We could afford to bailout Wall Street, we can afford unemployment benefits

Leave it to the Republicans to make a fuss about extending a few hundred dollars a week of unemployment benefits. If it’s OK to fund a war that nobody wants and it’s OK to bailout the Wall Street gamblers, this is chump change. Unemployed is unemployed, whether you are living in a state where the rate is above 6% or below. The people complaining don’t have this worry because even if they’re voted out of office they will land on their feet with cushy lobbyist jobs not to mention a pension plan rarely seen in the outside world.


An American in Paris, France. BA in History & Political Science from Ohio State. Provided consulting services to US software startups, launching new business overseas that have both IPO’d and sold to well-known global software companies. Currently launching a new cloud-based startup. Full bio here.

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