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Nevada Leads the Way in National Unemployment at 28.2 Percent

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Wolf Richter of Wolf Street released a piece on May 22, 2020 highlighting national unemployment statistics.

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rates for states in April ranged from “7.9% in Connecticut to a catastrophic 28.2% in Nevada.”

Richter noted that in Nevada’s case “the casinos and shows and hotels and everything that comes along with them have been put on ice, and people in the US and from around the world aren’t traveling to Nevada anymore to gamble.”

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Additionally, Hawaii, another with a sizeable tourist industry, saw its unemployment rate skyrocket from 2.6 percent in March to 22.3 percent in April.

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Richter outline what the unemployment scenario looked like in other states:

The unemployment rates of the big four states – they account for one-third of the total US population – are in the same double-digit middle-of-road-ish horrible range, middle-of-road within the spectrum from 7.9% to 28.2%, with unemployment rates of 12.8% in Texas, 12.9% in Florida, 14.5% in New York, and 15.5% in California.

The financial blogger posted a table showing the unemployment rates for each state in April (second column), along with the right by the rates of “partial-Covid” March (third column) and pre-Wuhan virus February (fourth column). The states are ordered from the lowest unemployment rate to the highest unemployment rate.

The state’s population (according to census 2019 estimates), which is stated in millions, is represented in the fifth column on the right.

 

State

Apr

Mar

Feb

Pop.

Connecticut 7.9 3.7 3.8 3.6
Minnesota 8.1 3.1 3.1 5.6
Nebraska 8.3 4.2 2.9 1.9
North Dakota 8.5 2.2 3.6 0.8
Wyoming 9.2 3.7 3.5 0.6
Utah 9.7 3.6 3.5 3.2
Missouri 9.7 4.5 3.5 6.1
Maryland 9.9 3.3 3.3 6.0
South Dakota 10.2 3.3 2.5 0.9
Arkansas 10.2 4.8 3.5 3.0
Iowa 10.2 3.7 2.8 3.2
Maine 10.6 3.2 3.2 1.3
Virginia 10.6 3.3 2.4 8.5
Kansas 11.2 3.1 3.1 2.9
Montana 11.3 3.5 3.5 1.1
New Mexico 11.3 5.9 4.8 2.1
Colorado 11.3 4.5 2.5 5.8
Idaho 11.5 2.6 2.7 1.8
Georgia 11.9 4.2 3.1 10.6
South Carolina 12.1 2.6 3.4 5.1
North Carolina 12.2 4.4 3.4 10.5
Arizona 12.6 5.5 4.5 7.3
Texas 12.8 4.7 3.4 29.0
Alaska 12.9 5.6 5.8 0.7
Alabama 12.9 3.5 2.7 4.9
Florida 12.9 4.3 2.8 21.5
Oklahoma 13.7 3.1 4.1 4.0
Wisconsin 14.1 3.4 4.9 5.8
Oregon 14.2 3.3 3.2 4.2
Delaware 14.3 5.1 3.9 1.0
Louisiana 14.5 6.9 5.2 4.6
New York 14.5 4.5 3.7 19.5
Tennessee 14.7 3.5 3.3 6.8
Massachusetts 15.1 2.9 2.8 6.9
Pennsylvania 15.1 6.0 3.3 12.8
West Virginia 15.2 6.1 2.6 1.8
New Jersey 15.3 3.8 3.8 8.9
Mississippi 15.4 5.3 5.4 3.0
Kentucky 15.4 5.8 4.2 4.5
Washington 15.4 5.1 2.6 7.6
California 15.5 5.3 3.9 39.5
Vermont 15.6 3.2 2.5 0.6
New Hampshire 16.3 2.6 2.6 1.4
Illinois 16.4 4.6 3.4 12.7
Ohio 16.8 5.5 2.2 11.7
Indiana 16.9 3.2 3.1 6.7
Rhode Island 17.0 4.6 4.7 1.1
Hawaii 22.3 2.6 2.7 1.4
Michigan 22.7 4.1 3.6 10.0
Nevada 28.2 6.3 3.6 3.1

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The American Right Should Beware of Campaign Consultant Grifters

Some people want to make a quick buck with zero results to show for it.

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Heading into 2022 and 2024, America First operatives should be careful dealing with campaigns run by grifters. 

Patrick Clerbune of VDARE put out an informative post that serves as a warning to all about the rampant corruption within Republican political consultant outfits. 

He highlighted a Washington Post piece detailing how donors gave more than $8 million to Kim Klacik, a black woman running as a Republican candidate in Maryland’s 7th district. In reality, the money donated to Klacik’s campaign went straight to the fat pockets of political consultants who knew full well that she couldn’t win.

The Post went into further detail about this naked grifting opportunity:

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Her campaign is an example of how some consulting firms are profiting handsomely from Republican candidates who have robust appeal in today’s politically charged environment…

By the end of Klacik’s campaign, she would raise a staggering $8.3 million and pay nearly $3.7 million of it to Olympic Media, according to campaign finance filings.

For political veterans, this is nothing new under the sun. Political consultant parasites such as Karl Rove are notorious for enriching themselves by running failed campaigns and diverting resources from actual winnable races. Rove was also involved in the Georgia Senate dumpster fire, where the GOP dropped a whopping $1 billion and still ended up losing both seats. 

Pointing out how the managerial state is detrimental to all Americans, especially minorities, is one thing. But using failed ethnic pandering and running campaigns in districts that can never be won by Republicans is another. 

In the aforementioned case, Maryland’s 7th district has never gone Republican in its history and was the long-time home of Elijah Cummings from 1996 until his death in 2019. Democrat challenger Kweisi Mfume completely obliterated Klacik 74 to 25 in the 2020 general election. 

Intelligent nationalists would be wise to recognize that certain races are lost causes, which drain resources that could otherwise be allocated towards winnable campaigns. A large degree of skepticism should always be directed towards the political consultant class. Their money-making model does not always translate into electoral success.

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