YOU CALL THIS A RECOVERY? This Is A Jobs Nightmare

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Yesterday the NBER came out and said the recession officially ended in June 2009.

We suspect 15 million unemployed Americans would beg to differ.

And indeed, all it takes is a quick look through some employment charts to show that the recovery since June 2009 has been a total joke.

Manufacturing jobs down

Information services workers down

Nondurable goods manufacturing jobs down

Financial services jobs down

Even government is down

Construction is way down

Those unemployed for at least 27 weeks is way up

The total unemployed is up

Average duration of unemployment is way up

Total civilian employment is down

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