Not since the disappearance of the Anasazi Indians has history presented us with such a perplexing mystery. Vast numbers of American workers are simply vanishing:
The number of Americans not in the labor force grew by 169,000 in January, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest jobs report.
BLS labels people who are unemployed and no longer looking for work as “not in the labor force,” including people who have retired on schedule, taken early retirement, or simply given up looking for work. There were 89 million of them last month.
There has been a decline in the workforce by a staggering 8.5 million since Obama was elected, even as the population continues to rise, driven by Third World welfare colonization. By now most everyone understands the effect of tax & spend liberal policies on employment, but since many aren’t near old enough to retire, where do all the workers go?
Here’s a clue for investigators: disability.