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September 30, 2014

Levin Keeps Up the Pressure for an Unemployment Extension

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Levin has been among the most vocal proponents of extended unemployment benefits on Capitol Hill. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Rep. Sander M. Levin isn’t giving up on an unemployment extension.

Over the past 24 hours, the Michigan Democrat and ranking member of the House Ways and Means Committee — and one of the loudest voices calling for GOP leadership to act — announced two more ways he’ll try to force the issue and revive emergency unemployment benefits in the weeks ahead.

In a Sunday op-ed in Roll Call, Levin said he has his eye on two pieces of legislation pending on the House floor that could be used as vehicles for an unemployment extension. One is a package of tax provisions that need to be extended following their lapse at the end of last year; the other is a bill — still yet to be unveiled — that would save the Highway Trust Fund from running out of money before the August recess.

“We should include a six-month extension of unemployment insurance alongside either of these legislative packages,” Levin wrote. “That’s what the American people would call a win-win solution.”

Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, and his lieutenants in House GOP leadership have said they won’t consider an extension of emergency unemployment benefits that isn’t offset and doesn’t also include a concrete plan to spur job creation.

On Monday, Levin announced that he would launch the first installment of a new series of press events called “Witness Wednesdays” this week, wherein out-of-work Americans will come to Capitol Hill to share stories of their hardships after being cut off from unemployment insurance. This week’s inaugural event will also feature “faith, labor, civil rights and non-profit leaders,” a release from Ways and Means Committee Democrats said.

According to the committee’s counter tracking the estimated the number of unemployed individuals not receiving federal unemployment insurance since the program expired on Dec. 28, the threshold has now crossed the 3 million mark.

 

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  • http://forumsforjustice.com/forums/showthread.php?p=211#post211 Forums4Justice

    8 million illegals are employed in non-ag, on-the-books, American jobs … ……
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    • Ralph

      it time to oust the illegals

  • http://forumsforjustice.com/forums/showthread.php?p=211#post211 Forums4Justice

    Education 101 http://bit.ly/1oXTbej

  • Lara A Herndon

    The GOP needs to wake up!! Not all the people on Unemployment are minimum wage Democrats. Some are upper middle-class Repubs. Their constituents.

    • mrmano_0

      but you are a far far far minority of the electorate…you don’t count..lost in a numbers game..reid and Obama both gave recent speeches on their agenda in the coming weeks and nothing about EUC was stated…El Fin.

      • biggin

        HATER ALERT HATER ALERT

        • mrmano_0

          oh, beggin…you have been left behind by your Lying King…move along, child…you have had your butt kicked all over these blogs and never learn…even when the game is played by your rules…you are the biggest troll around..

          • mrmano_0

            You can’t be me stupid troll go die fool.

            Impersonating me must be the highlight of you simple miserable life.

            You’re a stupid stupid troll. Go back down your hole people hate you and want you dead.

            Republicans are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

          • biggin

            why are you fighting with yourself ? you are such a tard

          • Josie Filingeri

            You two are an absolute disgrace and should be ashamed of yourselves for this senseless tirade that you are conducting online!! This is about renewing unemployment, not your so called “sexual activities!!! Shame, Shame, Shame!!!

          • biggin

            i’m just fighting with that troll mrmano_0 I know it is a lost cause

          • kasia54

            The only way to fight it is to ignore it. Move on.

          • guest

            Mam, you have no idea about this narcissist troll, who’s name is, ” Sebastian Klay”, we’re dealing with. He’s been on countless unemployment websites wanting nothing but to insult and disrupt dialog on this issue. This is a game to him and he calls it entertainment.

          • Rachel

            Knock it off!!!! There is a word called “IGNORE” HAVE YOU HEARD OF THAT WORD??

          • guest

            Number 1, You don’t scold me. Number 2, tell your fellow republican troll to quit obstructing these websites. Thank you!

          • Rachel

            #1 Don’t say things on here so that several people must “scold” you. #2 Read prior comments to educate yourself so when you do reply to people, you know what you are talking about; e.g. I am not a republican.

          • http://none.com Jack Everett

            Both party followers have the bad habit of putting tag on people that don’t agree with their personal opinions.

          • guest

            I use the user name guest because our troll had taken my user name and insulted many people. That’s his MO. You might be his next victim. The responses you see from the other guest is not me. If you notice you can’t respond to the other. Sebastian / Marcus has been doing this for months. The only person I tag is the troll.

          • guest

            Then you and Jack deal with the idiot.

          • Guest

            Educate yourself on what a troll is.

          • Rachel

            I agree!! Talk about immature!!

          • guest

            Rachel and Josie, You’re focusing your anger on the wrong people. Ignore? Roll Call should have banned this nut a long time ago.

          • murica-is-f’d

            If you you want to know who has the biggest tool around, ask your soon to be ex wife fat boy! Its me by the way if you are afraid to ask her

          • biggin

            seems to me you are the one no one likes

          • mrmano_0

            Squawwwk….Squawwwkk..stupid troll wanna cracker??…troll wanna cracker??

            you know…the one you keep bragging up on??…coward…punk..gutless punk…

            You are a coward and fool. You don’t amount to the sweat dripping from a veterans sack.

            go back under your bridge and die

            Republicans are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic

          • http://none.com Jack Everett

            I hope they bring back the draft so we can at least get a little use out of you worthless cannon fodder.

          • guest

            This guy, Sebastian Klay, claims to be a retired Lt. Colonel in the Air Force with a career field in entertainment. Said he is wealthy from playing the stock market, yet he lives on these threads using different user names also steals other peoples user names. I’ve seen him use 10 to 15 user names but you know it’s him because of his ignorance.

          • guest

            Hey Sebastian, what’s wrong with your republican party? The Tea party is shaking up your world. Your party is a dysfunctional family and is unstable.

      • murica-is-f’d

        Can you say, Cialis?

        • mrmano_0

          Sorry…you are just not good at what you are purporting to be…

          • murica-is-f’d

            I am purporting to help you out, your family life is about to be ruined. Wait until she tells you, or you find me bending her over doggystyle with your dog watching.

          • mrmano_0

            Squawwwk….Squawwwkk..stupid troll wanna cracker??…troll wanna cracker??

            You’re a stupid stupid troll. Go back down your hole people hate you and want you dead.

            Republicans are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

      • murica-is-f’d

        I El Finned all over your wifes lower back

        • mrmano_0

          Nope..try again…you really aren’t very good at what you think you are..

          • murica-is-f’d

            I’m a good aim, hit the back of her neck this time.

          • mrmano_0

            you stupid stupid beast go and die stupid troll.

            You can’t be me stupid troll go die fool.

            Impersonating me must be the highlight of you simple miserable life.

            You’re so stupidty must cause you pain.

            Squawwwk….Squawwwkk..stupid troll wanna cracker??…troll wanna cracker??

            Republicans are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

          • biggin

            don’t get mad because loads are being dropped in your wife’s tunnel by murica-is-f’d

    • Rachel

      Or, upper-middle class independents.

  • BOB

    Finally someone recognizes the need for EUC and stand up for Americans ..

  • ONAHILL

    Thank God for Mr.Levin! Any country who does not care for it’s own will not prosper .Get the EUC tacked onto a fast moving train bill and get it passed. I’ll hitch hike to Washington ,where do I sign up??

