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November 25, 2014

Unemployment Benefits Extension: 4 Republicans Switch Votes on Filibuster

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Four Republicans voted to bring an unemployment benefits extension to the floor last week but then voted to filibuster the bipartisan deal on Wednesday.

Dan Coats of Indiana, Bob Corker of Tennessee, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Patrick J. Toomey of Pennsylvania all voted Wednesday to block the bipartisan agreement led by Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Dean Heller, R-Nev.

Joining Democrats to pass the bill were Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, Susan Collins of Maine, Dean Heller of Nevada, Mark S. Kirk of Illinois, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Rob Portman of Ohio. They helped put the measure over the top, narrowly topping the 60-vote threshold, 61-38.

Final passage could be as early as Thursday.

We’ve posted the Senate clerk’s tally sheet showing how all the senators voted:

 

Read more on the vote here and follow our coverage of the unemployment insurance extension proposals:

Unhappy on Unemployment Extension, GOP Considers Blocking Minimum Wage, Pay Equity Debate

Unemployment Extension: How Did Your Senator Vote?

Unemployment Extension Vote Not Worrying House Republicans

Boehner Still Cool to Senate Unemployment Extension Bill

Unemployment Extension Fight Pits Portman Against Boehner

Doctors Win, Jobless Lose: The GOP Confronts New Perception Problem

 

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  • NeedsVacation

    PHONE JAM BOEHNER

    Contact John Boehner’s office until the phones are unplugged:
    John Boehner says the implementation will be “difficult”? Is that really the attitude you want to have towards long-term unemployed seeking jobs? Its “difficult” so give up? ——- #SETEXAMPLE ——–

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

    *The number has been changed 3 times
    SPREAD THE WORD AND GET THIS OUT

    • TingTakPongGustavos

      Boehner jams 2014

      • Sebastian Klay

        “Ting” is a troll that searches Google
        to find stories about the unemployment extension bill so he can come to the
        thread and kick around desperate people. He is a sociopath and his sadism
        guides his actions. He is the perfect example of the modern conservative.

        • TingTakPongGustavos

          Sebastian u loser. i didnt see you on the corporate tax break extension artcle showing you outrage there. the price tag being 5 times more then what it takes to help the american people. your a fake hypocrate. where is your outrage? Your phoney.

        • TingTakPongGustavos

          Extensions dont even affect you. your a sad character. tell me the truth. ur boehners favorite spoiled nephew or something. euc tooth fairys and whatnot. your a sick individual. still mad at the world and being useless? Keep on. the world needs user hater mash holes like yourself too. how would we know who the cool people are if you didnt exist. thanks loser.

          • DL

            He is a troll that posts under many names. Just ignore the loser.

    • http://Get-n-money.com/ LB

      I just called !

      • TrixieConQueso

        Me too. Had to restrain myself from using VERY
        BAD WORDS.

  • Cynthia Dobbins

    I think a meeting of the unemployed and their supporters at his office may help bring some attention to this situation. This needs to be brought to the medias attention and a meeting of a few thousand people will get this noticed. Besides Boehner could use some company, anybody that krass cannot have any friends.

    • LaughnigLion

      I am actually looking forward to when my representative come home for their next vacation. I plan to meet with them personally for two reasons: (1) to show them what I and other long-term unemployed have been doing to find jobs and (2) to tell them I hold each of them (Representative Shimkus and Senator Durbin) personally responsible for the actions, or inaction in some cases, of their particular parties.

  • ks

    pat Toomey from pa.<,lost 1 vote in pa,so glad I registered to vote after 25 yrs,

    • Tracy Smith

      Make that 2 votes

      • bartholomew

        3 votes

    • Jackie

      4 votes

    • GREG HUGGINS

      mke that 2 votes–this from registered repub

  • Gary E

    those republicans that switch their votes need voted OUT!!!! and all the NO voters. OUT!!!!

    • Tom Robertson

      I guess you have a Job.How about stop printing money and deflating the dollar so that a few companies can make money over sea,s and fk us at home.10 Billion in unemployment benifits minus taxes is a drop in the bucket.How about the 1 trillion dollar farm bill.
      I am a republican[Read my post]but we have to choose our battles wisely.
      John the jk off may cost us the Nov 2014 Senate because he is perceived as a phony tan man with a phony remark about the difficulty of handed out the money.

  • Icare

    They ‘Republicans’ stopped a bill in 2012 that would have brought jobs back to the United States and would have stopped big companies from receiving our tax dollars as business expenses for sending jobs overseas… and now they are crying they want to add their job bills to the unemployment extension bill???

  • bartholomew

    Seriously? these scumbags have “yeas” or “nays” on their tally sheet…like children responding with a “na” or “ya”… 2.7 million people out of work… and they put a slash next to “nays” as if saying to themselves “should I help 2.7 million people living in debt some with kids who need to be housed,clothed and fed?…psych!! Na! thats a nay for me!!…slashes pen”. I wonder if these sub-human reptiles check these blogs or comments. If they do they probably feel good about themselves on how much power they have to affect millions of working class Americans and run on a power trip laughing at all of us. I cannot wait until voting time. I am unemployed and one vote is not much but 8 of my family members are voting this year against the Republicans specifically because of my case/cause, I hope everyone will follow suit. Lets teach these power-hungry, simple-minded, heartless, anti-American, pro capitalism, greedy thieves that are voices will be heard and accounted for in OUR tally box, when it comes time. They are playing a game of chess with us! except instead of 16 pawns they have 2.7 million unemployed pawns! using us for political leverage to get what they, themselves get into their pocket out of dependence of this bill being passed or not. Scumbag liars using excuse after excuse after solution after solution. Anything to keep stalling and stalling while some of us are literally starving and starving not just for food but hunger for employment, debt clear-age etc. I swear if I hit the lottery tomorrow I would advertise these exact words on the front page of the New-York times, but I wont I could only hope for a few extra dollars from their approval to get me out of debt. Complaining about us being lazy? how about printing a “yes” or “no” on your tally sheets. So you could at least seem like you’re doing something professional after going on a week long St.Patrick day vacation Do these white-supremacist ( John B ) congressman and senators get a week vacation for Dr.Martin Luther King day too?…sickening. I don’t remember me getting Christmas off in Afghanistan because I was too busy clearing IED’s, and you want to call me a lazy-long-term unemployed individual? shame on you. C’mon people lets let our voices be heard and tallied!…God Bless America.

