2,400 Millionaires Collected Jobless Benefits In 2009

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Turkish Actor Thinks He's Cüneyt Fucking Arkin

ISTANBUL—The cast and crew of the Turkish film Arada confirmed this week that local actor Ahmet Demir, 28, is strutting around the set like he’s goddamned film superstar Cüneyt fucking Arkin or something.

Record Number Of Gay Characters On TV

A record 4.4 percent of all scripted TV characters on the five major networks are either gay, bisexual, or transgender this season, with a total of 111 LGBT characters across all channels, according to the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.
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2,400 Millionaires Collected Jobless Benefits In 2009

An analysis by the Congressional Research Service found that 2,362 individuals who received government unemployment benefits in 2009 lived in households with annual incomes of at least a million dollars. What do you think?

  • “It’s sadly necessary sometimes when you want to buy items that are, like, a million and twenty dollars.”

    Christophe Engstrom
    Shrimp Pond Laborer
  • “Nice try, but I only have the ability to shake my shaming-fist in the direction of poor people.”

    Ramon Pedraza
    Braille Coder
  • “Millionaires are definitely the biggest dicks in the unemployment line.”

    JoMarie Rossi
    Unemployed
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