House GOP blocks bill to extend jobless benefits
Republicans in the House Thursday blocked a bill that would have extended jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed beyond the holiday season.
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#1 Nov 21, 2010
The headline makes Republicans look bad. But read the story. It tells all. This is a game for Democrats. They use it as a tool to embarrass the Republicans. The Democrats tried to push this through without any time to try and see what could be cut to pay for extensions.
I feel bad for the unemployed, and thank Jesus I am not. But how long do we keep extending? Forever? At least use the unused portions of the stimulus money. Why not?
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#2 Nov 22, 2010
If the Republicans want war, then this was a good declaration. It's gonna be hell in the Congress the next two years, punks. Obama and the Dems need to call for a scorched earth policy...
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