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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.” (MSNBC.com)

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

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