Unemployment benefits cost: $520 billion

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    Unemployment benefits cost: $520 billion
    CNN Money ^ | 11/30/2012 | Tami Luhby

    Unemployment benefits cost: $520 billion - Nov. 29, 2012

     
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    shit, thats still 2.5 Trillion less than a 10 year war in Iraq cost.


    When Republicans can admit the failure of their recent past and come to terms with their failed ideology, maybe just maybe they will see the benefits of a social safety net. till then, its Fox news feel good news stories and apple pie.
     
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    What 520 million in UE benefits put back into the economy: $317,200,000

    An effective stimulus :thup:
     
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    Anyone who has their health and can't find work in 47weeks is a useless tit and I don't care how tough times are.
     
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    Lets not forget your dems voted for it too. Damnit, I thought your ass dissappeared :(
     
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    It is needed. ALOT of money but it still went back in the economy. Might not have been as much, but still, the poeple needed it. Where is that unemployment rate obama promised us?
     
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    No, the Dems voted to give the President the option to go to war, IF NECCESSARY. Remember the warnings about the mushroom cloud? It was not neccessary, there was no nuclear program or WMD in Iraq. It was a war based on lies manufactured by the Bush adminstration.
     
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    No.. it shows money wasted in government bureaucracy and red tape... on something the government has no business doing... again, your personal situation is nobody's responsibility but your own..
     
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    I have a job. I don't currently need UE benefits; but since I pay into it, you're damn right I'll take advantage of it if needed. Why don't you go kick a homeless person and make yourself feel better, you greedy, heartless SOB?
     

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