The following White House petition was written by Bud Meyers who is an advocate for 99ers and the long-term unemployed. He writes his own blog at http://bud-meyers.blogspot.com/ that is worth a read, since he is so close to the action surrounding the unemployment crisis facing this nation. Please take the time to read and sign the following petition. 5000 […]

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The following piece comes from Lee Weal who writes at http://wealworld.wordpress.com/. Lee is unemployed and knows firsthand the frustration, disappointment and the life-altering sting of long-term unemployment. From her blog: I’m a “99er” and for those who don’t know what that means, it’s someone who has exhausted all unemployment benefit extensions and is unable to find […]

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Reprinted from Robert Reich’s blog. Please visit his blog for additional, timely economic articles. Americans are deeply confused about why the economy is so bad – and their President isn’t telling them. In fact, the White House apparently has decided to join with Republicans and blame it on the long-term budget deficit. Before I turn […]

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