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why, exactly, do democrats back the economic stimulus plan?

i know generally why. this is not a sarcastic question. im writing an essay and dont exactly know how to word why democrats back the plan. what specific parts from the plan are beneficial and why do they believe that they will stimulate the economy?

Asked By: Jordan - 2/10/2009
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OK, what happens when a company or organization decides to invest in a new building, factory, or whatever else? They hire people to do the work and place orders for the necessary materials. This creates employment, the employed workers spend money, other businesses hire people to meet those workers' demand, and the... More
Answered By: The Daily Elitist - 2/10/2009
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well... everyone agrees the tax cuts will help... so that's one... but there are many projects for federal and government buildings in it... and you have to pay people to do the jobs... (and that's a lot of the "pork" people talk about) and then they go spend the money... so that's stimulating the economy...
Answered By: g - 2/10/2009
 
Personally, its because expert economists of all persuasions believe it is the best solution. When Pros on both sides of an argument agree, I usually go along.
Answered By: Wounded Duck - 2/10/2009
 
More free condoms means more jobs. What's hard to understand?
Answered By: eelfins - 2/10/2009
 
Because they have to repay all their constituents that got them and Obama elected.
Answered By: ATTENTION: Testicles That Is All - 2/10/2009
 
The condoms will stimulate...not the economy but they will stimulate something. I guess they wanted to fund the condoms because of what they are about to do to us. I hope they buy us dinner first.
Answered By: Conservative in 2010 - 2/10/2009
 
A good portion of it supports their social and political agenda.
Answered By: Rod J - 2/10/2009
 
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