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(Talking Points Memo)   Senate passes unemployment benefits, House expected to kill it while each member kicks an unemployed person in the nads or baby hanger, depending on the gender of the miscreant   (talkingpointsmemo.com) divider line 65
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2014-04-08 10:06:08 AM  
They are only unemployed because they want to be.
 
2014-04-08 10:08:24 AM  
"As the Speaker said months ago, we are willing to look at extending emergency unemployment insurance as long as it includes provisions to help create more private-sector jobs - but, last week, Senate Democratic Leaders ruled out adding any jobs measures at all," said Michael Steel, a spokesman for Boehner, on Monday. "The American people are still asking, 'where are the jobs?' and House Republicans are focused on our jobs agenda for families and small businesses."

Let me guess, the focus rhymes with axe butts.
 
2014-04-08 10:11:31 AM  
hangar, submitter

not hanger
 
2014-04-08 10:12:23 AM  
They will kill it so they have more time to debate whether their congressional salary is larger enough to live on and should they vote themselves a raise
 
2014-04-08 10:12:26 AM  
Shouldn't that be "baby hangar"? As in "where babies are stored between flights"?

// or whatever they do between births
// been a while since biology
// I'll show myself out...
 
2014-04-08 10:12:30 AM  
"We want to hang a bunch of unrelated crap on this bill that has nothing to do with jobs or or those icky unemployed poors, but the DUMBOCRAPS won't let us. So we're going to stick it to the losers that vote for us, and blame somebody else for it. That's how we kept our LAZER-LIKE FOCUS ON JERBS!"
 
2014-04-08 10:13:12 AM  

Petey4335: "As the Speaker said months ago, we are willing to look at extending emergency unemployment insurance as long as it includes provisions to help create more private-sector jobs - but, last week, Senate Democratic Leaders ruled out adding any jobs measures at all," said Michael Steel, a spokesman for Boehner, on Monday. "The American people are still asking, 'where are the jobs?' and House Republicans are focused on our jobs agenda for families and small businesses."

Let me guess, the focus rhymes with axe butts.


You mean...?
farm3.static.flickr.com

/hot
 
2014-04-08 10:14:05 AM  
To be honest Im not so sure I understand or agree with this.

They are giving retroactive benefits to people who haven't had them in over 3 months? What if those people got jobs in the meantime? Who is overseeing this and how?
 
2014-04-08 10:14:24 AM  

Jackson Herring: hangar, submitter

not hanger


Baby Hangers could mean tits ya know....
 
2014-04-08 10:17:16 AM  

Jackson Herring: hangar, submitter

not hanger


*facepalm* oh for fark's sake. I give up submitting headlines this morning

*submits 5 more*
 
2014-04-08 10:17:25 AM  
Baby hanger?

i280.photobucket.com


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I'm guessing the GOP being against this not so much because they hate the unemployed, but because the benefits would actually help the economy which would make Obama look good.  And they WILL NOT allow something to happen that would make a Democratic president look good.

Really, it's so bad now the GOP on the national level has actually become anti-American.
 
2014-04-08 10:20:19 AM  

vernonFL: To be honest Im not so sure I understand or agree with this.

They are giving retroactive benefits to people who haven't had them in over 3 months? What if those people got jobs in the meantime? Who is overseeing this and how?


People who were unemployed in these last three months were instructed to keep filing their unemployment claims as usual.  While the claims didn't get paid, they were still verified, i.e. if you tried to file after you got a job you would be committing unemployment fraud, a felony in some states, even though you wouldn't be getting any money.

Basically, you only get retroactive benefits if you were filling out the paperwork during that time.  If you've not been filing then you're SOL.
 
2014-04-08 10:20:25 AM  

Riche: Baby hanger?

[i280.photobucket.com image 374x500]


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I'm guessing the GOP being against this not so much because they hate the unemployed, but because the benefits would actually help the economy which would make Obama look good.  And they WILL NOT allow something to happen that would make a Democratic president look good.

Really, it's so bad now the GOP on the national level has actually become anti-American.


You're just saying that because they were willing to derail the US economy, destroy your credit rating and shut down the Government just to prevent people from buying private health insurance.
 
2014-04-08 10:22:55 AM  
Yeah, I still don't expect the House to agree to do anything non-evil, for any reason.
 
2014-04-08 10:25:33 AM  

yukichigai: vernonFL: To be honest Im not so sure I understand or agree with this.

