Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Congress Should be Ashamed

Ezra Klein, blogging for the WaPo, succinctly describes the outrageous posturing on extending unemployment benefits here, noting that ironically, it was Senator Byrd's death that prevented the bill from passing after Collins and Snowe voted with the Democrats in favor of the extension.

Bravo to Ed Schultz on MSNBC last evening for continuing to beat the drum for the millions of unemployed Americans and exposing the ridiculous Republican canard that unemployment checks are motivation against working. Here is his interview with Congressman Elijah Cummings.

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