TRASH MATH

GARBAGE IN = GARBAGE OUT… Easy algebra.  But translated into English coherence: The 2014 mid-term elections were NOT an indication of the Failure of The Democratic Party and the efforts of the Obama administration. The 2014 mid-term elections WERE an sign that a Greater percentage of Americans either are, or support, FAILURE. Because of all the money the insurance agencies, hospitals, doctors, and people with dictator streaks, pumped in to the ‘brainwashing’ of American voters ==> yielding:  the GOP contaminated the voting reaction.

The GOP is NOT interested in passing ANY Immigrations bill.  The last thing they want is a new unified voting block of American Workers struggling to earn a paycheck and save for their future.

Then there is the issue of the pipeline… Mary Landrieu’s pipeline full court press is about as strategic at Mitch McConnell’s “no government shutdown promise.” Senator Reed, it wasn’t important enough to ‘force’ a 2015-2015 unemployment extension bill to the President’s desk… Jobs? The job creators are only hiring Zombies, not the best qualified. The GOP is only interested in brainwashing and enslavement of the American Population. They will re-write the US Constitution if given the opportunity. Protecting against a free and democratic vote in America is the only priority of the weak desperately trying to stay in power.

GOP ‘Read My Lips…’ keep the pipeline in Canada. Send TransCanada Keystone straight out the Canadian Coast. It might be strategic to incorporate a dead-closed ‘T’ for future consideration, but Keystone XL is a homeland security nightmare and an environmental time bomb for the Gulf Region. The US will not get any of that oil and the US will not get paid ‘rent’ for it’s land usage; most certainly not commensurate with the RISKS the adjacent land basins will have to bear. The Keystone XL is not a bargaining chip…

Republicans are not interested in ANY human issue that affects the bottom 98% of Americans. Three Cheers for Scott Walker?  Come now Mr. Boehner, we all recognize that you would make a presidential candidate. It is not that I don’t like you, I am just not interested in smelling the ‘stench’ [Paul Ryan’s words] of the GOP garbage that is being left out to rot.

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THE GOP’S ROTTING PAPER MACHE PINATA

GOP Incongruous Policies Add Up Incoherent Amateurish Artwork

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2/9/2014

Ineffective.  Lazy.  Worthless.

These are words that truly describe the GOP.  It’s unfortunate that no one realizes that they are just reflecting back their image upon the unemployed.  Most of my neighbors around me receive state and federal aid.  They live in rent controlled apartments.  They receive immigrant benefits for their children.  They receive heating assistance.  Electric Assistance.  GOP assistance; because the GOP will not let someone who is in retraining continue on pace and be able to pay his bills.  This recession was created by GOP job creators in an effort to extract more blood from American workforce.  Many people who have jobs are paid in CASH, or partial cash wages.  This further depletes the tax base.  I don’t know of ANY job creator who doesn’t take vacations, buy toys, continue giving themselves raises.  THEY are hooked on the sugar and refuse to pay living wages.  The GOP are the sludge of the Earth, and should recognize their place,

JUST SIT BACK DOWN, and pass this 2014 Unemployment Extension.

Their hollow words contain no fiscal veracity and when they are placed side by side it is clear to see GOP policy isn’t worth the toilet paper it is written on.

Their scare tactics will not stop the voice of truth…

Anthony Maisano III

GOP’s VooDoo Is About To Cripple Itself..

The GOP Zombie Followers Will Be Affected By The Failure To Pass An Unemployment Extension…

12/31/2013

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Plain and simple– the GOP Knuckleheads slacked off all 2013 and passed NONE of the critical legislation to help clean up America’s Economy.  Immigrations, Tax Reform, Job Expansion.  Nothing.  My family’s biz is being run by some of these same GOP zombies.  I have been unemployed for a year while “they” get their act together.  I was told to stay home or perform some questionably unethical activities.  When the economy didn’t turn around, the bad business practices have cost infusions of $100,000 to $200,000 each round.

They laugh because the State of CT Unemployment Insurance pays.  Their focus is providing bad work references for me;  not cleaning up their bad business practices.

Here’s my point:  the economic cycles can’t adjust fast enough under the SHOCK the GOP is about to put them in.  The ‘laugh in’ is about to go very quiet when constituents feel the chilling effects of economic shrinkage and the rising cost of heating oil.  The best part about waking up each morning is my realization of the GOP’s imminent demise.  Paul Ryan & Co. will finally be banished to the ‘Dunce Zone’ where all balance sheet cheats belong.

The GOP’s voodoo is about to be reflected back on itself.  Stay warm!

Anthony Maisano III

THE GOP MAKES CHRISTMAS A NOT SO WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR…

WHY NO WORKING PERSON WILL EVER VOTE FOR THE GOP AFTER 12/31/2013

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The GOP is making a terrible regarding unemployment compensation extensions for 1.3 million Americans this Christmas 2013…

Depression and Crime rise in times of economic uncertainty, and the GOP is further dividing the USA into have’s and have not’s.  This latest maneuver of failing to fund unemployment is an excuse to act on something the party doesn’t like looking at; its failure to address Immigrations, Tax Code Corrections, and Permanent Job Creation.  The GOP failed all summer to do anything productive.  The GOP failed when it shut the government down, destroying economic progress and setting up this current issue.  The pain that is about to be created is hanging over the GOP like a guillotine over their heads.  If the GOP simply proposed to EXTEND THE SCALING OF WEEKLY SOCIAL SECURITY CONTRIBUTIONS TO PEOPLE MAKING OVER $100,000 PER YEAR, THIS SITUATION WOULD NOT EXIST.  But because the GOP has no courage, unemployment funding, SNAP, FOOD STAMPS and other critical subsidies must wither, or worse; have their budgets sacrificed to protect lobbying interests.

