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February 19, 2014 at 7:04 AM

Unemployment benefits: When is the right time to end handouts?

The Seattle Times editorial board says “it’s too soon to cut off” federal unemployment benefits (which the Times admits should be temporary) but doesn’t explain exactly when we should cut it off [“Congress, it’s time to extend federal unemployment benefits again,” Opinion, Feb. 17]. It’s just like affirmative-action proponents who repeatedly say it’s too…


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