They are giving retroactive benefits to people who haven't had them in over 3 months? What if those people got jobs in the meantime? Who is overseeing this and how?

People who were unemployed in these last three months were instructed to keep filing their unemployment claims as usual.  While the claims didn't get paid, they were still verified, i.e. if you tried to file after you got a job you would be committing unemployment fraud, a felony in some states, even though you wouldn't be getting any money.

Basically, you only get retroactive benefits if you were filling out the paperwork during that time.  If you've not been filing then you're SOL.


Thank you. That makes more sense.
 
2014-04-08 10:27:01 AM  
How can the GOP be simultaneously against food stamps, unemployment benefits, minimum wage increase and job creation?

Also, fark you if you are sick and if you try and take my shiat I got Stand Your Ground laws and a loaded assault weapon.
 
2014-04-08 10:28:22 AM  
While the quote was posted above, it's worth mentioning again:

"The American people are still asking, 'where are the jobs?' and House Republicans are focused on our jobs agenda for families and small businesses."

Tell me, which ACA cut you voted on creates jobs and focuses on families and small businesses? Go on, I'll wait.

Oh, no one can answer because the House is on vacation again? Hmm...
 
2014-04-08 10:30:59 AM  

yukichigai: vernonFL: To be honest Im not so sure I understand or agree with this.

They are giving retroactive benefits to people who haven't had them in over 3 months? What if those people got jobs in the meantime? Who is overseeing this and how?

People who were unemployed in these last three months were instructed to keep filing their unemployment claims as usual.  While the claims didn't get paid, they were still verified, i.e. if you tried to file after you got a job you would be committing unemployment fraud, a felony in some states, even though you wouldn't be getting any money.

Basically, you only get retroactive benefits if you were filling out the paperwork during that time.  If you've not been filing then you're SOL.


Some states stopped allowing people to keep filing after a short period beyond Dec. 28.
 
2014-04-08 10:38:50 AM  

Dr Dreidel: Shouldn't that be "baby hangar"? As in "where babies are stored between flights"?

// or whatever they do between births
// been a while since biology
// I'll show myself out...


In this case, hangar works.

i137.photobucket.com
 
2014-04-08 10:38:59 AM  
 
2014-04-08 10:48:31 AM  

somedude210: Jackson Herring: hangar, submitter

not hanger

*facepalm* oh for fark's sake. I give up submitting headlines this morning

*submits 5 more*


Yes, being stuck on 2,070 links approved would bring great shame to your house.
 
2014-04-08 10:53:27 AM  

Triple Oak: While the quote was posted above, it's worth mentioning again:

"The American people are still asking, 'where are the jobs?' and House Republicans are focused on our jobs agenda for families and small businesses."

Tell me, which ACA cut you voted on creates jobs and focuses on families and small businesses? Go on, I'll wait.

Oh, no one can answer because the House is on vacation again? Hmm...


In their tiny minds they feel if they repeal the ACA businesses will have more money to hire.
 
2014-04-08 11:02:14 AM  

monoski: Triple Oak: While the quote was posted above, it's worth mentioning again:

"The American people are still asking, 'where are the jobs?' and House Republicans are focused on our jobs agenda for families and small businesses."

Tell me, which ACA cut you voted on creates jobs and focuses on families and small businesses? Go on, I'll wait.

Oh, no one can answer because the House is on vacation again? Hmm...

In their tiny minds they feel if they repeal the ACA businesses will have more money to hire.


If the goal was for small and large business to hire, they should be pushing Single Payer.
 
2014-04-08 11:05:30 AM  
House expected to kill it while each member kicks an unemployed person in the nads

img.fark.net
 
2014-04-08 11:16:18 AM  
Reward losers for being losers - great policy, we need more of that.
 
2014-04-08 11:16:19 AM  
In January 2014:

But passage by the Senate was far from certain, and House Speaker John Boehner signaled Tuesday that he has no intention of bringing the extension to the floor of the House for a vote unless the price tag is offset by budget cuts.

FTFA: The legislation is based on a bipartisan deal struck last month between Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) and Dean Heller (R-NV). It includes retroactive compensation for the roughly 2 million unemployed workers who lost their benefits when the program expired on Dec. 28. The roughly $10 billion cost is covered with pension reforms and user fees.

OK, here is how it is paid for. All is now OK right?

