ATTENTION VOTERS: Question: Are Unemployment Benefits Biggest Stimulus for Economy ?? Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (DâCA) stoked the unemployment insurance (UI) debate by stating that unemployment checks are the fastest way to create jobs: "Let me say that unemployment insuranceâ¦ is one of the biggest stimuluses (sic) to our economy. Economists will tell you, this money is spent quickly. It injects demand into the economy, and itâs job creating. It creates jobs faster than almost any other initiative you can name." http://blog.heritage.org/2010/07/07/pelosi-unemployment-benefits-biggest-stimulus-for-economy/ Imagine how awesome the economy would be if we ALL got unemployment benefits!