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  •  The average benefit for them is $6,500 a year... (2+ / 0-)
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    TexasTom, JeffW

    So the big uproar is over the fact that some 2,800 millionaires collected an average of $6,500 in unemployment benefits?

    As the article states, this is insurance, its not a charity program.

    •  No, it's a political rather than fiscal issue (3+ / 0-)

      The uproar is that we're talking about the demographic that supports Republicans in their assault on the very idea of unemployment benefits.

      The most impressive thing about man [...] is the fact that he has invented the concept of that which does not exist--Glenn Gould

      by Rich in PA on Mon Oct 04, 2010 at 08:47:01 AM PDT

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