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Why such hatred toward America's freedom of religion?
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Natasha Baebler
It isn't supposed to be this way. After a recession, an improving economy is supposed to bring people back into the job market. Instead, the number of Americans in the labor force — those who have a job or are looking for one — fell by nearly half a million people from February to March, the government said Friday.
"I'm not proud of it," says Baebler, who is in her mid-30s and is blind. "The only way I'm able to sustain any semblance of self-preservation is to rely on government programs that I have no desire to be on."
After you've seen that amount of rejection," she says, "you start thinking, 'What's going to make this time any different?'