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The Bureau of Labor Statistics

Postby Tom Palven » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:14 am

How the BLS promotes BS:
https://www.theburningplatform.com/
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Re: The Bureau of Labor Statistics

Postby OutOfBreath » Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:37 pm

Seems a long rant high on anecdotes and personal experience. Lambasting numbers on industry and production levels and arguing they do not work on (his) individual level.

Put simply, i would trust these calculations a whole lot more than any pronouncement by trump. That these numbers may not be "the whole story" is fine enough. But stooping to conspiracy doesnt look good on anyone.

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Re: The Bureau of Lobster Statistics

Postby Gord » Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:20 am

I keep thinking this is about the Bureau of Lobster Statistics.
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Re: The Bureau of Lobster Statistics

Postby Matthew Ellard » Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:51 am

Gord wrote:I keep thinking this is about the Bureau of Lobster Statistics.

Now that's weird. I read the same thing, "lobsters" in the opening post, before looking twice. :?:

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Re: The Bureau of Lobster Statistics

Postby Gord » Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:35 pm

Matthew Ellard wrote:
Gord wrote:I keep thinking this is about the Bureau of Lobster Statistics.

Now that's weird. I read the same thing, "lobsters" in the opening post, before looking twice. :?:

It's not that weird once you realise they spelt labour incorrectly. :heh:

Nobody ever gets labour and lobsters mixed up, I can promise you. Sad. I know the best words.
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Re: The Bureau of Lobster Statistics

Postby Matthew Ellard » Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:52 am

Gord wrote: It's not that weird once you realise they spelt labour incorrectly. :heh:
OK. Fair enough. That makes sense.

My brain is filling in the gap for a different spelling and "got it wrong".
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