Political Nutz

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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Reality Check for Republicon Cynics

Headline from –of all places– the Wall Street Journal:

MORE PEOPLE ESCHEW JOBLESS BENEFITS THAN SCAM  THE SYSTEM

Right Wingnuts are forever whining that most Americans –except them of course– are sitting on their backsides getting rich on federal welfare and unemployment checks.  All of which is utter nonsense.  Now, even the ultra conservative PR rag of the Republican Party, the Wall Street Journal, sets the record straight. Way more people skip benefits due to them than illegally collect government checks.