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    Captain Clueless Nancy Pelosi: Unemployment Benefits “One Of The Most Important Stimuli For The Economy”…​




    Our $16.2 TRILLION deficit has a different opinion.


    (CNSNews.com) – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said unemployment insurance benefits act as a “safety net for our whole economy,” adding that they simultaneously constitute “probably the most important” stimulus for the economy.

    During a Capitol Hill press conference on Thursday, a reporter asked Pelosi why she has not brought unemployment benefits into the debate over the so-called fiscal cliff.

    Pelosi said, “As far as the unemployment insurance is concerned, that is something that is really a safety net for our whole economy. It’s not just a safety net for individuals. It’s a safety net for our economy.”

    “Our economy, our capitalist, free market economy is one that swings back and forth in terms of ups and downs,” Pelosi said. “And when it is down, people have paid into an unemployment insurance program and then they have those benefits, which probably are one of the most important stimuli for the economy.”

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    It is a common mistake with these left wingers that things like welfare at 'stimulative'... they are indeed drains on society
     
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    Ms. Pelosi is right.
     
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    Is it any wonder the country is headed into the shitter with that kind of logic representing us?
     
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    I'm sorry you guys have such a problem with economics, but what Pelosi said is true. Every dollar spent on unemployment benefits generates $1.64 in economic activity.
     
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    Of course Pelosi is right, it is one of the most important. Food stamps are a direct stimulus as well. Wouldn't it be great if the House had been working on the jobs situation all these past 4 years instead of their war on Obama but they haven't so stimulus is where we can find it.

    Get rid of those idiots Boehner and Cantor and maybe we can get some real work done around there for a change.
     

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