I was told by Democrats that Unemployment Benefits would stimulate the Ecomony?

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    Like Tarp 2, Cash for Welfare, Shovel ready Welfare, Student loan takeovers, Car industry takeovers, Change for hope, hope for Change, change for changey hope. Poverty Up? Foreclosures Up? Food Stamps At A RECORD HIGH after 3 years of ObamaSocialism?




    African American unemployment at 26%:eek:






    Did Democrats lie?
     
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    Debt........................................Debt.............................and failure



    Obamanomics
     
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    Yeah think of where the economy would be without the unemployment benefits all being pumped back into it.
     
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    We've been told a great many things by the Democrats. They've most all been 180 degrees out of phase with reality.

    Oh well.
     
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    Think where the economy would be if all those people were working for more than sub-minimum wage and not sucking tax dollars and actually paying tax dollars.

    Yup.
     
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    So Slums and Ghettos are good for the economy?
     
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    Sure they are. Central City here in New Orleans is booming! Well, at least the crack and heroin trade is booming.
     
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    The economy is always being pushed up by positive forces and down by negative forces. Unemployment benefits are a positive force because it increases consumer spending. The net effect depends on the amount of negative forces pushing the economy down such as falling real estate prices.
     
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    So taking from the productive and giving to democrats create jobs?



    But wait?


    Real Unemployment is up

    Poverty is up


    Foreclosures are up




    the economy is dying





    but more welfare maybe will stir things up:lol:
     
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    Working at what jobs?

    I deal more in reality than you do.

    Without unemployment benefits we would likely be in a depression by now.
     

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