Accordingly, coupled with his affordable health care program, necessary tax reductions and renewable energy incentives the components of the Obama "New Deal" for middle-income America could include the following options:
There's a thick sheen of partisan rhetoric pasted over this posting, but I like a lot of the points that he articulates as part of the plan, save for the last one about tax credits for 401k losses. I would also tone down the unemployment program numbers. This would be especially necessary because if you believe the other components should work and that other programs will be successful (green jobs, investment in alternative energy, new infrastructure programs, etc) then unemployment will be a temporary bump.
Amb. Marc Ginsberg: Obama's New Deal for America