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

mary anne24 Wrote: Jul 19, 2012 12:27 AM
Yeah. Like me, I am around them a lot because of my job. Honestly though, most of them don't even follow politics and they just don't know better. They just believe Obama is looking out for them...Facts don't matter and they don't follow the economy or anything.

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...