    • Christopher Duncan

      3.2 according to republican senator so-and-so. No point. America is done for. When a veteran in his prime with a veritable metric fuqton of active duty service experience, qualifications and certificates, a semester away from an AA degree and relevant training can get nothing but invites to pay money I don’t have for training to a job I won’t be given? Turned down for everything over a year come four days from now? I don’t see America being the land of opportunity for anyone for much longer.

    • Sebastian Klay

      I so feel your pain and anxiety….if you would have listened to me days ago, your pain and anxiety would have subsided by now..I prepared you logivally and factually for the denial…move on….again..POLITICALLY…EUC is dead…you should be enjoying your military pension anyway, bart….lots of unfinished biz on the other column awaiting you..

      • bartholomew

        Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT? , . ,.

    • Sebastian Klay

      “Bart” is a troll that searches Google
      to find stories about the unemployment extension bill so he can come to the
      thread and kick around desperate people. He is a sociopath and his sadism
      guides his actions. He is the perfect example of the closet conservative.

      • bartholomew

        Thank you for the publicity…this is a website for adults concern not your childish fake/irrelevant opinions. DO NOT READ ANYTHING FROM CLAY HE IS AN IMPOSTER, STATING HE WAS A COLONEL IN THE USAF

        • Sebastian Klay

          Bart is a PAID troll for fake “move on” links…do not click on any of his spam-filled/malware filled links….they are asking for your donation to “move on”…they want your personal identity info..his links are the gateway to spyware and indeitity fraud….you’ve been warned….Bart??..that’s Lightbird Colonel to you…with your military background you should know what that means..er…yer phony military background…ex-military will have nothing to do with “move on”..

          • bartholomew

            This isnt my link…you do not need to “donate” anything to sign a petition. do not lye on here please. Stop with your light bird colonel stuff, you have 0 military background as I said, post a link showing your dd-214 and I will as well. But you wont, you do not have one. I am not a paid troll. I want everybody who is on this sinking ship with me to let our voices be heard… so please click on the link to sign the petition people! it only takes 2 seconds! thank you. http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/impeach-john-boehnerhouse

          • Sebastian Klay

            hat link I in your message..this is your link…if its not..remove it….logic problem…Again, people..these links are filled with spyware/malware and appear to be after your personal identity…they ask for a donation and credit card into…the pop ups come after being on the “web page” for a few seconds..my Norton picked up spyware/malware….enter at your own risk..

          • bartholomew

            Marcus, stop trolling and stop with your phony military background.. there is a world outside of your parents basement

          • Sebastian Klay

            Stop trolling….

          • bartholomew

            Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT? , .

          • bartholomew

            Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT?

          • Sebastian Klay

            Hey Bart…nice touch talking about your buddies being killed…not typical of a vet…liar

            I am
            retired army infantry…2 tours iraq 2 tour afghanistan, lost a few friends,
            sucks I don’t have a corvette collection..but one thing I do have is PRIDE for
            literally fighting for people for my country. not getting paid 4x the salary
            for pushing pencils and denying clearance for air strikes…dead friends and
            the taliban couldve used 1 of those…take good care of your corvettes
            though…stupid as colonels man, I tell yah lol.

        • Sebastian Klay

          disqus is in the process of capturing his ISP and hopefully will shut him/her down soon..

          • bartholomew

            Which base did you work at? I want to contact your old unit to see if their ever was a Colonel Klay. Probably not but seriously get out from your parents basement

          • Sebastian Klay

            I already gave all that info out on another post to you…go search your own posts..you’ll find it…some soldier..the memory of a pea..BTW…AF doesn’t have units…yeah…yer military..clearing out IEDS in Afgannystan??…like you said above??…ha!!??..probably cleaning out used IUDs at the retirement home….yer such a fool….keep a Libtard talking and they run themselves in circles…

          • bartholomew

            I know nothing about the Air Force because I do not care for them, so if I got some facts wrong regarding the Air Force that’s why, I do not care. You gave out ZERO information about your past duty stations and assignments. Give me your past duty station/base and I guarantee if you retired from that base/unit as a Colonel that information will be online somewhere. YOURE FAKE

          • Sebastian Klay

            yer so stupid…since you are not military…u don’t recognize the acronyms and language..plus….you post so much…you cant find yer own threads..

          • bartholomew

            Retired AF Colonel, Sebastian Klay states the following – “yer so stupid”

          • Sebastian Klay

            Wow..quote from Bart speaking so coldy about dying buddies in combat

            I am
            retired army infantry…2 tours iraq 2 tour afghanistan, lost a few friends,
            sucks I don’t have a corvette collection..but one thing I do have is PRIDE for
            literally fighting for people for my country. not getting paid 4x the salary
            for pushing pencils and denying clearance for air strikes…dead friends and
            the taliban couldve used 1 of those…take good care of your corvettes
            though…stupid as colonels man, I tell yah lol.

