Monday, December 6, 2010

McConnell's Christmas present to 33,000 of Kentucky's unemployed: lose your benefits

Kentucky unemployment offices require extra security as tempers flare. While on the floors of Congress Mitch McConnell leads the Republican charge to delay or deny unemployment benefits to the poorest of the jobless.

Check out the article and excellent video from Louisville TV Station WLKY:

The fact is he using the issue as a bargaining chip to extend the Bush tax cuts to the rich claiming this will put Kentuckians back to work.


  1. I guess you didn't catch that new study that finally concludes that raising the minimum wage actually costs low-income people jobs.

    Minimum wage should be reduced if you want more jobs.

  2. If lowering wages provided jobs States like Kentucky would be booming with prosperity.