    • mrmano_0

      “fast moving train? Levin said “in the weeks ahead”..which means months ahead..which means nothing for you..you no longer qualify for an extension

      • biggin

        HATER TROLL
        HATER TROLL

        • mrmano_0

          you are the biggest hater troll around, beggin…you shoot your mouth off all over the blogs…if you can’t take it, don’t dish it out, loser..

          • mrmano_0

            go down your hole and die troll

            You can’t be me stupid troll go die fool.

            Impersonating me must be the highlight of you simple miserable life.

            You’re so stupidty must cause you pain.

            Squawwwk….Squawwwkk..stupid troll wanna cracker??…troll wanna cracker??

            You’re a stupid stupid troll. Go back down your hole people hate you and want you dead.

            Republicans are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

          • murica-is-f’d

            I dish it out when I shoot my load all in your wifes mouth, but she can take it. Take it deep. Be proud of her. If this was the Olympics, she would take gold in sp-luge.

          • biggin

            it’s funny how this troll mrmano_0 tries to look like a different person when they are the same

          • kasia54

            Oh yeah. He’s been around since the beginning of all this — I get google alerts when an article about the extension is online and I read them all – he’s there, in his parent’s basement, making up names and trying to disguise himself with different names but his words all sound the same. You can tell it’s him. LOL!

          • biggin

            yep because they call me beggin instead of biggin that’s how I know they are the same person

          • biggin

            mrmano_0 go stick the other mrmano_0 where the sun don’t shine

          • Rachel

            Knock it off!! Grow up!!

          • David

            Pay the troll no attention or direct him to send his comments to David. He is only here to aggrivate and upset you. I will take care of him if we can get his address.

          • David

            David•in a few seconds

            If Sebastian Klay, Mrmanno, Left wing, Biff Wellington or Valerieblanck approach you here it is only to upset you or to get under your skin. Either pay him no attention or direct him to send his comments to David. He even poses here as a woman and has major issues to deal with. He only comes here to aggrivate you becasue he is a total loser and wants to pick on his fellow countrymen. Sounds like he is a communist.

          • David

            Hey Loser,

            If Sebastian Klay, Mrmanno, Left wing, Biff Wellington or Valerieblanck approach you here it is only to upset you or to get under your skin. Either pay him no attention or direct him to send his comments to David. He even poses here as a woman and has major issues to deal with. He only comes here to aggrivate you becasue he is a total loser and wants to pick on his fellow countrymen. Sounds like he is a communist.

          • David

            David•in a few seconds

            Sebastian Klay is a coward who only comes here to pick on those down on their luck. Direct him to me please. If you can help me to get his address I will rid us of him permanently.

          • David

            Your game is over here I took it away from you and everyone is on to you. Only a total loser would want to kick his fellow American’s while they are down on their luck. You must be a communist. I am coming for you once I get your address and you will pay for what you have done to good people. I will gladly rot in jail to “teach” you some manners.

          • David

            Just run along and quit trying to hurt good people. If you feel the need to aggrivate someone then address your issues with me.

          • David

            Only a coward would want to kick those that are already down. End this today or the price to pay will only increase.

          • David

            You have already pushed your luck too far and now must pay the price for it. Don’t make things worse for yourself. If you think for a minute that I am not coming then you are dilusional. Run along and leavge these people alone.

          • David

            David•in a few seconds

            Do not allow the troll (Sebastian Klay) to disrupt your day. Tell him to direct his ignorance to David. Engaging him is what he wants, do not allow him to get under your skin. If you can help me to get his address I can end this from happening.

          • David

            David Rachel•4 minutes ago

            Pay the troll no attention or direct him to send his comments to David. He is only here to aggrivate and upset you. I will take care of him if we can get his address

          • David

            David•in a few seconds

            If you are approached by Sebastian Klay do not respond as he is only trying to upset you. Just tell him to direct any anger he has towards David. He is just a coward and a communist trying to start trouble.

          • David

            David•in a few seconds

            Sebastian Klay, Biff Wellington, articulate and clean, mrmanno, left wing and Valerieblanck these are his user names, Do not engage him as he only wants to upset you and bring you down to his level. Tell him to direct his anger and issues to David. He only comes here to start trouble and to kick you while you are down. He is the worst type of scum on the planet and only has bad intentions.

          • David

            You are done here loser, now run along like a good troll. You have no credibility here or anywhere else. You are jusr scum and I will get revenge if it is the last thing I ever do. In time you will be a star on youtube pleading for your life to be spared for all to watch and laugh at you.

          • David

            You are just a coward and everyone knows it.

          • David

            David guest•in a few seconds

            Yes you are doing a good job of giving him a hard time. He actually switches user names to like his own posts. What a sicko. He thinks we can’t tell it is him, what a LOSER.

        • Rachel

          Knock it off!!! People don’t want to read U fighting on here!

          • biggin

            sorry I didn’t know you liked trolls

          • Rachel

            I don’t even know what a “troll” is.

          • guest

            Educate yourself!

        • http://none.com Jack Everett

          You describe yourself very good!

      • murica-is-f’d

        Ask your wife about the fast moving “train” i ran into her “tunnel”.

        • mrmano_0

          that really wasn’t that good. you can do better…okay..try again..

          • murica-is-f’d

            I don’t care what you think is good, i care what your wife thinks is good and she loves me taking it to her while you go do your “radio” gig.

          • mrmano_0

            you’re a fool and a liar troll go and die

            people hate you and want you to die troll.

            You can’t be me stupid troll go die fool.

            Impersonating me must be the highlight of you simple miserable life.

            You’re so stupidty must cause you pain.

            Squawwwk….Squawwwkk..stupid troll wanna cracker??…troll wanna cracker??

            You’re a stupid stupid troll. Go back down your hole people hate you and want you dead.

            Republicans are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

          • murica-is-f’d

            Lmao, mrmanopenis has hired a hooker to scissor with now that I’m plowing his wife.

    • Me

      Like maybe the AMNESTY bill?? Maybe we can give 30,000,000 illegals amnesty AND unemployment benefits at the same time …

    • Rachel

      Mr. Levin? He is taking away the retroactive benefits.

      • biggin

        no retro no extension no one cares about us we are lost in the system

  • Advocate

    PHONE JAM BOEHNER!

    Contact John Boehner and have him move the extended unemployment bill forward.

    John Boehner:
    Phone: (202) 225-0600
    (#1 to leave a message #2 to speak with his assistant)

  • mrmano_0

    Hardee Har Har Har!!..buck up, crybaby..yer on the wrong side…

    • biggin

      GET OUT TROLL YOUR OPINIONS ARE WORTHLESS HERE GET OUT YOU HATER

      • mrmano_0

        relax Bart…you are meaningless…you have no value. you are the turd in everyone’s’ pocket….tell us again, Bart, about your big, bad combat military career?…the one where you watched buddies die clearing mines??..that was a good one for using peoples emotions for your agenda..

        • Joy Palardy Barby

          The ole Fu*ktard Troll!

          • mrmano_0

            Poor old Joy..and I do mean “poor”…..

          • mrmano_0

            Go die troll

            you know…the one you keep bragging up on??…coward…punk..gutless punk…

            You are a coward and fool. You don’t amount to the sweat dripping from a veterans sack.

            go back under your bridge and die

            Republicans are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic

          • Nurr

            Yea, right…it’s the democrats that bow down to foreign dictators.

