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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

One-Year “Stimulus” Report Issued

“A year after it became law, the stimulus package costs more than promised, has failed to keep down the unemployment rate and has faced charges of waste and abuse. But the federal spending – all of it borrowed – has helped many states avoid painful budget cuts to their education and public safety budgets, and according to official estimates has helped the gross domestic product grow faster than it would have otherwise.” (Washington Times, Wednesday)

Spin time.

FEE Timely Classic
“What is Seen and What is Unseen: Government “Job Creation”” by Larissa Price