Pelosi: Unemployment benefits create more jobs than any other initiative 

I hear Nancy Pelosi speak, and all around me I can envision a bustling service sector sprouting up, creating new jobs to serve all of the  Americans who are receiving their $425/week in unemployment benefits.

Unemployment benefits are creating jobs faster than practically any other program, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday…..

“It injects demand into the economy,” Pelosi said, arguing that when families have money to spend it keeps the economy churning. “It creates jobs faster than almost any other initiative you can name.”

If only we had higher unemployment — then we could create even more jobs!

 

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