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Well it is the number one issue and that -- millions of Americans more than 360000.
Filed for unemployment claims for the very first time -- into the office to ask -- that over the course of the last week.
But that figure doesn't show the real jobless picture.
In this country.
Right now a total of unemployed and so called under.
Employed people who are not in jobs that really match their skills that -- up to 24.
That is a huge number they're essentially working part time -- -- up -- there skill set as I sad.
So that is up nearly one point six million from three years ago at this time I'm joined now by Republican congressman Duncan Hunter.
He has introduced legislation -- recognize the true.
Morning and happy -- with -- that we need that anymore legislation to it to make it says chanted change the way that we look at.
Yeah we -- -- things with that the federal government the actual bureau of labor stats statistics.
Gives that number -- that's what that's all we wanna change we wanted to see the actual number of people that are unemployed that -- dropped out.
Of one implement assurance that it kind of to say I give up on this.
We are we are counting those right now that it.
Eight point 3% number does not include those -- include those people you're at about 10%.
I mean I think everybody in the country knows that that the number -- bigger than it feels bigger than it locks -- As friends knows exactly so let's take a look at some of these figures that we up put together for -- -- the first of which is a comparison of those who are discouraged workers out there.
And I think -- area the number of discouraged workers in January 2012 just a couple of months ago.
Over a million let's take a look what that number was back in 09.
And let's take a look at this one which is a huge number this is the weeks the average weeks that someone is unemployed.
Forty point one weeks -- the average amount of time that somebody spending.
Unemployed at vs 2009 where it was nineteen point eight all of this does really flush out.
The picture of what the real story -- and -- If you kill people to -- have to take part time jobs after.
You know they go back to work after forty weeks for twenty weeks to go back to -- -- a part time job there make an 80000 you're limited 35000 dollars a year now.
If you include them it goes through to about 15% so we just -- -- know what the truth is because we can't make a policy here.
Well -- we know what the actual unemployment number -- it's not a percent anybody who's out there in the real world knows that.
Real numbers not DC numbers and that's what this does is as it was a real unemployment but that's all we're asking for and we wanna use that number as our federal statistics and by the way we already track -- We just what I did use that as the basis for our policy.
May come here and then if that's gonna say well I don't remember anybody complaining about this under a Republican administration officials are a little bit better so of course they wanna find it -- -- -- course but it.
If it makes me look bad too when unemployment Saudi Islamic congress and people elect me -- -- three Republican congress and the president and the Democrats and anybody who's and elected representative and in charge it makes them look bad so I don't think it goes one way and you know if it Republican gets elected.
And this year and and -- sworn in next year this will be their unemployment figure do.
You have to have -- no matter who it hurts or who.
Is it actually affect you have to have the actual truth and and that's what we need your truth to power and that's -- thing stork and fixed.
-- -- -- thank you very attacking thanks -- to have us.
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