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Where is the left’s outrage over
cuts on jobless benefits?

Washington Post, by Dana Milbank

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Posted By:Drive, 1/7/2014 7:50:33 AM

Where have all the Democrats gone? It’s hard to imagine a better gift falling into their laps: Republicans have just thrown 1.3 million unemployed Americans out into the cold and are prepared to cut off 3.6 million others who are out of work. At a time when the long-term unemployment rate remains near its highest level since the Great Depression and there are three job-seekers for every opening, this seems unusually cruel.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: texascunning, 1/7/2014 7:58:51 AM     (No. 9682669)

Yes, because of the abysmal Obama "recovery" we have people who can´t find work, so it´s the fault of the Republicans.

Maybe we should just give everyone permanent unemployment benefits. /s

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Reply 2 - Posted by: eoddad, 1/7/2014 8:10:15 AM     (No. 9682680)

Wish someone would ask Dana why the unemployment picture is so bad. Massive government regulation, taxes on business, Obamacare, destruction of the well paid jobs across the medical field, military manning cutbacks, EPA making war on coal and other industries, stoppage of the keystone pipeline. Yea, Dana I guess democrats have it going for them and we need push unemployment coverage.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stockfootage, 1/7/2014 8:16:07 AM     (No. 9682693)

Maybe the recovery template isn´t compatible with large numbers of still unemployed.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Pearson365, 1/7/2014 8:16:41 AM     (No. 9682695)

Another bizarre rant from Obama worshipping Milbank, who is unwilling to link the anti economic growth policies of Obama and Dems to the economic conditions we have been enduring for all 5 years of Obama´s presidency. Worse, leftist like Milbank are encouraging Obama to make unemployment worse by pushing amnesty to 11-30 million illegals while raising the costs for hiring workers via ObamaCare, higher minimum wages, mandatory paid sick days, racial and gender hiring quotas and more. Article was not worth posting.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: BcdErick, 1/7/2014 8:24:49 AM     (No. 9682708)

Dana Milbank is mentally ill. Who will help him? This isn´t just detached from reality, it´s like he lives in a cave somewhere. This is the stupidest nonsense I´ve read all week.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: artman1746, 1/7/2014 8:34:07 AM     (No. 9682730)

Milbank would amputate all four legs of a frog and deduct it had gone deaf when it didn´t hop on command.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: allsogreat, 1/7/2014 9:25:04 AM     (No. 9682805)

To solve this unemployment problem we need to give amnesty to another 10 million ILLEGAL ALIENS....

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jackburton, 1/7/2014 9:43:33 AM     (No. 9682829)

Maybe the left is buying the greatness of the Obama ´recovery´?


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Reply 9 - Posted by: bpl40, 1/7/2014 10:19:46 AM     (No. 9682902)

A stiff shot of whiskey is not a cure for a hangover Dana. But if you understood that why would you write for the Compost?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/7/2014 11:26:33 AM     (No. 9683045)

Dana, the tea party is ready to throw you and the rest of the democrats into the cold, and unemployment lines, and celebrate afterwards.

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