Year of the Unemployed Woman

Via Drudge, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that women are dropping out of the labor force in droves. And, no, it’s not because times are so good they can stay home and bake:

American women participated in the nation’s labor force in September at a rate that matched the lowest level in 24 years, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

At the same time, the number of women actually holding jobs declined by 154,000 from August to September.

Back to the 1950s! That was the Obama campaign’s re-election slogan, wasn’t it? It is almost eerie how Obama’s policies are most devastating to his most loyal supporters–who, for the most part, are remaining loyal despite the havoc that the Obama administration has wreaked on their lives.


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