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  •  It's real easy to advocate the "short term pain".. (2+ / 0-)
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    DSPS owl, smartdemmg

    ...when it is someone else who is going to feel that pain.

    While Democrats can't (and shouldn't) accept any bad deal that is offered in order to avoid a discontinuity in UI benefits, I wouldn't blithely dismiss the pain that even a short break in UI payments may cause some folks.

    Last I checked, we're the ones who are supposed to care about those who are struggling.

    Political Compass: -6.75, -3.08

    by TexasTom on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 08:40:19 AM PST

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