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February 11, 2016

Old Congressional Hubbard | Capitol Quip


As the economy continues to send mixed messages (Unemployment is down! Yea! But only because people gave up looking for work! Boo!), what’s a Congress to do when it comes to extending long-term unemployment benefits? This brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip.

Send us a caption for this week’s contest by leaving it in the comments section. Editors will pick five finalists on Wednesday, and everyone can vote for the winner through Thursday.

To see our previous winners, check us out on Pinterest.

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  • L. Camino

    C’mon, throw us a bone!

  • Lars K.

    The Tea Party was here and left their calling card. The pleanty has gone to their campaign cupboards.

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    There’s nothing left!

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    I guess we’ll have to go on unemploym–never mind.

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    It’s time to teach you to beg.

  • StopThisMadness

    Now, where are those tax credits that are collected by illegal immigrants? They must be here somewhere.

    “People who are not legally authorized to work in the United States claimed more than $4 billion from the additional child tax credit in processing year 2010, according to a 2011 inspector general report.”

  • Poca11

    So this is what an empty cabinet looks like.

  • Steve

    Well Old Yellen – looks like I got no bone to pick with you – welcome to the Fed . . . now about those umpoyement funds

  • No5thDown

    Forget te bone, thee not even a can to kick down the road.

  • Booberry

    For I was hungry and you fed me…Now who said that?

  • Booberry

    Sorry fella, the gravy train’s over.

  • Booberry

    Good thing I got my pay raise before this happened.

  • Booberry

    It’s looking like WPA all over again.

  • Booberry

    Maybe we need more Captial Gaines Burger Taxes.

  • Marker13

    Empty stomachs, sure, but at least our pockets are lined.

  • Lars K.

    They went to the PACs, To raise them some bread;
    When they came back, The lesser off were dead!

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