          • bartholomew

            Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT? . . . . . . . . . . .

          • Sebastian Klay

            Quote form Bart on his military career…didn’t know vets talked so coldly about losing buddies
            I am
            retired army infantry…2 tours iraq 2 tour afghanistan, lost a few friends,
            sucks I don’t have a corvette collection..but one thing I do have is PRIDE for
            literally fighting for people for my country. not getting paid 4x the salary
            for pushing pencils and denying clearance for air strikes…dead friends and
            the taliban couldve used 1 of those…take good care of your corvettes
            though…stupid as colonels man, I tell yah lol.

          • bartholomew

            Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT? . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          • bartholomew

            ……Sebastion Klay – “I am a retied US Airforce Colonel, I am rich, I have a vast Corvette Collection”.

          • bartholomew

            Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          • Sebastian Klay

            Great quote from Bart…Didn’t know vets were so cavalier about mentioning losing buddies

            I am
            retired army infantry…2 tours iraq 2 tour afghanistan, lost a few friends,
            sucks I don’t have a corvette collection..but one thing I do have is PRIDE for
            literally fighting for people for my country. not getting paid 4x the salary
            for pushing pencils and denying clearance for air strikes…dead friends and
            the taliban couldve used 1 of those…take good care of your corvettes
            though…stupid as colonels man, I tell yah lol.

          • bartholomew

            …Sebastion Klay – “I am a retied US Airforce Colonel, I am rich, I have a vast Corvette Collection”.

        • Sebastian Klay

          Here’s a Bart quote…Hey Bart??..where were your duty stations in combat…you know…where your buddies were killed??…yer one f-ing sick pupp;y

          I am
          retired army infantry…2 tours iraq 2 tour afghanistan, lost a few friends,
          sucks I don’t have a corvette collection..but one thing I do have is PRIDE for
          literally fighting for people for my country. not getting paid 4x the salary
          for pushing pencils and denying clearance for air strikes…dead friends and
          the taliban couldve used 1 of those…take good care of your corvettes
          though…stupid as colonels man, I tell yah lol.

          • bartholomew

            If you read the second sentence you could see that I never said “trips”

      • bartholomew

        Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT? . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      • bartholomew

        Sebastion Klay – “I am a retied US Airforce Colonel, I am rich, I have a vast Corvette Collection”.. . … . .

        • Sebastian Klay

          Hey Bart…here’s a great quote you made about your buddies dying…nice..

          I am
          retired army infantry…2 tours iraq 2 tour afghanistan, lost a few friends,
          sucks I don’t have a corvette collection..but one thing I do have is PRIDE for
          literally fighting for people for my country. not getting paid 4x the salary
          for pushing pencils and denying clearance for air strikes…dead friends and
          the taliban couldve used 1 of those…take good care of your corvettes
          though…stupid as colonels man, I tell yah lol.

          • bartholomew

            Thank You

          • bartholomew

            So where did you get “trips” from again?…..2 tours iraq 2 tour afghanistan

    • Sebastian Klay

      Still touting that phony military background??…well-trained soldiers shouldn’t be so stressed out friendly little politicking…..yer too undisciplined to be anywhere close to military…

      • bartholomew

        exactly the response that would come from a person that was supposedly in the air force

        • Sebastian Klay

          where did you get your commission…where were your duty stations??

          • bartholomew

            Klay, I never got a commission because I wasn’t an officer.

          • Sebastian Klay

            well…that’s a change..now…where were your duty stations.be very very specific..

          • bartholomew

            US ARMY,10th MT Divison, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1-71 Calvary Regiment, 2nd Battlion, Alpha Compnay.(703) 482-0623

          • Sebastian Klay

            Hardee Har Har…that’s not duty station dumbass…

          • bartholomew

            You are Officially being ignored now.

          • Sebastian Klay

            you said you were in combat….where were your duty stations!!..PFC Bart..

          • Sebastian Klay

            Coward…soldiers in combat don’t give up…yer a disgrace..

          • bartholomew

            My duty station was the 10th mt division, because that is my UNIT.

          • Sebastian Klay

            not even close…..keep trying…..include your combat duty stations..TeeHee….this is fun..

          • bartholomew

            Air force Colonel – “TeeHee”.

          • Sebastian Klay

            Where were your combat duty stations….you have just been proven to be a complete liar…your original post above about clearing IEDs is complete farce for all America to see…you are disgusting..

          • bartholomew

            Sebastion Klay – “I am a retied US Airforce Colonel, I am rich, I have a vast Corvette Collection”.

          • Sebastian Klay

            Bart, Bart, Bart…this is an embarrassing post of yours..now..where were your duty stations whehere your buddies died..

            I am
            retired army infantry…2 tours iraq 2 tour afghanistan, lost a few friends,
            sucks I don’t have a corvette collection..but one thing I do have is PRIDE for
            literally fighting for people for my country. not getting paid 4x the salary
            for pushing pencils and denying clearance for air strikes…dead friends and
            the taliban couldve used 1 of those…take good care of your corvettes
            though…stupid as colonels man, I tell yah lol.

          • bartholomew

            Thank You..Hooah

          • bartholomew

            Sebastion Klay – “I am a retied US Airforce Colonel, I am rich, I have a vast Corvette Collection”.. . .. .. . ..

          • Sebastian Klay

            Hey Bart…did you post this reply when you were stoned:.

