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White House Senior Advisor: Unemployment Stimulates the Economy

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<p>White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett&nbsp;<a href="http://nation.foxnews.com/valerie-jarrett/2012/02/22/wh-senior-advisor-…; at the Student Summit at North Carolina Central University and <a href="http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/valerie-jarrett-people-who-receive-… stimulates the economy.&nbsp;</p><p>Her reasoning behind this is people take their unemployment checks and "go out and spend it" which "help(s) stimulate the economy."</p><p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px;">"Let's face it, 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 says.</span></p><p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px;">She continues, "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.&nbsp;</span><strong style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px;">People who receive that unemployment check go out and spend it and help stimulate the economy, so that's healthy as well</strong><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px;">."</span></p>

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