Four - count 'em, FOUR! - Tea Party-GOP state senators have been able, via filibuster, to deny 34,000 unemployed residents of Missouri $105 million in extended unemployment benefits, after the federally-funded extension passed the GOP-led state House 123-14 two months ago and had the support of Republican Senate leaders and Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon. More HERE. Words fail...
Via Dan O at Beautiful Horizons.
Update: And, unfortunately, the context for that bit of political pathology is THIS news from Economix @ NYTs: "Average length of unemployment rises again..."