            I am
            retired army infantry…2 tours iraq 2 tour afghanistan, lost a few friends,
            sucks I don’t have a corvette collection..but one thing I do have is PRIDE for
            literally fighting for people for my country. not getting paid 4x the salary
            for pushing pencils and denying clearance for air strikes…dead friends and
            the taliban couldve used 1 of those…take good care of your corvettes
            though…stupid as colonels man, I tell yah lol.

          • Sebastian Klay

            You are under my complete control Bart…so rare for a combat hardened vet..phony as your ideology…a disgrace to “moveon.org”…

          • bartholomew

            You are very weird for saying something like “you’re under my complete control” come out of the closet the military will accept you

          • Sebastian Klay

            I thought you were ignoring me….here’s a stupid-ass quote from one of barts posts…

            I am
            retired army infantry…2 tours iraq 2 tour afghanistan, lost a few friends,
            sucks I don’t have a corvette collection..but one thing I do have is PRIDE for
            literally fighting for people for my country. not getting paid 4x the salary
            for pushing pencils and denying clearance for air strikes…dead friends and
            the taliban couldve used 1 of those…take good care of your corvettes
            though…stupid as colonels man, I tell yah lol.
            Do you realize how stupid you sound???

          • bartholomew

            Thank You for sharing again Marcus…Hooah

          • bartholomew

            Sebastion Klay – “I am a retied US Airforce Colonel, I am rich, I have a vast Corvette Collection”… . . . ..

          • bartholomew

            Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT? . . . . . .

          • bartholomew

            Sebastion Klay – “I am a retied US Airforce Colonel, I am rich, I have a vast Corvette Collection”.. . .. .

          • bartholomew

            Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT? . . . . . . . . .

          • bartholomew

            Sebastion Klay – “I am a retied US Airforce Colonel, I am rich, I have a vast Corvette Collection”.. . .. . .

          • bartholomew

            even the lowest ranking private in the Army should be saluted by any rank in the air force, youre a disgrace to this country during a time of war serving in that branch even though I know youre lying. Just so you know anybody who reads your comments and have basic knowledge of the military already knows youre a fraud. go collect your “Corvettes” with your Colonel pension.

          • bartholomew

            Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT?. . . . . .

          • bartholomew

            Sebastion Klay – “I am a retied US Airforce Colonel, I am rich, I have a vast Corvette Collection”. . .. . .

          • Sebastian Klay

            yer a disgrace to America…

          • bartholomew

            Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT?. . . .

          • Sebastian Klay

            what’s the name of your DI??…this is fun!!….see around idiot civilian…just another runny snot nosed punk…see this America!!??>.this is what those kids grow up to be…lying Libtards.

          • bartholomew

            You use all these abbreviations and you do not know what they mean, any body who has even basic knowledge of the military could tell you the army doesnt have DI’s they have drill sgt’s. Why would an active duty unit have DI’s? especially if its a unit that does not train new recruits in the army, just stop youre embarrassing yourself.

          • Sebastian Klay

            your Google searches are failing you…everyone knows who their DI was??…and they are etched in memory….you are so confused…I own you…I thought u were ignoring me???…so undisciplined for a combat hardened vet

          • bartholomew

            I had many DI’s that was years ago I don’t remember.

          • bartholomew

            Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT?. . .

          • bartholomew

            Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT?. .

          • Sebastian Klay

            Better go undercover and change your username…yer my new “cause”..

          • bartholomew

            Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT?…………………………

          • bartholomew

            Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT?………………

          • Sebastian Klay

            Light bird is a nickname for lt Colonel…wow…you are really trying hard little buddy….good job…

          • bartholomew

            no…full bird is the nickname for an actual Colonel not a a light bird

          • bartholomew

            If youre going to lie about your service at least say you joined the marines

          • bartholomew

            Sebastion Klay – “I am a retied US Airforce Colonel, I am rich, I have a vast Corvette Collection”. . . ..

          • bartholomew

            Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT?………..

          • Sebastian Klay

            You are pure comedy!!..embarrassing yourself for future posts..

          • bartholomew

            this proved you never served in the air force couldnt even answer a single question

          • bartholomew

            Sebastion Klay – “I am a retied US Airforce Colonel, I am rich, I have a vast Corvette Collection”. . . .

          • bartholomew

            Marcus, listen buddy, You’re not a retired AF Colonel. You were never in the USAF. You do not have a Corvette collection. There is no such thing as a “light bird Colonel”. Marcus get out of the fantasy world of which you live in.

          • bartholomew

            Sebastion Klay – “I am a retied US Airforce Colonel, I am rich, I have a vast Corvette Collection”. .

          • bartholomew

            why do you keep asking where did i get my commission…not all members of the military are officers…you do know this right ?

        • Sebastian Klay

          We’re all waiting, Bart?….answer the questions below regarding the start of your military career….don’t tell us you are lying about clearing out IEDS in afgannystand and seeing buddies die like in pasts posts???…come on BArt..we’re waiting!!>.

          • bartholomew

            Im going to start ignoring you. I was never commissioned because I wasn’t an officer, nor did I ever say I was on here. Get your facts straight. EOD and CE aren’t the only people who clear IED’s for supply and dismounted patrols. You literally know nothing about the military. An even if you were a retired Colonel you wouldn’t know anything that has to do with combat.

          • Sebastian Klay

            where were your duty stations?..you are embarrassing yourself…in another thread you were bragging up about 2 “trips” Afgannystan..2 “tours” maybe..losing buddies…you have been disgraced

          • bartholomew

            Okay I gave you my old units contact information..Time to give me yours..

