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Uploaded on Jan 25, 2009
Obama economic advisor Robert Reich saying that stimulous money should not go to, "white male construction workers."
Later in the hearing Democrat Charlie Rangel indicates that Reich should not worry about the political ramifications because the middle class is too busy feeding their families and clothing their kids to niotice. That video is here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opxuUj...
One reason FDR's New Deal didn't work is that half the money was spent in swing states to buy votes. Unemployment never dropped below 20% during the New Deal. Social spending often doesn't help the economy because the money is spent for political/corruption reasons rather then economic ones.