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Michigan Unemployment Rate has hit: 8.9% and climbing.



September 29, 2008 – Comments (5)

Michigan has officially entered GREAT DEPRESSION unemployment levels...  It is at 8.9% and there's no signs this will look any prettier when September's numbers come out.

So... You want to know what a "2nd Great Depression" feels like?  Here in Michigan?

For a guy (myself) who has nearly been killed off by Homeless Bums who unfortunately one of them I knew from High School.... And who has seen everything there is to see in Michigan's most dangerously poor and drug infested neighborhoods and communities..

The Great Depression in Michigan is well... NOT FUN!

And I'd leave Michigan if I had a job to leave to in a State that I could enjoy being in.
But, I can't find a job outside of Michigan and I have a high paying job here in Michigan that is tough to leave.

So..... Here I sit....Being one of the few lucky ones with a high paying job surrounded by "Great Depression" Michigan.... Hating the Michigan Atmosphere with a passion and not being able to do much about it.

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#1) On September 29, 2008 at 8:25 PM, DemonDoug (31.48) wrote:

GD unemployment was like 20-25%.  I will state however it's likely that might be the true unemployment due to government lies about their stats.

I am of the opinion that many others have, that Michigan may be able to have a sort of Rennaissance.  There is a lot of fertile land there that can be used for ag, UMich is a very high quality school that turns out very smart people who can do a good job in many different areas.  If the Big 3 go under (like they should), then I'm willing to bet there will be a new American car company that will rise up from their ashes.  Michigan to me seems like it has been hurt in large part due to the mis-steps of the auto companies (same with Ohio).  Because of the cheap land and relatively cheap US labor, I'm willing to bet that some businesses will seriously start think about moving there, just as Google did a few years ago opening a campus in michigan.

But yeah, Michigan does have it's problems.  Your girls are really cute but they are absolutely the biggest mindgaming women I've ever met.

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#2) On September 29, 2008 at 8:50 PM, martynanasi (94.53) wrote:

Geez thanks for the heads up. I am considering a job in Michigan in Southfield. It is a high paying one as well but in the investment field. I would be moving from Toronto. So you think I should say nay? I think I would live in Bloomfield.

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#3) On September 29, 2008 at 8:57 PM, zygnoda (< 20) wrote:

8.9% is nothing...

Lapeer County was followed by St. Clair County at 63 with an unemployment rate of 11 percent; Tuscola County at 73rd with a 12 percent unemployment rate and Sanilac County in last place wit 13.4 percent of its population out of work.

I hope your right Demon.

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#4) On September 29, 2008 at 9:18 PM, floridabuilder2 (97.92) wrote:

Varchild, 99% of my friends live in Michigan today and only one is unemployed... the statistics are skewed to the blacks in Flint, Detroit, Muskegon, etc... that are under educated in the 21st century for even the most basic tasks....

I think Michigan is a pile of crap for a different reason.... Unions....  Michigan might have one of the higher educated white collar forces, but it is one of the highest labor cost states in the nation... and don't get me started on Jenny... she is a clueless waste of a person...  yet she still managed to keep her job running the state into the ground

The tax system is so anti business and the laws are so geared to protect union labor there will NEVER be a return to past glory...  Detroit is a clusterf**k and the segregation that happened after the riots won't reverse in my life time which means the city continues to go through the floor

I hope Michigan goes to 20% unemployment, I hated growing up there and I hate it today... I grew up in a blue collar neighborhood with working class parents... I have no respect for the low lifes in that state who have never amounted to nothing and blame everyone else for their problems

I especially hate the left wing U of M....  now that I think of it, I think I just might vote for Obama... I would love to hand that loser the biggest $hit sandwich he has ever tasted in his life... I'm sure 4 years from now when the country is still a mess, he will still be blaming Bush....  Bush is a total moron, but at some point blaming everything on him is just political grand standing garbage

Martynanasi, I would move to Michigan it has the cheapest housing in the US.. and Bloomfield Hills where my wife was raised has one of the best school districts in the nation...  People don't realize the amount of old money there is in Bloomfield and Grosse Pointe....  If you have kids you won't go wrong in Bloomfield.....  However, understand that Michigan is a state of contrasts... lots of right wingers and lots of left wingers... there are few moderates

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#5) On September 30, 2008 at 1:52 AM, pjani06 (28.62) wrote:

We dont need things to get significantly worse than this...

See the link below for the FULL list of representatives with first name, last name, and state represented, & indicates if they voted for the bailout or against the bailout with CLICKABLE LINKS for their contact information!!!

see this here :

Now its personal, full names & links to all the Representvs. who voted YES or NO to the BAILOUT

this is far from over! 

do something, pat them on the back or convert them them OUT!



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