          • Sebastian Klay

            that’s not duty station idiot..but..its a good quick google search after 30 minutes..nice cut/paste…all my info is in one of your threads…we’ve been through this!!!….who was your DI???…this is fun!!..

          • bartholomew

            Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT?

          • Sebastian Klay

            Squawk…Polly want a cracker…Peat and repeat..

          • bartholomew

            you never served in the air force obviously

          • Sebastian Klay

            Heres a quote from Bart

            I am
            retired army infantry…2 tours iraq 2 tour afghanistan, lost a few friends,
            sucks I don’t have a corvette collection..but one thing I do have is PRIDE for
            literally fighting for people for my country. not getting paid 4x the salary
            for pushing pencils and denying clearance for air strikes…dead friends and
            the taliban couldve used 1 of those…take good care of your corvettes
            though…stupid as colonels man, I tell yah lol.

          • bartholomew

            why do you have to make a mockery of dead military members? waste your time elsewhere…what kind of Colonel does this?

          • bartholomew

            Sebastion Klay – “I am a retied US Airforce Colonel, I am rich, I have a vast Corvette Collection”.

          • bartholomew

            Sebastion Klay – “I am a retied US Airforce Colonel, I am rich, I have a vast Corvette Collection”…

          • bartholomew

            Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way is “lieutenant colonel” no “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT?

          • Sebastian Klay

            man…you are flustered…copying/pasting replies…they make you change them slightly though…yer a complete idiot..

          • bartholomew

            I knew you couldnt answer any of these

          • bartholomew

            Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT?…..

          • Sebastian Klay

            hardee har har…man…yer busy googling….again…where were your combat duty stations…I thought you were ignoring me….you’re so flusterd…I’m a light bird colonel…

          • bartholomew

            You cant answer any of that because you’re a scumbag fraud who lives in a basement

          • bartholomew

            figures you know zero of these

          • Sebastian Klay

            Here’s our war hero Bart talking so coldly about losing buddies

            I am
            retired army infantry…2 tours iraq 2 tour afghanistan, lost a few friends,
            sucks I don’t have a corvette collection..but one thing I do have is PRIDE for
            literally fighting for people for my country. not getting paid 4x the salary
            for pushing pencils and denying clearance for air strikes…dead friends and
            the taliban couldve used 1 of those…take good care of your corvettes
            though…stupid as colonels man, I tell yah lol.

          • bartholomew

            yes my friends died. why do you have to mock this

          • bartholomew

            Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT?..

          • Sebastian Klay

            Bart…where were your combat duty stations??..you know..where you so coldly talk about losing your buddies…very un-vet-like..

            I am
            retired army infantry…2 tours iraq 2 tour afghanistan, lost a few friends,
            sucks I don’t have a corvette collection..but one thing I do have is PRIDE for
            literally fighting for people for my country. not getting paid 4x the salary
            for pushing pencils and denying clearance for air strikes…dead friends and
            the taliban couldve used 1 of those…take good care of your corvettes
            though…stupid as colonels man, I tell yah lol.

          • bartholomew

            my friends are dead.

          • K.D.

            There is no we. You are on your own pal!……………
            If you want some answers on this Sebastian caricature google his name and look at his website…FREAKY!!!!

      • bartholomew

        Under what command structure was your last assignment as a Colonel? what RANK did you retire with? Where did you attend AF BMT? what is an ACE card? what was you AFSC? where you a company,field, or general Officer?…by the way its “lieutenant colonel” not “light colonel”…where did you go for OTS?…where did you go for BOT?

      • bartholomew

        Im done exposing you. Im glad that my comment with 30 likes will stay at the top for people to read how disgusting these republicans are.

        • Sebastian Klay

          Check out Barts comment about his great military career…very cavalier about losing buddies..

          I am
          retired army infantry…2 tours iraq 2 tour afghanistan, lost a few friends,
          sucks I don’t have a corvette collection..but one thing I do have is PRIDE for
          literally fighting for people for my country. not getting paid 4x the salary
          for pushing pencils and denying clearance for air strikes…dead friends and
          the taliban couldve used 1 of those…take good care of your corvettes
          though…stupid as colonels man, I tell yah lol.

          • bartholomew

            …and?

        • Sebastian Klay

          and you are a great example of a Democrat…yer just so stupid….like a little 4 year old

    • katkall

      wish the two of you girls would stop bickering

  • Let Down!!

    This has gone on for way too long….ok humor me, if the lazy people need jobs please CREATE them before you take away the assistance to be able to pay bills, keep a roof over our children heads, keep cars, keep gas in the car!!! Nobody is looking for a handout. The only way to collect UI benefits is you have to had lost your job at no fault of your own. Why am I lazy that the company I was working for downsized??? Did I miss something??? I didn’t just quit. Jobs are requiring more education than what was required years ago so it’s not that we are not trying, it’s the employers. I have printed out a copy of each response letter that I receive each time I apply for jobs IN AND OUT OF MY FIELD since I was laid off in June 2013 and mailed to Washington. This is crazy and all the people that have not been affected need to stop generalizing the unemployed because I TOO WAS A WILLING TAXPAYER THAT NEVER HAD TO GET GOVRNMENT ASSISTANCE!!! I am a single mother of two, one 8 and one 18. My daughter is now two months away from graduating but I have even tried to get jobs and relocate and sacrifice her not graduating with her class.I had ONE payment left on her senior supplies but CHOSE NOT TO PAY so we can pay towards the light bill so don’t tell me that I haven’t tried!!! It pisses me off that some people are just assuming we won’t take lower paying jobs but I am willing to work two jobs because I HAVE ALWAYS PROVIDED FOR MY FAMILY!!! I do feel this has been a political scheme from the get go. There should have been a way to sign this into law back in December , then they should have tried to come to an agreement. All these vacations have been very uncalled for but I realized it was a scheme when Mr. Reid stated last week that if the Republicans did not come to some type of agreement then they would work though the weekend. I started back to school in August of 2013 and doubled up on classes in a two year program taking 8 week classes back to back just to get additional education and degree just to be able to graduate in December 2014 and thankfully I can say I am 6 classes away from finish. So again I say I am unemployed through no fault of my own, full time mother, fulltime student, and full time searching for employment. Because of political scheme the American people have been truly let down!!!!

