at destroying our Country completely. So far after the first debate I see a child who was badly scolded for doing a Horrendous job of Debt, Unemployment, Welfare, Food Stamps,double cost of oil gas and natural gas food goods and services and so forth and so on and on and ON. Sylvia all I can say to you is your a Marxist and don't even know it !!! Viet Nam Vet 67-68 Sylvia your another Left Wing environmental Wack Job and Romney as much as I dislike him will not end any of those programs he just won’t piss our money away like Abomination did paying back his donors who owned these companies. Name one thing that Abomination accomplished in his 3 3/4 years as Pres. that you believe makes him get another 4 years at destroying our Country completely. So far after the first debate I see a child who was badly scolded for doing a Horrendous job of Debt, Unemployment, Welfare, Food Stamps,double cost of oil gas and natural gas food goods and services and so forth and so on and on and ON. Sylvia all I can say to you is your a Marxist and don’t even know it !!! Viet Nam Vet 67-68

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By: Freedom http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/10/fact-checking-mitt-romney-job-claims/#comment-28758931 Freedom Sat, 06 Oct 2012 19:26:21 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=817692#comment-28758931 That's funny, I think maybe you should be checking Obama's job claims!!!!! How can you people call yourself journalist when your just another arm of the Obama campaign. That’s funny, I think maybe you should be checking Obama’s job claims!!!!! How can you people call yourself journalist when your just another arm of the Obama campaign.

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By: Thomas B. http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/10/fact-checking-mitt-romney-job-claims/#comment-28758869 Thomas B. Sat, 06 Oct 2012 19:18:23 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=817692#comment-28758869 My wife worked at BLS and knows this as a fact: people who work at BLS, in particular who are involved in final stages of data analysis, are democrats (95% are democrats). They support and root for Obama to win. This employment report must be investigated. Anyone with a basic knowledge of statistics can see the numbers were massaged (manipulated). The democrats will resist the investigation, and as usual, call people "the conspiracy theorists," trying to discredit them. Nevertheless, the country deserves to get the truth. We need a congressional investigation to get to the truth. No ifs, ands, or buts about it. My wife worked at BLS and knows this as a fact: people who work at BLS, in particular who are involved in final stages of data analysis, are democrats (95% are democrats). They support and root for Obama to win.

This employment report must be investigated. Anyone with a basic knowledge of statistics can see the numbers were massaged (manipulated). The democrats will resist the investigation, and as usual, call people “the conspiracy theorists,” trying to discredit them. Nevertheless, the country deserves to get the truth. We need a congressional investigation to get to the truth. No ifs, ands, or buts about it.

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By: MJ http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/10/fact-checking-mitt-romney-job-claims/#comment-28753725 MJ Sat, 06 Oct 2012 12:12:35 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=817692#comment-28753725 The current group of young Americans under the age of 30 has been relegated to a generation of part-time workers, seasonal help, and “free lancers” (code for unemployed) all under Obama’s watch. As for the Baby Boomers, the older ones born in the 1940s may be retiring, but the boomers on the younger end of the spectrum born in the 50s and early 60s are NOT retiring and if anything they are clinging to their jobs - if they have one - more than ever due to the uncertainty this President has delivered to the nation as a whole. The current group of young Americans under the age of 30 has been relegated to a generation of part-time workers, seasonal help, and “free lancers” (code for unemployed) all under Obama’s watch.

As for the Baby Boomers, the older ones born in the 1940s may be retiring, but the boomers on the younger end of the spectrum born in the 50s and early 60s are NOT retiring and if anything they are clinging to their jobs – if they have one – more than ever due to the uncertainty this President has delivered to the nation as a whole.

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By: kt http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/10/fact-checking-mitt-romney-job-claims/#comment-28752234 kt Sat, 06 Oct 2012 10:05:46 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=817692#comment-28752234 Top1% makes up 26%GDP, if government get extra tax to create jobs to build infrastructures then it will pay off in the long run and also lower unemployment rate. Republican congress should be voted out, so we can move country forward. According some statistic. since 1960 most republican president kept 19% of their promises on average. By the way Obama fulfill 37% of his promises. Who should get the vote? Top1% makes up 26%GDP, if government get extra tax to create jobs to build infrastructures then it will pay off in the long run and also lower unemployment rate. Republican congress should be voted out, so we can move country forward. According some statistic. since 1960 most republican president kept 19% of their promises on average. By the way Obama fulfill 37% of his promises. Who should get the vote?

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