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Steny Hoyer: Food Stamps, Unemployment Insurance are the Two Most ‘Stimulative’ Things You Can Do

badgerpat Wrote: Jul 19, 2012 8:43 AM
Let's REALLY kick this economy into high gear. Everyone quit their jobs and go on welfare! Our economy will take off like a rocket. Steny Hoyer is a a GENIUS!
francisdesales Wrote: Jul 19, 2012 9:36 AM
Yea, look at Cuba. All that government spending has improved that economy over there so much...

Some Dems never learn. House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer recently pushed the tired argument that federal handouts are a great way of stimulating the economy. Via CNSNews:

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said Tuesday that food stamps and unemployment insurance are the two "most stimulative" things you can do for the economy.

During a pen and pad briefing with reporters on Capitol Hill, Hoyer was asked if any Democrats are “reconsidering the wisdom” of letting the Bush tax cuts expire at year’s end for the top income earners given the still struggling...