Unemployment Extension will not Add more weeks.

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    This Unemployment Extension we have heard so much about is not even adding any more weeks. Anyone who has used all 99 Weeks is still shit out of luck. All they have done is extend the time you can collect those 99 weeks through this November.

    Unemployment Extension

    Meaning anyone who has extended all 99 weeks is SHIT out of luck, and The people still able to collect are losing their Cobra Insurance.

    They been screaming for weeks now how Thousands of Americans are running out of unemployment each week, and we have to pass this bill. With out paying for it, like we demanded we do last time...........Yet because they added no more new weeks. Thousands of People will still fall off the rolls every week as they hit 99 weeks.

    So much for the Compassionate Dems eh.
     
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    If the Obamanoids really wanted to help the long term unemployed, they'd focus on policies that resulted in real job creation. Of course, that would be abandoning their Big Government ideology, which will never happen.

    Oh, and if they really cared about extending unemployment, they would have covered longer terms out of the $400B+ of unspent stimulus funds.

    http://www.recovery.gov/Transparency/agency/Pages/AgencyLanding.aspx
     
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    Then why does the GOP oppose it?
     
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    I agree on both counts.

    I just found it funny that in all the Debate about this, we were never told they were not adding more actual weeks to the 99, and were only extending the time you could collect on the original 99. In Fact many News out lets were incorrectly reporting that this bill would add 26 more weeks.

    We also heard nothing from the Dems about how they were not going to Extend Cobra coverage for those still collecting on the 99. Meaning Anyone on the Emergency Benefits is now un insured if they were not already.

    Funny what they choose to tell you and what they try and slip by.
     
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    They don't oppose it - they want it paid for instead of adding more to the deficit.

    With $400B of unspent Stimulus Funds, the Dems could have easily handled it without exploiting the unemployed.
     
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    Maybe I'm just brain-tired, but what does that mean?
    They have a longer time frame before they have to claim??
    :confused:
     
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    It means that the temporary increase of unemployment benefits to 99 week will be extended.
     
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    Really? But the assholes don't think we need to have to pay for their tax breaks???

    How many middle class people are really worried about their taxes? Or are they more worried about keeping their jobs and not having to take more pay cuts?
     
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    So further into the future, people will still be eligible for the 99 weeks?!
    There was supposed to be a cut-off date for claimants?

    I think I got it.
    Thanks
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    Being worried about keeping one's job and worried about increased taxes and government debt are not mutually exclusive.

    In fact, they are strongly correlated.
     

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