The bad news about jobs just keeps coming in waves. It’s all part of the murder of the middle class. The centerpiece of President Barack Obama's economy is middle class jobs lost forever… and crummy, crappy part-time jobs (that cannot support a middle class quality of life) gained.
My new book, “The Murder of the Middle Class” laments the loss of well-paying jobs that form the foundation of the famous American Dream. This is not happening by accident, mistake or coincidence. This is a purposeful plan to create equality. Unfortunately, Obama’s version of “equality” translates to “shared misery.” We’re all going to be equal, but living in poverty, misery and malaise.
First, that creates "social justice." In Obama's mind, it's fair. Secondly it creates a two-class society - with both the top class (the super rich and corporate elite) and the bottom class (the poor) dependent on government.
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Who's in the middle? No one. The middle class is eliminated.
On July 21, Allergan announced they are laying off 1,500 employees.
Last week, Microsoft announced they are terminating 18,000. That’s 14 percent of its full-time workforce.
These are all well-paying middle class jobs lost forever. It’s part of a never-ending pattern since Obama became president. The Kool-Aid drinking mainstream media refuses to explain what’s happening. So I will.
Exhibit A is the June jobs report. What you heard from the media and the truth are two completely different things. The mainstream media trumpeted the June jobs report as good news. The truth is you are being lied to. The report was a disaster – as bad as it gets.
Let’s look beyond the headlines that said 288,000 new jobs were created. But no one bothered to explain what kind of jobs were created. The net positive 288,000 jobs breaks down to 523,000 full-time jobs lost and about 800,000 part-time jobs gained.
In this Aug. 1, 2013, photo, a "Now Hiring" sign hangs in front of a new McDonald's restaurant under construction in Tempe, Ariz. Photo Credit: Ross D. Franklin/AP
Are you kidding me? Let me repeat… 523,000 full-time jobs were LOST, while 800,000 PART-TIME jobs were gained. This little detail just happened to slip by the mainstream media and is a part of the conspiracy to murder the middle class.
Wouldn’t you call 500,000 good jobs lost and 800,000 bad jobs gained a really bad trade? Heck, that’s a worse trade for the middle class than five mass murdering Jihad terrorists for one deserter.
You might be tempted to ask if this is just a one-month phenomenon. Look no further than New York City, America’s largest metropolis. Since late 2008 (the start of the Great Recession) through 2014, 191,000 low-wage jobs have been created in New York City. Get ready for the shocker: But in that entire period only 3,745 middle class jobs ($45,000 per year or higher) were created. Yes, you heard right: 191,000 vs. 3,745.
Folks, this conspiracy to murder the middle class is taking your options away. If you lose your middle class job, good luck finding a new one. There aren’t any out there.
One day you’re living the American Dream - earning enough for a mortgage, property taxes, two cars and a kid in college. The next day you are struggling to survive - with your home in foreclosure, personal bankruptcy looming, Fruit Loops for dinner, and your kid forced to drop out of college.
What does that lead to? Government dependency. You'll need a handout to survive. That's the whole point of this plan.
[sharequote align="center"]What does that lead to? Government dependency. You'll need a handout to survive.[/sharequote]
The current government policies of taxation, regulation, unionization, litigation, IRS intimidation, demonization and government strangulation lead to business failure, job layoffs and limited options for middle-class Americans. Businesses are under attack. Business owners are being targeted, demonized and pilfered. The result is either layoffs, or the creation of only low-wage, part-time jobs.
In this Obama economy you are limited to flipping burgers at McDonalds, cleaning toilets, mowing lawns or tending bar. That’s with a college education.
Obama is obsessed with “inequality.” Well, he’s doing a damn good job. We are all equally miserable. The Obama theory of economics can best be called “enforced poverty.” Everyone gets a low-wage job (if they’re lucky). Then Obama provides food stamps, free Obama phones, free contraception and free health care so you can survive (in misery) on your low wages.
Why is this happening? Because Obama needs you dependent on government. He’s betting that you’ll credit him as your savior. That guarantees that you’ll always vote loyally Democrat (for the politicians that promise to keep the government checks coming).
That in a nutshell is why Obama wants everyone to clean toilets or flip burgers at McDonalds. Good luck.
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