Those in Congress who are arrogantly playing politics with the lives of four million workers on extended unemployment compensation will not have a quiet moment.
Two million desperate job hunters will, on Jan 1, 2012, lose the only lifeline that keeps them and their families surviving.
At few times in our nation's history has the cry for jobs - and the need to organize those doing the crying - been more apparent and more possible.
There are millions of unemployed ready to go to work today. The only missing element is someone to hire them.