According to President Obama's crack team, more people should go on unemployment as it is a direct stimulus which 'creates' jobs AND more people should be on food stamps as it is also a direct stimulus that creates jobs....
From White House Spokesman Jay Carney -- (Click for Video)
"There are few other ways that can directly put money into the economy than applying unemployment insurance," Carney said.From Agriculture Department Secretary Tom Vilsack --
Carney answers the question: "It is one of the most direct ways to infuse money directly into the economy because people who are unemployed and obviously aren't running a paycheck are going to spend the money that they get. They're not going to save it, they're going to spend it. And with unemployment insurance, that way, the money goes directly back into the economy, dollar for dollar virtually."
"Every place that, that money is spent has added business and that creates growth and income for businesses that leads them to decisions about jobs, more hiring. So, there are few other ways that can directly put money into the economy than applying unemployment insurance, Carney said.
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