Republican Senator Misses Basketball Game To Deny Unemployment Benefits To 1.2 Million Americans

The HuffingtonPost reports –

Jim Bunning, a Republican from Kentucky, is single-handedly blocking Senate action needed to prevent an estimated 1.2 million American workers from prematurely losing their unemployment benefits next month. And at one point during the debate, which dragged on till nearly midnight, Bunning complained of missing a basketball game. “I have missed the Kentucky-South Carolina game that started at 9:00,” he said, “and it’s the only redeeming chance we had to beat South Carolina since they’re the only team that has beat Kentucky this year.

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1 Response to “Republican Senator Misses Basketball Game To Deny Unemployment Benefits To 1.2 Million Americans”


  1. 1 bittenbyazebra March 1, 2010 at 11:06 pm

    Did you know that Jim Bunning, on his website, states that he is an active member of a Christian church? Anyway… I just posted what I did to start applying pressure to this jerk from all ends. Don’t know if it will work but if you can help out, that would be great! Here’s the direct link to my blog post:

    http://whatupgod.info/post/420598390/did-bunning-go-to-church-on-sunday-i-think-not

    Thanks so much!

    Bob


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