    • LaughnigLion

      Excellent post! But you expect politicians to do something logical like create jobs THEN ease people off the assistance they desperately need. These politicians, both Republicans and Democrats, probably put their pant and shirts on and then their underwear.

  • TingTakPongGustavos

    Extension is good! I tank good people for very good. Many good persons make good chance. Many good reid and boehner good peeple. Tank you deer leader. You make much happy do many good! Make many much good rule for many happy! I love you reid and boehner my hero. Any make is good! Deer leader work many hard for america!

    • bartholomew

      Kim-jong-boehner

    • angie

      english please!!!!!

      • LR

        maybe ting need to go home. and cause trouble there. who let the fools out?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. or better yet who let him in?

      • henrytsanders .

        The person is being a racist piece of crap and is doing it on purpose.

    • GREG HUGGINS

      good job!!!!!

    • Sebastian Klay

      A new username Marcus..I meant Joe Rodgers,..I meant rob g…I meant PFC Taylor..

  • TingTakPongGustavos

    Lazy no good make no happy. no happy for america to many lazy. much good is no lazy. so good hero make good for america. you see? Reid em boehner good hero for many america. i love america hero for many good. lazy no good. no lazy make happy. lazy make no happy. Somesing like thet. somesing yay nay much no good for lazy. no good. amedica is good! Make many happy. somesay yay. somesay nay. somesay wei. wei no good like lazy no good. Amedica!

  • TingTakPongGustavos

    Reid em boehner em obama is many good! Tenk you for so many good! Amedica!

  • http://Get-n-money.com/ LB

    Smoke weed everyday..

  • Olivia Edwards

    Its funny the people that have their and never been laid off can call someone lazy. I wasn’t lazy when I was paying in to the fund so that if that day came it would be their for me. Yes, the need to vote after this to bring our jobs back for overseas. Maybe then it would not be over 2 million people out of work. If funny when the stocks went down everyone wanted a payout. I didn’t read or hear of people calling he lazy or idiots for letting someone they don’t know handle their money. Or put them down when they took not just their own but their families lives because of the whole Wall Street thing. Sorry you don’t understand the bigger picture. I hope that the 38 people that voted nay lose their job then run out of money and see what happens. We pay you to do your job, to make sure we are okay. But you rather help the UK or whoever else somewhere else need help. Help your own first, because the others don’t really care about you. I’m so tired of all of this. Just help your own like you did for Wall Street. SMH at what we call the our GOVERMENT!

  • bartholomew

    If I had the level of penmanship that is on the vote tally sheet on any unemployment documents I would be considered lazy and not caring.

  • MicheleandMarty Zimmerman

    Pat Toomey will never get my vote again!!

  • Harquebus1532

    Thanks to the Supreme court they can be funded by lobbyists who will hold back UI until the democrats agree to other conditions ( which are irrelevant to UI). They want the oil pipeline to be passed by the Democrats-how they play with our lives………….democracy seem to have gone-they rather listen to interest groups who will fund their re-election than people like us-who work for a living and after years found ourselves in difficult times. Shameless…..

  • Harquebus1532

    You can pass legislation to help Ukraine with $1 Billion…that was pretty efficient-look at how Exxon sold their mining rights to the Russians who are in our backyard….Exxon funds Congressmen through lobbyists!

  • TingTakPongGustavos

    I take tears from sad story and anger and save in glass and drink for power. please more sad for more power. thank you. more cry make strong power juice. you no worry. if dem pee pee on pipe. use doo doo in bong no problem. If doo doo no working. we ask monica lewisky how to job bill. no problem.

    • DerekJR321

      please troll somewhere else… people are in real need of help.

      • TingTakPongGustavos

        Sorry pal. but yall need to wake up.

        • TingTakPongGustavos

          Yea ppl need help. your not gonna find it here tho. its been 4 months. catch on to whats going on. im on the same boat just as pissed and most informed. i just dont speak my mind as much as id like. its really sick whats going on. anyways bye. these articles and games are a waste of life.

          • TingTakPongGustavos

            What dont u guys get? They don give a flying fudge bout our dire situations. just stop with the stories. if anything it gives them sick pleasures. all part of the plan. u think they dont know ppl are suffereing? Roll call? What senator voted what and he said she said this and that? Gimme a break. this shipts been going on for months. time to stop being stupid.

          • Sebastian Klay

            Right on, bro!!….I recognize you!!

    • Christopher Duncan

      Ha! Cute. Reminds me of an episode of south park. Boehner as Cartman laughing in another kids (the unemployed) face about how his enemy’s pain is delicious while licking his “tears of unfathomable sadness”, having made the kid eat his own dead parents ground into chili at a cookoff. Perfect analogy. Parable? Or whatever.

