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Pelosi: Unemployment Checks Best Way to Create Jobs
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Posted on 07/01/2010 1:17:26 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Pelosi: Unemployment Checks Fastest Way to Create Jobs

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

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

Talking to reporters, the House speaker was defending a jobless benefits extension against those who say it gives recipients little incentive to work. By her reasoning, those checks are helping give somebody a job.

"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."

Pelosi said the aid has the "double benefit" of helping those who lost their jobs and acting as a "job creator" on the side.

"It's impossible to think of a situation where we would have a country that would say we're not going to have unemployment benefits," Pelosi said.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; Government
KEYWORDS: braindead; pelosi; stimulus; unemployment
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In her own words..........
1 posted on 07/01/2010 1:17:29 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Is she insane? (don’t answer that)


2 posted on 07/01/2010 1:18:41 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Sub-Driver

Okay, this should be enough for people to recognize: the woman is not merely stupid, she is insane. Elect people to put her in the backbenches if SF won’t replace her with at least a sane leftist.


3 posted on 07/01/2010 1:19:20 PM PDT by BelegStrongbow (Ey, Paolo! uh-Clem just broke the Presideng...)
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To: Sub-Driver

Hi, My name is Nancy, and I have some snake oil for sale which, when you take it, will give you 72 Virgins and a job!! How good is THAT!?”

INSANITY is actually believing a single word that comes out of that idiot’s mouth.

The FASTEST way to create jobs is to cut taxes so businesses can afford to HIRE instead of FIRE. But then you don’t get your corrupt cut out of it them DO you Nancy? (*Walks away and grumbles about political sluts running the nation*)


4 posted on 07/01/2010 1:22:46 PM PDT by Danae (If Liberals were only moderately insane, they would be tollerable. Alas, such is not the case.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Just when you think Joe Biden is the champion of elected Democrat idiots, Nancy Pelosi opens her mouth with yet another inanity.


5 posted on 07/01/2010 1:22:46 PM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: Sub-Driver

meanwhile in the real world we are losing 500,000 jobs a week.


6 posted on 07/01/2010 1:22:46 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: mnehring

Mentally ill.


7 posted on 07/01/2010 1:23:07 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Political correctness in America today is a Rip Van Winkle acid trip.)
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To: Sub-Driver

This creature should be committed to an asylum.


8 posted on 07/01/2010 1:23:33 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Sub-Driver

From Mrs. “We have to pass the bill so we can find out what is ion it” this does not surprise me at all. Pelosi is mentally ill.


9 posted on 07/01/2010 1:23:40 PM PDT by mojitojoe (When crisis becomes opportunity, crisis becomes the goal.)
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To: Sub-Driver

What an idiot.
We need to see that SHE IS UNEMPLOYED!


10 posted on 07/01/2010 1:23:44 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA
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To: Sub-Driver

trickle-up economics.

insane as it is...it’s what they truly believe in.

most folks I know are using their unemployment just to keep their homes and autos.

So just who ends up with that UI $$$$???? the same banks that the taxpayers just bailed out!


11 posted on 07/01/2010 1:23:44 PM PDT by digger48
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To: mnehring
"Is she insane? (don’t answer that)"

Saying the more people laid off the more jobs are created is NUTS.

12 posted on 07/01/2010 1:24:46 PM PDT by ex-snook ("Above all things, truth beareth away the victory")
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To: Sub-Driver

1.2 million long-term unemployed screaming about benefits being cut off. This is not counting the other millions currently still on welfare. This also doesn’t count the unemployed that do not take welfare or whose welfare benefits have run out.

13,000 new jobs created last month. Only 260 new jobs per state.

Just over 1% of the 1.2 million facing welfare benefits ending, got jobs. THIS is the FASTEST WAY to create jobs, Nancy? I don’t think so.


13 posted on 07/01/2010 1:24:46 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Okay. Somebody please tell me this is a joke!


14 posted on 07/01/2010 1:25:51 PM PDT by tapatio (In memory of my Dad 5-27-26 2-4-2010)
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To: Sub-Driver

If this was true, Nancy, Biden would never have had to come out and say “We’ll never get those 8 million jobs lost in the Great Recession.”


15 posted on 07/01/2010 1:26:08 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Democrats busy creating jobs.

At least we now know what job creation numbers they have been counting.


