Skip to comments.Jackson Lee calls for unemployment benefits for 'working men and women'
Posted on 12/13/2013 7:48:39 PM PST by Snickering Hound
In her fervor to save unemployment benefits for out-of-work Americans, U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee apparently got a bit tongue-tied.
The Houston Democrat called upon her fellow Congress members to extend jobless benefits for people with jobs.
"Let us vote to provide for unemployment insurance for working men and women so that faces across America will not have the tear of desperation on their faces," she said Dec. 12 during brief remarks before she was gaveled to silence when her time expired.
Jackson Lee's comment came on the eve of Congress leaving town for the holidays without addressing the impending end of emergency unemployment benefits.
On Monday, Jackson Lee said she plans to introduce legislation to both call Congress back to Washington and to extend emergency unemployment compensation until Jan. 1, 2015.
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Resist we much.
What is wrong grammatically with what she said? Nothing. There are many reasons to mock her but this is not one of them.
Michael Berry played the clip of SJL giving this little tirade. The speaker kept telling her her time was up but she kept shouting like a foghorn. Having her little moment.
He then played some of her greatest hits (”Muss I die?”). The woman is a clod.
So according to the Libtards the economy is roaring along but we still need emergency unemployment benefits 5 years into Dear Leaders reign...
” - - - “Let us vote to provide for unemployment insurance - - - “
Lemme see now, - - - - .
Wanna be Healthy? Obama gave us Obama Socialized Health Insurance Tax, well maybe.
Wanna be Unemployed? Democrat Sheila will make that happen, well only if True Democrat Boehner is not overthrown as Speaker of The House.
Is this why the Democrats aren’t spiking the Ball about the Unemployment Rate dropping from 7.3% to 7% in one month?
At that rate, we will have ZERO Unemployment in less than two years. /s
Maybe they know it’s all Phony, like we already know. Hmmm
Now now.... That’s insulting to clods.
“...before she was gaveled to silence “
Great mental imagery with that line.
[ Resist we much. ]
Are you being Racist or just hate full against retards that should know better?
That’s right I used the R word that makes the PC crowd cringe!
There are various tests (including aptitude and intelligence) and other hoops to jump through to become an E-1 (the lowest pay grade) in the armed forces ($18,194 a year salary) but no tests to become a member of the House ($174,000+ a year pay) if you can believe it...
How about we get all the Hollywood millionaires like George Clooney, Bruce Springsteen, Sarah Jessica Parker and all the rest who held fundraisers to help elect the worst President in US history pay for everyone who lost their job as a result?
I don’t believe Jackson Lee knows very much about how jobs, unemployment and the working thing works. She claims that she went directly from picking cotton as a slave to the U.S. Senate.
Miss “I can’t cross the street without my fat butt sitting in a Mercedes” is an idiot.
If you are working you do not need unemployment .. you apparently did not read with comprehension
I wonder what the unemployment rate is in Sheilas district.
And would like to hear her explanation as to why it is what it is and why it has gotten worse under a Black pResident.
Multi-millionare Sarah Jessica Horseface once lamented the misfortunes of those members of her family that couldn’t survive without welfare
Sounds brilliant to me. Wonderful Dem plan.
Instead of increasing the minimum wage, let’s have “low-employment” benefits to make up the difference.
If you make minimum wage, you could apply for benefits to bring your wages up to that fabled $15 per hour.
That way, Wal-mart and McD’s aren’t on the hook for the wages, and that Big Mac won’t cost too much.
What’s a little more debt here and there for this country?
I find your post to be ignorant. One doesn’t need to be unemployed to have unemployment insurance any more than one needs to be hospitalized to have medical insurance. She didn’t say she wanted to give benefits to working people - she said she wanted to give insurance to working people.
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