          • ArmedLiberal

            Democrats win wars and are successful. Republicans start wars they can’t win and cost America money and the lives of American hero’s

            Dubya was a disaster. He cost The United States trillions, the lives of thousands of American Heroes and left the middle east in shambles.

            Republicans are Americas greatest threat foriegn or domestic.

          • Nurr

            Democracks are successful at destroying the
            American dream, and they don’t win wars, they make us look weak.

          • Rachel

            American dream??? WHAT American dream?? You are waaaay behind on the news.

          • http://none.com Jack Everett

            You mean like when Bush sleeps with the Saudi prince?

          • http://none.com Jack Everett

            Don’t worry fool the Stepford factory has an upgrade for you that will clear out that virus.

        • murica-is-f’d

          Hey, a story mr lilmanhood could tell is how he can’t satisfy his wife. Or that one time when he came home and it looked like a big bag of melted marshmallows exploded on his wifes face. Put two and two together mrmano, it wasn’t marshmallows.

          • murica-is-f’d

            Emptied my potato sack all over that not so pretty face.

        • mrmano_0

          You can’t be me stupid troll go die fool.

          Impersonating me must be the highlight of you simple miserable life.

          You’re so stupidty must cause you pain.

          Squawwwk….Squawwwkk..stupid troll wanna cracker??…troll wanna cracker??

          You’re a stupid stupid troll. Go back down your hole people hate you and want you dead.

          Republicans are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

        • mrmano_0

          foolish troll You’re a liar and a fool stupid troll.
          Impersonating me must be the highlight of your miserable sorry life.

          You can’t be me stupid troll go die fool.

          You’re a stupid stupid troll. Go back down your hole people hate you and want you dead.

          Republicans are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

        • guest

          Sebastian Klay has arrived on a new site in search of new enemies! Our GOP errand boy troll is going to try to ruin another thread on an unemployment site. I hope he get’s his a$$ kicked again. This self proclaimed radio star is just a puppet for John Boehner without a thought of his own!

          • David

            Please tell this loser to direct any of his comments to me. Once I get his address I can end this once and for all. He has no right to try and kick good people who are down on their luck.

    • murica-is-f’d

      Im on the backside, of your wife. She’s bucking for sure!!!!

      • mrmano_0

        sorry to hear about your penis…

        • murica-is-f’d

          No reason to feel sorry, you may think banging you wife is gross, but i do it for the money. Its really not that bad, you should try it once.

        • murica-is-f’d

          If you heard about my penis, it was from your wife and no reason to be sorry. She likes it large and hard, don’t be sorry for that.

        • mrmano_0

          You are the worst form of life stupid troll go die
          Impersonating me must be the highlight of you simple miserable life.

          You’re so stupidty must cause you pain.

          Squawwwk….Squawwwkk..stupid troll wanna cracker??…troll wanna cracker??

          You’re a stupid stupid troll. Go back down your hole people hate you and want you dead.

          Republicans are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

      • greg huggins

        your wacked

        • Guest

          not sure the meaning here. I am guessing you are on mrmano’s side?

      • greg huggins

        maybe he should buck your back!!!!

  • mrmano_0

    Levin..”…in the weeks ahead”…hardee Har har har….why not say months ahead!!??..some pressure

    • biggin

      Get out, leave right now
      It’s the end of you
      It’s too late now and I can’t wait
      For you to be gone
      you said you would tell the truth
      How you brought all the lies?
      you are just a waste of time

      • mrmano_0

        Zzzzz…Z……you offer nothing beggin…nothing…you’re not even a good “beggin”

        • mrmano_0

          You can’t be me stupid troll go die fool.

          you’re a liar and a fool troll go and die

          Republicans are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

          • mrmano_0

            thank you for the control…

          • mrmano_0

            Squawwwk….Squawwwkk..stupid troll wanna cracker??…troll wanna cracker??

            You’re a stupid stupid troll. Go back down your hole people hate you and want you dead.

            Republicans are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

          • Mark

            Squawwwk….Squawwwkk..stupid troll wanna cracker??…troll wanna cracker??

            You’re a stupid stupid troll. Go back down your hole people hate you and want you dead.

            DEMO – RATS are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

        • murica-is-f’d

          Your wife was beggin, for my penis in her mouth. I heard you both have that in common lol

    • Samuel Hoadley

      With the way it has gone, he could be right. You forgot to add something though. like “na,nanna, na, na”

    • murica-is-f’d

      You mad because you cant satisfy your insignificant other lol. I am going to let everyone know.

      • mrmano_0

        Why thank you…you are very considerate…ignorant…uneducated..meaningless…apathetic….but..considerate…keep trying..you almost reach troll status..

        • Joy Palardy Barby

          Sounds a lot like yourself Fu*ktard troll boy!

        • murica-is-f’d

          Well this ignorant uneducated guy is considerate enough to let your wife finish before i do. I am also considerate enough to wipe her face off after i finish. Use your bath towel to clean it off though.

        • mrmano_0

          You can’t be me stupid troll go die fool.

          Impersonating me must be the highlight of you simple miserable life.

          You’re a stupid stupid troll. Go back down your hole people hate you and want you dead.

          Republicans are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

        • murica-is-f’d

          They are going to delete my comments, but just remember Mrman noballs, you can hate people who are down remember your wife is down, sucking my dong!!

  • J in MI

    Why do I get this sinking feeling that “Witness Wednesdays” is going to be a long running series? Meaning, nothing productive will happen soon & this is merely Democratic P.R. for November elections…

    • biggin

      I get the same feeling

    • kasia54

      My feeling from December when it wasn’t included in the budget. This was deliberate. Sure Levin, Heller and Reed LOOK like they care – that’s the point – it’s called political posturing for the upcoming mid-terms. They don’t give a sh*t about us – they just want us to think they do. This was dead in December.

      • Me

        Amen … cost them nothing to stand on the pulpit and bang the bible screaming that its unfair… they look good — they get voters .. and they don’t have to do anything at all…

        • Rachel

          exactly.

      • Rachel

        Precisely. TERM LIMITS!!!

    • http://none.com Jack Everett

      All wing nuts have sinking feelings because they are the worlds greatest losers.

  • murica-is-f’d

    mrmano_0 can’t get it up. Thats why his wifey is on another dong

  • Basem

    Petition the Obama administration to renew the federal Emergency
    Unemployment Compensation program that expired on December 28th 2013.
    Here is the link:
    http://wh.gov/lA551
    Your signature counts. Please share

  • toil fields

    Witness Wednesdays could be beneficial for demonstrating the side-effects of crony capitalism and its promise of poverty, also it may help in preparing the American population as we transition; by providing tips on how to survive in a third world economy.

  • aging worker

    Please, let’s stay on the subject at hand and take your nonsensical junk elsewhere. How ridiculously immature.

  • mrmano_0

    The lapse in unemployment benefits is ENTIRELY the fault of the Republican party.

    Paul Ryan kept an extension out of the budget. Senate Republicans whittled the year long extension Democrats proposed down to 5 months.

    John Boehner has stood in the way of the bill the Senate passed in April from coming to a vote in the House.

    The Republican party is America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

    Remember that in November.

