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Ready your shovels!

October 21, 2010

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The NY Times has an epic piece titled “The Education of President Obama” which kicks off on page one with some real show-stoppers. First, there’s the President’s self-congratulatory “admission” that: Given how much stuff was coming at us… we probably spent much more time trying to get the policy right than trying to get the […]

Obama to propose $50 billion in infrastructure spending for stimulus: If at first you don’t succeed, keep spending.

September 7, 2010

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What happens when over a hundred billion dollars in borrowed cash gets plunged into infrastructure spending and it fails to kick-start the economy? According to this administration, spend another $50 billion on the same failed policy. Barack Obama will unveil his new economic stimulus plan in Wisconsin today, while Russ Feingold looks for a place […]

Surprise! Teachers Not Receiving the $10 Billion Promised by Obama and Pelosi

August 18, 2010

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What was touted as legislation to “save the teachers” by President Obama and Nancy Pelosi, the New York Times reports that most school districts are taking advantage of the loophole in the $26 Billion legislation. “A $26 billion federal aid package, signed by President Obama on Aug. 10, allocates $10 billion for school districts to […]

The $26 Billion Bribe for Teacher Union Votes

August 18, 2010

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After the money starts to filter in, the truth starts to filter out. The $26 billion edujobs bill passed and was signed into law. The money will soon be on its way to school districts across the country. What we’re hearing now is only of interest for future reference, yet it’s worth memorializing because we […]

Washington is Addicted to Spending

August 14, 2010

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When will Washington and the politicians stand up and greet our country with, “Hello, my name is Washington. I’m a politician and I’m addicted to spending”? Hmm. That would be the day that monkeys fly out of my butt. It ain’t going to happen. Why? Because this isn’t a problem for them. There is yet […]

The shameless $26 billion payoff ($26 billion we don’t have)

August 12, 2010

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Democrats on Capitol Hill are literally taking food out of the mouths of the most needy to pay back their political cronies. Today, the House will vote on the infamous Bill with No Name, H.R. 1586 (originally the FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act), which contains a $26.1 billion bailout for financially strapped […]

Obama claims he saved the auto industry

August 7, 2010

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President Barack Obama is crediting his politically risky bailout of the U.S car companies with turning around an “industry on the brink.” Speaking at a Ford plant that is adding 1,200 jobs and a second shift, Obama says that while others criticized his $60 billion bailout over a year ago, he chose that course because […]