I'm probably going to make a lot of people mad by posting this but I feel like it needs to be said.

I'm seeing a lot of jobs going unfilled but it seems there's many that are choosing to pass up the employment opportunities by not working and continuing to file each work for unemployment benefits.

Now, before you're ready to throw me out to the wolves let me say that I understand if you have a legitimate reason why you can't work, the unemployment benefits are very important.

The question I pose is for those that choose not work because it's easier to sit back and let the government take care of you. You may think that it's okay to go this route but you're not doing anyone any good, specifically one person in particular-YOU!

I saw one person post on Facebook that the reason for the extended unemployment is when it ends, (if and when!) it will cause millions to find a job and that will cause the unemployment rates to drop. Of course, that will make the current administration look like a winner with the lower rates.

All I have to say is our grandparents, great-grandparents and previous relatives that are no longer with us are probably rolling in their graves with everyone taking the government handouts instead of getting up everyday and putting in a 40-hour week. I don't think sitting back, watching TV all day is what they were talking about when referring to the American dream.

As Earl Pitts, American, would say, 'Wake Up 'Merica!"

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