16 posted on 07/01/2010 1:26:31 PM PDT by Gator113 (OBAMA IS NOT SUSTAINABLE.. IMPEACH OBAMA NOW..)
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To: mnehring

“Is she insane?”

No, she’s following what was once, and probably still is (I really don’t know, as I don’t keep up, for the obvious reason that economists are generally bad writers), part of orthodox (i.e. crappy) economic theory. Whereas the great French economist (yes, there were such people once) Jean-Baptiste Say declared (correctly) that “Supple creates its own demand,” the so-called “New” Economics of Lord Keynes and Co. went with the opposite. Now (or then) we are (or were) to believe that demand creates its own supply. Which is stupid, but what do you expect.


17 posted on 07/01/2010 1:27:37 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: Sub-Driver

I’d like to send out invitations to illegals and unemployed people to set up tents on her property. They could knock on the back door and ask for food.


18 posted on 07/01/2010 1:28:06 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Sub-Driver

Ross Perot was wrong - that giant sucking sound was coming from Nancy Pelosi’s cranium.


19 posted on 07/01/2010 1:29:36 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Never trust anyone who points their rear end at God while praying.)
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To: mnehring

I should add that Keynesians never put it the way Pelosi did, for obvious reasons.


20 posted on 07/01/2010 1:29:57 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: Sub-Driver
Evidently receiving a check from the government automatically creates the goods and services those checks will purchase.

Sheer genius!

21 posted on 07/01/2010 1:30:11 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law." -- Aristotle)
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To: Sub-Driver

She is freaking insane.

It’s really scary considering her position.


22 posted on 07/01/2010 1:32:05 PM PDT by txmissy
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To: BelegStrongbow
Okay, this should be enough for people to recognize: the woman is not merely stupid, she is insane.

She just has cause and effect backwards, just as liberal economics dictates. "Money allows humans to create value" rather than "Humans create value to make money".

Dump a hundred billion dollars into the ghetto, she reasons, and a million Rhodes Scholars will spring forth to create jobs and make big campaign contributions to Democrats...

23 posted on 07/01/2010 1:32:50 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ( "The right to offend is far more important than any right not to be offended." - Rowan Atkinson)
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To: Sub-Driver

How did she survive Darwin’s dictum?


24 posted on 07/01/2010 1:32:59 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Sub-Driver
Unemployment benefits are creating jobs faster than practically any other program, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday.

Which says volumes about the Porkulus bill, don't it?

25 posted on 07/01/2010 1:34:23 PM PDT by dread78645 (Evolution. A doomed theory since 1859.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Unbelievable....So, Teacher Unions protest the War, hate our Troops and kick recruiters out of their campuses, YET......The Warfuding bill will supply more money for teachers, unions, the democrats...and oh ya some will go to our Soldiers...WHAT!!!


26 posted on 07/01/2010 1:36:03 PM PDT by Texas4ever (God is in control!)
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To: Sub-Driver

This woman will be re-elected in a landslide!

Have a nice day. :)


27 posted on 07/01/2010 1:37:32 PM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: Sub-Driver

Ok, I am going with “this can not be real”, it’s just the codeine cough syrup I am taking for a cough because no one can be this stupid in real life.


28 posted on 07/01/2010 1:37:34 PM PDT by svcw (Habakkuk 2:3)
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To: Sub-Driver

Pelosi does more than anybody to define Democrat voters!


29 posted on 07/01/2010 1:38:37 PM PDT by lonestar (Barry is furious the big spill wasn't caused by EXXON...would have nationalized it by now.)
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To: Sub-Driver
I simply love this woman.

Next up on the Pelosi Show:


30 posted on 07/01/2010 1:40:42 PM PDT by Lazamataz
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To: mnehring

Botox infiltrated brain-dead disaster (makes me feel good saying that)....alternate universe alert in my opinion.


31 posted on 07/01/2010 1:40:50 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: Sub-Driver

Hey Nancy, what is the difference between unemployment payments and the Bush Tax Cuts? One works to stimulate the economy and the other encourages former workers to wait and hope that their FORMER jobs will come back. Nancy obviously uses a fun-house mirror to display the logic for her. Methinks she is smoking the big Tuna too much!


32 posted on 07/01/2010 1:41:09 PM PDT by SES1066 (Cycling to conserve, Conservative to save, Saving to Retire, will Retire to Cycle.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Unemployment insurance is the best way we have to create jobs.” LOL HAHAHA ROFLMAO priceless! Gotta admit, though, it takes hutzpa to say something so outrageously stupid on the record.


