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Clinton pushes for jobless aid extension
The Hill ^ | January 1, 2014 | Mario Trujillo

Posted on 01/01/2014 8:42:36 AM PST by yoe

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday urged Congress to quickly pass an extension of federal jobless aid.

The former New York senator took to Twitter to reflect on her part in helping to extend a similar program a decade ago.

[snip] Clinton has sporadically weighed in on the news of the day since leaving the State Department. During the government shutdown in October, she criticized lawmakers who govern by ideology for pushing the government from crisis to crisis. ,p .

Jobless benefits for nearly 1.3 million people expired Saturday after Congress left the extensions of long-term unemployment aid out of a budget agreement reached earlier this month.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: 2014election; 2016election; election2014; election2016; johnpodesta; memebuilding; newyork; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills
Clinton lining her vast pockets with Big Government Nannyisms....remember Ms. Clinton believes in the Third Way as well as being a student of Marxist Saul Alinsky....Hillary would probably put the No. 1 Communist John Podesta as her Attorney General. Ms. Clinton as POTUS is more a nightmare than the Socialist/Marxist in the White House now.

Mr. Podesta joins de facto POTUS Jarrett in advising Barry..........guard your freedoms my friends as the despotic dictates from the White House will be heavy indeed.

1 posted on 01/01/2014 8:42:36 AM PST by yoe
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To: yoe

Hillary actually criticized politicians who govern by ideology, and push government from crisis to crisis? She actually criticized Obama and Democrats??? I missed that one..........


2 posted on 01/01/2014 8:45:23 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: yoe

Granted, Hillary of course has ulterior, untrustworthy motives for this but I do hope there are some sort of jobs available for the 1.3 million who are going to lose benefits and other unemployed who will also lose benefits. Hopefully there are jobs out there and they were just passing them up in favor of more dream type jobs. If there are literally no jobs for them, it could be a life or death situation for them.


3 posted on 01/01/2014 8:45:35 AM PST by freedom462
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To: yoe

BTW, what do posters here generally feel about unemployment benefits? Should it be nonexistent? 6 months tops? A year but only with enough benefits to stay alive, with the condition that they are withdrawn if it is discovered they are not using these benefits for basic room and board purposes only, i.e. for beer, cigarettes, new phones, etc?


4 posted on 01/01/2014 8:47:15 AM PST by freedom462
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To: yoe

Will Huma’s beard, Carlos Danger, be eligible for this extension?


5 posted on 01/01/2014 8:50:28 AM PST by peyton randolph (Tagline copyright in violation of Directive 10-289)
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To: freedom462
BTW, what do posters here generally feel about unemployment benefits?

It shouldn't exist. If people want to eat and have a roof over their heads, they'll get a job somewhere.

6 posted on 01/01/2014 8:50:29 AM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Obama is angry and will get to the bottom of it...Heads will roll!)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Do you think there are always going to be jobs available for people provided they are not selective about their job and just want to ensure they have a source of income at all?


7 posted on 01/01/2014 8:52:33 AM PST by freedom462
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To: yoe

she criticized lawmakers who govern by ideology

Wait, wouldn’t that be ALL of them?
Ok, for Hillary and some it’s pure greed
but that comes down to an ideology of greed.

I just hope I live long enough to see her eaten
by her own political spawn.


8 posted on 01/01/2014 8:53:24 AM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: yoe

For how long? Forever? Hillary, you are dumber than a rock.


9 posted on 01/01/2014 8:53:39 AM PST by mulligan
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To: yoe

All the jobs bills Reid is holding up in the Senate, and a has been fired SoS is now making demands?


10 posted on 01/01/2014 8:53:58 AM PST by realcleanguy
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To: freedom462

I have very little problem with a safety net. Unemployment benefits should be very short term and with better monitoring of the recipients. It is not uncommon for people to receive benefits while ‘working under the table’ for cash.


11 posted on 01/01/2014 8:54:58 AM PST by fhayek
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To: freedom462
Do you think there are always going to be jobs available for people provided they are not selective about their job and just want to ensure they have a source of income at all?

Why, yes.

In a true free market with minimal government oversight, there would be no need for unemployment benefits. If you need help after being fired or laid off, there would be private and religious charities to help.

That's the way it used to be, and that's the way it should be.

12 posted on 01/01/2014 8:56:31 AM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Obama is angry and will get to the bottom of it...Heads will roll!)
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To: fhayek
I have very little problem with a safety net

Get the federal government completely out of welfare, labor laws and regulations, and the safety net.

The magic of the free market will create jobs, would incentivize people to get up off their @sses and work.

I work 2 jobs, my regular full-time job and a part-time weekend-only job.

If I can do it, then anyone can.

13 posted on 01/01/2014 8:59:56 AM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Obama is angry and will get to the bottom of it...Heads will roll!)
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To: yoe
Hillary Clinton on Tuesday urged Congress to quickly pass an extension of federal jobless aid.

None of her business. No one elected her to do anything.

(Hillary is sooo old school!)

14 posted on 01/01/2014 9:02:23 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: yoe

The long-term unemployed need real jobs, not more welfare and dependency.


15 posted on 01/01/2014 9:03:36 AM PST by Socon-Econ ( is no model of USA-style democracy)
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To: yoe

Move along Hillabitch, you no longer an elected or appointed official.


16 posted on 01/01/2014 9:05:06 AM PST by chemicalman (The more support I see,the harder I want to work,and the more determined I am not to let folks down.)
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To: freedom462
It is said that necessity is the mother of invention.

