Ayyyyyyy Congress and the Senate are poised to finish working on some kind of a deal for cutting us all a second bunch of checks.https://www.forbes.com/sites/terinaallen/2020/07/23/senate-unveils-second-stimulus-check-details-today/#3ab23e2c37ac
I don't even care about the UI at this point because I'm just hoping to be able to get off it by the end of the summer which is actually making me pretty nervous tbh because our sales are going to slump in the winter meaning I should probably just be prepared getting a second or even third job by then and hoping to fuck that the economy isnt so shitsavagaged at that time I can actually even get one
but that extra 1200 in neetbux should help go a long way towards my survival in this country into the winter provided I can ensure my UI got straightened out from all the close to two months of weeks I hadn't gotten speaking of which I should check that today.
But see here the thing is which is making me more and more pissed each day because our cowardly and spineless journalists don't even bother to question it, fucking no one is not going to work because of being paid more by unemployment gibes.
As a matter of fact this was actually a really major reason to why I didn't quit my own job when it was getting bad enough around here the first time around because you cannot collect unemployment if you quit your job or refuse to work
I'm not sure how it works in all of the other states but you literally cannot collect UI if you either got fired or quit. Yes you read that right--not if you got fired either and for that matter I couldn't even collect UI before which made me suffer one of the most profoundly destitute periods of my life because I got fired for getting Lyme disease which because it made me unable to work I could not qualify. Yes, read that again. "You must be ready, able and willing to work" and you must accept any job offer given to you even if it is shit.
Everything that you're being told, especially these faggot politicians and business leaders they're all lying to you. I'm pretty sure that in most states if your employer offers you your job back that you have
to take it or you get kicked off UI. Read that again. The idea that "it's too generous and our job numbers are down because the $600" is one of the most blatant and transparent lies I've yet seen about the economy and the best I've managed to theorize so far is that the reason they are actually
so butthurt by it is because what's gonna happen is everybody will go back to work at their shit jobs with poor or no benefits at all and in a lot of cases being reminded of the complete shit we got during the pandemic me being told for weeks I wasn't allowed to wear a mask and then having someone from corporate tell me awhile later a bald faced lie that we never "couldn't" wear one after I demanded having a company policy in writing stating as such has permanently killed any shred of corporate loyalty I'll ever have at this point
and they're going to come back and look at all this shit and say "I want better pay and conditions." THAT is the only reason I can think of to why they keep trumpeting this complete lie that the gibes are making people not want to work. I literally did not quit my job specifically because I knew that it would kill any chance of me collecting unemployment
and that was before
I found out about those gibes.
Honestly if they'd just flat out said I wasn't getting unemployment I'd almost certainly have quit my job by now and tried finding some way to manage getting by without being evicted. For me, in my personal case, that ended up being bribery to keep working and to keep taking my shifts and potentially being exposed to the virus.
But more importantly there aren't any jobs right now you stupid lying sinister fucks.
We have double digit unemployment numbers right now because there aren't any jobs, businesses are still folding, and it's all because of the pandemic which was epically mismanaged in a way that no other country on earth has managed to fuck up this badly thus far. This is particularly true if you live in California, Texas, or the deep South or Southwest.
Sorry for the rant after posting the good news it's just I've gotten to the point where I need to turn the news off after every time some bubble headed journalist just brainlessly parrots what theyve been told particularly by senate Republicans and leading members of the business community who know full well that when this shitshow is all over and done with all of us are going to be demanding more rights and pay or are going to start up and unionizing. I know that I personally will likely be spreading pro-union pamphlets around every big chain store or corporate outlet once things finally start calming down around here if not before. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/unemployment-600-benefits-weekly-ending-coronavirus-pandemic/
I want to personally shake that woman's hand and thank her for finally having the guts and common sense to say that.
Speaking of handshakeshttps://www.theweek.com/speedreads/926907/pompeo-tried-shake-hands-bunch-foreign-leaders-all-turned-down
A great big American comes to your country and tries to grab you or your girlfriends hand for a firm shake. What do you do?
But anyways so that's the news what's going on here today. Supposedly they're going to try hammering out the bill so there's "no interruption" albeit with seemingly no agreement on what the new gibes rate should be, only that it should be lower if you're a Republican, or same if not higher if you're a Democrat although afaik lately theyve dropped that whole "$2000 cash payments every month into 2021" spiel, which I think they had wanted on top of the $600/week which is just excessive. That being stated I read something that apparently with the sheer weight of federal debt we've just added in all the bailouts and funding in those bills they've passed so far that they couldve literally given every single person living in America one big $63,000 check. It's amazing. Which also btw lends me to rather disbelieve all kinds of crap they keep saying about how we can't do things like have student debt loan forgiveness (which I frankly don't even care about too much) or free healthcare for all. It's proven that they just don't want to, and that's because they don't actually give a shit about adding to our federal deficit either it's just they don't want to give that money to us or imply that us proles should expect or demand better than a burger and a coke at home and a five minute smoke break at work.
I am however still deebly goncerned about them doing some kind of stupid shit that flatlines our economy which at least theyve had the damn sense to keep our stimulus package going to lube the gears of the economy which they're also hopefully going to keep trying to fend off that looming housing and mortgage lending implosion. I mean I do gotta say that's it's gonna be a sad day in Whoville if they cant figure something out to keep something ridiculous like a third of our country from defaulting on our loans.
Regardless of all else while it's a I'll-believe-it-when-I-see-it issue and I'll count the money when I've actually got it, that's actually just enough money off the neetbux alone for where I could actually afford to build my own brand new computer first time in my life. Naturally I'd like to actually future proof the thing enough to where it's gonna have the ease of upgrade and not having every part inferior and/or obscure type of issue.
Naturally, I'm going to go out of my way to make sure not one dime of my 1200 stimulus NEETing money goes toward China.Do any of you guys think we can actually even pull up out of our own tailspin right now? Or do you think no shits fucked and the American experiment is about to augur into the ground?