"Your EBT Card Has Been Denied": 700,000 Are About To Lose Their Extended Jobless Claims Benefits

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While virtually everyone has opined on the topic of the massive fiscal "cliff" set to take place on January 1, 2013, which could crush US GDP unless American politicians manage to find a way to end their acrimonious ways, most forget that a far more tangible cliff is set to take place much sooner, specifically over the next several months, as those currently collecting handouts from the government in the form of extended unemployment benefits (i.e., those who have been out of a job for a year) are about to get as angry as Germants pre-funding TARGET3, once the free money stops. Goldman explains why: "First, more than 150,000 workers per month exhaust their allowed benefits. Second, recently legislated thresholds will reduce benefit eligibility in many states with below-average unemployment rates beginning in June. Third, apart from legislative changes, labor market improvement in some states has taken the state-level unemployment rate below eligibility thresholds, with many states looking at likely expiration of one or more tiers of benefits around mid-year." In other words, unlike the bulk of other transfer payment programs (read government subsides) which could be extended with the flick of a switch at the end of the year following the now traditional 1+ month congressional theatrical impasse, extended claims can not. The net result: by June some 700,000 people who are currently collecting benefits will lose everything. It seems that the old faithful EBT card is about to be denied- and while one can assume that extended benefits are not a core source of marginal aspirational product (read AAPL) sales, we all know the truth. Is the time finally coming to short the one company that is and has always been the primary beneficiary of government transfer payment largesse? Because if AAPL's recent shakiness has been, by some, attributed to the expiration of EBTs, what will happen when Americans are again forced to pay their mortgages?

Today's scary chart du jour: Legislated benefit cutoffs have started to take effect.

Goldman explains the reasons for this dramatic cliff:

Over the next several months, eligibility for federally funded jobless benefits will decline. This is due in part to legislative changes over the last few months, and in part to broader economic factors. In particular, there are three factors likely to contribute to reduced benefit eligibility and increased exhaustion of benefits over the coming year:

  1. "Natural" exhaustion of emergency and extended benefits. The rate of benefit exhaustion has declined somewhat over the last year, but remains between 150,000 and 200,000 individuals per month on a three-month average basis, as shown in the first chart below. To estimate this, we consider "final payments" reported each month by the Department of Labor in the final two tiers of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program and in the Extended Benefits (EB) program, net of first payments in other benefit tiers that might feed into those programs (for instance, a worker who exhausts Tier 3 will receive a final payment from Tier 3 and a first payment from Tier 4).
  2. The most recent legislative extension will soon phase out emergency benefits in states with lower unemployment rates. When Congress extended emergency benefits in February, the thresholds for states to qualify for more generous "tiers" of benefits were made more restrictive, as shown in the table below. Those changes begin to take effect in June.
  3. EB and EUC have started to expire in some states, and will expire soon in most others. Federally funded extended benefits (EB) provide up to 20 weeks of benefits, generally after EUC has been exhausted. A state generally becomes eligible for these benefits when its unemployment rate is at least 6.5 percent and the three-month average unemployment rate is at least 10 percent greater than it was during the same three-month period in any of the previous two years. In late 2010, Congress extended this two year "look-back" period to three years, in order to avoid cutting off benefits in 2011. However, in the most recent extension passed by Congress in February, Congress did not extend the look-back period any further. With the national unemployment rate roughly equal to the rate in Q1 2009, few if any states will have unemployment rates at least 10 percent higher than in the comparable period in any of the last three years, and extended benefits will end in nearly every state. Some states have also lost eligibility for the third and fourth tier of EUC due to declining unemployment rates that have now fallen below the thresholds even before taking account of the recently legislated changes. In Q1, Tier 4 eligibility ended in four states, and it ends in an additional five states this month. Assuming that state unemployment rates hold roughly steady, it appears that this final tier of benefits will be available in only 11 states by Q4. We estimate Tier 3 benefits will be available in just over half the states in Q4.

The upshot is that by around August roughly 700,000 jobless workers will no longer qualify for benefits who would have otherwise qualified. The chart above shows the difference between the number of individuals who would receive benefits each month based on current policy compared with our projection of eligibility based on state-level unemployment rates.

