No, I did not say, joblessness. Rather the jobless. It seems that today’s radical version of your father’s GOP dislikes ‘those people’ without a job. Sen. Coburn of the goofy state of Oklahoma has taken up the filibuster that GOP Senator Bunning gave up last month.
Declaring that his filibusterer hurts ‘only a few’ Americans, Coburn is holding up unemployment benefits for 212,000 Americans. He said that ‘millions of Americans’ will have to pay for these unemployed citizens and he wants the government to find the money rather than putting the bill on the deficit.
This from a man who twice authorized hundreds of millions of dollars to ‘supplement’ George Bush’s War on Iraq. “Bombs not bread!” I guess that’s the new GOP battle cry.