Comments:US unemployment rate surpasses 10%

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So that stimulus plan that was to prevent the jobless rate from going past 8% kinda failed?--KDP3 (talk) 22:36, 6 November 2009 (UTC)Reply

Unfortunately, the economy is something that spirals as it falls. People spend less, so businesses have to fire employees, so those employes have less money to spend, so people spend less... --CyberStormAlpha (talk) 09:59, 7 November 2009 (UTC)Reply
Agreed. Spending countless billions does not saved the economy. Only cutting taxes and spending does that.--KDP3 (talk) 10:15, 7 November 2009 (UTC)Reply
So explain how cutting taxes or spending allowed the German economy to be the first to exit the Great depression.-- (talk) 04:38, 8 November 2009 (UTC)Reply