Obama Blasts Critics Of US Economic Recovery Plan

"U.S. President Barack Obama is challenging critics who claim his policies are not helping the country's economy. Mr. Obama told factory workers in the central state of Ohio Tuesday that the United States would have been in ""a deeper world of hurt"" without a massive economic stimulus package and the bailout of the financial and auto industries.He said because of those polices the U.S. economy has started creating jobs again and he chastised what he called ""the just-say-no crowd"" for opposing plans to kick-start economic growth. But he also told critics it was not too late to work together. "