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Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Extended Jobless Benefits to Run Out

“Extended unemployment benefits for nearly 2 million Americans begin to run out Wednesday, cutting off a steady stream of income and guaranteeing a dismal holiday season for people already struggling with bills they cannot pay. Unless Congress changes its mind, benefits that had been extended up to 99 weeks will end this month.” (

Government creates abnormal unemployment in myriad ways, then subsidizes it.

FEE Timely Classic
“Friendly Societies: Voluntary Social Security and More” by John Chodes