Monday, July 12, 2010

Monday - We're MAD!

So the Senate reconvened today. Did they talk about unemployment? NO they didn't. Apparently, by Sunday, someone will be named to fill Senator Byrd's West Virginia seat. Next week a vote will hopefully be taken - a YES vote.

There are too many of us who have lost benefits. Although I'm not in the 99er category, my unemployment benefits have been suspended between Tier 2 & 3.

We are tired, exhausted, been rejected by prospective employers, we've been called lazy. Personally, I'm tired, no, not tired, exhausted. We are taking a beating at the expense of politicians who, apparently, don't give a damn about us. They refused to make proper jobs, Main Street jobs, available, and now are keeping food off our tables.

ARE YOU MAD?

If you are on Twitter, please organize and use the hashtags #Twittermarch and #unemployment. WE NEED TO ORGANIZE!

Thank you to those of you who have joined the fax/call campaigns. Don't forget about writing an email with your story to WeThePeopleUnited1@gmail.com - your emails will be forwarded to the newsmedia. If you have email addresses for any media source, please write and list them so that we can add to our ever growing list. Tell your friends, get them to write emails too!

Convoy on Washington DC

Keep watching - on Monday, there are a few of us who will decide whether we will need to carpool and convoy to DC. Leave me comments, or write an email, tell us where you are, can you drive, do you need a ride? To be fair, those who might drive will expect to share expenses for gas.

New York State Wants to Hear Your Story

Simply put:

NYSDOL@labor.ny.gov

Write your story to NY State, they want to know - send your letters!

Here are some tweets from #twittermarch via Twitter. These same tweets will be sent to the news media via email.

RT @lotusflowah: @abcnews @cbsnews @nbcnews #unemployment is 9.5%!!! Please tell this story, so #congress will act and extend benefits. #twittermarch

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RT @Truthbuster: Paul Ryan(R-WI) "Deficit-Hawk" voted 4 $9 Tril #Deficits; Iraq, GWBTax Cuts, Med Rx /Energy Acts,FreeTrade BUT NOT 4 #UI

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RT @RockyII: RT @MeMe4u2 Ben Stein on CNN "Unemployment should be extended" #TwitterMarch Stein, a conservative, calls blocking it a cruel act.

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RT @barryrsilver: @senbennelson 17 million reasons ($) 2 not care abt. Unemployed. Primary 2012 soon. #Twittermarch #TierV #99ers #Tweetmarch

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We sure can! RT @CrabbieAnnie: RT @ElaineM925: #TWITTERMARCH Bank reform marchers shut down Wall Street & K Street -- WE CAN TOO!

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RT @ExtendUENow: @BarackObama Please suspend ALL all paychecks to the Senate immediately, until Unemployment Extensions are PASSED! #TwitterMarch

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RT @ScrewTheSenate ScrewTheSenate "Lazy-Ass Americans like being unemployed" talking pt a winner for GOP' Tom Delay got his Lazy Ass kicked!

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@KOSMOSNET @DarrellIssa Issac we want 2 know why U turned ur back on the #unemployed MILLIONS will REMEMBER in NOVEMBER! #twittermarch

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RT @ScrewTheSenate "Lazy-Ass Americans like being unemployed" talking point for GOP http://su.pr/2LmuFK #twittermarch Bull DoodieKacka

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@ScrewTheSenate lazy-ass Tom Delay got his butt kicked pretty good. Though I'm a conservative, I'd say this guy is no mensch. #Twittermarch

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Unemployment Extension Standoff To Continue For At Least Another Week: http://huff.to/9kISpS via @addthis

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#TWITTERMARCH Bank reform marchers shut down Wall Street & K Street -- WE CAN TOO!

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@RockyII @Truthbuster Let @Congress know MILLIONS of unemployed will REMEMBER in NOVEMBER! Unity=POWER #twittermarch #99ers RT

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RT @devbost: To clarify: #GOP are a bunch of thugs for filibustering #UE. But it's obvious Reid could be doing more to break logjam. #twittermarch #p2

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RT @Truthbuster: #GOP /Bush Corp Welfare Cost Taxpayers $1T: US Corps Hoarded Biggest Stash o'Cash in 40 Yrs BUT DIDNT HIRE #p2 #TCOT #UI #twittermarch #2010

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#Twittermarch for the #unemployed - RT @CrabbieAnnie: RT @utbrp Do wealthy Republican Senators think there are no unemployed Republicans? Could be a slight miscalculation on their part.

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RT @ezraklein -Why aren't Senate Democrats angrier at Ben Nelson? - http://bit.ly/9VwEtG #unemployment #Twittermarch #jobs @SenatorReid

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RT @seegee92584: RT @newsbusters Matthews to Democrat: What Percentage of Republicans Would You Put In the 'Nut Bag?' http://is.gd/dpHb0 #twittermarch

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Onorato rips Corbett for remark about unemployment: http://bit.ly/czoi3M via @addthis #papolitics #Twittermarch

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@ElaineM925 <>The problem is there R more than 16 million unemployed more than 16 mill underemployed more than 16 mill homeless >March on DC

ElaineM925 >Lets talk jobs March on Washington put 16 m unemployed back to work, 16 m underemployed, 16 m homeless http://1ideaatatime

@ElaineM925 <> a plan for putting America to work gives hope > A working plan with a target of Zero unemployment > http://1ideaatatime.com

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Senator Mitch McConnell not on Twitter. He is on Facebook, IGNORING pleas from his constituents to RESTORE UNEMPLOYMENT! #TwitterMarch

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STAND UP AND BE HEARD!

REMEMBER IN NOVEMBER!

WE ARE UNITED!

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