*Senator Jim Bunning, the republican out of Kentucky, gave a middle finger to middle America as well as ABC reporters when they tried to speak with him after a legislative session yesterday.
In that session, he banned a bill that extends unemployment for 30 days for 1.2 million laid-off workers and also provides them with subsidized health insurance.
But the bill doesn’t stop there in all of the various programs that it would have extended. There have been 2,000 federal sanitation workers’ jobs taken, construction has been stopped in some programs, federal safety programs, even drunk driving programs, allllllllll because someone gave Bunning a crazy pass for the weekend from whatever home he SHOULD be in. (more…)