And the consequences:

  1. Reduction in income. Based on the cumulative reduction in benefit eligibility shown in the chart above, we estimate weekly benefits would be cut by a cumulative $6 billion over the course of the year.
  2. Possible effect on initial claims. The possibility has been raised that expiration of benefit tiers has led to increased filings of initial claims, either in response to expiration or in a mistaken attempt to establish eligibility ahead of expiration (expansion of benefits in 2001 increased claims, for instance, though there have been no clear signs of this in the data over the last few years). To investigate this, we estimate a panel regression using the percentage change in each state's weekly claims rate from its four week average change and dummy variables for changes in each state's eligibility for Tier 3, Tier 4, and EB. The difficulty with the analysis is that before the last few weeks, very few states had lost eligibility for these programs. That said, we find that a state's loss of EB eligibility increases claims by 7% in the week following expiration. This implies a very small effect--less than 1,000 claims--on the claims data for the week ending April 14 (nine states went off of EB eligibility at the end of the prior week). If correct, it implies that upcoming expirations could have a slightly more important effect; another six states will come off EB benefits the week ending April 28, which could add a few thousand claims to that week's report. Since these should be short-lived effects, we do not see benefit expirations as a reason to expect high levels of claims, but it seems possible that expirations could add even more noise to weekly claims data.
  3. Slight reduction in labor participation rate. Emergency and extended benefit programs paid benefits to 3.2 million unemployed workers at the end of March. As noted above, labor market improvement combined with recently legislated changes should result in a cumulative reduction of 700,000 workers collecting benefits through 2012. As Andrew Tilton noted a few months ago, extended benefits tend to increase the measured unemployment rate, through a combination of increased reported labor force participation and lower intensity of job search (see "The November Employment Report, and the Impact of Extended Jobless Benefits on the Unemployment Rate," US Daily, December 2, 2011). Averaging the effects of extended benefits on the unemployment rate reported in other studies implies that emergency benefits might add about 0.4 percentage point to the unemployment rate, mostly due to increased labor force participation. Since these exhaustions would reduce the number of individuals claiming benefits by around 20%, the effect would probably be worth only about 0.1 percentage point on the unemployment rate.

In other words: lower spending, more claims, but at least Obama's dream of showing a lower, or even negative (yes, it is absolutely possible if the participation rate drops below 58%) unemployment rate will come true. Too bad 700,000 more people will be living in a cave to see the inauguration.

Finally, from the conclusion:

At the end of 2012, benefits are scheduled under current law to expire altogether. Unlike previous scheduled expiration, where individuals would lose eligibility for benefits only after they exhausted their current "tier," the current policy would cease paying benefits at the end of the year with no phase-down). Our current assumption is that benefits will expire altogether at that point; this could occur because of an agreement between the parties to allow them to expire, but like other policies set to expire (the so-called "fiscal cliff"), benefits could also cease because Congress fails to agree on any of the fiscal choices it faces at the end of the year. An additional phase-down of benefits rather than outright extension is certainly possible as an alternative scenario.

Perhaps it is time to start preparing the sequel to this video: My EBT... Has Been Rejected

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HamyWanger's picture

Where is trav7777 when you need him?

TruthInSunshine's picture

Yet another scene from the prophetic (really) movie, Idiocracy, is set to ring true:






SilverTree's picture

Extend-&-pretend meets REALITY.

economics9698's picture

Its like fuck I know the animals are going to riot but when?

Harlequin001's picture

Lower paid jobs are good for the economy. reduces costs and keeps inflation down and all that...

iDealMeat's picture

extension bitchez...  As guaranteed as a ceiling hike..




Chuck Walla's picture

Ya'll not seeing the upside. The BLS gets to forget these people and force down the U/E rate. This is a win for Obama. Screw the rest of ya.


bullish: Obama

short America

JW n FL's picture



Mean while WALL STREET!! gets a $100 Fucking Trillion Dollars..

But it is the POOR who are holding America back?

Wall Street has been GIVEN 4 Times More than the Military to Fight the Wars!

I would say wake up..

I would say this pro-republican bull shit caters to the new reader base at zero..

I would say get a fucking clue..

but why?

the majority of you are not fucking capable of grasping the facts.. let alone of adding them together to come to any kind of logical answer.

The wanna be thinkers.. the sheep here! are as big a problem if not more so than the idiot sheep on the street who at least keep their dumb fucking mouths shut!

JW n FL's picture



and for the record!

I hope these hunrgy fuckers go to Your House First!

all you bad mother fuckers!

we will see what happens whan a herd of animals knocks down your front door and takes turns on your daughters and wives! amd maybe even you too!

I just wish I could be there to watch it all unfold!

watch the piss run down your fucking quivering leg!

