Exactly. There were 132 million people in 1945 compared to over 300 million now. So, to compare apples to apples, you need to increased the unemployment count now by a factor of about 2.25 times to make the two numbers comparable. But, that kind of math is too difficult for the MSM so they would rather just print the scary stuff and let every non-thinking person with the IQ of dust start demanding Washington to fix it. Fox...hen house...
posted on 01/09/2009 10:04:05 AM PST
(Some people are as dumb as soup.)
The whole idea is to stimulate enthusiasm for the stimulus package, not to stimulate the economy. More money to skim, imho, more theft.
In the early '80s, the Feds just extended unemployment benefits an additional six months, they didn't send out checks to the whole country.
posted on 01/09/2009 12:25:46 PM PST
by Smokin' Joe
(How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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