Another Obama record he can be proud of

Not only are there now a record number of Americans receiving food stamps, but the increase from July to August - the most recent numbers available - show the biggest monthly increase in more than a year. And what's with the BLS delaying the report until after the election? Zerohedge: While there had been speculation that the BLS may delay the release of its October nonfarm payroll number until after the election, it turned out there was no reason to worry. Perhaps this is because the number, while at stall speed, was not quite as horrible as some had expected (even if the change in average hourly earnings did tumble to new all time lows) and so boosted Obama's reelection chances. There was, however, another closely tracked number which perhaps is far more indicative of the economic "growth" in the past 4 years, which certainly had a delayed release. The number of course is that showing how many Americans are on foodstamps, and usually is released at the end of the month, or the...(Read Full Post)