Unemployment check just came in. As soon as I stop pretending I have morals I'm buying weed. Puff puff pass uncle sam.
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You're welcome you drain on society
You self-rightious fuckstick. Unemployment is earned through past employment, and no more a drain on society than if of the recipient was actually working. Taxes are paid against it, just like regular income. It is not Welfare, which needs to be abolished. Next time get your facts straight before voicing your vitriolic rantings.
Actual Welfare (TANF) - is less than 1% of the US budget. It gets attention because conservatives oppose it on moral grounds - the argument that it is a drain on society is ridiculous, especially when you consider the alternative - desperate starving people much more likely to commit crimes.
I've been unemployed before because of layoffs coulda been homeless if it wasn't for unemployment..and you reaaalllly don't want people like me homeless and desperate in your city
So you're saying that my step-sister who doesn't work because then she would forfeit her welfare, who has 2 kids, and just moved out her 2nd baby daddy to move in the, probably soon to be, 3rd baby daddy deserves welfare? Sure, there's desperate people who actually need welfare but I feel most people are like my step-sister.
In Cali unemployment is not *earned* by employees. It is ONLY paid for by employers and never employees so here yes you are a fucking drain on society.
You should have to pass a piss test to get your checks.
Agreed, but then they turn around and call us unconstitutional. Nobody is guaranteed any free money in our national constitution, our states need to say enough is enough. Freeloaders. I understand that there are emergencies and some people are disabled, but the rest are freeloaders. Welfare should require each person to submit proof of three job applications a week.
you only qualify for unemployment if you previously had a job, and were let go. its your own money, hence unemployment insurance. stop confusing it with fucking welfare. blaze on bro, you earned it
oh and in case you're curious, before the hates start popping off, I work 12 hours a day, 6 days a week, and wish I was on unenjoyment :p
That's why drug tests should be mandatory for the people who draw "entitlements" of any sort from the government.
Ok, #1) your tax dollars are not going towards anyone's unemployment money other than your own if you so happen to apply and receive the benefits from it. #2) you can only receive the benees if you were laid off from your old job, you can't receive them if you quit or were fired. #3) some "seasonal" employees are encouraged by their employers to apply for unemployment with the intent of returning the following season. Unemployemt is paid into by the employee and the employer h
Has to match it*
wrong on the fired part, i got fired from a landscaping place cause i mowed the neighbors yard instead of the one i was supposed to mow, and i still got unemployment
the ignorance displayed by those who comment on this site is appalling
Be grateful taxpayers pick up the fucking trash of society like you.
to all of the dipshits who say you earned it, no you did not, you do not earn or deserve 2 or more years of it. you pay in like 5 to 25 a month max. So do the math as to how many months you need to pay in so as to collect say 500 a month for two years, you are a fucking drain on society and people like me hate to pay for LOSERS who abuse the system, use it for 6 months fine, but not two years, we are breeding an entitlement society
There's nothing immoral about buying weed. And there's nothing immoral about buying weed with unemployment money.\nBuying Twilight or Bieber merchandise, on the other hand...
F YOU man, im here working 14 hour shifts, to support your lazy a$$
Glad to know my husband (a soldier) spends 18 months at a time away from his wife and kids so you can get high. Loser POS. I hope you get a lengthy jail sentence for possession and I pray you never reproduce.
And THIS is why my taxes are so fucking high.
Most states do require you to turn in proof every week that you're looking for a job. unemployment is not welfare, and they still withhold taxes from it.
Figured this would be a heated status.
No. Most of you are morons. Yes unemployment goes by what you put in it. You dont get hella money. I was trying to get unemploymeny til i go my new job i was only gonna get like $130 every two weeks. You might as well jus get a fuckin job. BUT it is NOT welfare. It was money i earned and my old employers reserve account would pay into it as well. NOT a dime from ANY other taxpayer. AT ALL.
you are a fucking idiot, that is why congress has passed three or four extensions because the fund is broke from so many aasholes taking more than they have paid in. our federal tax dollars are making up the short fall dumb ass
You are stupid. Why do you say things that are wrong. Please go away
The drag war would end overnight when welfare is canceled.
You are the perfect example of everything that is wrong our society you waste of sperm and egg!
Says "theoldguy" i bet i work my ass off for 13hours a day to pay for your fucking Social Security. Fuck the "baby boomers"
greatest generation my ass....I'm gunna scissor kick you in the back of the head chip!!
For anyone wondering what's going on below, it's a bunch of people arguing about where unemployment benefits come from. Because I know you all come to TFLN for that kind of info.