Why was it so easy for Congress to abandon up to four million benefit exhaustees, but they can't abandon an unwinnable Afghan War where they just assigned another $91 billion dollars?
Why was it easy for Congress to pass a $700 billion bank bailout (or $23 trillion bank backstop) that benefitted corrupt banks and allowed for record Wall Street bonuses, but they can't find $20 billion to support four million long-term unemployed US citizens who lost their job due to Wall Street malfeasance?
Why was it easy for Congress to pass a trillion$ unfunded 2001 tax cut for the wealthy, but they can't find $20 billion for the most vulnerable?
Why does Congress provide $20 billion (spread over the next 5 years) in tax subsidies to profit-heavy oil companies, but it can't find $20 billion (spread over the next ten years) for the unemployed?
How can Congress allow $15 billion in farm subsidies to large corporations, but it can't find that same $15 billion to help 4 million long-term unemployed.
How can Congress pass a nearly $800 billion stimulus package, but Democrats refuse to use any of those funds to help the long-term unemployed?
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