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Nancy Pelosi says food stamps and unemployment insurance will grow US economy
Examiner.com ^ | October 8, 2010 | Marc Schenker

Posted on 10/08/2010 4:57:37 AM PDT by Suvroc10

Nancy Pelosi says that food stamps and unemployment insurance will grow the US economy and lift it from the recession that Barack Obama has helped to worsen. Pelosi, that genius and all-around brilliant analyst of the US economy and everything financial, spoke Wednesday in an overly defensive response to Newt Gingrich’s right-on-the-mark salvo against Pelosi and her Democrat Party. In recent comments, Gingrich correctly advised Republicans to make a contrast between Democrats who promote food stamps as their economic policy, and Republicans who actually promote the useful concept called paychecks to grow the prosperity of Americans. Confusingly, Pelosi reacted to Gingrich’s assertion by actually admitting that, yes, Democrats are indeed the party of food stamps (okay, and unemployment for everyone, too)!

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TOPICS: Government; Humor; Politics
KEYWORDS: crazyasacraphouserat; economy; foodstamps; insane; nancypelosi; stupidestwomaninusa

1 posted on 10/08/2010 4:57:42 AM PDT by Suvroc10
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To: Suvroc10

What do we expect of the woman who said congress has to pass the health care reform bill before we will know what’s in it.


2 posted on 10/08/2010 4:59:38 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Suvroc10

So, if unemployment grows, this grows the stimulus effect and GDP grows leading to decreased unemployment?

Nancy, then if GDP grows and unemployments decreases, you will call for greater unemployment to grow the economy?

Are you senile or the stupidest person on the planet.


3 posted on 10/08/2010 5:01:36 AM PDT by whitedog57
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To: Suvroc10

4 posted on 10/08/2010 5:02:10 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: whitedog57
Are you senile or the stupidest person on the planet?

Yes.

Next question?

5 posted on 10/08/2010 5:02:36 AM PDT by Ronin (If he were not so gruesomely incompetent and dangerous, Obama would just be silly.)
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To: All

It’s that kind of math that got us in this position in the first place. It just doesn’t make sense!


6 posted on 10/08/2010 5:03:12 AM PDT by ThePatrioticArtist (It's not the painting itself, but the message it sends that's important.)
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To: Suvroc10

So, if we take her idea to its “logical” conclusion, EVERYONE should become unemployed and sign up for unemployment benefits and food stamps. This will make the economy recover instantly, with an added bonus that with $1.75 going back in to the economy for every $1.00 spent on welfare, the “mythical” deficit should disappear injust a few short years.

Wow! That’s incerdible.

One problem, though, if EVERYONE is unemployed, who will hand out the food stamps?


7 posted on 10/08/2010 5:04:42 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: WayneS
So, if we take her idea to its “logical” conclusion, EVERYONE should become unemployed and sign up for unemployment benefits and food stamps.

It's called Communism.

8 posted on 10/08/2010 5:07:51 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed, and I do not give a damn.)
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To: WayneS

If everyone is unemployed who will PAY for the food stamps?


9 posted on 10/08/2010 5:09:05 AM PDT by just me (Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom. (John Adams)
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To: Suvroc10

only difference between today and 1930’s is today everybody gets supported by the gubmint.................... With maxed out credit cards..........................that China is backing................for awhile............


10 posted on 10/08/2010 5:12:03 AM PDT by vanilla swirl (We are the Patrick Henry we have been waiting for!)
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To: just me

Why, “government money” will be used for that, of course...


11 posted on 10/08/2010 5:13:07 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: Suvroc10

She honestly believes that taking money from the productive to subsidize the non-productive will grow the economy. Every day, we get more insights into the mindset that got us into the disaster we are in.


12 posted on 10/08/2010 5:21:58 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard
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To: Suvroc10
The money quote: Pelosi actually admitted that her party’s policy is to get as many people as possible on food stamps because she’s either so ignorant on economics, or she really is crazy. It has got to be one or the other because any normal, sane and level-headed human being (even those under 18) would understand that food stamps helped by unemployment insurance do not grow the US economy!!

She really IS crazy.

13 posted on 10/08/2010 5:24:13 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The battle lines are drawn: On one side, are Dems and Repubs. On the other, the Tea Party (us).)
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To: Ronin

Stupid is as Stupid does.


