Saturday, December 4, 2010

Merry Christmas from Jim Demint: 72,000 + South Carolinians lose unemployment benefits while Demint fights for tax cuts for the rich

Senator Jim Demint, an ardent opponent of extending benefits to the unemployed is busy fighting for tax cuts for the wealthiest 2% of Americans while over 72,000 South Carolina residents will lose their unemployment benefits beginning this December.

With over a quarter of a million South Carolina residents unemployed, nearly 12% of the States workforce this feels like a mighty big betrayal.

Here's the report from from Anderson, South Carolina

Watch Senator Jim Demint hide behind procedure to help block extending unemployment benefits.

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