Obama Brags About Creating Jobs Then Urges MORE UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (VIDEO)
Here’s a classic example of Obama double speak. In the video below, he brags about all the new jobs he’s created but then immediately calls for more unemployment insurance for the jobless.
Why do people need more unemployment benefits if we have so many new jobs?
Here’s a partial transcript via CBS News:
President Obama unveiled new proposals to reform unemployment insurance policies on Saturday, renewing a commitment he made to prop up American workers in this week’s State of the Union address.
“If a hardworking American loses her job, regardless of what state she lives in, we should make sure she can get unemployment insurance and some help to retrain for her next job,” the president said in a video. He proposed taking steps to “modernize” the unemployment insurance system.
Mr. Obama’s plan includes more career counseling opportunities, increased wage insurance for those making less than $50,000 and expanded coverage for those who qualify for unemployment insurance.
The wage insurance would cover qualified workers to “replace half of their lost wages” — insuring them for up to $10,000 over two years.
“It’s a way to give families some stability and encourage folks to rejoin the workforce,” the president said. “Because we shouldn’t just be talking about unemployment; we should be talking about re-employment.”
Watch the video:
Isn’t it funny how no one in the media ever calls him out for saying two opposite things at once?