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‘The Best Stimulus There Is’
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Schumer: Jobless Benefits
‘The Best Stimulus There Is’

Cybercast News Service, by Matt Cover

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/6/2012 7:56:42 PM

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said that extending long-term unemployment benefits would be the “best stimulus there is” for the economy, saying it would create the most jobs for the money. “At the end of last year, there were 5 million people receiving emergency UI [unemployment insurance]. This year, there are only 2 million. It’s working,” Schumer said at a press conference Thursday. “We’re all talking about a stimulus. How do we get the economy moving? This is the best stimulus there is.” Schumer and fellow Senate Democrats called for yet another extension of benefits for the long-term unemployed

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How can we expect anything but disastrous results coming out of Washington when you have pathetic, insane morons like him as a part of it.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Northcross, 12/6/2012 8:11:41 PM     (No. 9052658)

Using Schumer logic, dropping $100 bills in the street would do exactly the same. One small problem. The money has to be taken from productive citizens first.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: beth, 12/6/2012 8:15:42 PM     (No. 9052669)

This is nuts. My husband was on unemployment for 6 months. He barely received enough to make our house payment and pay utilities. We didn´t have enough to pay the rest of our bills, much less buy anything.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: valinva, 12/6/2012 8:17:30 PM     (No. 9052674)

So Chuckie, you are saying that the 900 billion in so-called stimulus was ineffective right? All the improvement was because of extended UE benefits right? Well lets just have everyone laid off and extend unemployment forever and we can have a really great economy. This guy is a complete moron.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Kelly White, 12/6/2012 8:17:48 PM     (No. 9052676)

The sad thing is that there are more people who believe this than don´t.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LAW428, 12/6/2012 8:29:00 PM     (No. 9052686)

The best stimulus there is is a country that lives within it´s means, an atmosphere favorable to business, and energy independence.

Borrowing from China to stimulate a sinking, bloated debt is a prescription for disaster. Schumer is as evil and arrogant as Obama.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: skedaddle, 12/6/2012 9:21:35 PM     (No. 9052752)

Actually my old job (where I made 4 times what I received in unemployment benefits) was the best stimulus. A child could do the math but I guess that´s asking too much of a Democrat.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: snapper451, 12/6/2012 9:50:45 PM     (No. 9052787)

I will be stimulated if Chuck You were jobless!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Tennman, 12/6/2012 10:51:00 PM     (No. 9052841)

This meme is so stupid in so many areas I can´t even begin to comment.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 12/6/2012 11:43:41 PM     (No. 9052878)

Relax Chuckie. Don`t work so hard. Your constituents have been sufficiently dumbed down.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: billa, 12/6/2012 11:49:30 PM     (No. 9052881)

Is there one Democrat in this country that understands basic math, economics and tax accounting?


What kind of education did these idiots receive. There are 9th graders with a better understanding of the Econ 101.

Furthermore, it appears that the same morons have no clue as to what causes foreclosures, bankruptcy, divorce, depression, suicide, substance abuse, domestic violence and worse.

For most people who acheive something, anything, unemployment is literally the worst thing to occur and leads to a myriad of other problems.

On that note, the best "stimulus" is for these Dem idiots to be voted out of office.



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Reply 11 - Posted by: ocjim, 12/7/2012 2:52:28 AM     (No. 9052963)

As ususal, Schumer is full of schumer.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/7/2012 4:48:17 AM     (No. 9053000)

Schumer is a lawyer. As a lawyer, none of them know anything about economics. But they sure know how to talk, talk, talk, with nothing intelligent coming out of their mouths.

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