If we want people to think well of our agenda, then we need to use our words.
by Wendi Petit •
For those who will continue to receive benefits, the maximum benefits from go from $535 a week down to $350 a week.
by Tiffany Willis •
Post fiscal cliff deal: If you’re collecting unemployment or extended unemployment, your earned benefits will continue unchanged.
by Tiffany Willis •
For two to three million unemployed people, as of yesterday, Saturday, December 29th, you have received your last $400-ish per week unemployment check.
by Liberal Lamp Post •
Unemployed people waiving benefits saved the government upwards of a billion dollars during the recession.
by State of thought •
The Republican party of history was much better than the right-wing ideological mess that the GOP is today.
by Ann Werner •
We’re all American Socialists whether we know it or not.
House GOP Rejects Payroll Tax Compromise, Votes Down Middle Class Tax Relief And Unemployment Extension
by Michael Hayne •
After much ballyhoo and back and forth negotiations, House Republicans not surprisingly agreed to vote down a bipartisan bill to extend the current Payroll Tax Cut for two months. Of course they managed to find the time to vote on the atrocious NDAA bill, but the party of no simply can not allow the middle class to prosper.
by Jack Cluth •
If you believe, as many Republicans seem to, that those out of work are simply not working hard enough to find a job, then you’re going to view the unemployed with contempt. And why would you agree to assist those you hold in contempt?
by Wendy Gittleson •
Unemployment benefits in Tennessee average about $285 a week, which over a month, equals rent and some food. Forget ‘extras’ like phone and internet, which could be required to find a job. And if you’re unemployed you’d better not even think about getting sick because insurance and the medical care are just luxuries you can’t afford.
by Tex Shelters •
A satirical and sardonic look at the Republican anti-government agenda and FEMA aid.