  • DerekJR321

    I’ve run out of benefits. My savings are gone. I have no credit cards. What would help me more right now? Extending the benefits, or passing more “job creation” bills that will do absolutely NOTHING to create jobs? The unemployed are suffering RIGHT NOW. I don’t want to hear anything about lazy. Those that call people receiving unemployment lazy are either completely uneducated, or have no empathy at all. You think I don’t want a job? You think I’m happy getting the little bit I used to get from unemployment? Of course not. I was making 55k at my last job. I can’t afford food, to put gas in my car, etc. I’m barely able to pay rent, thanks to the generosity of friends and family. I’ve applied to more jobs than I can count. I have nothing against a jobs bill.. but it won’t help immediately. That is the whole point of EMERGENCY BENEFITS.

  • barrnone

    After this is over there has to be a boycott against the people paying trolls to disrupt debate on these blogs. Even though this squeaked by in the Senate what are the chances in the House. With 4 republicans changing their vote at the last minute it doesn’t look good. Seems like someone told them to change or else. They will probably do the same to House republicans.

  • Based_Knowledge

    I want to have hope for you all in the struggle, but as i read stuff like this it really makes it feel almost impossible for the house to pass something like this. I want to believe that the majority of these people want to help, but im just not seeing the results.

  • LR

    well needsvacation in my past order of business if you could not get the job done we can find someone who can. I must say that DO NOT look good on any job maybe they should be unemployed.

  • TingTakPongGustavos

    Wow… just found out keystone is bp. its sick… its all just way too much to even honestly address. good luck everyone. we gonna need it. i quit. Its all so sick. Sick bastards. all i can say before i go mute is please wake up people. its too much for words. fk corporate media. sorry for troll but its hopeless. u guys even see the big picture here? Dont let the slight of hands confuse you. Mainstream media is run by the same people that run the govt. peace out.

  • wsucram15

    Everyone is going to have to give something to help others. If I were
    working, I definitely would not complain about helping out someone
    losing their home through no fault of their own..this is an extension to
    save lives and create stimulation to the economy. 46.9 million people
    who used to be middle class are all in poverty, not just the 2 million
    of late. What is congress going to do about all of these people? What
    are they going to do about the clear widespread discrimination going on
    with regard to age in hiring practices and in length of unemployment? A
    good chunk of these “unemployed” are educated Baby Boomers…one of the
    largest sectors of the population, now on welfare. AS they get ill, it
    will be disability because social services forces you to file. Here are
    some places you can help your citizens get the help they need..

    http://www2.americanprogress.org/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=326

    http://www.foreffectivegov.org/node/12982

    Tell your story..http://www.foreffectivegov.org/share-your-story-euc

    and if you havent sign–>http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/activist-alliance-for

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  • Michele Carroll

    I’m preparing myself to be homeless. I went on a job interview yesterday – it was for PT because lately everything is PT nobody wants to pay an employees health insurance. They passed on me again – I don’t know if it’s because I’m 50 yrs. old or because I’ve been out of work for almost a year now and have been actively looking. I got a job for 1 day on Saturdays that’s it. I’m losing my apt. If I can’t pay this months rent and I haven’t paid the loan on my car for 3 mos. I’m going to lose everything I have. My spirit is so low it’s hard to perk myself up for these interviews but I do! I’ve considered suicide I don’t have family anymore to help me they done enough. I get $95.00 a month for food stamps and they denied me Medicaid. I stopped taking my thyroid medicine because I can’t afford the doctor visit. I mind as well be dead right now. I’m not living the American dream as a matter of fact I find that the only people living the American dream are not American! I’m sure Obama wants me dead so he won.

  • Tina

    Good for the power trippers! But when you choose hell, don’t think you can then retract AGAIN and say, “Wait, I do want to go to heaven after all!” When you hurt that many souls, you will have to “answer for it” at heaven’s gate.

  • In ohio

    Most children are better at keeping their word then these idiots, I have nothing more to lose, it can’t get any harder, then it is right now. I know I am not alone but truthfully no comfort in that fact. Tax-cut for the rich, more money on political campaigns but nothing for those who need a little help. They talk about job creation where the hell are the jobs being created. Not in Ohio. The speaker should take a look at Ohio means jobs website, at least 20% are no longer really listed. Another 30 to 40 % are for the same company with just enough difference to appear like a new job. And since when do doctors go to this website for jobs. I have a idea for a few new jobs with this one thing. But, then there would be a lot of folks that can’t speak business English or determine how to really say something in our resume without a job. Lets face it folks we are the new poor the new homeless the new forgotten, but we should make those unemployment numbers look great don’t we.

  • Constituent

    All Republican Senators and Congressmen voting against Unemployment Benefits for their constituents will not be re -elected.

  • Elizabeth Rene Thompson

    its time for some changes congress hasnt worked for years its like we dont even have a govt to help us any more soon we will help ourselves may God have mercy on there souls.

  • bartholomew

    http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/impeach-john-boehnerhouse this is a link for john B’s impeachment , to the 27 people that liked my comment hurry up and click and sign as well as copy and paste it to as many websites as you can.

    • Sebastian Klay

      this and all of Barts links are full of spyware and malware…DO NOT CLICK ONTHESE LINKS>…pops up come up asking for credit card info for a donation…loaded with potential identity theft malware..

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    Sign the petitions everyone even if this doesn’t get passed the house john B needs to have a dose of reality

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    Lets go people! the time is now! whether this gets passed or not…get John out of office! click link below and sign the impeachment petitions! do not wait

    • Sebastian Klay

      Is this out of the Senate yet??…I feel terrible…Reid is playing God with the unemployed…Bart…yer the biggest troll of them all…if you worked as hard getting a job as you do trolling…you’d be a rich man..now??..not so much..how’s that fake military pension you were bragging about doing?…where did you get your commission again??..how many “trips” to Afgannystan did you make??..oh..zero..they’re called tours…yer as phony as your ideology..