14 posted on 10/08/2010 5:34:22 AM PDT by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: Lazamataz

I heard the full quote on tv and to be fair to Nancy, she did say that that was the opinion of economic sages from a broad spectrum. She didn’t come up with that all by herself.

She paid taxpayer money for some clowns to come up with it. She is admitting to be too stupid to think about it and she crazy enough not to know it is stupid.


15 posted on 10/08/2010 5:35:18 AM PDT by battlecry
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To: Paladin2

Love that picture - just another reason to question all those in politics! They are for themselves and they have nothing to do with doing the right thing or what is right!

Damn, can we get some Washington’s or Lincoln’s in office? Well, probably not since they seem to have become extinct.

Are there no statesmen available - that believe in America and want to do the RIGHT thing?


16 posted on 10/08/2010 5:36:12 AM PDT by Deagle
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To: battlecry

When you get a bunch of nuts together, it doesn’t make your idea less nuttier.


17 posted on 10/08/2010 5:36:45 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The battle lines are drawn: On one side, are Dems and Repubs. On the other, the Tea Party (us).)
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To: Suvroc10
The only REAL growth in an economy occurs when something is produced (or discovered/recovered) or service rendered that has greater value than the cost to make or deliver it.

She confusing the movement of cash from savings/investment (present or future) TO consumption. This actually causes a decline in an economy because the thing consumed has a lesser value than the cost of it (i.e. consumption means capital eaten today is not here for investment tomorrow).

18 posted on 10/08/2010 5:37:53 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies
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To: fatnotlazy

Nancy is the poster hag for all that is wrong with this country.


19 posted on 10/08/2010 5:38:22 AM PDT by WAW (Which enumerated power?)
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To: Suvroc10

This is why we have to stop electing spoiled rich people who don’t have a clue what the real world is like. The worst thing that has happened to this country is turning politics into entertainment.


20 posted on 10/08/2010 5:38:56 AM PDT by McGavin999 ("I was there when we had the numbers, but didn't have the principles"-Jim DeMint)
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To: battlecry

Then she should name the names of these economists. The “spectrum” runs from Fabian Socialist to Marxist moron.

This must be part of the “Trickle Up Economy” concept.


21 posted on 10/08/2010 5:41:42 AM PDT by rashley (Rashley)
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To: Suvroc10

Dem Keynesians are told that for every dollar they borrow and spend, we get at least $1.50 in new GDP, which amounts to a certain amount of jobs.......

That’s why they will always keep insisting that the stimulus worked and the economy would have been worse by that much GDP and jobs if they hadn’t borrowed and spent the economy...

Which ignores WHY the economy started sliding and contracting in the first place......there’s fiscal policy, monetary policy, and regulatory policy.......

There was really NOTHING wrong with fiscal policy before the recession, ‘cept tax on profits was too high and tax on short term cap-gains was too low......

Meanwhile, government social spending does NOT “grow” the economy.....it might keep it from shrinking a little now by borrowing some growth from the future.....plus it’s the humane thing to do...


22 posted on 10/08/2010 6:09:57 AM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Suvroc10
Imbecilic.

We also have a President who didn't know that cap gains tax dereases had actually increased revenues throughout modern history. This was revealed in a Charlie Gibson interview with the brilliant one prior to his being elected.

We're in deep doo-doo people.

23 posted on 10/08/2010 6:40:08 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: Suvroc10

I didn’t think you could get dumber than brain dead.


24 posted on 10/08/2010 6:45:46 AM PDT by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: Suvroc10

(MA)Welfare card can be swiped for booze, slots
http://www.bostonherald.com/news/regional/view/20101008welfare_card_can_be_swiped_for_booze_slots/srvc=home&position=0


25 posted on 10/08/2010 7:18:27 AM PDT by GailA (obamacare paid for by cuts & taxes on most vulnerable Veterans, retired Military, disabled & Seniors)
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To: Suvroc10

Nancy Pelosi is a nerd, if the people of California votes her in again, they deserve the poverty they will get.


26 posted on 10/08/2010 7:58:39 AM PDT by ravenwolf (Just a bit of the long list of proofs)
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To: Deagle

Are there no statesmen available - that believe in America and want to do the RIGHT thing?


I believe there are very few, i believe Sarah Palin is as good as we can get.


27 posted on 10/08/2010 8:04:29 AM PDT by ravenwolf (Just a bit of the long list of proofs)
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To: Suvroc10
Foodtamps Chart
28 posted on 10/08/2010 12:35:21 PM PDT by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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