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Howie Carr: Time to end $300 unemployment bonus and get working

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

It is an axiom that whatever government subsidizes, it gets more of.
Right now Uncle Sam is subsidizing unemployment - also known as summer vacation - for millions of layabouts, paying them an extra $300 a week on top of their normal “unemployment” insurance for pretending that they can't find jobs.
This is an increasingly difficult scam to put over, considering that at last count there were 9 million unfilled jobs in the U.S. And it seems like every business in America has a big two-word sign in its front window, and on the company website:
HELP WANTED!
But over the last year, millions of...
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