God, the Bible, and Our Founders

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In Congress, March 16, 1776

The Intersection of Church and StateContinue reading

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God, Moses, Crosses and the Bible in Our Capitol Building

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I agree with “My Body, My Choice”

I agree with “My Body, My Choice”.

Your body has your DNA,
distinct from your mother’s DNA,
and YOUR body was never HER “choice”.

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Compare 20 Years of GOP vs. DEM Majorities

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data links for 1994-2014:

  1. Civilian Noninstitutional Population Age 16+
  2. Employed
  3. Unemployed
  4. Not in Labor Force

GOP majority 1995-2006:
Civ.Noninst.Pop. Age 16+: ↑ 32.3M
Employed: ↑ 21.2M (66%)
Unemployed: ↓ -0.5M (-2%)
Not in Labor Force: ↑ 11.6M (36%)

DEM Majority 2007-2014:
Civ.Noninst.Pop. Age 16+: ↑ 18.9M
Employed: ↑ 1.5M (8%)
Unemployed: ↑ 1.9M (10%)
Not in Labor Force: ↑ 15.5M (82%)

Of the Civ. Noninst. Population Age 16+ ↑ under GOP majorities 1995-2006,
66% ► Employed ↑
-2% ► Unemployed ↓
36% ► Not in Labor Force ↑

Of the Civ. Noninst. Population Age 16+ ↑ under DEM majorities 2007-2014,
8% ► Employed ↑
10% ► Unemployed ↑
82% ► Not in Labor Force ↑

One more time…

Under 1995-2006 GOP majority,
66%
of the population ↑ became Employed ↑,
while -2% of the population ↑ became Unemployed ↓
and 36% of the population ↑ became Not in Labor Force ↑

Under 2007-2014 DEM majority,
only 8%
of the population ↑ became Employed ↑,
while 10% of the population ↑ became Unemployed ↑ (!)
and 82% of the population ↑ became Not in Labor Force ↑ (!!)

20 Years of Employment-Population Ratio data and Averages by Majority Party, January 1995 - Dec 2014

Employment-Population Ratio:
1995-2006  majorities: Avg 63.3, Final: 63.4
2007-2014 : Avg 59.7, Final: 59.2

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20+ Years of Employment-Population Ratio data, Correlated with Majority Party, Jan 1995 – May 2015

20+ Years of Employment-Population Ratio data and Averages by Majority Party, Jan 1995 - May 2015

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20+ Years of Employment-Population Ratio data, Correlated with Majority Party, Jan 1995 – Apr 2015

20+ Years of Employment-Population Ratio data and Averages by Majority Party, Jan 1995 - Apr 2015

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20+ Years of Employment-Population Ratio data, Correlated with Majority Party, Jan 1995 – Mar 2015

20+ Years of Employment-Population Ratio data and Averages by Majority Party, Jan 1995 - Mar 2015

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20+ Years of Employment-Population Ratio data, Correlated with Majority Party, Jan 1995 – Feb 2015

20+ Years of Employment-Population Ratio data and Averages by Majority Party, Jan 1995 - Feb 2015

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Don’t Blame the Baby Boomers: the only age group which ↑ LFPR & E-PR in the last 8 years!

In various commenting environments, I’ve had people link this article as an explanation for falling Labor Force Participation Rates. The linked article largely blames “surging ranks of older baby-boomers..it’s likely to keep declining for at least the next 10 years, as the baby-boomers continue to age out of the workforce.”

That explanation is bogus, and I’ll prove it with data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Continue reading

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