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Jobless aid drying
up for 55,000 Ohioans

Columbus Dispatch [OH], by Catherine Candisky

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 11/25/2012 12:17:00 PM

About 55,000 long-term unemployed Ohioans will lose federal jobless benefits during the holidays as the recession-era emergency aid comes to an end. Approved by Congress more than four years ago, the federally funded benefits have provided workers up to 73 additional weeks of aid after they exhaust six months of state payments. Lawmakers extended the program several times before restructuring it this year to reduce the maximum weeks available as the aid is phased out. Advocates for the unemployed are urging Congress to approve another extension, noting that the nation’s jobless rate remains at 7.9 percent.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: wilemon, 11/25/2012 12:30:00 PM     (No. 9033128)

Translation : Please start another non means tested welfare program that will constantly expand and never end .

Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 11/25/2012 12:33:55 PM     (No. 9033134)

Hunger is a great motivator. It has now come down to an US or THEM decision.
We can´t afford to pay you to be workless anymore. Sorry.




Reply 3 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 11/25/2012 12:35:05 PM     (No. 9033135)

Not extending it might be the best thing for the unemployment rate. Once the safety net dries up these mooches will have to look seriously for a job and take the first one that is offered.

Reply 4 - Posted by: plex, 11/25/2012 12:35:33 PM     (No. 9033136)

You voted for no jobs so suck it up!

Reply 5 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 11/25/2012 12:37:36 PM     (No. 9033141)

"About 55,000 long-term unemployed Ohioans will lose federal jobless benefits during the holidays as the recession-era emergency aid comes to an end."

But now that the election is over no one cares...

Reply 6 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/25/2012 12:37:58 PM     (No. 9033142)

Move, take a lower paying job, get an education, vote for someone besides Obama -- I don´t want to hear about jobless aid.

Reply 7 - Posted by: arcady, 11/25/2012 12:42:48 PM     (No. 9033147)

...now that the government sector got theirs guaranteed for another four, the rest can pound sand...




Reply 8 - Posted by: Janjan, 11/25/2012 12:46:03 PM     (No. 9033151)

Not all of the unemployed are moochers not looking for work. And not all of them voted for Obama. Lighten up.

Reply 9 - Posted by: QRP, 11/25/2012 12:46:04 PM     (No. 9033152)

The article uses a phrase "Jobless Worker". Not sure what that means.
The nice part is that once jobless benefits end you are, by definition, no longer unemployed. You have, instead, left the work force so the unemployment rate ticks back down.
As benefits run out, we may well be down to a 4% unemployment rate by the end of Obama´s second term. See thing are getting better.

Reply 10 - Posted by: krause, 11/25/2012 12:47:48 PM     (No. 9033156)

By voting for Obama they voted for more unemployment benefits instead of jobs. Now, they´re going to get neither.

Reply 11 - Posted by: Dante, 11/25/2012 12:48:44 PM     (No. 9033159)

I want to hear airhead pelosi reiterate how jobless benefits are an ´economic stimulus´ despite all the incontrovertible contemporary evidence to the contrary.

Reply 12 - Posted by: obdurate, 11/25/2012 12:52:44 PM     (No. 9033169)

Another "Peoples Republic" having hard times:-)




Reply 13 - Posted by: stealthy, 11/25/2012 12:53:04 PM     (No. 9033170)

We had to move, they can do the same, we miss our family, but sitting on our butts collecting benefits wasn´t an option.

Reply 14 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 11/25/2012 12:57:30 PM     (No. 9033174)

Well Ohio, you voted to ´continue course´ with Obama...

Reply 15 - Posted by: Kurto, 11/25/2012 12:58:44 PM     (No. 9033175)

These TAKERS voted for 0bama, not jobs...

Reply 16 - Posted by: DaBigGuy, 11/25/2012 1:00:01 PM     (No. 9033177)

Not to worry. The unemployment rate will come down drastically when people having two part time jobs becomes the norm.

The SCOTUS erred hugely in 1937 when it ruled unemployment taxes and benefits to be constitutional. As it did in 2012 with ZeroCare.

Reply 17 - Posted by: michellewsc2, 11/25/2012 1:05:34 PM     (No. 9033188)

At some point all this "gov´t assistance" has got to come to a head. With more and more people losing their jobs, and less taxes going to the gov´t, economic collapse can´t be far away.

Prime example is Hostess: 18,500 less people paying taxes. However, that´s 18,500 new people collecting unemployment for 2 years.

And simply raising taxes on the wealthy isn´t the answer -- only 1% of the population earns a million dollars or greater, which is why Obama wanted tax increases on those earning 250,000.




Reply 18 - Posted by: JAN, 11/25/2012 1:12:30 PM     (No. 9033194)

The gifts had an expiration date.........immediately AFTER the election.

Reply 19 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 11/25/2012 1:15:51 PM     (No. 9033202)

Own it, beeyotches!

