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February 17, 2009

Ask An Expert...Does Huge Spending Help The Economy?

Not so much as it turns out.

`We have tried spending money. We are spending more than we have ever spent before and it does not work. I say, after 8 years of the administration,''... "we have just as much unemployment as when we started, and an enormous debt to boot.''

The administration and the expert? FDR's The Secretary of the Treasury, Henry Morgenthau.

Yeah, we're screwed. Hard.


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