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The Obama Stimulus and the Economic Climate

February 22, 2010

This ad, put out by House Minority Whip Eric Cantor, clearly outlines the chasm that exists between what the Democrats promised in regards to the 2009 stimulus package, and what has actually occurred over the past year.  It illustrates the complete failure of the stimulus in clear turns, and I am sure is a preview [...]

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Shredding the Constitution Under the Guise of Economic Stimulus

March 16, 2009

Several Governors, most notably Gov. Mark Sanford (R-SC) and Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX), have refused stimulus funds, due to the enormous amount of strings attached.  Yet due to a provision in the stimulus bill itself, legislatures have the power to override the Governor’s decision, and it appears that at least in South Carolina, that provision [...]

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244-188: Stimulus Passes House sans Republicans

January 28, 2009

Sweetness.  Not a single Republican broke ranks to vote for the $819 billion “stimulus” package (not including the extra 300 million or so in interest we’ll eventually have to pay on the deficit because of this bill), and 11 Blue Dogs decided they wanted to be reelected in 2010 without the stench of this monstrosity. I [...]

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