"As the Speaker said months ago, we are willing to look at extending emergency unemployment insurance as long as it includes provisions to help create more private-sector jobs - but, last week, Senate Democratic Leaders ruled out adding any jobs measures at all," said Michael Steel, a spokesman for Boehner, on Monday. "The American people are still asking, 'where are the jobs?' and House Republicans are focused on our jobs agenda for families and small businesses."

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2014-04-08 11:20:36 AM  

Riche: Really, it's so bad now the GOP on the national level has actually become anti-American.


Yeah, because our dearest Patriots like Franklin and Washington and Jefferson would have be totally cool with taking money from working people to give it to bottom-of-the-barrel turd-chucking losers.

America was made great precisely because we rewarded people for being dumbshiat losers. Why stop now?
 
2014-04-08 11:29:01 AM  

mrshowrules: How can the GOP be simultaneously against food stamps, unemployment benefits, minimum wage increase and job creation?


Uhm:

A) Pay stupid lazy people to be stupid and lazy
B) Pay stupid lazy people to be stupid and lazy
C) Pay stupid people more than the job is worth because the government says so
D) False - republicans are not against job creation.

Remember it is the GOP who have jobs. It is the stinky lefties who rely on the government to steal from actual useful humans to give to them.
 
2014-04-08 11:32:25 AM  

somedude210: I give up submitting headlines this morning


oh please don't throw me into that briar patch, br'er fox
 
2014-04-08 11:39:16 AM  

Petey4335: "As the Speaker said months ago, we are willing to look at extending emergency unemployment insurance as long as it includes provisions to help create more private-sector jobs - but, last week, Senate Democratic Leaders ruled out adding any jobs measures at all," said Michael Steel, a spokesman for Boehner, on Monday. "The American people are still asking, 'where are the jobs?' and House Republicans are focused on our jobs agenda for families and small businesses."

Let me guess, the focus rhymes with axe butts.


Mr. Steel, we found the jobs.

We need not minimum wage crap jobs that work us just enough hours to keep us technically part time.

Maybe you assholes in the House shouldn't have moved to make full time (for Obamacare at least) 40 hours only.
 
2014-04-08 11:43:03 AM  
Uh...

img4-2.realsimple.timeinc.net
Or...
www.cambridge-eng.com

???

Is this about jobs or abortion?
 
2014-04-08 11:44:52 AM  

Riche: Baby hanger?

[i280.photobucket.com image 374x500]


=====================================

I'm guessing the GOP being against this not so much because they hate the unemployed, but because the benefits would actually help the economy which would make Obama look good.  And they WILL NOT allow something to happen that would make a Democratic president look good.

Really, it's so bad now the GOP on the national level has actually become anti-American.


There is no such thing as a moral republican.
 
2014-04-08 11:44:53 AM  

SevenizGud: Remember it is the GOP who have jobs.


Is that why 6 of the 10 states with the highest unemployment are red states with Republican governors?
 
2014-04-08 11:47:37 AM  

yukichigai: vernonFL: To be honest Im not so sure I understand or agree with this.

They are giving retroactive benefits to people who haven't had them in over 3 months? What if those people got jobs in the meantime? Who is overseeing this and how?

People who were unemployed in these last three months were instructed to keep filing their unemployment claims as usual.  While the claims didn't get paid, they were still verified, i.e. if you tried to file after you got a job you would be committing unemployment fraud, a felony in some states, even though you wouldn't be getting any money.

Basically, you only get retroactive benefits if you were filling out the paperwork during that time.  If you've not been filing then you're SOL.


do we as a nation really want to encourage poors to continue to burden our government with paperwork in the hopes that the nation legislates another handout

i mean with the mccutcheon ruling the government will be far too busy with all the additional donation paperwork from rich people and their loopholes and if you look at it that way this unemployment "insurance" is really just liberals burdening the wealthy's freedom of speech even more
 
2014-04-08 11:51:20 AM  
1/10, doesn't even merit quoting because his schtick is so sad and transparent.
 
2014-04-08 11:53:06 AM  

Cletus C.: Yes, being stuck on 2,070 links approved would bring great shame to your house.


yes, yes it will. the Dude of Some clan prides itself on funny headlines as well as grammatically correct headlines
 
2014-04-08 12:01:56 PM  

yukichigai: vernonFL: To be honest Im not so sure I understand or agree with this.