I hope we get the maximum in austerity!

that way!

we can get on with the killing fields potion of this cluster fuck! ALREADY!

http://www.dhs.gov/files/reportincidents/see-something-say-something.shtm <------------- snitches can report me here!

Crisismode's picture


You probably need to get back on your meds ASAP.



Abitdodgie's picture

I am feeling anger, tell me about your mother, and your childhood. Don't forget we are on this planet to be entertained, and are you not entertained.

Bindar Dundat's picture

The scary part is when 700,000 people can't afford their meds starting in June.....wow what a clusterfxxk we are going to see!

Sophist Economicus's picture

Dude, let'em come!   I'm feeling like doing something good for humanity.    Me and my neighborhood squirrel shooters will welcome them with OPEN ARMS....

FeralSerf's picture

I'm not looking forward to the coming class war as much as you are.  Here's a recent example of what happens to a lot of innocent people:



Happy hunting!

StychoKiller's picture

RoboTrader, how could you?!

Jon Bong Jovi's picture

Wow dude, way to show you're just another brainwashed rat in a cage.

You need something every smart American needs, an exit strategy. Amat Victoria Curam.

tamboo's picture

how else are we gonna scrape up more cash for the heebs?


The Real Cost Of US Support For Israel - $3 Trillion
JW n FL's picture



SHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! the cheap ass wanna be Jews will shun you for telling the truth!

we need Aaron Lopez to get us some cheep labor from Africa! AGAIN!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0hQ_Br8hK8&feature=related

Oops! Never Mind! we have prison Labor!

Slave Labor? Prison Labor! its all the same thing! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-5_7Xg9z9M

You know it is ALL! Your Fault becuase you speak the Truth!

The FACT! that the JEWS are the second largest Lobby! in America?? http://www.opensecrets.org/usearch/index.php?q=jewish

only behind Wall Street.. which has 70+% Jew management in Place!! LOL!!


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But its the POOR People!

not $3 Trillion to Israel??

The FACT that the Federal Reserve is FULLY FUNDING the central Bank of Israael's Purchase of U.S. Stocks.. in its NEW Open Market Operations Push??



and LORD FORBID!! Tyler let the Truth stay posted! then he is a NAZI!!

The Truth! makes Tyler a NAZI!!

It makes me a NAZI!!

it makes any of you who speak the Truth a NAZI!!

so says the Jewish Lobby!

the most well funded Lobby in the History of Man Kind!

and it is used against AMERICA!


But.. it is the Food Stamps! cause you feel good when you blame the poor.. the hard working Jews on Wall Street are Real Americans! Your Poor Country men, women and children are the virus that needs to be starved to death!

You fucking sheep make me fucking SICK! < that is not direct at you Tamboo! and the rest of you, you know who you are! should sit there and say nothing! or Tyler will get complaints! and you will be labled a Nazi too!


smiler03's picture


Jw, nine pages?!?!? Life's too short to read that epic. 

JW n FL's picture



for ALL! of you that have been successfully programmed to believe the POOR! of America are to Blame!

for ALL! of you ignoring the Fact that Wall Street has been GIVEN! At LEAST 4 Times MORE! Money that ALL! of the military in the United States!! (that was waging 2 wars and multiple little fronts).

For ALL! of you that believe starving the most well armed populace in the World improves your quality of life and survivability!

This movie for you Dumb Fuck(s)! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMkrJOOTjj4&feature=related


The Poor! are NOT FUCKING YOU!!

You being Ignorant! and staying Ignorant!! is what is FUCKING THE COUNTRY!!

YOU! wanna be thinkers who refuse to the numerical facts and follow your feelings!

YOU!! are to Blame! EVEN MORE SO THAN THE POOR!! who produce NOTHING!!

Because Your! CONTINUING IGNORANCE!! Enables! the Government to FUCK EVERYONE OVER!!



vato poco's picture

Dude. Srsly. Med cutback or Detox center. Look into it soonest, m'kay?

JW n FL's picture


I guess since the Facts can not be debated.. the only thing left is personal attacks..

what comes after that?

7 stages of stupid? I dont know.. to much thinking for me to have to conjure the smoke screen back up!

mick_richfield's picture


And YOU KNOW WHAT?!?!?!?!?!?

It DOESN'T!   make ME!!!!   WANT!!!   TO LISTEN!!!!!!!!


JW n FL's picture





And YOU KNOW WHAT?!?!?!?!?!?

It DOESN'T! make ME!!!! WANT!!! TO LISTEN!!!!!!!!

Ignorance is BLISS!!!!! enjoy IT!!!!!

mick_richfield's picture

Do you want to educate people?

