The unemployment number, 9.8%. Now, this is very timely. See, I can’t help but look at this stuff as a cynic. Nine-point-eight percent is going to facilitate the discussion of extending unemployment benefits. It is also gonna give Obama and whoever else needs it cover to go along with the idea of temporarily extending the Bush tax rates, that 9.8%. Who would have ever thought the number woulda gone up after the election, I ask cynically. He-he-he-he-he-he-he. It went up, by the way, we added 39,000 jobs. Now, I want you to stop and think of that. We’ve had people try to tell us this week the economy is starting to boom, starting to recover. In the United States of America we added 39,000 jobs. That is such a small number that it is impossible to represent statistically. That’s less than one-tenth of one millionth of 1%. Thirty-nine thousand jobs in the United States. That’s so small I don’t even know how you calculate. That’s a rounding error.

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