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dawgman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-04-04 07:47 PM
Response to Reply #34
35. I feel ya. My dad went through two years of unemployment
during the first bushit admin. He had a masters in econ, BS in econ, Law degree, and an MPA.
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  -Well I received my final unemployment check today.... dawgman  Feb-04-04 04:45 PM   #0 
  - yes it the words of the repugnant you have  lastknowngood   Feb-04-04 04:48 PM   #1 
  - Not only that but they will assume  elfin   Feb-04-04 05:06 PM   #9 
  - Sorry to hear that, dawgman  tom_paine   Feb-04-04 04:48 PM   #2 
  - "All those who want work will have work"  missb   Feb-04-04 04:50 PM   #3 
  - I have been applying to anywhere between 20 and 100 jobs  dawgman   Feb-04-04 05:41 PM   #12 
     - That truly sucks  missb   Feb-04-04 05:54 PM   #17 
     - thank you for your concern as my Mexican buddies would say  dawgman   Feb-04-04 06:18 PM   #22 
     - Two degrees w/honors from U of Chicago - 2 yrs unemployed?  Southsideirish   Feb-04-04 07:25 PM   #34 
        - I feel ya. My dad went through two years of unemployment  dawgman   Feb-04-04 07:47 PM   #35 
  - and i'll be applying for my first check  nostamj   Feb-04-04 04:51 PM   #4 
  - Sorry to hear that, Nostamj  missb   Feb-04-04 04:54 PM   #7 
  - We don't. I don't think I would be possible to do anything but estimate  dawgman   Feb-04-04 05:50 PM   #14 
  - Sorry to hear that dawg.  ewagner   Feb-04-04 04:52 PM   #5 
  - Good luck to you...  ninkasi   Feb-04-04 04:53 PM   #6 
  - I am one month away from that too.  davsand   Feb-04-04 04:57 PM   #8 
  - That bites. Are you going to be ok?  JanMichael   Feb-04-04 05:18 PM   #10 
  - Wife is working and I have some general maintenance that I can do to make  dawgman   Feb-04-04 05:52 PM   #16 
  - OK, hit me over the head, but why is this Bush's fault  Carl Spackler   Feb-04-04 05:20 PM   #11 
  - This economy is Bush's fault.  Liberal_Guerilla   Feb-04-04 05:50 PM   #15 
  - Pumping money into the economic "blood stream" not necessarily  blurp   Feb-04-04 08:56 PM   #41 
  - You know my state just sold the farm trying to keep Boeing here.  dawgman   Feb-04-04 09:09 PM   #45 
  - Important to distinguish between entitlements and burdens  blurp   Feb-04-04 09:41 PM   #54 
     - What has Boeing ever put back into the state? Threats, layoffs and  dawgman   Feb-04-04 09:55 PM   #59 
        - Oh, you could be  blurp   Feb-04-04 10:18 PM   #63 
  - I would have to disagree.  Liberal_Guerilla   Feb-05-04 01:43 AM   #67 
  - I think it's ironic  Yupster   Feb-04-04 09:50 PM   #57 
  - Well the republican-led houses failed to extend the unemployment  dawgman   Feb-04-04 05:56 PM   #18 
  - I just got my first unemployment check today.  Liberal_Guerilla   Feb-04-04 06:01 PM   #20 
     - Hopefully the meme that people keep repeating to me hasn't taken  dawgman   Feb-04-04 06:17 PM   #21 
     - I have been hearing that since 2001.  Liberal_Guerilla   Feb-04-04 06:28 PM   #23 
        - Really. On what evidence do these people base their statements?  dawgman   Feb-04-04 06:33 PM   #25 
     - I was laid off after 17 years of bi-weekly paychecks  Carl Spackler   Feb-04-04 06:32 PM   #24 
        - I'm starting to think about grad school or law school, I guess we'll see  dawgman   Feb-04-04 06:35 PM   #26 
