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Pure propaganda with more Big Lies for the Big Liar. The Trumpian alternative universe is touted in Elise Stefanik’s opening speech as the new GOP Conference Chair. LOL about “the far left, radical socialist policies of President Joe Biden and Speaker Nancy Pelosi.” In comparison with Liz Cheney, she’s an...

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  • May 14, 2021

Biden places Trump on the defensive for demeaning of soldiers. We deconstruct the unemployment report. Mauro Guillen talks 2030. He is the author of “2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything.” Joe Biden is on the attack x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live...

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  • September 4, 2020

Stephanie Ruhle does a great job deconstructing the unemployment report in a form that everyone can understand. Sadly too many are suffering. Stephanie Ruhle not fooled by unemployment report x x YouTube Video Watch the full episode here. Stephanie Ruhle did what she does best. Listen to the clip as...

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  • September 4, 2020

Asshole: Tommy Tuberville, the Republican Senate nominee in Alabama, said on Tuesday that the recently expired $600 coronavirus unemployment “was way too much” during an interview on “Alabama's Morning News with JT.” Tuberville, who recently won the Republican primary and is challenging incumbent Democratic Sen. Doug Jones, claimed Alabamians are...

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  • August 6, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Jon Ossoff’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaign: We knew this public health and economic crisis would last well beyond July. So, as millions of Georgians have filed jobless claims, what is Sen. David Perdue doing? He is calling for *CUTS* to expanded unemployment insurance. Perdue...

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  • August 5, 2020

The problem with any natural disaster, whether it be wildfire, tornado, hurricane, or global pandemic, is that the immediacy of dealing with the disaster obviously commands all attention. And the longer the disaster persists, the longer attention is focused solely on the disaster. And things that would have been obvious...

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  • July 24, 2020

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear’s Administration announced today that 521,592 people have filed for unemployment since March 16th.  Doing the math, it means that the unemployment rate in Kentucky is approximately 29.6% (87,900 plus 521,592/2,058,000 in workforce x 100).  As for how many have gotten unemployment compensation so far: Almost 157,000...

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  • April 14, 2020

This story came out two years ago: People without jobs in North Carolina receive some of the lowest unemployment benefits in the country and receive payments for a shorter time than in nearly every other state, according to a new report. A 2013 state law cut both the size and...

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  • April 6, 2020

Assholes: A core part of lawmakers’ job is to make sure their constituents have access to government programs that are designed to help them. To that end, many members of Congress are pointing to expanded unemployment benefits they authorized last week as part of a massive coronavirus pandemic response bill,...

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  • April 2, 2020

Seems another economic victim of the coronavirus pandemic is Fox Business propagandist Trish Regan.  Fox has decided to fire her.  The good news for Regan is that she’s eligible for unemployment compensation!   Oh wait.  As someone who has been fired from a job, I discovered that obtaining unemployment is dependent...

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  • March 27, 2020

http://www.cnn.com/… http://www.bloomberg.com/… CNN and Bloomberg News report that the Trump Administration is so desperate to avoid a recession by giving US citizens $1000 each  that the Treasury secretary told Senate Republicans that unemployment in the US could reach 20%, the worst since the 1930’s. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned Republican senators...

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  • March 18, 2020

It might just be scaremongering to convince Republican lawmakers to get behind a stimulus package and bailouts for vulnerable industries, but even so, this is jarring. CNN: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned Republican senators Tuesday that the coronavirus pandemic could drive up US unemployment to 20%, a Republican Senate source...

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  • March 17, 2020

A meme about the stock market recently got my attention. It brought not only rage and tears, but also confirmation about what we must be fighting for now. The meme was simple enough, but poignant. The next time you feel poor, and can’t fill your gas tank, and you hold back tears...

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  • December 15, 2019

I received a meme in my Facebook feed recently about the record high stock market as it relates to what real people are going through. I addressed it on my Politics Done Right on KPFT 90.1 FM Houston show with input from our millennial engineer Lupita. Watch this snippet with her input which gives...

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  • December 11, 2019
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