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WH Senior Advisor: Unemployment Stimulates the Economy
Fox News ^ | Insanity in the form of Valerie Jarrett

Posted on 02/22/2012 7:57:35 AM PST by Lazamataz

This evening, speaking at North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina, White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett said that folks getting and spending unemployment checks is a healthy thing . . . because it stimulates the economy: "Even though we had a terrible economic crisis three years ago, throughout our country many people were suffering before the last three years, particularly in the black community," Jarrett said. "And so we need to make sure that we continue to support that important safety net. It not only is good for the family, but it's good for the economy. People who receive that unemployment check go out and spend it and help stimulate the economy, so that's healthy as well."

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1 posted on 02/22/2012 7:57:42 AM PST by Lazamataz
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These people are competely bat-shit crazy.


2 posted on 02/22/2012 7:59:08 AM PST by Lazamataz (If you only think about a diet, only your brain loses weight.)
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To: Lazamataz

What....an....idiot!!


3 posted on 02/22/2012 7:59:50 AM PST by CAluvdubya
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To: Lazamataz

“These people are competely bat-shit crazy.”

Succinct and true.

No more needs to be said.


4 posted on 02/22/2012 8:00:36 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Lazamataz

Jarrett said. “And so we need to make sure that we continue to support that important safety net.
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I see Jarrett and Romney are in agreement....


5 posted on 02/22/2012 8:00:55 AM PST by Irenic
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To: Lazamataz

So Val says that having black people on unemployment is good for the economy. Blind followers! Every frickin’ Obama 12 sticker I see just amazes me.


6 posted on 02/22/2012 8:01:17 AM PST by BigDaddyTX (Don't Mex with Texas)
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To: Lazamataz

7 posted on 02/22/2012 8:02:00 AM PST by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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To: Lazamataz

Marxist idiot.


8 posted on 02/22/2012 8:02:16 AM PST by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: Lazamataz

Well just s**t fire and save matches......ol’ Val has hit upon the cure for all of our country’s economic woes.

Why, all we need to do is send every dime we earn to the Feds and let them redistribute the money as they see fit...of course, heavily favoring blacks. See, then the economy will get a HUGE stimulus!

{slapping forehead]....now why didn’t I think of that?????


9 posted on 02/22/2012 8:03:30 AM PST by RightOnline
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To: saganite

I mean, we have a very target-rich environment during the coming election. By target-rich, I mean, the amount of crazy statements coming out of the mouths of this Administration, will make for a plethora of great campaign ads.


10 posted on 02/22/2012 8:04:30 AM PST by Lazamataz (If you only think about a diet, only your brain loses weight.)
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To: Lazamataz

Awesome. All we need for a full recovery is 100% unemployment.


11 posted on 02/22/2012 8:04:50 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: RightOnline
Well just s**t fire and save matches......ol’ Val has hit upon the cure for all of our country’s economic woes. Why, all we need to do is send every dime we earn to the Feds and let them redistribute the money as they see fit...of course, heavily favoring blacks. See, then the economy will get a HUGE stimulus! {slapping forehead]....now why didn’t I think of that?????

This guy beat you to the idea.

12 posted on 02/22/2012 8:06:22 AM PST by Lazamataz (If you only think about a diet, only your brain loses weight.)
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To: Lazamataz

Is this some kind of a joke?


13 posted on 02/22/2012 8:06:25 AM PST by mandaladon (PalinGenesis)
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To: Lazamataz

Lies and ignorance stimulate liberals.


14 posted on 02/22/2012 8:06:36 AM PST by G Larry (We are NOT obliged to carry the snake in our pocket and then dismiss the bites as natural behavior.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Awesome. All we need for a full recovery is 100% unemployment.

No kidding! Can it get any more stoopid?
15 posted on 02/22/2012 8:07:06 AM PST by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 ! We should take off and Newt washington from orbit.)
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To: Lazamataz

First idiot I ever heard of that flunked econ 101.


16 posted on 02/22/2012 8:08:06 AM PST by org.whodat (Sorry bill, I should never have made all those jokes about you and Lewinsky, have fun.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Awesome. All we need for a full recovery is 100% unemployment.

I will go Valerie one better.