Reply 20 - Posted by: Daisymay, 11/25/2012 1:31:02 PM     (No. 9033224)

Guess who THEY voted for!! No sympathy from me..sorry!

Reply 21 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 11/25/2012 1:38:22 PM     (No. 9033233)

Aww, this makes my day. You people,voted for Santa Claus, now try to eat the coal he leaves in your Chinese made stocking.

Oops, not coal, that is environmentally unfriendly. You people try to eat your Obamaphones, or the sun or wind. Eat it.

Reply 22 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 11/25/2012 1:43:33 PM     (No. 9033243)

This is good news. After all it´s all about that silly unemployment number. 55K off the roles and onto the long term unemployed (which do not get counted). Whoopeeee! The Won continues to work his domestic economy magic.



Reply 23 - Posted by: Pilot222, 11/25/2012 2:13:44 PM     (No. 9033272)

FORWARD. /s off

Reply 24 - Posted by: hamrman, 11/25/2012 2:20:22 PM     (No. 9033282)

Aw heck, but isn´t Ohio a blue state? I guess the chickens have finally come home to roost...

Reply 25 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 11/25/2012 2:48:41 PM     (No. 9033313)

it would appear that elections do have consequences...

Reply 26 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/25/2012 3:09:29 PM     (No. 9033334)

Where oh where will the Bam Bam $$ come from now?

Reply 27 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 11/25/2012 3:16:45 PM     (No. 9033339)

Ssssssh, don`t bother Obama with this stuff. He`s busy hitting up the 1/2%`ers for January 20th coronation money....

Reply 28 - Posted by: Bobn.T, 11/25/2012 4:04:26 PM     (No. 9033407)

Ohio voted for 0bama and all his economic idiocy and got it. Now suck it up.

No sympathy from me. I worked hard all my life, got an education, saved money, lived within my income, and planned for my own retirement.

The takers now outnumber the providers.

Reply 29 - Posted by: KTWO, 11/25/2012 4:16:47 PM     (No. 9033415)

If the unemeployment payment is to be a new life-long pension then the laws should be changed to say that.

Otherwise when is it to cut off? What rules are best?

You will never convince the people receiving money that they should not get it.
And you will never convince advocates that they shouldn´t decide how much others should be taxed.

Reply 30 - Posted by: geneinnyc, 11/25/2012 4:39:38 PM     (No. 9033433)

Ohio voted for Obama. Those who voted for Obama got what they voted for and have no cause to complain. But I feel sorry for those who voted for Romney. They did the right thing and do not deserve this.

Reply 31 - Posted by: TXknitter, 11/25/2012 4:50:09 PM     (No. 9033444)

#6. I am with you. There are still plenty of unemployed who stubbornly wsh to accept unemployment rather than "lower" themselves to take jobs (or make jobs) they feel are beneath them.

Reply 32 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 11/25/2012 4:52:28 PM     (No. 9033447)

Do you really think that those miserable lame duck congress critters won´t extend benefits?

It will be 24/7 ´those mean Republicans´ from Dims and the Libtard news outlets and CryBoehner will cave like a wet noodle.

Reply 33 - Posted by: eoddad, 11/25/2012 4:58:51 PM     (No. 9033453)

Oh, OH, Oh, Ohio.

Those 55,000 can move into their parents homes. Just don´t head south.

Reply 34 - Posted by: JimS, 11/25/2012 6:28:33 PM     (No. 9033546)

How´s that vote for Obama working for you right now?
How´s that Obamaphone looking right now?

Stupid, stupid people get what they deserve

Reply 35 - Posted by: formerNYer, 11/25/2012 6:32:45 PM     (No. 9033551)

Wait until GM goes belly up, ohio, your unemployment rate will be 15% and like #4 said you get what you deserve, so suck it up buckeyes.

Reply 36 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/25/2012 7:12:20 PM     (No. 9033578)

Poor babies. They should have voted for jobs rather than freebies.

Reply 37 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 11/25/2012 7:27:07 PM     (No. 9033592)

F,em. They voted for the mulatto.

Reply 38 - Posted by: flowerladytoo, 11/26/2012 7:23:09 AM     (No. 9033937)

They voted for *The Won* so let them have what they voted for...I´m sure they will be welcomed into the welfare and food stamp rolls, just like Obama envisions it. More dependent obamabots..

Reply 39 - Posted by: civilservant, 11/26/2012 10:22:47 AM     (No. 9034174)

Read the comments; all were on point except for this guy......Kevin Gowins (kevinkgowins@gmail.com)
L´Dotters, edumacate him.

Reply 40 - Posted by: pineledger, 11/26/2012 11:11:56 AM     (No. 9034263)

But they have their cell pho´s.

Reply 41 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/26/2012 1:19:42 PM     (No. 9034486)

How´s that Lib vote working out for ya?

Reply 42 - Posted by: evansj42, 11/27/2012 3:15:41 PM     (No. 9036404)

But, but, but...I thought the unemployment rate was going down. Obama promised to fix it in less than four years. Where´s my ObamaJob?

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