They are giving retroactive benefits to people who haven't had them in over 3 months? What if those people got jobs in the meantime? Who is overseeing this and how?

People who were unemployed in these last three months were instructed to keep filing their unemployment claims as usual.  While the claims didn't get paid, they were still verified, i.e. if you tried to file after you got a job you would be committing unemployment fraud, a felony in some states, even though you wouldn't be getting any money.

Basically, you only get retroactive benefits if you were filling out the paperwork during that time.  If you've not been filing then you're SOL.


Exactly.  I got a job starting 3/24 but I've been filing since January.  I hope this goes through, I'd like to have money to get to work until my first check.
 
2014-04-08 12:19:21 PM  

Harbinger of the Doomed Rat: SevenizGud: Remember it is the GOP who have jobs.

Is that why 6 of the 10 states with the highest unemployment are red states with Republican governors?


Don't forget much of the GOP comes from the retirement pool. Look at any Tea-Party rally...
 
2014-04-08 12:20:29 PM  
Don't know if it has been mentioned on FARK (I tried), but

REPUBLICAN HOUSE PASSED A FIX FOR THE ACA THAT DID NOT INCLUDE REPEAL.


peltast.files.wordpress.com
 
2014-04-08 12:27:00 PM  

Harbinger of the Doomed Rat: SevenizGud: Remember it is the GOP who have jobs.

Is that why 6 of the 10 states with the highest unemployment are red states with Republican governors?


So you're saying one more than half? Whoa!
 
2014-04-08 12:50:28 PM  
And just how long should unemployment benefits last?  Forever?
 
2014-04-08 12:51:39 PM  
"DarkLancelot: Exactly. I got a job starting 3/24 but I've been filing since January. I hope this goes through, I'd like to have money to get to work until my first check."

If you collected while working, I hope you go to jail & get shanked.

/I'm DrSansabeltNoShiatSlacks and I approve this message.
 
2014-04-08 12:53:11 PM  
I guess this week government does create jobs.  I have a hard time keeping track of this on my calendar.
 
2014-04-08 01:01:10 PM  

Teaser: And just how long should unemployment benefits last?  Forever?


IMO, as long as you aren't taking advantage of the system, following the rules of eligibility etc., pursuing employment opportunities,  i say as long as you require the benefit.

did you know that if your hours are cut you can potentially make up that difference in income via UI? it's not just for the unemployed.
 
2014-04-08 01:02:27 PM  
"Baby hangar" subby
 
2014-04-08 01:03:00 PM  

Teaser: And just how long should unemployment benefits last?  Forever?


While counter intuitive to some people, it is better to have them last forever than cut them off when there is little to no recourse in the job market.

Thankfully, the job market is rebounding.
 
2014-04-08 01:10:10 PM  

Isitoveryet: pursuing employment opportunities


Unfortunately, I know people who are just collecting and kind of putting in a half assed effort to find a job, unless it looks like there won't be an extension, then they put their full ass into it.
 
2014-04-08 01:15:50 PM  
I have to say at this point all they've been doing is extending benefits for the past 5 years.

Seriously. Grow a spine and make the farkers hire.
 
2014-04-08 01:20:17 PM  

DrSansabeltNoShiatSlacks: "DarkLancelot: Exactly. I got a job starting 3/24 but I've been filing since January. I hope this goes through, I'd like to have money to get to work until my first check."

If you collected while working, I hope you go to jail & get shanked.

/I'm DrSansabeltNoShiatSlacks and I approve this message.


No, I got this job after 10 months off, 3 without unemployment.  I filed up to the week I got the job, no filing while working.  Thanks for your concern, asshat.
 
2014-04-08 01:21:37 PM  

SevenizGud: mrshowrules: How can the GOP be simultaneously against food stamps, unemployment benefits, minimum wage increase and job creation?

Uhm:

A) Pay stupid lazy people to be stupid and lazy
B) Pay stupid lazy people to be stupid and lazy
C) Pay stupid people more than the job is worth because the government says so
D) False - republicans are not against job creation.

Remember it is the GOP who have jobs. It is the stinky lefties who rely on the government to steal from actual useful humans to give to them.


I'm curious...what do you do for a living?  If the spittle-soaked tirades I see you constantly go on about the stupid, the lazy, the moochers, etc. are any indication, whatever it is you do must be the manliest man job ever held by a man that really should require two men.
 
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