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-- spike in unemployment at some analysts are calling a good sign for the economy why would that be.
Applications jobless benefits rising last week -- 377000.
Economists say it means that many of the people.
Who stopped looking for work re entered the job market.
Indicating the economy might be strong enough to lower unemployment.
Brings us would be YA because you asked me roll this out today -- -- by way of Hotmail and North Carolina from the time.
That's not -- from the time President Obama took office into the present how many federal jobs are being treated.
Not counting the military and see that question a moment here there it is on the screen.
Steve Forbes editor in chief of Forbes meeting here to answer that question right there Steve our -- -- doing very well as she wishes do you what's the answer are what are we grow one.
Are we shrinking like the private sector and more.
Contingency Washington always grows you know -- the post office up 140000.
The post office is an independent thing and I've got the real losses that they have been shrinking but -- Obama's been in charge.
As the number but the post offices and serious debt series that and there are -- hundreds of -- -- -- -- -- and so net the net for the fences at 25 but where you don't have the post office the government still growing growing nicely all right so -- -- want to get your censored because the Wall Street Journal came out of the poll this week and they get the impression that Americans are certainly feel a little bit.
Maybe just a little bit little little bitter about their own economic circumstances.
Do you find the same.
Well three years after severe recession it's about time.
That's about two years late.
And if you will look at the unemployment numbers you got a couple things going that won the for a fourth quarter I think the revised that number upwards.
It I think it's a little stronger however he got a crisis in Europe that's going to be -- -- in the economy this year.
And another perverse thing is by extending those unemployment benefits 99 weeks the only way to get -- -- if you're out looking for a job.
So by bring those benefits back again which they did in this latest bill from congress.
People are going to be looking for -- you know in your line a worker you able to project for unemployment will be.
Next fall now.
Because you you you can make you can make guess that it.
But if you get a crisis in Europe like the tsunami in Japan goes goes away.
You create this year bill was no reason why can't create about two million jobs this year.
But that is still in sub par pace it's not gonna make a real change -- -- and -- there's a guy said Amir about a month ago he says we're going from terrible awful and it feels great.
After a while is that the sense while I was in Alaska where it was at 23 below then went to zero felt like the way back.
So I guess that would apply here RNC would keep the track at all that stuff great to see again good to see you thank to our viewers -- foxnews.com.
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