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Fri Dec 28, 2012, 09:22 AM

24,000 Kentuckians Set To Lose Unemployment Benefits Because Of Mitch McConnell's Obstruction

His own constituents, because he defends tax breaks for the rich.

Last month, the Democratic staff of the House Ways and Means Committee released a report looking at how many Americans would lose their benefits if they unemployment insurance was not extended. According to their research, as many as 24,000 Kentuckians will lose their benefits this week because of McConnell’s obstruction.

The state’s unemployment rate remains a very high 8.2 percent, and there simply aren’t enough jobs for everyone who is unemployed.

Read more: http://boldprogressives.org/24000-kentuckians-set-to-lose-unemployment-benefits-because-of-mitch-mcconnells-obstruction/

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Report1212 Dec 2012 OP
Scuba Dec 2012 #1
Comrade_McKenzie Dec 2012 #2
Report1212 Dec 2012 #3
JNelson6563 Dec 2012 #4
butterfly77 Dec 2012 #5

Response to Report1212 (Original post)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 09:52 AM

1. And the businesses that depend on those Kentuckians will also suffer ....

... as will the businesses who ... Well, you get the point.

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Fri Dec 28, 2012, 09:53 AM

2. My aunt's laid off coal miner husband is one of them. They have 2 kids to feed. nt

 

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Response to Comrade_McKenzie (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 10:22 AM

3. He should try to talk to the media nt

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Response to Report1212 (Original post)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 11:43 AM

4. And yet he'll win re-election

or lose to someone worse than he is. Lot of stupid people out there.

Julie

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Fri Dec 28, 2012, 12:05 PM

5. Now,what will they do about it..

I doubt if many of them know this.

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