        - I'd just encourage you to stretch and go for it  Carl Spackler   Feb-04-04 06:40 PM   #27 
        - I was in IT as well.  Liberal_Guerilla   Feb-04-04 06:45 PM   #28 
           - You've got to make the market  Carl Spackler   Feb-04-04 06:51 PM   #30 
  - Before he took office he was trash talking this economy.  davsand   Feb-04-04 06:48 PM   #29 
     - There were extensions  Carl Spackler   Feb-04-04 06:52 PM   #31 
        - I had my thirty weeks of normal unemployment and  dawgman   Feb-04-04 06:58 PM   #32 
           - I'm just gonna get abuse for this, but 45 weeks is a lot!  Carl Spackler   Feb-04-04 07:01 PM   #33 
              - How do you save when you were underemployed to begin with?  dawgman   Feb-04-04 07:52 PM   #36 
                 - I apologize for the way that sounded  Carl Spackler   Feb-04-04 08:24 PM   #37 
                    - I appreciate it and there is no need to apologize.  dawgman   Feb-04-04 08:30 PM   #38 
  - As someone who got her last one over a year ago...  Mairead   Feb-04-04 05:42 PM   #13 
  - I am caucusing for him on Sat at 10 am in Washington State.  dawgman   Feb-04-04 06:00 PM   #19 
     - Bravo! Best luck in the caucus  Mairead   Feb-06-04 02:36 PM   #73 
  - Payroll taxes are part of the problem  blurp   Feb-04-04 08:48 PM   #39 
  - Ummmm OOOKKK  dawgman   Feb-04-04 08:56 PM   #40 
     - Well, the discussion is about being unemployed  blurp   Feb-04-04 09:02 PM   #43 
        - So corporate welfare is the answer to our unemployment problem?  dawgman   Feb-04-04 09:11 PM   #46 
           - Inaccurate language  blurp   Feb-04-04 09:30 PM   #53 
              - Hi blurp! When you say "payroll tax" you mean social security.  alcuno   Feb-04-04 09:47 PM   #55 
              - Might as well go all the way and call it what it is: welfare for seniors  blurp   Feb-04-04 10:01 PM   #60 
              - Look I am looking for a link but my understanding is that many companies  dawgman   Feb-04-04 09:48 PM   #56 
                 - But I don't think payroll taxes are deductible  blurp   Feb-04-04 10:07 PM   #61 
  - Got my last one last July  Peregrine   Feb-04-04 09:01 PM   #42 
  - does welfare runout in USA?  Djinn   Feb-04-04 09:07 PM   #44 
  - Unemployment is different than welfare  Carl Spackler   Feb-04-04 09:15 PM   #48 
  - so you go on wellfare after unemployment benefits run out?  rman   Feb-05-04 05:08 AM   #69 
     - No  SOS   Feb-05-04 10:07 AM   #71 
  - government suggestion  arewethereyet   Feb-04-04 09:16 PM   #49 
  - Government suggestion for what to do - EAT DIRT!  alcuno   Feb-04-04 10:15 PM   #62 
  - sounds like me.  dawgman   Feb-04-04 09:13 PM   #47 
     - if it lets people starve I agree  Djinn   Feb-04-04 11:36 PM   #64 
  - Hey, you're not alone...  mwdem   Feb-04-04 09:21 PM   #50 
  - Dawgman- what city do you live in & what do you do?  Tinoire   Feb-04-04 09:23 PM   #51 
  - Live in Seattle WA. and can do just about anything  dawgman   Feb-04-04 09:29 PM   #52 
     - Not my area.. Would suggest you post a thread in the lounge  Tinoire   Feb-04-04 09:52 PM   #58 
  - Yeah, amen  ComerPerro   Feb-05-04 12:38 AM   #65 
  - I feel for you.  Seldona   Feb-05-04 01:07 AM   #66 
  - Well  FuseONE   Feb-05-04 03:28 AM   #68 
  - bump  MaddogTerp   Feb-05-04 09:46 AM   #70 
  - I'll be claiming my last UI check next week (I hope)  rocknation   Feb-05-04 10:30 AM   #72 
 

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