    • erick

      The republican party HATES YOU and HATES YOUR WAY OF LIFE. The republicans represent the interests of the financial class in their CLASS WAR against the working class.

      • Rachel

        You are only repeating what you hear. While it USED to be true that the republicans were the wealthy party, now, there are more wealthy democrats in Congress than republicans. They are BOTH corrupt.

        • http://none.com Jack Everett

          Both political parties and the supreme court are equally guilty of destroying America.

    • kasia54

      You’re an idiot – Harry didn’t put it in the budget – get a clue – you spend all that time in your parents’ basement and you don’t have time to learn the facts?

      • mrmano_0

        Well I can see you’re stupid enough to be a Republican. No one said anything about Harry. You should learn to read before commenting foolish troll.

        • Mark

          if she didn’t have a Cu##, no one to talk to the racist, bigoted, beautch…

          • Mark

            you’re an idiot shut up if you knew what you were talking about about you’d be doing something important

    • Me

      And you wonder why you got fired!! Blame the Republicans all you want – you are still unemployed – you still have no benefits

      • mrmano_0

        No one got fired stupid. You can’t draw unemployment if you’re fired for cause.

        The Republicans require people of low intelligence like you to remain in power. Oh and because of a loophole my benefits start up again in less than a month thank you very much.

        • Rachel

          OK. Every time you insult, you are flagged.

          • http://none.com Jack Everett

            lol standard wing nut whining.

    • Rachel

      No, it is BOTH parties fault. If Democrats (or republicans) would have included the extension in the Omnibus Bill none of this would have happened in the first place. BOTH parties are corrupt.

  • mrmano_0

    Why won’t Republicans in Congress pass the President’s American Jobs Act? It’s estimated to create 1.3 to 2 million American jobs. The CBO says it will reduce the deficit by 6 billion dollars in 10 years and it will rebuild Americans infrastructure as well.

    • Me

      Same reason the President won’t approve the Keystone pipeline — because no one gives a crap … they all have jobs, homes, cars, and million dollar payrolls — and guess what — folks like you will vote them in over and over no matter how bad of a job they are doing … .

      • mrmano_0

        Keystone XL is NOT a jobs bill. The Koch brothers own the rights to the Alberta tar sands and care very little about American jobs. Keystone XL is an environmental disaster and should not run across the middle of the United States. If Canada wants that nasty bitumen tar, build the pipeline through the heart of their country.

        • Mark

          the Koch Brothers DO NOT own the rights to Alberta tar sands…you are about as stupid as they come…dumb as a post..

          • Rachel

            You need to STOP insulting people. If U are a Democrat, no wonder people are turned off by the democrats! My God U are immature!!

          • guest

            He’s a republican errand boy troll! He’s on your team.

          • David

            This A-hole is just a scum with other issues he is not dealing with,

          • David

            F U chump

          • http://none.com Jack Everett

            Read it and weep sock puppet.

            Koch Tar Sands Holdings

      • Rachel

        No, it has nothing to do with voting. Once an incumbent is entrenched, it is virtually impossible to get them out. This latest situation with Eric Cantor was truly a miracle – hasn’t happened in a CENTURY! There are two ways to get these corrupt clowns out of Congress: TERM LIMITS or follow in Iceland’s footsteps and throw them out peacefully.

    • Rachel

      Are you just repeating what you hear??

      • http://none.com Jack Everett

        Are you just being paid to troll like this Rachel?

        • Rachel

          Excuse me? Read my prior posts. WTF is a “troll” anyway?

          • http://none.com Jack Everett

            Rachel= TROLL!

  • satoshi n.

    if u hate the unemployed why are you bashing them, go to walmart and stimulate the econ?

    • murica-is-f’d

      Because hes a poor old fat impotent fart that can’t please his wife so she has someone else do it. I guess some people just take out their emotions on other people who are down too. Misery loves company, and that is the only company he has.

  • satoshi n.

    10.1 million people will either find a job or run out of unemployment. At that point the 3 million not counted will lower the stated rate of u.e. to make it look like a recovery.13.4 million – 266,000 equals what?

    • Me

      Exactly – great point – the more folks that we DON’T pay anything to, the less that gets counted .. so by stopping paying 3,000,000 folks in December and an additional 70,000 per week since – it makes it look instantly like our unemployment numbers are decreasing…

      • Rachel

        And most Americans are so dumb that they actually BELIEVE the news and that unemployment is decreasing!

    • Rachel

      precisely.

  • Eric Hollenbeck

    Yes more and more I read,,,seems like dems are trying to do the same as house republicans,,,,that is use the unemployed as political talking points instead of working together as for they are paid by us to do!!!! And come up with a level plan forward

  • murica-is-f’d
  • Rachel

    Does this include retroactive benefits??? If not, it is pointless!

    • Me

      That is a very selfish point. What about the millions that are currently drawing unemployment NOW. I feel they should also be given the right to stay on the Govt gravy train for 99+ weeks like many of you have. Lets just think of the last six months of no extended unemployment benefit as a simple resetting the clock For you to want Americans to go back and pay over 2,000,000,000 (2 BIL) in back benefits is selfish on your part.

      • mrmano_0

        There hasn’t been 99 weeks issued since 2012. Without people of low intelligence like you the Republican party would not exist.

        • Mark

          You are the biggest dumfk on the blogs. You are a poor example of the “party of tolerance”…you are about as ignorant and hypocritical as they come…but..you can’t see that through your stupidity..

          • Mark

            squawwwwwwk … squawwwwwwwk
            You are the biggest dumfk on the blogs. You are a credit to “the party of NO” you are about as ignorant and foolish as they come…but..you can’t see that through your stupidity..

          • Mark

            squawwwwwwk … squawwwwwwwk
            You are the biggest dumfk on the blogs. You are a credit to “the party of DEMO-RATs” you are about as ignorant and foolish as they come…but..you can’t see that through your stupidity..

          • David

            You have no credibility here scum, just run along and leave these people alone. Direct your comments to me. I am going to get even if it is the last thing I do.

          • David

            I will get you as soon as I get your address. Watch and see how tis unfolds. It won’t be good for you, I promise.

          • David

            Your days here are done now. Nobody here wants or needs your opinions. I can’t wait to pin my sergeant chevrons in your forehead. You will never forget my rank you scum.

      • Rachel

        99 weeks? Who is on unemployment for 99 weeks? Are U listening to big media outlets? I was on for 4 months after working 25 years. WTF are U talking about??? People like us who have worked all our lives PAID INTO UNEMPLOYMENT. Perhaps if Congress GAVE BACK the TRILLIONS of $$$$ doled out to the Pentagon ($8.5 TRILLION they…LOST!! )- and continues to be spent on KILLING people around the world, there might be some of MY (our) tax money to return to me and others who paid for so long. Hey! How about instead of Congress giving themselves a completely UNDESERVED raise in 2015, the taxpayers KEEP their own money so they have it? Or! How about Obama, Kerry, and the countless other neocons and corrupt incumbents from BOTH sides give back taxpayers the BILLIONS now being sent to Ukraine, terrorists, the inept VA, politicians’ staff, corporate tax breaks, banks, car companies, and so on and so forth…..

        • http://none.com Jack Everett

          Great post Rachel, I hope you can find work soon.

