President Obama has been running around trying to blame the Republican House of Representatives for layoffs of teachers, police officers, and firefighters. Yet today's jobs report, as E.J. McMahon of the Manhattan Institute's Empire Center reports at the web site Public Sector Inc., "indicates that a net 2,500 jobs were added to local government education payrolls between August and September, for a total gain of 10,000 since September 2011. ...Government at every level contributed 10,000 new jobs to the net total of 114,000 created in September, on a seasonally adjusted basis."
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