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New 99er "Ex-Lax Attack" Campaign announced on Jobless Talk

Posted by Paladinette on Saturday, May 28, 2011,

In an effort to get Congress 'moving' on HR 589, the new 99er  "Ex-Lax Attack" Campaign was announced on Friday's episode of Jobless Talk. The idea is one which has the potential to get media attention back on the suffering of the long term unemployed and something the jobless masses can have a little fun with. 

Near the end of her weekly RANT, Paladinette said: "It is now Memorial Day 2011, nearly 18 months since many UI exhaustees had a benefits check - and still NO MOVEMENT on HR 589 - no b...

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American Jobless: “Red, White and Broke”

Posted by Paladinette on Saturday, May 28, 2011, In : HR589 
American Jobless: “Red, White and Broke” seems to be the new reality for millions of unemployed in this country.

Is Obama listening? Well, according to an article in the James River Journal about a meeting between the President and the CBC (Congressional Black Caucus), Obama just might be. From the article:

The President mentioned he wants to possibly attach the 99ers money t...

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GOP Sits on $31 Billion While Letting 99ers Starve

Posted by Paladinette on Sunday, May 15, 2011, In : HR589 
According to Keep America at Work and World Report today, the GOP is sitting on $31 billion dollars of paid in UI money, while they continue to let the 99ers starve daily.

From the article:

“The stated reason that HR 589 or a Tier 5 unemployment extension could not be introduced on the House floor was that neither could be financed, just another lie in a long stream of lies. Dave Camp, who chairs the House Ways and Means Committee that is refusing to hear any legislation for unemployment exte...

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GOP Approves Jobs Bill to Deny UI to Jobless Lacking Diploma or GED

Posted by Paladinette on Sunday, May 15, 2011, In : HR589 
GOP Approves Jobs Bill to Deny UI to Jobless Lacking Diploma or GED.

Wednesday, a congressional panel approved a Republican bill that would allow states to divert $31 billion worth of federal money for the long-term unemployed and use it to pay down state debt instead. The bill also would disqualify jobless Americans from receiving unemployment benefits if they lack a high school diploma or a GED. The bill would also set a national minimum standard for work-search requirements for laid off wo...

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Unemployment Slogans WANTED! “Tell It Like It Is”

Posted by Paladinette on Saturday, May 7, 2011, In : HR589 

Unemployment Slogans WANTED by U-Cubed in their latest ‘Tell It Like It Is’ campaign!

Got something to say about being jobless? How about our leaders’ apparent lack of interest in the plight of the jobless and creating JOBS now? Say it (in seven syllables or less).

“New unemployment numbers show our nation’s leaders still don’t get it,”said UCubed Executive Director Rick Sloan. “There are more than 28 million people without work. It is up to the jobless to tell it like it is.”...

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Words to SANTA BABY 99ers Style

Posted by Paladinette on Thursday, December 23, 2010, In : Americans Want to Work Act Tier 5 

99ers Style Santa Baby 

 Congress Baby, the 99ers need a tier survive

I know you’re  HEARTLESS Pricks what?  

My children need some dinner tonight!

The car got repo’d and the rent is awfully late...but wait  

You only care for the rich that’s a BITCH 

there’s millions of us dying out here

We can’t afford a Christmas tree

While you’re all buying Cartier at Tiffany

You bailed out banks Greece and Haiti too

I think it’...

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ABOUT ME: PALADINETTE is a tireless advocate for the US unemployed millions. Being out of work through more than 2 years of desperate job hunting, gaps in jobless benefits and struggling to survive, she has launched her own TALK RADIO SHOW called Jobless Talk. You can follow her advocacy efforts on her web page Jobless Unite TIER 5 to SURVIVE !!!! at

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