I think, if we use 10% of those unemployed to actively tear down and destroy infrastructure -- kind of simulating 110% unemployment, there -- we will have even BETTER and LARGER recovery.

17 posted on 02/22/2012 8:08:46 AM PST by Lazamataz (If you only think about a diet, only your brain loses weight.)
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To: Lazamataz
So, using this idiot's logic, if we were ALL out of work and on welfare, the economy would be BOOMING!
18 posted on 02/22/2012 8:10:30 AM PST by laweeks
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To: mandaladon
Is this some kind of a joke?

Go to the source. She said it. She meant it.

19 posted on 02/22/2012 8:10:58 AM PST by Lazamataz (If you only think about a diet, only your brain loses weight.)
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To: Lazamataz
Yes, unemployment is good for you.

Obama did not cancel the Keystone pipeline.

We are at war with Eastasia and have always been at war with Eastasia.

Am I living in a novel?

20 posted on 02/22/2012 8:10:58 AM PST by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, or the jobs that go with it.)
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To: Lazamataz

Are these people really that stupid?
I read awhile back that Carter considered himself of average inelegance and detested being around people who were more intelligent than he viewed himself, so all of his advisers, czars, appointments, whatever, he made sure they were less than him, so he could feel superior.
I would say that is BHO issue as well.


21 posted on 02/22/2012 8:11:58 AM PST by svcw (Only difference between Romney & BH is one thinks he will be god & other one thinks he already is.)
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To: Lazamataz

Very soon, you will be hearing that $5 a gallon gas is good for the economy, too.


22 posted on 02/22/2012 8:13:06 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Lazamataz

Good grief. Obamalogic.


23 posted on 02/22/2012 8:13:06 AM PST by rod1
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To: Former Proud Canadian
Obama is starting to embrace the Big Lie technique. Say shit that is so incredibly untrue, your mind reels.
24 posted on 02/22/2012 8:13:31 AM PST by Lazamataz (If you only think about a diet, only your brain loses weight.)
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To: Lazamataz

No doubt Valerie would begin thinking clearly if she lost her mind!


25 posted on 02/22/2012 8:15:12 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: Former Proud Canadian
George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four refers to the Big Lie theory on several occasions. For example:

"The key-word here is blackwhite. Like so many Newspeak words, this word has two mutually contradictory meanings. Applied to an opponent, it means the habit of impudently claiming that black is white, in contradiction of the plain facts."[6]

Definition of doublethink: "To tell deliberate lies while genuinely believing in them, to forget any fact that has become inconvenient, and then when it becomes necessary again, to draw it back from oblivion for just so long as it is needed...."[7]

26 posted on 02/22/2012 8:15:19 AM PST by Lazamataz (If you only think about a diet, only your brain loses weight.)
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To: Lazamataz
"particularly in the black community"

The "Black Community" (aka, "Holder's People") have been on the public dole for 4 generations....they have NEVER sought education or meaningful LEGAL employment en masse, and will never leave The Plantation, as long as they're allowed free feeding at the public trough. 75% are born without fathers in the picture, and NO ONE will FORCE paternity identification to make them pay the costs of the child...NO ONE will force them to take drug tests to qualify for ANY public assistance, EBT's, food stamps, voter ID, etc. This is bullshit of the first magnitude, in what Jarrett (a pure racist who would NEVER be employed if she weren't black, except possibly by a pimp or as a custodian).

27 posted on 02/22/2012 8:15:49 AM PST by traditional1
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To: Former Proud Canadian

“Am I living in a novel?”

Do the clocks strike 13 in your town?


28 posted on 02/22/2012 8:16:15 AM PST by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: Lazamataz

Excellent campaign ad material.


29 posted on 02/22/2012 8:16:15 AM PST by headstamp 2 (Liberalism: Carrying adolescent values and behavior into adult life.)
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To: muawiyah
I seriously believe this crew is now engaged in the Big Lie technique.

Richard Belzer defines The Big Lie, in his book UFOs, JFK, and Elvis: Conspiracies You Don't Have To Be Crazy To Believe, this way: "If you tell a lie that's big enough, and you tell it often enough, people will believe you are telling the truth, even when what you are saying is total crap."

30 posted on 02/22/2012 8:16:37 AM PST by Lazamataz (If you only think about a diet, only your brain loses weight.)
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To: svcw

He wouldn’t know.