33 posted on 07/01/2010 1:41:44 PM PDT by shteebo
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To: Sub-Driver

Priceless


34 posted on 07/01/2010 1:46:32 PM PDT by fredisred
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To: Sub-Driver
The last time they extended unemployment benefits, I nearly quit my new job because the check for being an unemployed computer programmer was more than the paycheck for being a day-to-day substitute teacher.

However, if I had quit, that opportunity wouldn't have been there for me 13 weeks later.

35 posted on 07/01/2010 1:47:33 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Obi-Wan Palin: Strike her down and she shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine.)
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To: Lazamataz

Grapes make toaster ovens that much brighter. - Nancy Pelosi


36 posted on 07/01/2010 1:50:30 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: Sub-Driver


37 posted on 07/01/2010 1:50:39 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (I Don't Want Hussein to Kick Ass. I WANT HIM TO GET OFF HIS ASS!!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver
I believe you can indeed create jobs with unemployment checks.

You just have to limit them to the bureaucrats in DC.

38 posted on 07/01/2010 1:52:58 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Secret Agent Man
The government has now created a new "Job" - Your NOT unemployed, you now have a new 'job'! --

** UE Check Collector **

Thanks to Nancy, thousands of these new "Jobs" are created everyday! Yea!

/sarc.

39 posted on 07/01/2010 1:57:20 PM PDT by 24-7Freeper
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To: shteebo
I don't begrudge her the right to be a commie, I guess, but shouldn't they at least try to make some sort of sense? These people remind me of the hippies that circled the Pentagon, held hands and tried to make it levitate into the air.
40 posted on 07/01/2010 2:03:55 PM PDT by Funee Kat
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To: Sub-Driver
"It injects demand into the economy," Pelosi said, arguing that when families have money to spend it keeps the economy churning.

By her dysfunctional logic the government should give all of us money and then there would be full employment and utopia or at least until the Chinese quit lending us money and the printing presses break.

She takes stupid to a new low.

41 posted on 07/01/2010 2:06:46 PM PDT by A message
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To: Sub-Driver

I don’t know which statement is dumber, hers or Biden’s, when he said we had to borrow our way out of debt.

Bunch of idiots running the asylum!


42 posted on 07/01/2010 2:07:23 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: Sub-Driver

And as a follow up, my daughter-in-law is brushing up her resume. Why? Because the unemployment ran out. Now she has to look for a job. With unemployment money coming in she had a GREAT vacation.

Reality is a *itch for Democrats.


44 posted on 07/01/2010 2:09:12 PM PDT by A message
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To: Sub-Driver

It shouldn’t surprise me at all...but it does. Dems say these kinds of flaccid, illogical things all the time. I keep wondering what insane, half-assed idea Obambi and his stooges are gonna come up with next.


45 posted on 07/01/2010 2:09:59 PM PDT by Soothesayer9
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To: Sub-Driver

OMFG....shaking head.


46 posted on 07/01/2010 2:15:02 PM PDT by DCBryan1 (FORGET the lawyers...first kill the "journalists".)
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To: ex-snook

“Insane”

If giving checks to the unemployed saves jobs, why not give checks to both the unemployed and the employed? Now that would REALLY create jobs.!!!!!!


47 posted on 07/01/2010 2:20:43 PM PDT by Murp (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Those checks create a moral hazard, it helps postpone people’s job search; starvation is a better encouragement.


48 posted on 07/01/2010 2:36:56 PM PDT by rbosque (11 year Freeper! Combat Economist.)
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To: indylindy

“This creature should be committed to an asylum.”
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I have said on a number of occasions online and in conversations with people I know that back in the mists of time when I was young people like Nancy Pelosi didn’t run around loose, let alone become speaker of the house. She literally belongs in an institution.


49 posted on 07/01/2010 2:54:03 PM PDT by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a leftist is like trying to catch sunshine in a fish net at midnight.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Unemployment could be ended immediately with the creation of about 5-600 new unemployeds: Congressional Democrats, the Senate Democrats, and Barack the Kenyan and all his appointees!.


50 posted on 07/01/2010 2:55:42 PM PDT by RoadTest (Religion is a substitute for the relationship God wants with you.)
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