      • bartholomew

        Im not an officer, I was an E-6, I don’t brag about my fake pension, you do. I didnt take any trips anywhere I did tours, dont miss quote me.

      • bartholomew

        How about this, You post your DD-214 ( If you know what that is ) proving you’re a retired colonel…then I’ll post my DD form proving I am who I say I am.

      • bartholomew

        Please keep your opinions to yourself when it comes to regarding anything outside of the unemployment issue. Also, stop misquoting me…I do not brag about my military pension. But I most definitely do not pose or brag being a “rich retired colonel with a corvette collection” as you do. You have 0 military background. As I said before, post a link proving your military background with your DD-214, and I will do the same. I do not troll Im hoping for the people that check this unemployment issue day by day with hope to let our votes are more important the theirs. they seem to forget how they got into office. So please people check this link out it takes 2 seconds to sign a petition for John’s impeachment, people are signing this every hour.. http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/impeach-john-boehnerhouse

      • bartholomew

        By the way Colonel Sir , we could use your extensive knowledge of secretary/office work using xerox machines for this same cause!!…you’ve got decades of experience doing this in the air force!! so if there is a time for retired airforce officers to be usefull…the time is now!!

      • bartholomew

        Sebastian Klay claims he is a retired air force Colonel with a top secret security clearance with a corvette collection… take you imagination elsewhere, get out of your mothers house and get some fresh air kid! join the Army! do something worthwhile

      • bartholomew

        If the only job being offered in the untied states was joining the air force I would do the right thing and stay unemployed.

      • bartholomew

        at least post a link showing of you “corvette collection”with a piece of paper on the windshield saying “AIR FORCE IS GAY” so I know its really you

      • bartholomew

        And once again I never once stated that “I am an officer in the military”, you did, where did you get your commission?…NCO’s do not get commissioned…NCO stands for non-commissioned officer.

    • Sebastian Klay

      I think if you have one more petition it might work troll…PEOPLE>>>DO NOT GO TO THESE LINKS>>THEY ARE INFESTED WITH SPAM>>STAY AWAY!!!..

    • Sebastian Klay

      WARNING:.DO NOT USE THE LINKS BELOW…THEY ARE AFTER YOUR PERSONAL IDENTITY PER MY SCAN RESULTS>>>THEY ARE FRAUDULENT>>>>THE AUTHOR “BART” HAS BEEN REPORTED..

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    Lets go people, move move move, less than 500 signatures for the goal..click,sign,spread. Get a move on!

    • Sebastian Klay

      Do not click on these links..they are filled with spyware and malware….they are looking for donations and want your personal identity info..

      • bartholomew

        No donations required, not spam where none of that this is how online petitioning works. Thank you

      • bartholomew

        Marcus, please remove yourself from your parents basement. This website if for serious and concerned unemployed individuals.

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    Click links below to sign the petition!…it takes two seconds, Lets get this snowball rolling!

  • Haymitch Abernathy

    Here we find marxist agitator Hussein Obama fear-mongering about the tiny spending reductions of the 2013 sequester: http://youtu.be/WZd_er_PbNc?t=1m10s

  • Icare

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  • Ovidio

    Sabotage, they intended to do that all along.
    Throw off the vote count and delay it even more.
    Just remember on election day.
    How many of you are voting for these people?
    I hope you’ve learned your lesson,
    you’re nothing but dogshit on their shoe to these “servants of the people”

  • Icare

    This is why ‘OUR’ government is Broken!!! C’mon, this is Just ONE of the reasons both dems and repups get such high contributions to their re-election campaign funds. 20% of $50 Billion split by 200 equals $250 Million in campaign funds each.

    Extending Emergency Unemployment: Senate Democrats and a few Republications Finally Expected to Vote to Extend Benefits — and “”Rush through Corporate Tax Cuts”" that would cost U.S. Tax Payers about $50 billion on hard earned tax dollars if the Corporate Tax Cuts are Renewed, or as the government would say it…. this would cost the U.S. Treasury about $50 billion this year!!!

    Just make sure the Corporate Tax Cuts are NOT Renewed!!!

    Can you say Unemployment Extension Paid For times four!!!!

    http://www.foreffectivegov.org/node/12982

    It’s time for these Corporations to pay their fair share in taxes!!!!

  • K.D.

    Just to let everyone know…Sebastian Klay, a retired reserve air force “light” Colonel has successfully either deleted his stupid comments or has taken his name from his stupid statements and replaced it with guest. Still you know it’s him because of his ignorance. He posts on the unemployment websites with many alias’. He took down his website because he’s ashamed at how much of a weirdo he is. But I better watch out because he has threatened to take my military pension from me because of my insubordination. All I can say is give it your best shot! When this issue is solved with the unemployment Extension Sebastian will be eating crow.

  • Robert Simmons

    “Unemployed workers need our assistance in these difficult times, and we cannot let them down. I have shared these concerns with the leaders of the House and the Senate, and they understand the need for early action. When our legislators return to the Capitol, I ask them to make the extension of unemployment benefits a first order of business. And the benefits they approve should be retroactive, so that people who lose their benefits this month will be paid in full.”

    - George W. Bush, 2002

    “We have, in some of the hardest-hit states, extended the unemployment insurance. There’s nothing that strikes to my heart more than the unemployed.”

    - Ronald Reagan, 1982

    Even their god Reagan understood. What a shameful party they have devolved into.

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