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California’s Unemployment Rate Tied For Worst In Nation

Nevada’s rate, while tied with California and Mississippi for the highest among states at 9.6 percent, was down from 11.8 percent a year ago.

03/29/2013

Job seekers wait in line (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.

11/16/2012