Monday, July 19, 2010

Economic reality

You know, I experience it as truly crazy-making when Republicans assert that unemployed people don't have jobs because they are lazy. Here's an example of what it's really like out there:

Training was fruitless. I'm not seeing the benefits. Training for what? No one's hiring.

-- Israel Valle, who has been unemployed for over a year, despite enrolling in a federally financed training program

I found the above in the Quotes for the Day section of the Time Magazine website.

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