Leonard Wilson: No holiday for jobless

July 3, 2013 

No joy for jobless

Hopefully, Gov. Pat McCrory and his friends on Jones Street in Raleigh will have a great holiday, filled with cookouts, refreshments, family gatherings, neighborhood parties and, most of all, a job to look forward to at holiday’s end.

Another scenario, however, is the heartbreaking realization that an additional 70,000 North Carolinians, many of them well-educated professionals craving a job, most any job at this point, will find little to laugh about or look forward to today as their unemployment assistance ends and their children ask, “What’s for dinner”?

Leonard Wilson

Raleigh

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