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Senate Fails to Pass 3-Month Extension of Jobless Benefits
New York Times ^ | 02/06/2014 | Jeremy W. Peters

Posted on 02/06/2014 12:34:56 PM PST by SeekAndFind

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To: IC Ken
I own my business. Guess what? If I don’t succeed I get zero NADA Unemployment but my employees would.

What is the specialty of your company? I am in Western Pa and will happily raise my rates as a sub. I'll pass the word onto my fellow engineers on LinkedIn.
101 posted on 02/09/2014 2:01:49 AM PST by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: SeekAndFind

No Worries! Obambi will soon write another Executive Order and declare that unemployment has been eliminated; all persons actively seeking employment will be awarded job-seeking stipends, funded by the confiscated 401(k)s.


102 posted on 02/09/2014 4:25:54 AM PST by Ronaldus Magnus III (Do, or do not, there is no try.)
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To: 9YearLurker

How do you hide education if all of your jobs have been based upon that?


103 posted on 02/09/2014 5:13:23 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: jocon307; All
Extended benefits have never been cut off at this high a level of unemployment under any President, Democrat or Republican, and that is an empirical fact:


104 posted on 02/09/2014 5:29:24 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Easy—don’t post the education part. How would they have to know that your courses toward an MBA led to your previous position?


105 posted on 02/09/2014 8:00:05 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: Red in Blue PA

Looks from that graph as if long-term unemployment has already gone on twice as long as any time previously.


106 posted on 02/09/2014 8:01:57 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: RipSawyer

to give (a person or thing) a title, right, or claim to something;
= = = = = = = = = = = = =
To go ‘Clinton’ on you...’they’ aren’t GIVING me anything. They are returning money that ‘they’ with held from me ‘for my own good’.
From 54-90 any FICA I paid was matched by Employer.
PART OF MY SALARY/WAGE.
After 1990 I paid entire amount.

Whether I should or shouldn’t ‘take’ it is another story, BUT when it comes to the withholding part, I(WE) were given NO CHOICE.
The original ‘set up’ was to be as a supplement and yes, it was/is the greatest Ponzi Scheme ever thrown on/at the American taxpayer.

Funny how when ‘we’ deal with the pols, ‘they’ are allowed to say a 20% raise in a program is a CUT because ‘they’ proposed a 22% raise in the program. ‘They’ can take 20 cents out of every gallon on gasoline and scream that the people that drill, process, deliver the product etc are GREEDY because they take 5 cents.
Naturally the Gov doesn’t take into effect the ‘other related taxes’ they collect as to the handling and sale of the product...

Even algore said it was being kept in a ‘lock box’ and I am sure they drew more in interest than they are paying out. (now THAT is sarcasm)...


107 posted on 02/09/2014 8:19:16 AM PST by xrmusn (6/98 --Every wonder why when they refer to People of Color it doesn't include Asians??)
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To: xrmusn

“To go ‘Clinton’ on you...’they’ aren’t GIVING me anything. They are returning money that ‘they’ with held from me ‘for my own good’.”
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I agree totally, the point I was trying to make is that in the old days it was far from an insult to tell someone they were entitled to something, it was merely acknowledging their right to it. No one would ever have imagined then that welfare or food stamps would be called an entitlement, they were considered anything BUT an entitlement.

In the days before insanity set in you were entitled to the paycheck you earned by working but certainly NOT entitled to get one without work. Likewise you were entitled to social security when you reached the age for it because you had paid for it, no one would have thought there was something wrong with calling it an entitlement.

I think the word has been twisted by the left to mean the opposite of what it used to mean in common usage.


108 posted on 02/09/2014 10:19:55 AM PST by RipSawyer (The TREE currently falling on you actually IS worse than a Bush.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Didn’t pass it because they could not find the money? THAT is a first.


109 posted on 02/09/2014 1:31:56 PM PST by SisterK (behold a pale horse)
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