        • Me

          Rachel. .. actually my neighbor WAS on Unemployment benefits for 99 weeks .. seriously .. 99 fricking weeks.. during that time he and his family went to Belize not once .. but twice.. yes he is a bad example to use but the moment he got laid off he basically went into “my wife has a good job and I am going to set back and draw $470 a week and relax” mode… And yes the 8.5 trillion missing actually comes out to 28,000 for every single American alive today and boy that would have helped allot of folks so no argument on that for folks being upset … but once again — this is all part of a scheme — bankrupt America, make everyone dependent on the Govt .. then the Govt can do whatever it wants whenever it wants. We live in scary times. Very scary.

  • barrnone

    These people have been ‘working’ on this for six months. If they can’t get a simple bill passed why are we paying them. Why aren’t they unemployed. When most of them went to DC the country was in pretty good shape and look at it now. We need to get rid of every last one of them, no more excuses, but we need the media to report this story. They have a 18% approval rating if the country focused on how useless they are they would all get fired.

    The media is not reporting on 4 million unemployed people having their
    unemployment benefits cut, being describe as ‘lazy’ and Congress
    refusing to act.

    That’s why I created a petition to CNN News Headquarters, which says:

    “The media is not reporting on what is happening to unemployed people in America.”

    Will you sign my petition? Click here to add your name:

    http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/force-the-media-to-do?source=c.fwd&r_by=10184902

    Thanks!

    • kasia54

      Well the media has been paid off to hush this crisis – catastrophe – treason?

      • barrnone

        Agree there seems to be a conspiracy of silence not just from the media but also from the internet blogs. Certain sites are censoring comments, won’t allow petitions or links. That’s why the focus should be on the media not govt. The media has the power to inform and mobilize the country even the president’s bully pulpit takes a back seat to it.

        • Me

          This is NOT a conspiracy of silence — the fact is .. NO ONE CARES .. honestly.. I know that sucks – but Americans themselves (who by the way are tired of paying folks to give the illusion of looking for work) don’t care – the politicians have quickly realized that there are much sexier campaigns to go after (like VA and giving illegals your benefits). Right now – there is only about 3 million folks that this extended unemployment benefits helped – BUT there are 30,000,000 unregistered “illegal” future voters … which one do you think is the priority?? But bottomline is that America — on both sides of the aisle – is tired of the endless handout and yet another form of “welfare”. It will cost 2 Billion a month to backdate unemployment to December – and even if they don’t back date it – unemployment is not a endless social welfare program.

          • barrnone

            There is only one Bowe Bergdahl but the media reports on him all day everyday. One Donald Sterling they been reporting on him a month. Three million people losing EUC is a bigger story. The lie about 30 million illegals is propaganda designed to give conservatives something to hate. Many of them confuse knowing who to hate with being informed. What it cost this country in money and potential is the biggest govt handout of all.

          • Rachel

            Have U educated yourself regarding how much the government has spent on these endless wars and still continue to spend? (TRILLIONS) Are U aware that the Pentagon actually LOST 8.5 TRILLION because they are unable to audit themselves? Do U know how much $$ now is going to terrorists, Ukraine, Africa, and countless other countries? Did U know that 265 BILLION is going to be approved for streets rather than kids who are starving? R U aware that the government just gave doctors 10 BILLION dollars to offset Medicare spending????? UI benefits for those who are losing their homes, being evicted, can’t buy gas for their car, food for their kids and now do not even have the means to LOOK for work…is a tiny drop in the bucket compared to what the government is REALLY spending. Powerful groups are PAYING incumbents to NOT extend UI. It is NOT black and white or simple as you make it out to be. Did U know that 90,000,000 Americans now depend on the government for food? Are U aware that U CANNOT trust anything the big media outlets say and you must know that the same outlets leave out crucial news.

          • Me

            Rachel… you have hit it perfectly on the head ..”"Did U know that 90,000,000 Americans now depend on the government for food? “” .. this is exactly their plan. If you can get everyone dependent on the govt for food .. for utilities.. for any substance .. well the last thing they are going to do is revolt against that very govt … 51% of all Americans are on some form of vital handout — welcome to the very definition of Socialism. Do you honestly believe that in 6 years that there was no way of passing any type of work or labor bills?? Do you believe that if the President – or the democrats – or the Republicans — or even the fricking Martians — if any of them that are in control actually wanted to — or even cared – about the millions of Americans that are going to bed hungry, that are losing their homes dialy, that have nothing, that they couldn’t have done some sort of program. Hell there isn’t even a CCC program like there was back on the 30′s to help train folks. There is nothing. And you can’t just blame the Republicans – its everyone – to include the President – to include the Unions. But guess what – no matter how much you and I write – or millions of others write — 95% of the politicians in WASH DC are millionaires and will never be hungry. Hillary Clinton stated that she was flat broke when they left WASH DC because they only had a few million.. OMG – all these politicians are so removed from reality its ridiculous. BUT yet — 92% of them will all get voted back in … and America slides closer and closer to the Socialist Cause they all desire..

          • Rachel

            Yeah, I know. The only way to solve all this is either Term Limits as a constitutional law, or follow in Iceland’s steps.

          • http://none.com Jack Everett

            Congress is not about to cut off it’s gravy train. Where else can a person get full time pay for part time hours?

    • Rachel

      And!!! They have voted themselves a raise come January 2015!! The gall!!

  • satoshi n.

    neither party wants to pass this the dems save $5.82 per worker per week money and the reps look like war hawks on the unemployed. Actually it is not saved the surplus futa goes into slush fund for purposes it is not intended for.

  • disqus_l7dfkMHJ63

    I lost my job to no fault of my own in July of
    last year, and was receiving unemployment until Congress elected not to extend unemployment benefits, right after Christmas. Which I might add, was a terrible time to be cut off. Since then I have been going threw many hardships. (Like others), Being that I reside in Las Vegas, NV, the employment rate is higher than the national average, and at 53 years of age, its seems as if I am getting passed over. Now I have exhausted all of my funds, used up all the help that was given to me from  resources, friends and family. We were praying this would soon be over as time passed by.  I haven’t paid my rent this month, and of course gas and electric, cell and others are due. Even worst, no gas to get to a interview, if I got one. I know my story is not different from the many
    Americans that are out there, which is a shame.
    I served my country admirably for seven of the
    greatest years of my life (U.S. Navy), went on
    to obtain a A.S. Degree, Raised up four kids
    as a single parent, Coached many years being
    a mentor to children, I also attempted to go back to school with no success, even threw my G.I. Bill ,I didn’t qualify. I worked hard and paid taxes all my life, our Government rewards us in this way,  is not the American Way, I grew up to understand.  We are the best nation on earth, and I believed that. I have spent many days and long nights trying to figured out how can I can keep a roof over my head. I learned how to build a web site and built a online store. Learning on my own (couldn’t qualify) I kept  Praying that I could generate enough income so I can live with a roof over my head. My online store is a new business, because, I feel like I need something that’s gonna sustain me as I grow older. So I would like to extend my hand
    as an American to President Obama and
    Congressman John Boehner, and say, if you
    can’t come to an agreement to help people
    In there time of needs, I invite you to buy something from my online store, and support
    my efforts ,not to give up, and inspire others  not to give up , and inspire them to challenge there self
    to create their own business.
    I challenge both of you to register and buy a product from my online store in efforts to keep me from being homeless. And to inspire others and support the idea of starting their own business. I also except Donations at this point, from any American’s  who can identify with my story. if you want to help a Good  American go to http://WWW.DLSuperStore.Com . We have a wide range of products at affordable prices to choose from. 