31 posted on 02/22/2012 8:17:08 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: Lazamataz

“”People who receive that unemployment check go out and spend it and help stimulate the economy, so that’s healthy as well””

As a business owner who has to PAY the unemployment, I don’t feel all that stimulated.


32 posted on 02/22/2012 8:17:44 AM PST by shelterguy
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To: Lazamataz

All rulers in all ages have tried to impose a false view of the world upon their followers. -1984 by George Orwell


33 posted on 02/22/2012 8:17:47 AM PST by batmast (All the world's a stage...)
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34 posted on 02/22/2012 8:20:57 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Lazamataz

umm huh, sorta like abortions promote life?


35 posted on 02/22/2012 8:21:25 AM PST by WorkerbeeCitizen (I STAND WITH ISRAEL)
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To: Lazamataz

Yes, leftists are crazy. They always were.


36 posted on 02/22/2012 8:21:43 AM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Former Proud Canadian
Am I living in a novel?

No. It's called a "nightmare".

37 posted on 02/22/2012 8:22:56 AM PST by Gritty (The Omnipresent Leader has traditionally been a characteristic feature of 3rd World dumps-Mark Steyn)
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38 posted on 02/22/2012 8:24:20 AM PST by moose07 (The truth will out, one day.)
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To: Lazamataz
Just think of how things have changed in only 5 years. Back then, 5% unemployment was inexcusable. Homeless people were everywhere. And gasoline at $2.50 a gallon was solid proof that the Republicans had conspired with 'Big Oil' companies to rip the American people off.

Now, 9% unemployment is good for the economy, the homeless have all disappeared (I guess --- I never see stories about them anymore) and $5 gas would be a very good thing.

39 posted on 02/22/2012 8:25:10 AM PST by Ditto (Nov 2, 2010 -- Partial cleaning accomplished. More trash to remove in 2012)
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To: Lazamataz

Well, the best we can all do is to make sure this moonbat and her league of morons become unemployed in 2013. She will find out her theory is as big a flop as her boss.

She got her talking points and the lemmings will soon follow.


40 posted on 02/22/2012 8:25:37 AM PST by mardi59
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To: Lazamataz

Unemployment checks inject demand into the economy, it creates jobs faster than almost any other initiative you can name."

Yeah.....they are ALL cuckoo for cocoa puffs.
41 posted on 02/22/2012 8:26:42 AM PST by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Lazamataz
These people are competely bat-shit crazy.

An understatement.
42 posted on 02/22/2012 8:26:42 AM PST by SpaceBar
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To: Lazamataz

Must be why Obama has worked so hard for three years to keep people unemployed.


43 posted on 02/22/2012 8:27:18 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Lazamataz

According to these moonbats, everything stimulates the economy except for private citizens engaging in productive activity.


44 posted on 02/22/2012 8:27:51 AM PST by RightWingNilla
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To: GeronL

If that’s the case, fire everyone in the White Hut and then we”ll see a true stimulated recovery? Sounds good to me.


45 posted on 02/22/2012 8:28:01 AM PST by BornFreeDie-N-Debt
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To: Lazamataz

Whoa! Wait just a damn minute. I know that I saw Elvis in Vegas just last week. In fact, I saw him many times.


46 posted on 02/22/2012 8:28:01 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: Lazamataz

How do they figure that works?

Unemployed have more time to shop or what?


47 posted on 02/22/2012 8:28:26 AM PST by Califreak ("Burnt By The Sun")
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To: GeronL

Why are we bothering with the middle man? Just make everything in the world free.

Why should that poor Ethiopian be denied a steak dinner at Peter Luger?


48 posted on 02/22/2012 8:29:06 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz (Most Conservative in the Primary, the Republican Nominee in the General.)
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To: Lazamataz

Didn’t you know? Money comes from the end of a printing press. /s


49 posted on 02/22/2012 8:30:13 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Pray Continued Victory for our Troops Still in Afghan!)
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To: Lazamataz

People on that side seem to be saying this more and more, as it’s a foundation for a permanent redistributive society; Soviet Communism in all but name.


50 posted on 02/22/2012 8:33:03 AM PST by denydenydeny (The more a system is all about equality in theory the more it's an aristocracy in practice.)
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