If you lie down with dogs, you get up with fleas.

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If you lie down with dogs, you get up with fleas.

Democrats plan big push on U.S. jobless aid in new year

You would think that Paul Ryan would have known better than to try to deal honestly with a Democrat. Especially Harry Reid's lap dog Patty Murray. The pathetic budget agreement these two forged a couple of weeks ago was celebrated by many on this forum, even though it cut dick from the ever increasing National Debt.

Any sane person knew this agreement was a farce when it allegedly would not extend unemployment benefits to the 1.3 million couch potatoes who don't seem to be able to qualify for SSI disability.

Paul Ryan has opened the door for Barry Obama and the rest of the shysters in the Democrat Party to trot out poor hungry middle class victims of this archaic and ruthless decision. Damn those mean-spirited Republicans!

"President Barack Obama and Democrats will make a major push when Congress returns Jan. 6 to renew expired benefits for the unemployed and will seek to pressure Republicans over the issue by painting them as uncaring toward the middle class."

"Federal unemployment benefits will officially expire for 1.3 million out-of-work Americans on Saturday. With Congress in recess, no last-minute fix is possible."

"Democrats have spent much of the holiday week criticizing Republicans for resisting an extension of the emergency jobless aid program, which began in 2008 under President George W. Bush and has been extended every year since then."

"The issue is part of an economic agenda aimed at winning support from middle-class Americans. Along with the push for an extension of unemployment insurance, Democrats will also push for an increase in the minimum wage."

"The renewal of unemployment benefits is expected to face opposition in the Republican-led House of Representatives, but Democrats said this week they are increasingly optimistic about gaining political traction for the issue."

"Democrats have been highlighting the personal stories of out-of-work Americans about to be bumped off the unemployment rolls."

If I were King, the 1.3 million subjects would starve. The Ryan / Murray budget agreement savings were a figment of your imagination, now it's official.

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