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Government Spending and Higher Taxes will not help Economy

As President Obama ponders his options about raising the debt ceiling brought about by his over spending, our Treasury overlord Tim Geithner believes “the important thing is that the debt ‘shall not be questioned’. Does it ever occur to our professional politicians to cut spending? I feel bad for Obama. If President Obama can’t raise spending and taxes, “What good…

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What Kind of Stimulus Do We Need?

( – promoted by EaBo Clipper) Crossposted at The Rockefeller Republican When it comes to fighting recessions, there's a tendency to see “fiscal stimulus” packages as wasteful, as a form of “throwing money at the problem.” The critics have a point. But the conclusion that therefore we should do nothing is also wrong. Instead, careful attention should be paid to…

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Deval: $23,000,000 in new spending on… nothing.

Patrick releases money for raises

by The Republican Newsroom

Thursday December 25, 2008, 6:20 AM By DAN RING

dring@repub.com BOSTON – Despite a state budget crisis, Gov. Deval L. Patrick on Wednesday released $23 million for long-awaited pay raises for 30,000 human service workers across the state… http://www.masslive.com/news/i… Let’s break this down…


Increase spending without increasing service.…

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1958 vs 2008 Stimulus

Crossposted at http://rockefellerconservative… 500 billion. That is the number being bandied about by the Obama transition team for a new stimulus package. That is a lot of money. And to his credit, President-Elect Obama is not planning on writing a blank check either; he has some plans for all this money. The plan is for a massive infrastructure project- the…

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