    To Blog go to http://DLSuperStore.Com/blogg-2
       This letter will be forwarded to President Obama,
    and Congressman John Boehner  .

    • Me

      OK – so let me get this straight – you haven’t found a job in over a year – so how long exactly do you want us to be giving you unemployment insurance — another week? month? year? forever?? In a recent GAO report it stated that over 50% of the people on Unemployment wasn’t even seriously looking for work – and 25% wasn’t accepting work they could get because it was “beneath” them … for the remaining 25% my heart goes out to you – but America is tired of yet another form of “welfare”. It will cost 2 Billion a month to backdate unemployment to December – and even if they don’t back date it – unemployment is not a endless social welfare program. If you are 53 and can’t get a job in the last year – well your chances of getting one at 54, 55, 56 all diminish even further doesn’t it. And if we are going to pay you not to work – we might as well start paying those kids out of high school and college the same amount because they can’t find work wither– pretty soon – slippery slope to socialism ..

      • disqus_l7dfkMHJ63

        Yes Sir, Here my reply Respectfully,
        You are citing me Statistics, and Reports. But sir I tell you, I am a human being that bleeds like you,
        and put my clothes on the same way you do. And
        my issues stemming from unemployment is real.
        What I wrote in my first letter was a small version
        of what its really like. And I take offense to your analogy. Threw my son untimely passing to traffic
        tickets I can’t pay for, (subject to jail due to warrants) , the thought of that at my my age is
        frighting. I am a law abiding citizen and has spent
        Most all my adult life serving for Military or Mentoring kids in sports. (You). I have good jobs, money, houses, and I worked for 16 years for a well know company, before having a work force layoff. (Not my Fault) Oh, did I say,I do have a degree. Oh, I did. I did teach my self how to build a online store.
        (Couldn’t qualify to go to school) but that shows,
        I am smart enough, I still job hunting in the day,
        Studying at night so my days are long, Not lazy.
        Just in life, sometimes things go bad, wrong, and for those people, they don’t want a hand out, they
        Just want a chance to get back on their feet. Like
        I want a chance. So if can help someone who trying, go to my online store and support me and my efforts to get on my feet. http://WWW.DLSuperStore.Com. I will do my best, for everyone. Congress won’t, but you can. Obviously you work, I am a
        Proud American, just like you, Be an example to
        people. Offer me a job, give me help on how to improve my site, point me in the right direction, LETS ALL ACT LIKE AMERICANS……….
        Enjoy Shopping More at DLSuperStore.Com

  • Tess328

    Boehner will only tie unemployment extensions to “job creation measures”. What he means is the long disproven “trickle down” theory, of giving big tax breaks to the wealthy, and then expecting them to use the money to create jobs. All the super wealthy do with the tax breaks is keep the money and become even wealthier. But that is what the Republican party is all about, taking away from the poor to give to the rich.

    • ArmedLiberal

      You’re absolutely correct.

      Watch out though the conservative trolls will be coming…

    • http://none.com Jack Everett

      Bohener will only tie unemployment extension to more welfare for the wealthy.

    • eddieknucks

      PREACH!!!!

  • Guest

    sfsfds

  • mrmano_0

    I would like to thank Murica, David, ray reding, Derek, Guest, Bart, mrmano, joy and am sure I’m I’m missing some for a fantastic last 2 days..well..we all know its just 1 person…thank you for giving me total control over your life. I can’t believe how personal you take all of this!!..its pure comedy running you around..and on a blog??…its fiction!!….I have absolute control over every blog move you make!!….I am able to keep the Libtards from their inane factless ideology….thank you…thank you..thank you..

    • http://none.com Jack Everett

      You should really stop supporting those opium dens.

      • guest

        He’s a nut!

    • mrmano_0

      You’re a liar and a fool stupid troll.
      Impersonating me must be the highlight of your miserable sorry life.

      You can’t be me stupid troll go die fool.

      You’re a stupid stupid troll. Go back down your hole people hate you and want you dead.

      Republicans are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

      • mrmano_0

        You’re a liar and a fool stupid troll.
        Impersonating me must be the highlight of your miserable sorry life.

        You can’t be me stupid troll go die fool.

        You’re a stupid stupid troll. Go back down your hole people hate you and want you dead.

        Democrats are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

        • mrmano_0

          You’re a liar and a fool stupid troll.
          Impersonating me must be the highlight of your miserable sorry life.

          You can’t be me stupid troll go die fool.

          You’re a stupid stupid troll. Go back down your hole people hate you and want you dead.

          Republicans are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

          • Mark

            You’re a liar and a fool stupid troll.
            Impersonating me must be the highlight of your miserable sorry life.

            You can’t be me stupid troll go die fool.

            You’re a stupid stupid troll. Go back down your hole people hate you and want you dead.

            DEMO-RATS are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

      • mrmano_0

        thank you for confirming my control.

        • mrmano_0

          Squawwwk….Squawwwkk..stupid troll wanna cracker??…troll wanna cracker??

          You’re a stupid stupid troll. Go back down your hole people hate you and want you dead.

          Republicans are America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

      • Mark

        I’m hungry for your touch.

        • Mark

          No one is hungry. No one touches for hunger. you are incorrect. You make no sense. You are unemployable. You are worthless.

          • guest

            Robot troll errand boy!

    • mrmano_0

      I must say my favorite character is “david” because he is the MOST fictional in relation to the real person who is just a cowardly, snotty, runny–nosed punk. If we ever wonder what happened to the little punk in Jr High, well..now we know…they make up a character and name it “David” with his big, tough Marine persona. My other favorite is “Murica” because he represents the TRUE personality of the real person. Watches too much porrn , jags off all the time, never had a healthy relationship, bitter, angry, selfish, downtrodden, jealous..couldn’t get pus-ssay from his cat!!…the others…are just characters to talk among himself….See all of “you” soon!!!..

      • mrmano_0

        Troll says what?

        • Mark

          There’s no such things as trolls. We’ve been through this and you continue failing to learn. Trolls do not exist. trolls are myths. you live in a fantasy world. Trolls can not say anything. You are left behind. you are unemployable

          • guest

            You are a radio star wanna be!

          • David

            You are an idiot

      • guest

        If he get’s your address you’re soup!

      • David

        I will fix you but good when I get your address and you are dilusional if you think I am not coming after you. I will change your life forever. You messed with the wrong guy this time.. Someone here will assist me in getting your address.

      • David

        I will rot in jail for what I have planned for you.

      • David

        You will get the chance to tell me those words to my face. You are a coward and will pay dearly.

      • David

        You are the biggest loser alive. I am coming for you and it won’t be fun for you. You are nothing but scum.

      • David

        Remember these choice words, you will eat them.

      • David

        You will see the worst in me, I promise you.

      • David

        The best years of my life are behind me. I will gladly do whatever time I have to in order to get revenge.

      • David

        Leave these people alone and direct your comments to me. I will get you back for all this in time. All I need is your address and I will get revenge

      • David

        I am going to make a youtube video of me urinating on you as you plead for your life to be spared. It is going to be the worst day of your miserable life. Leave these people alone and direct your anger towards me. I am going to “teach” you some manners you scum.

