GOP to Unemployed: "Tough Shit"


The obstructionist Republican senate minority is blocking an extension of unemployment benefits, through the filibuster of one Jim Bunning of Kentucky, whose state is mired in 10.7 percent unemployment. When Jeff Merkel of Oregon beseeched his colleague on the Senate floor to consider the impact on Americans hit hardest by this recession, Bunning blurted out: "Tough Shit.

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