Do you think you're doing it the best way you can?

Do you think ZH is the place where people most need educating?

brewing's picture

just make sure he doesn't teach spelling class...

JW n FL's picture




Do you want to educate people?

Do you think you're doing it the best way you can?

Do you think ZH is the place where people most need educating?


Here at ZeroHedge we are supposed to be looking into what and why the World is falling apart.. or more accurately being torn apart.. for the betterment of ALL?!?! was always my opinion..


So, if we.. here at ZeroHedge are supposed to be looking at cause and effect.


I can only say that the 2 single Largest sources of Corruption in America’s Government are the 2 Largest Lobby’s.. who in turn receive the largest cut of Tax Dollars handed out by the Government and as well as the Largest Hand Outs from the Federal Reserve.


So, if the Largest Sources of Corruption are the Largest Lobby’s! Then it only makes sense that someone here at ZeroHedge would connect the dots..


I don’t see a LOT! of other ZeroHedgers! Connecting the Dots when it comes to the Largest two (2) pools of Lobby Dollars!


I don’t see a LOT! of ZeroHedgers! Pointing out the Largest Recipients of Government Hand Outs!


I see Reuters / Bloomberg giving more air time to the Recipients of Bailout Dollars than the Majority of ZeroHedge Posters.





So, to answer your question of whether the Majority of Posters here at ZeroHedge need a Lesson on who is Lobbying Who and Receiving how much in return.. I would say Yes, the Majority here do need to be educated.. in hopes that they can then spread the word more widely that I can my myself.


So, the Largest Lobby(s) in America Receive the Largest Government Hand Outs!




but maybe the links are too easy for some to follow.. maybe some of the older baby boomers who are Praying Night and Day for the Status Quo to just hold on until they die! After working so hard to get ahead in the Quagmire of Lies! After participating in and Promoting the Lies!

The point being maybe they would prefer a book to read? http://books.google.com/books/about/Foreign_Agents.html?id=pFAaAQAAIAAJ

I am trying to be accommodating to those with the most to lose when REAL Change comes kicking in their door! LOL!!


I would not want to give the ole’ timers a chance to get right with God before it’s too late! LOL!!


LFMayor's picture

no shit.  It's like fucking Dr. Zhivago, unabridged.

brewing's picture

i think it's time the tylers give you the heave ho...

JW n FL's picture



what FACT.. are you saying is not true?

you dont want to debate the Facts?

and you dont want me to be able to share the FACTS..

so I guess you want.. the status quo to continue unabated then?


I think everyone in the Ghetto should KNOW! for a FACT!! what REALLY HAPPENED during the Slave Trade!

Ghetto is even a JEWISH TERM! LOL!!


The Truth will set the Righteous FREE!


Maybe its the Lobby.. http://books.google.com/books/about/Foreign_Agents.html?id=pFAaAQAAIAAJ AIPAC the Registered Foriegn Agent? http://www.reuters.com/article/2008/08/20/idUS117878+20-Aug-2008+PRN20080820


Maybe you dont want people to know.. that the Largest Lobby's in America get the MOST Tax Dollars back from the Government?




How many times has the IAEA inspected ANY?? Nuclear Facility in Israel?? 0

How many times has the IAEA inspected Iran's Nucealr Facilities? 100's!


I mean which truth do you not want people to know?


which of these truths do you think would wake America Up the FASTEST?? to the LIE! that AIPAC insures continues in Congress??



jus_lite_reading's picture

JW I agree with what you say but you're going to give yourself a heartattack....

We all know who runs this country and the reason it is the way it is... what's that? AIPAC vowed to use every last resource of their's to make sure RON PAUL doesn't even make it to the ballot card? What's that? AIPAC vowed to use Americans to fight Israel's wars? Yup and yup 

And this is why the SHTF real soon...

JW n FL's picture



I hate these Coward Jews who will not debate the Facts!

they run and hide and email Tyler..

they have NO! ground that stand on.. so they try to work from the shadows.. and that Cowardice makes my Blood Boil!


But Thanks for caring about my Blood Preasure! LOL!! Damn Nice of Ya!


and Ron Paul! won! fair and square in a LOT!! of Places!! but the Votes were denied!





and the TRUTH!! about hacking those Voting Machines!! FOR CHEAP!!


You know some People LIVE! for a Bargain!! and LOVE NOTHING MORE THAN TO BE CHEAP!! LOL!!


God Bless and God Love You and Yours!!

JW n FL's picture



ALWAYS!! From the Shadows!!


