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Santorum ‘does not care’ about the unemployment rate

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum said in Illinois on Monday that he was not concerned about the unemployment rate because it wasn’t the government’s duty to create jobs. “We need a candidate who’s going to be a fighter for freedom,” he said during a campaign speech, “who is going to…

How bad is the economy? 533,000 jobs lost in November

No wonder Dear Leader only comes out of his hole to pardon turkeys. This number — unemployment meldown — is his legacy that people will have at the forefront of their minds when Bush takes off from the White House lawn to a cushy retirement. Nonfarm payroll employment fell sharply…