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Tag: stimulus bill
  • What Stimulus Really Means

    Apparently the government’s not only interested in stimulating the economy.  Now they’re interested in stimulating… other things.  This is quite possibly the most expensive and most ludicrous pun in the history of the world….

  • Another Stimulus Package?

    No — or at least not yet.  Congress isn’t asking for another high-speed-printing run late in the day; this call instead comes from billionaire investor Warren Buffett.  Maybe Buffett can spare some of his own money if he really thinks another stimulus package is worth it?  This would certainly be a better option than continued …

  • Confidence in Stimulus Plan Ebbs, Poll Finds

    Slowly but surely, public approval ratings for President Obama and — at a faster rate — his economic stimulus plan are dropping.  The Washington Post reports: Barely half of Americans are now confident that President Obama’s $787 billion stimulus measure will boost the economy, and the rapid rise in optimism about the state of the …

  • Obama to Speed Up Economic Stimulus

    Earlier this year we were told that the Economic Stimulus package was essential to curb job losses and provide stability to the fragile economy. It is now June, and the jobless rate has hit 9.4%, the dollar is tanking, the housing market is still struggling, and the Federal Reserve is still operating in secret while …

  • Sanford May Have to Accept Stimulus Money

    Governor Mark Sanford of South Carolina made a name for himself this year by refusing the federal stimulus money handed out by the Obama Administration. By standing on principle he won the hearts of true conservatives across the country, including myself. However, the governor might be forced to take the money by the courts in …

  • Federal Aid Is Now Top Revenue for States

    USA Today reports that in the wake of the stimulus bill, federal funding is now the chief source of income for the states, as even South Carolina, long a traditional bastion of states’ rights, will be accepting aid: In a historic first, Uncle Sam has supplanted sales, property and income taxes as the biggest source …

  • The Onion explains it all…in diagram form, no less

  • Lyin’ Cheatin’ Deceivin’ No-Good Crooks

  • Either way, we lose.

  • Making recovery rather more difficult