      • David

        I will rot in jail to get even with you. It is always a good day to die right chump?

      • David

        I took your game away and there is nothing you can do but cry like your buddy Boehner does.

      • David

        You are the laughing stock of the room Valerieblanck or whatever name or gender you are today.

      • David

        You are so low that scum doesn’t even want you. I am going to make you pay and if you think not you are dilusional.

      • David

        Someone help me get his address and I will make sure he never posts here again.

      • David

        This characteris the worst kind of scum on the planet. He wants to try and hurt his fellow American’s and there is no place on earth that he can hide from me once I get his address. Ignore this troll and tell him direct his anger to David. In time I will make him regret this.

    • Mark

      I’d like to add that I have serious problems I’m crying out for help. I need friends because I have none and I’m very lonely.

      • Mark

        I hear ya. That’s why yer on the list. You have plenty of freinds. you just make em up.

      • guest

        If you walk like a duck and quack like a duck, chances are you are a GOP errand boy troll!

    • guest

      Oh, we’re not done with you pal!

  • Me

    OK – so you haven’t found a job in over a year – so how long exactly do you want us that have jobs and pay much higher taxes now to support all of those who don’t, to keep paying you unemployment insurance — another week? month? year? forever?? In a recent GAO report it stated that over 50% of the people on Unemployment wasn’t even looking for work – and 25% wasn’t accepting work they could get because it was “beneath” them or that it wasn’t worth actually taking the job and working for what they were paying … and for the remaining 25% that are truly looking my heart goes out to you – but America is tired of yet another form of “welfare”. It will cost 2 Billion a month to backdate unemployment to December – and even if they don’t back date it – unemployment is not a endless social welfare program. If you can’t get a job in the last year – well your chances of getting one now is diminished even further isn’t it. And if we are going to pay you not to work – we might as well start paying those kids out of high school and college the same amount because they can’t find work wither– pretty soon – slippery slope to socialism ..

    • barrnone

      We know you don’t have a job.

    • mrmano_0

      How long should we be giving tax breaks to corporate America, bailing out banks and subsidizing oil companies to ship jobs overseas?

      • Mark

        How long should we??…what’s your solutions, Dumfk???…. One persons subsidy is another’s entitlement is another’s bailout is another’s begging for EUC handout…get a grip, loser…..

        • mrmano_0

          squawwwwwwk … squawwwwwwwk troll want a cracker?
          You are the biggest dumfk on the blogs. You are a credit to “the party of NO” you are about as ignorant and hypocritical as they come…but..you can’t see that through your stupidity..

          • Mark

            I love controlling you

          • Mark

            squawwwwwwk … squawwwwwwwk troll want a cracker?
            Stupid troll go back under your bridge.

            You are the biggest dumfk on the blogs. You are a credit to
            “the party of NO” you are about as ignorant and hypocritical as they come…but..you can’t see that through your stupidity..

          • Mark

            squawwwwwwk … squawwwwwwwk troll want a cracker?
            Stupid troll go down your hole and die.

          • mrmano_0

            squawwwwwwk … squawwwwwwwk troll want a cracker?
            You are the biggest dumfk on the blogs. You are a credit to “the party of NO” you are about as ignorant and foolish as they come…but..you can’t see that through your stupidity..

          • David

            You can’t control your own kidneys.

          • David

            You are the biggest loser alive for now, I can fix that.

          • Mark

            Please hold me.

        • Mark

          Shut up stupid.

        • mrmano_0

          Mark you’re losing it.

          • http://none.com Jack Everett

            Very well said!!!

        • Mark

          Democrats are our only chance.

        • http://none.com Jack Everett

          Subsidies for wealthy oil companies is not welfare? Get a life sucker. Funny how you should mention welfare considering you wing nuts get it all.

          • Mark

            you didn’t follow the logic. try again, fool.

          • David

            remember death before dishonor, you try to dishonor these people daily. Not for much longer.

          • David

            Leave these people alone and direct your ignorant comments to me.

          • David

            am hot on your tail and it is only a matter of time for you and you get to pay dearly you scum

  • disqus_l7dfkMHJ63

    Yes Sir, Here my reply Respectfully,
    You are citing me Statistics, and Reports. But sir I tell you, I am a human being that bleeds like you,
    and put my clothes on the same way you do. And
    my issues stemming from unemployment is real.
    What I wrote in my first letter was a small version
    of what its really like. And I take offense to your analogy. Threw my son untimely passing to traffic
    tickets I can’t pay for, (subject to jail due to warrants) , the thought of that at my my age is
    frighting. I am a law abiding citizen and has spent
    Most all my adult life serving for Military or Mentoring kids in sports. (You). I have good jobs, money, houses, and I worked for 16 years for a well know company, before having a work force layoff. (Not my Fault) Oh, did I say,I do have a degree. Oh, I did. I did teach my self how to build a online store.
    (Couldn’t qualify to go to school) but that shows,
    I am smart enough, I still job hunting in the day,
    Studying at night so my days are long, Not lazy.
    Just in life, sometimes things go bad, wrong, and for those people, they don’t want a hand out, they
    Just want a chance to get back on their feet. Like
    I want a chance. So if can help someone who trying, go to my online store and support me and my efforts to get on my feet. http://WWW.DLSuperStore.Com. I will do my best, for everyone. Congress won’t, but you can. Obviously you work, I am a
    Proud American, just like you, Be an example to
    people. Offer a job, share positive suggestions, help the homeless,
    LETS ALL ACT LIKE A MERICANS, SUPORT EACH OTHER. God Bless
    Enjoy Shopping More at DLSuperStore.Com

  • Mark

    Progressive liberalism is the only way out of this mess that Republicans like dubya got us into.

    Vote Democratic in November and put America back to work!

    • http://none.com Jack Everett

      Will do!

    • Mark

      its okay to go back to work right now??

  • Mark

    Did your hear that?.that was the sound of your precious EUC funding heading to Iraq……hey…losers…the military will soon be hiring…do something for your country besides drain it dry….the unemployed are officially off the radar!!…time to get a job, losers.

    • David

      You are the loser, scum.

    • kdjustice

      Thought I was banned troll!

  • Jasmine An’deez

    Despite Hussein Obama’s vicious threats, he hasn’t been able to panic financial markets. Here’s why: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics-live/liveblog/live-updates-the-shutdown-4/?hpid=z2#c1e3ada3-dc00-41d8-92cb-327c5c814d82

  • John Boehner PIG

    JOHN BOEHNER, because you choose not to act, this is the death spiral over 3 million people, and millions of their family members are caught in:

    1) tapped out savings
    2) unable to pay bills
    3) critical utilities shut off
    4) vehicle reposession
    5) eviction, homelessness
    6) once good credit is ruined, making it impossible to re-employ
    7) marital strain & divorce
    8) desperation, resentment. hate, suicide

    We the people will never forgive or forget what you are doing to the MILLIONS of suffering Americans. ONLY YOU CAN STOP THE SUFFERING! THE BLOOD IS SOLELY ON YOUR HANDS JOHN BOEHNER. LISTEN TO THOSE YOU SERVE, ALLOW A VOTE OR STEP DOWN NOW!