In providing long term unemployment benefits and food, housing, medical security , we are taking away that necessity.

We have covered the majority of "Maslow's hierarchy of needs". By making it acceptable to live off of the government there is nothing a person could want other than self esteem and self actualization, and most people can fabricate that out of self deception.

17 posted on 01/01/2014 9:05:48 AM PST by oldbrowser
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To: freedom462
BTW, what do posters here generally feel about unemployment benefits?

Years ago, people used to have to bring a list of places they looked for work... each week... to the unemployment office. (Those lists were checked and verified, too.) If they weren't actively looking for work, they lost their benefits - as it should be.

6 months was also the limit. If they couldn't find something - anything - with a half a year, they weren't looking hard enough.

Unemployment is suppose to be a safety net. It's become another hammock like every other social program. Stop paying them with other peoples paychecks, and they'll find a job - any job - if they want to eat.

18 posted on 01/01/2014 9:11:36 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: peyton randolph
Will Huma’s beard, Carlos Danger . . .

lol

19 posted on 01/01/2014 9:13:29 AM PST by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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To: yoe
Will hillary clinton push for the truth regarding Benghazi?

I crack me up.

5.56mm

20 posted on 01/01/2014 9:18:50 AM PST by M Kehoe
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To: Dilbert San Diego

“Hillary actually criticized politicians who govern by ideology, and push government from crisis to crisis? She actually criticized Obama and Democrats??? I missed that one..........”

Here is the difference between Hillary and Obama. Obama is an ideologue pretending to be a crook. Hillary is a crook pretending to be an ideologue.

But one thing they have in common. They are both incompetent boobs.


21 posted on 01/01/2014 9:21:35 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz ("The GOP fights its own base with far more vigor than it employs in fighting the Dims.")
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To: Dilbert San Diego

For her “Third Way” campaign to work she needs to criticize both sides.


22 posted on 01/01/2014 9:28:18 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: freedom462
There is always job for those willing to do them. My son's longtime business was really taking a beating. My dil discovered a job that no one wanted to take on. In our town there has been an epidemic of head lice among the very rich. They are embarrassed, so they contact a doctor and he calls my DIL. She makes close to 100.00 an hour to do the treatment, and everyone is happy.
23 posted on 01/01/2014 9:40:41 AM PST by Coldwater Creek (")
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To: yoe

The first step to produce more jobs in this country is a top-to-bottom review of every rule, regulation, job and government organization to see if it’s needed. And not just for some damn show. I mean actual elimination of useless impediments to American business.


24 posted on 01/01/2014 10:02:27 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: yoe

Excuse me, but why should anyone care what this unelected, overrated, ne’er do well has to say about anything? The article speaks of her as though she’s something more than a mere private citizen - which she isn’t.


25 posted on 01/01/2014 10:11:35 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: freedom462

Every second or third merchant or restaurant or service station has jobs open right now. Some pay low but have tips or bonuses or commissions that can more than double the pay. One motorcycle shop was offering to both pay and train a mechanic apprentice to work there and get certified so he could go anywhere and get good paying jobs. No takers. The merchants all complain nobody wants to work anymore since they can sit home and collect various types of welfare. ( including of course all these “ extended unemployment benefits” and the new “ stomachache qualifies” disability dole ripoff deal). Every one of these jobs is far better than a few of the kinds of work I’ve done and I know many many other folks have had even more difficult jobs than I ever did. We are paying people to watch judge Judy and Gillian’s island reruns all day. UN- good.


26 posted on 01/01/2014 10:26:04 AM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: yoe

Are these “working-age” unemployed? If they are “working-age”, then, according to the Democrats, their money is free game.


27 posted on 01/01/2014 10:53:49 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: yoe

For some unexplained reason, the American people will do nearly anything Hillary asks.


28 posted on 01/01/2014 11:02:57 AM PST by Theodore R.
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To: EQAndyBuzz

The pair may be incompetent, but what does that say about their diehard supporters? And they are legion.


29 posted on 01/01/2014 11:04:32 AM PST by Theodore R.
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To: faithhopecharity

The scenario you describe is most pleasing to the American people, and so shall it continue. At some point presumably the floor will fall beneath it all.


30 posted on 01/01/2014 11:06:11 AM PST by Theodore R.
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To: yoe

No standing


31 posted on 01/01/2014 11:10:08 AM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: yoe

Obama and his MSM propagandists have devoted the past few months to hailing what they assure us is a wonderful economic recovery, with falling unemployment numbers, a rising GDP, etc., while suppressing any indications to the contrary.

So why should Hillary be worried about unemployment payments being curtailed when, according to her fellow Democrats, so many new jobs will be opening up to help the unemployed?

In any case, if Hillary were president now and she vetoed the bipartisan budget bill containing the end of unemployment benefits, as she implies she would do, her veto would be overridden because the bipartisan vote was large enough to override a veto.

Why would Democratic voters want to elect a president like Hillary whose views are opposite to those of the majority of Democratic Congressmen and Senators whom they voted to represent them?


32 posted on 01/01/2014 11:15:44 AM PST by Bluestocking
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

The perfect logrolling would be a bill to extend the unenjoyment benefits while eliminating the federal minimum wage, leaving it up to the states (Article X), and declaring Hitlerly an enemy of the US, with a price on her head.


33 posted on 01/01/2014 4:22:26 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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