The truth about stimulus and the Depression

You often hear President Obama’s stimulus plan referred to as the new New Deal. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that some critics of the stimulus aren’t big fans of Franklin Roosevelt either. In fact, if you’ve been following the debate, you may have heard a surprising number of people put forth the notion that the New Deal actually prolonged the Great Depression.img src=”http://feeds2.feedburner.com/~r/rss/money_news_economy/~4/E8hs0m8u0Vw” height=”1″ width=”1″/