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North Carolina Dropped From Federal Unemployment Program

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I lived off 4.75 an hour back in the 90s. Is that comparable?

Not really, I made $5.35 in 2002. Food and gas more than tripled since 90s.

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So wait, you went right past my question with the wage question.

So you are saying they can get unskilled jobs but they do not pay a liveable wage?

It's cheaper for them to hire high school and college kids. Yes, high schoolers and college kids are willing to accept lover wages.

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It's cheaper for them to hire high school and college kids. Yes, high schoolers and college kids are willing to accept lover wages.

 

Well I am ALWAYS willing to accept a lover wage... wink wink

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Rofl, damn Siri keep changing my misspelled words to the wrong ones.

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The problem with a lot of people that think these other jobs are beneath them is  their standard of living.   They consider Direct TV, cellphone , suv (any nice car), internet  and other things as necessities.  People feel entitled to these things and why not I want  my kids to have all this but if it comes down to it you do what you got to do.

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this is a tough one. it could crush some people are legitimately looking for work and can't find a job and are barely and i mean barely making ends meet.

now you will have some people that will now take whatever work they can get and they might be good. you will have some though that will get desperate and do crazy stuff.

 

more companies need to step up and hire. that is the overall best solution.

 

 

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Remember this thread....all the gnashing of teeth about McCrory and the unemployment craziness?

 

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303670804579233913327613176?KEYWORDS=unemployment+benefits+north+carolina

 

Snip from the editorial...

 

Some smart states have begun to resist Uncle Sam's not-so-free unemployment benefits and loans. While the feds have financed longer unemployment benefits, states in return have had to agree not to cut recipients' weekly payments. North Carolina, for example, was criticized as heartless for scaling back benefits earlier this year. But by doing so Raleigh avoided a payroll tax hike. Uncle Sam's unemployment extension and loans are a sucker's play for states, much as ObamaCare's Medicaid benefits create new long-term burdens.

 

So when you hear of "free money" from Washington to expand Medicaid...or unemployment, you never hear of the shortfalls the feds put on states who end up having to foot the bill.  Why?  Because they had to agree not to cut benefits...even in tough times. 

 

 

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Remember this thread....all the gnashing of teeth about McCrory and the unemployment craziness?

 

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303670804579233913327613176?KEYWORDS=unemployment+benefits+north+carolina

 

Snip from the editorial...

 

 

 

 

So when you hear of "free money" from Washington to expand Medicaid...or unemployment, you never hear of the shortfalls the feds put on states who end up having to foot the bill.  Why?  Because they had to agree not to cut benefits...even in tough times. 

 

Medicaid expansion costs the states nothing for three more years. So half of the above op-ed is simply not even factual.

 

And I guarantee in less than 2 years McCrory and the right will be trying to throw this at the feet of the left and blame them, as if the state legislature had absolutely no other choice. This is nothing more than an intentional and spiteful effort to unemploy and disenfranchise even more of the ever-shrinking middle class while trying to blame the current administration and say, "Look what you did to us..."

 

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Medicaid expansion costs the states nothing for three more years.

Stopped reading there

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Stopped reading there

 

Absolutely, why let facts get in the way of useless rhetoric?

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