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G#DDAMED, DIRTY SHAME.

Worthless, completely and utterly worthless! Congress did NOT pass  S. 1845: Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act .   It happened last week. The act would give a  three month benefit extension for the Unemployed.  Three months.  That’s about how long this … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Unemployment Insurance

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Obama-Era Jobs: The Beat Goes On

Unemployment has now dropped to 6.7%. That’s a pretty impressive feat considering that conservatives in banking and on Wall Street nearly destroyed our economy with reckless gambling and lending fraud. Plus we had Republican obstructionism for all these years that … Continue reading

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Alabama Has A Jobs Plan – For Prison Inmates

According to al.com, in one of the most ignorant, asinine, insane, we don’t give a damn about the unemployed moves, Alabama Rep. Jim McClendon, R-Springville (Of Course) is sponsoring a bill which “…would let private businesses employ prison inmates to … Continue reading

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Romney, Gingrich Cite Same Statistic as Obama in Their Unemployment Records

In an iWatch News article this morning, both Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney were quoted disputing the current U-3 unemployment numbers and citing “real unemployment rates”. (The Bureau of Labor Statistics uses 6 measures of unemployment, U-1 through U-6, but … Continue reading

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More Arizona Austerity Screwing the Poor

Arizona pivots from cutting off health care for the poor to cutting off unemployment benefits for over 31,000 citizens. The Republican Governor supported extending unemployment benefits which would not have cost the state anything. But GOP members voted against it, … Continue reading

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