After the jobs bill failed in the Senate one more time, it appears that the Democrats have given up. No COBRA subsidy, no unemployment benefits, no aid to states for Medicaid. Even the 21% cut to Medicare physician rates seems to be unalterable.
There's something intensely undemocratic about a minority of Senators being able to filibuster when a majority of Senators favor something. Angry. Frustrated. Mostly sad for the folks who really needed this help. Jennifer