Broward Democratic Party Chair Mitch Ceasar’s Weekly Column

To be unemployed or employed, that’s the question. It is not noble to suffer slings and arrows while being unemployed. Congress will be discussing whether to extend unemploymentunemployment insurance for a modest 90 days. Bi-partisanship peeked out of the Senate when six Republicans joined with Democrats to begin the process. We have emerged from a tough recession, which created an underclass called the “long term jobless.” This is the 50th anniversary of President Johnson calling for us to launch a war on poverty. These are people looking for work. Help them. It is their self esteem and our future.