OMG Valerie Jarrett: Unemployment Stimulates the Economy

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    I have no words except heaven help us.::eusa_pray: What a freaking economic policy!!!

    White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett has adopted a stance on unemployment that is sure to infuriate many, arguing that it stimulates the economy because people who receive unemployment checks are going out and spending them, reports The Weekly Standard.


    Here's another gem

    “People who receive that unemployment check go out and spend it and help stimulate the economy, so that’s healthy as well,”



    Valerie Jarrett: 'People Who Receive that Unemployment Check Go Out and Spend It and Help Stimulate the Economy' | The Weekly Standard
     
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    It does "stimulate" the economy more than giving more money to already rich people.

    Neither one really stimulates the economy though.
     
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    She is the same Bitch that did everything she could to avoid getting Bin laden.

    Thank you again Leon.......
     
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    How much liberal crack do you smoke per day? Seriously?
     
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    On a basic level it's true that giving people money will stimulate the economy as people will go out and spend that money. The problem is that by paying people not to work, you're not creating any wealth. You're just redistributing it by taking away from the people who work and giving that money to the people who don't.
     
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    What is your evidence of this?
     
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    Nancy Pelosi In fact she states it creates another 40 cents per dollar out of thin air.
     
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    It's Neo-Marxism and its 100% Fail
     
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