There are no good jobs out there this time of year; it’s too close to Christmas.  Further, no corporation will hold seasonal employees past January, due to the normal spending contractions consumers feel when their December credit card bills arrive.  This is historical fact.  Finally, any small part-time or low wage jobs are seasonally scooped up by students off on break or home for the holidays.  They are naturally willing to accept temporary conditions because it fits with school plans.  These are not good jobs…

WHAT COULD THE GOP POSSIBLY BE THINKING?  If the GOP really wanted to cause this pain for working America, they should have cut funding after Thanksgiving.  They could also propose funding the extensions until January 31, 2014.  Each option, one considerate, one sadistic, would give the job seeker clarity on their budget and needs assessment.  Each of these options would also give the labor force time to ‘adjust’ to the forced labor dumped upon them.  Of course, the job creators will love not having to give raises to current employees because of the new set of desperate workers frantically searching for work.

America needs skills re-training that dovetails with their respective employment databases.  Currently, the DOL recommends things that have historically worked for job seekers, NOT WHAT TYPES OF SKILLS ARE BEING DEMANDED IN REAL TIME.  And no database sets an unemployed worker on a point to point path, starting with a real job opening in their current database, working backwards to skills training and funding for that training, all along asking the question, ‘Is this timeline feasible?’  Most often, by the time the new skill is acquired, the job opening or job trend has passed by or closed off.  Obstinate thinking like this further demeans the unemployed, and makes inefficient use of State and Government Funding.

Here is my recent experience of being trapped by the GOP ignorance machine.  Thankfully, there are considerate people on both sides of this issue.  But all are powerless to stop the Menacing Bully GOP tactic of crashing this recovery AT ALL COSTS because they just don’t like The White House’s and DNC’s programs.

To the GOP and Tea Party Members:  Good Luck when you get back to your local districts.  Your embryonic safety zone of DC will be unable to support you in your ‘Real Worlds.’

Sent: Dec 12, 2013 5:08 PM

To: dol.

Subject: quick note

I wanted to send a quick note in regards to the CT DOL letter I just received.  I have not exhausted my 52-week claim.  I worked for three weeks, and was unjustly terminated by Bristol Paving.  I won my hearing, for the number one reason of ‘NO PARTICIPATION’ by Bristol Paving.  I was also threatened with an appeal of my DOL claim by the owner against my unpaid labor hour claim, which I dropped to avoid a nasty situation.  Looks like the GOP has granted his wish…

COMMENT:  15 minutes may be a small amount to complain about, but THE LAW IS THE LAW…

When my unemployment compensation was re-instated, I received a letter which stated I had six months of claim time left overall, and I should re-apply after December 31, 2013.  The letter I received today made no mention of reapplication, just benefit termination.  I feel like I shouldn’t buy any Christmas presents now.  Wonder how that will go over.

My family has been making a total mess of my deceased father’s family business, and also with probate court.  My complaint is being heard next week.  I have chosen to file a written complaint only because if I physically testify, I may be asked about business activities which will cause permanent relational damage.

I will be applying after December 31, 2013, and I EXPECT reinstatement of benefits according to the letter sent to me by the CT DOL, which I saved.  I have been applying to three jobs per week, as directed.  I have also been preparing to take my Project+ Comp / TIA test.  This test costs $265 to take.  I am planning to wait until after the holiday to register and purchase my voucher, to enable me another credit cycle to pay this bill.

I realize these are difficult times, but this is exactly why I am writing this letter.  As of right now, Christmas is Cancelled.

Sincerely,

Anthony Maisano III

THE CT DOL WROTE A KIND RESPONSE BACK, TEEING UP THE CONUNDRUM CREATED BY THE U.S. GOP…

 From: CT DOL

Sent: Dec 13, 2013 7:54 AM

To: “ANTHONY MAISANO III

 Subject: RE: quick note

When an unemployment claim is filed it is set up for a one year time span called a Benefit Year (BYE) in which a person is payable for 26 weeks of regular state unemployment or until the end of the BYE at which time a new claim should be filed to see if they are payable for a new BYE. Normally, that is all that would be paid but since 2008 the federal government has had an extension, but unless Congress takes new actions that extension will end as of 12/28/13.
In your case a claim was filed effective 12/30/12 setting up a BYE of 12/28/13. You were paid 26 weeks of regular state unemployment ending as of 6/29/13. Since that time you have been paid on the federal extension but the last week that will be paid is for 12/28/13. Since your BYE ends as of 12/28/13 the next week you would call your TeleBenefits line and select option # 3 to file a new claim to see if you can be paid a new 26 weeks of regular state unemployment. We can never tell anyone in advance if they would be payable a claim must be filed.
Sincerely,  CT DOL

 MY REPLY:
To: CT DOL

Subject: RE: quick note

Date: Dec 13, 2013 8:09 AM

I understand, sir.  And I apologize for the harsh words.  But the three weeks working for Bristol Paving and the DOL hearing that followed, coupled with my family situation [not paying creditors makes things difficult for all with the same name], has made me become ultra cautious.  Still and all, this GOP opinion doesn’t give a whole lot of clarity for Christmas spending.Further, I had to float three to four weeks out of my savings before the ‘big machine’ heard my wrongful termination.  WHAT SEASONAL JOB WOULD HIRE ME FOR 2 TO 4 WEEKS, STARTING TODAY, 12/13/2013, THEN ENABLE ME TO BE IN ANY BETTER CT DOL SITUATION AFTERWARDS?

The DOL needs to be protective of its funds, no doubt.  But, I have to be protective of my life.  I don’t think I will be voting for the GOP any time soon…

Respectfully,

Anthony Maisano III

Apologies for stealing the microphone on this one, and I can only hope I speak accurately for 1.3 million Americans that will be affected by this GOP blunder.