Want to fix the Economy? Legalize (and tax) Pot. And legalize Gay Marriage.
As for gay marriage, the civil rights issue of our time, The Christian Science Monitor did a good piece on what it would add to our economy today, if legalized in all 50 states. In the private sector alone, it’d mean an additional $18 million, and that’s not counting taxes or ancillary expenses like travel, home purchases, anything. Just the weddings alone.