The above statement is absolutely true, which is why Rep. Nancy Pelosi went ahead and said it anyway:

If that would create 85,000 jobs, why not raise it even higher and create hundreds of thousands of jobs in Nancy Pelosi’s fantasy-land?

Comments and questions from a more realistic realm:

https://twitter.com/PHXSeven2014/status/423563462300536832

Remember, in the twisted world of liberal economics, unemployment checks create jobs.