I laud The Seattle Times for once again standing up for what is right (and pragmatic) by supporting the federal extension of unemployment benefits [“Congress, act to help long-term unemployed,” Opinion, March 16].
Due to the excellent documentation and rationale for said extension, I do not have any points to add in response. What I have to say is to the naysayers. First, for the numbers of long term unemployed nationally that we still have, effectively, we are still in the height of the 2008 recession. So, for the rest of us, many who write from the comfort of their nice upper middle class homes, who are you to call time?More