Between 1962-1963 the Senate Foreign Relations Committee subpoenaed internal reports of the American Zionist Council during its investigation into the activities of registered agents of foreign principals. They discovered that more than $5 million in tax exempt (and possibly overseas donations) had been laundered through the Jewish Agency's American Section into the American Zionist Council. The Jewish Agency functioned as a quasi-branch of the Israeli government, received Israeli government funding, and was able to review legislation before it went to the Knesset under its Covenant Agreement.

This violated IRS regulations on the use of tax exempt charitable funds and the 1938 Foreign Agents Registration Act.

The following reports detail how the American Zionist Council used the funding in a sophisticated campaign to cajole and intimidate news media, subvert open debate about Israel and undermine reporting about key issues of the day such as Israel's Dimona nuclear weapons facility, operation Susannah terror attacks on the United States, and the return of Arab refugees to their homes. The AZC tracked and targeted professors and engaged in covert operations obliquely referred to in the following internal reports.

After the Justice Department ordered the American Zionist Council to register as a foreign agent in late 1962, it transferred responsibilities to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, which refuses to register as a foreign agent of the Israeli government.

On May 19, 1970, the Dow Jones Observer reported, "In 1963 the Senate Foreign Relations Committee investigated the Jewish Agency and uncovered a 'conduit' operation run by an organization called the American Zionist Council. Over an eight-year period, this council received more than $5,000,000 from the Jewish Agency to create favorable public opinion in this country for Israeli government policies. The Senate investigation closed down the conduit, but the extensive propaganda activities still go on."



Follow the links.. for the Senate / FBI and / or other OFFCIAL! GOVERNMENT REPORTS!!


vato poco's picture

Preachin' & screechin' to the choir at the top of your lungs. Telling yourself it's going to matter - maybe with *just enough* ALL CAPS and exclamation points!!! you'll finally get the sheeple wised up about the goddamn Jews and their sinister, centuries-in-the-unfolding plot to fuck over the goyim!!!!!!!!

And those who laugh at your childlike tactics are just more brainless dupes, controlled by the Zionist Conspiracy. Wow. No way you can lose, when you posit it like that, is there.

Eat a shit sandwich, peabrain. Take a marketing class. Do SOMEthing besides squeal at max volume at Tolstoy-esque, Rand-esque length.

JW n FL's picture


your compliant is how I type?


when is the last time you shared the information above here?

when were you planning to share it again?

ok.. that was to simple.

how about.. the facts.

Not the SPIN! that you just tried to inject..

but the sourced and sighted facts.

would you like to disucss them?

would you like to offer some PRO-AIPAC Counter Wieght?

I am completely open to new Facts! if you have some to offer?

of course given your Personal Attack on me.. and the SPIN! that you have offered I can only assume you have no FACTS to offer.. and that you are reaching to stave off the ugly Jewish Truth.

I will be waiting.

Calmyourself's picture


Dude quit holding back you'll get a heart attack.. Tell us how you really feel.. As for me a Jew took my puppy when I was little I have never gotten over it I'd pay 3 trillion to get old red back..  I have an idea lets go back to our favorite rifles, hooya for the Fal and HK 91.. 

LowProfile's picture

How much you wanna bet they extend this for another year to "insure a fragile recovery" or some other such BS.

brewing's picture

i'll bet the farm on your theory...

Harlequin001's picture

Of course, they could easily solve the problem and just bring back hanging...

DaveyJones's picture

SIDE NOTE: Check out the interview with William Benney (NSA Whistleblower) and detained journalists Laura Poitrous and Jacob Applebaum on the wonderful Orwellian world we now live.


(Tyler give yourself an extra hour at the airport)

i-dog's picture


"How much you wanna bet they extend this for another year"

I'll bet you 450 million hollow-points that they don't plan on extending....

mick_richfield's picture

"hollow point" has such a negative connotation.

how about calling them . . . oh, i don't know ... maybe "terminal unemployment compensation"?

TruthInSunshine's picture
It's Free - Swipe Yo EBT (Clean) - YouTube



As accurately reflective this parody is, those in the banking/financial parasite class are trillions ahead of the EBT crowd in draining the blood of any remaining productive citizens/companies/sectors in The New United States of Amerika.

Abitdodgie's picture

Swipe your card it's free.   All you got to do is fuck and 9 months latter your in the big bucks.

GetZeeGold's picture



Wudda ya mean there's no more free food. I gots a card.


Please don't tell me Obama's stash is empty.