article opinion piece relays a brief history of the New Deal and explains why a majority of the actions taken by FDR ultimately prolonged the Great Depression. Read and forward it to everyone you know who thinks government's job is to take care of you.
Update: The Congressional Business Office likes the new stimulus package over the next two years, but says it will reduce GDP over the next ten years compared to if the government does nothing.
This doesn't fill me with confidence, either.
(this was originally posted at 7:17 am)