  • Mark

    Its funny how after 6 months of Republican obstruction, repeated Republican attempts to force us to accept the dirty and dangerous Keystone XL pipeline, repeated Republican attempts to add ACA killing amendments. And the continued obstruction of John Boehner preventing the extension bill that the Senate finally passed from coming to a vote in the House.
    After all that now Republicans and their supporters are now trying to turn it around and place this failure at the feet of Democrats?
    Trying to blame this on Democrats because they didn’t try hard enough? Lol
    Well Republicans didn’t try at all and in fact actively took step to block any progress.
    Lol The Republican party are certainly masters of deceit and misinformation that’s for sure.
    The Republican party is America’s greatest threat foreign or domestic.

    • Me

      The President could fix this with one executive order — why hasn’t he????

      • Mark

        lol sign of the right can’t beat ‘em just lie.

  • FedUpInNJ

    “Before the August recess”??? These senators need to stop playing with people’s lives. Too many are ruined already due to this and we are tired of the lies and posturing. August? Really? Ridiculous! They can vote to give money to the Ukraine in a day but they can’t take 2 minutes to vote on this for over 3 million American people? They can all go f*%k themselves at this point. We are on to their political game and we are done playing. Cantor was just the beginning. His losing had little to do with immigration reform, people have simply had it with o nothing, corporate loving politicians.

  • John Boehner PIG

    John Boehner is the one person who can make this right for the
    3+ million struggling Americans and their 2.3 million CHILDREN that are
    suffering to find food and shelter. John Boehner chooses to play party
    politics. John Boehner believes that if he opposes the EUC he is sticking it to
    the Democratic party. What John Boehner fails to understand is that the UI
    crisis is a cancer that is affecting everyone regardless of party. Let John
    Boehner know how you feel about his inaction that is causing millions of American
    men, women and children to suffer like they have never suffered before:

    Everyone out there that is affected, or knows someone that is affected by the EUC crisis needs to stand up and let John Boehner know that he needs to allow a vote! The only thing that will help turn the tide is to apply constant and relentless pressure for John Boehner to act. Phone: (202) 225-0600 Facebook:

    • Me

      The President could fix this with one executive order — why hasn’t he???

  • Me

    The President could fix this with one executive order — today – right now — why hasn’t he???

    • Disqus189781378

      because he’s a puppet. has no real control. you haven’t figured this out already? somebody has their money in Obama’s pockets to keep tight lipped on this.

    • ArmedLiberal

      That is incorrect. The President cannot make an executive order and spend one thin dime.
      Congress has control of the purse.

  • Harold Murdaugh

    retroactive for the sake of the children that have SUFFERED through all of this. One would think on their many many vacations that they would have had the suffering children cross their minds.

  • Dwine

    Why doesn’t the President step in and get this problem taken care of for the 3 million + who really need the help to feed their families, save their mortgages etc. i just don’t understand why he is doing nothing.

    • ArmedLiberal

      Congress is required to enact this kind of legislation. The President of the United States cannot spend tax payers money. Congress has control of the purse.

  • fourms_2000

    nothing will be done until there is some benefit to the legislators

  • Gary

    Why will the President bypass the Senate and sign legislation on so many other issues and not do this for the long term unemployed? He said he would some time ago. Is this just a rouse by both parties in saving face to their constituency? Since when have the Republicans stopped the Democrats at this level of importance from doing things they want to do? Something doesn’t add up here….

  • David

    If Sebastian Klay, Mrmanno, Left wing, Biff Wellington or Valerieblanck approach you here it is only to upset you or to get under your skin. Either pay him no attention or direct him to send his comments to David. He even poses here as a woman and has major issues to deal with. He only comes here to aggrivate you becasue he is a total loser and wants to pick on his fellow countrymen. Sounds like he is a communist.

  • David

    Sebastian Klay is a coward who only comes here to pick on those down on their luck. Direct him to me please. If you can help me to get his address I will rid us of him permanently.

  • David

    Do not allow the troll (Sebastian Klay) to disrupt your day. Tell him to direct his ignorance to David. Engaging him is what he wants, do not allow him to get under your skin. If you can help me to get his address I can end this from happening.

  • David

    If you are approached by Sebastian Klay do not respond as he is only trying to upset you. Just tell him to direct any anger he has towards David. He is just a coward and a communist trying to start trouble.

  • David

    Sebastian Klay, Biff Wellington, articulate and clean, mrmanno, left wing and VCalerieblanck these are his user names, Do not engage him as he only wants to upset you and bring you down to his level. Tell him to direct his anger and issues to David. He only comes here to start trouble and to kick you while you are down. He is the worst type of scum on the planet and only has bad intentions.

  • David

    This loser uses multiple user names her to aggrivate people. He goes by Sebastian Klay, Biff Wellington, articulate and clean, mrmanno and even Valerieblanck. Yes he even poses as a woman. He is the worst type of a coward and scum alive. Tell him to direct his anger towards David. I will put an end to this scum if anyone can help me to get his address.

    • guest

      David, Try to go to…The Fiscal Times…The Dems Try to End – Run Boehner on Unemployment Insurance.

      • David

        Thanks bro, I have already started slandering him there. Tell these people to have him direct his comments to me. He is just scum and I will rot in jail to get even. Have a great day!

        • guest

          Check my comments on different threads by clicking guest above this comment.

          • David

            This character is seriously sick in the mind. I want to get revenge so badly. I hate him for what he tries to do here. He can’t be right in the mind but that won’t stop me.

          • guest

            Were you able to see my comment history and sites visited?

          • David

            Yes you are doing a good job of giving him a hard time. He actually switches user names to like his own posts. What a sicko. He thinks we can’t tell it is him, what a LOSER.

          • David

            Have a great weekend and have fun! If the troll starts anything tell him to direct his anger towards me. Peace out.

          • kd

            I just switched up and changed my user name. Two can play at that game!

          • kd

            David, go to Politico….Latest UI Attempt Still Faces Big Hurdles on Hill. He’s showing his a$$.

          • David

            Have you noticed the mental midgets newest user name?
            Disqus189781378

          • kdjustice

            I think this fool got me banned from politico. They kick me off the site when he’s the one talking garbage.

          • David

            David•19 minutes ago

            Beware of Disqus189781378 … Sebastian Klay in disguise

          • kdjustice

            David, I think Sebastian has stolen this 18978….. guys user name and is posting under that. he’s done it to me, to mark, to mrmano, to murica and more. he’s using my old guest name and two or three identities on one thread. He’s a sick f@ck!

          • David

            All I want is his address and I will put an end to this. I am ready to rot in jail to get revenge.

          • kdjustice

            David, go to “the hill” website…. check out (Bipartisan bill would extend unemployment insurance.)

    • ArmedLiberal
  • ArmedLiberal

    Google “starve the beast” and you will see exactly what the Republican/Tea party’s agenda.

    Teapublicans are trying to dismantle the federal government and its ability to operate in the best interest of all the American people.

    Teapublicans are trying to return The United States to the unregulated laissez faire capitalism that led to the Great Depression.

    Teapublicans are the reason this Congress is the “do nothing” Congress only interested in obstruction, spurious assertions, a sabotage of the U.S. political system.

    Teapublicans are a threat to the United States.Teapublicans want to destroy The American Dream and a way of life that built the middle class.

  • David

    Beware of Disqus189781378 … Sebastian Klay in disguise.

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