Unemployment Rate Up

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•31 Aug 3, 2012

Despite the addition of 163,000 jobs in July, the U.S. unemployment rate rose slightly to 8.3 percent, suggesting the economic recovery remained weak. What do you think?

  • “I can’t wait to tell my grandchildren how horrible I had it.”

    Brad Denegal –
    Systems Analyst

  • “It’d be nice to see us get back to those glory days of 8.1 percent.”

    Tasha Bilson –
    Theoretical Physicist

  • “Maybe the Romney campaign should mention this somewhere.”

    Oliver Muscarella –
    Fiberglass Laminator

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