Skip to comments.Pelosi: Tack cost of more unemployment benefits onto deficit
Posted on 12/23/2013 1:31:41 PM PST by Libloather
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Monday shell push for a vote for more unemployment benefits and said the additional $25 billion cost should be tacked onto the deficit rather than paid for by cuts elsewhere.
On a conference call with fellow House Democratic women, the California lawmaker said Republicans acted cruelly when they went home for a three-week vacation earlier this month without approving more weeks of unemployment payments for the long-term jobless.
As many as 1.3 million people will lose benefits on Saturday, when enhanced benefits expire.
Republicans have said they would consider taking up a bill, but will insist it be paid for by other spending cuts or future reductions future entitlement programs. But Mrs. Pelosi said with the poor economy, the money should be tacked onto the deficit.
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Who is going to pay all this back?! B****!
Pelosi - Why should we actually pay for anything? Just put it on the tab.
They’ll do the same thing with Commiecare.
What harm could a few Trillion more democrat IOU’s do?
Pay people not to work!
What could go wrong?
Yeh, God forbid we quash our Head start baby sitting program.
The Gay State Broom Pilot says “Charge it!”
The inmates are definitely running the asylum.
everything should be “free” like her free tax payer funded trip to Hawaii
Who friggen cares anymore?
Is Paul Ryan so politically STUPID he could not see this coming when he negotiated the GOP budget surrender?
The Democrats and MSM will be right back in shrieking, vicious “Frontal Assault Mode” in January.
Restore Food Stamp cuts, restore unemployment cuts, and raise the minimum wage.
Republicans will be maligned 24-7 as cold hearted greed heads.
Republicans gain NOTHING when they compromise with the Left.
What? Only $25,000,000,000 for those poor (long term?) unemployed for another 6mo.?, 3mo.?, 1yr?, whatever. We got a whole $6Billion by just cutting military pensions for only 10 years, lets just soak them military guys some more. Yeah, that’s the ticket! /S
At this point, with the TRILLION$$ being given to Democrat-supporting Wall Street Bankers to prop the Stock Markets, I say What-The-Hell, why not??
It’s not like any of it is going to get paid back, anyway. Might as well hasten the crash.
Responsible people aren’t motivated enough to get off their asses and protest any of it, so I’m close to no longer giving a damn.
Does that make her a child abuser?
3 years ago she said “Unemployment checks are the fastest way to create jobs.” After 3 years why do we need to have unemployment benefits. We should be in high cotton.
Wasn’t she also the Pay as you go person back in 2007?
Nancy Pelosi, 2007:
“After years of historic deficits, this 110th Congress will commit itself to a higher standard: pay-as-you-go, no new deficit spending. Our new America will provide unlimited opportunity for future generations, not burden them with mountains of debt.”
Oh, wait a minute. The Chinese stopped playing our lending scam and now the Fed is printing money to cover our own worthless debt paper. What could possibly go wrong with a financing plan like that?
It’s taxation without representation - People (future generations) are being taxed who don’t have a vote on that taxation.
I think now she would tell you now, that was her stance on pay toilets.
This just in: GOP remains stupid party. Analysts think GOP is likely to be stupid for the foreseeable future.
Somehow I do no doubt for a second that is a real ad. This is the country we live in today, Free money for EVERYBODY! Yippeeee! Why work when you can get FREE money! The whole purpose of money is not to exchange goods and services but to do absolutely NOTHING and have OTHER people do it for you!! Yes!
Sooo, Nannygoat is ADMITTING that the current administration has created ZERO life supporting jobs only a sham health insurance debacle that is on life support itself.
They should ALL be recalled for creating nothing but a huge government hog that feeds off of the private sector like a grotesque PARASITE.
OUR ENTIRE GOVERNMENT IS ON LIFE SUPPORT.
IT’s time to pull the plug!
Why don’t we take the extra unemployment benefits money out of YOUR BANK ACCOUNT, you bunghole?
Our unborn grand-children are being taxed right now to pay for things not necessary to the survival of the nation.
This needs to end. Even if people starve or go without medical care.
Why are they even having this discussion when the economy is doing so great?/s
I’m confused. I thought the economy is humming along with growth and jobs being created. Who are all these people who are unemployed? /s
Obama and Pelosi speak with forked tongues like a Massachusetts senator.
Yes... a real ad. I don’t own a television set anymore... but I recall commercials with “the guy with the Riddler’s jacket” hawking books on how to get all kind of grants and handouts from the government.
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