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Unhappy Birthday Stimulus

The 862 Billion albatross is one year old today. President Obama is currently spinning this boondoggle as the savior of our nation. You see, if it hadn’t been passed America would resemble the post-apocolyptic world of Mad Max, complete with that wacky Thunderdome. Mr. President, the American people simply aren’t buying the snake oil anymore. If you’re wondering how such…

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Help Pick Niki Tsongas’ “Worst Vote of 2009”

( – promoted by Garrett Quinn) My campaign for the Fifth Massachusetts Congressional District has launched a website documenting Congresswoman Niki Tsongas’ worst votes of the last year. Niki09.com lists the 9 worst votes and you can help choose the most objectionable. Niki Tsongas has proven through these votes that she has failed to represent her constituents from the 5th…

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Stimulus! A standard running Obama failure

I was listening to “Face the Nation” today and learned that not even Democrats are buying the line that we need a second stimulus, a refrain coming mostly from left-wing academics. Michigan Senator Carl Levin balked when asked on “Face the Nation” if he would support a second stimulus — saying that the federal government ought to turn to the…

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Obama: Stimulus costs Massachusetts $381,574 per Massachusetts job!

According to Recovery.gov the “stimulus” has “created or saved” 640,329 as of 10/30/2010.  These are the numbers President Obama is trying to sell us.  The Associated Press argues that these numbers are overstated and the government’s own Bureau of Labor Statistics has shown rising unemployment since the stimulus has been passed.  However, for the purposes of an apples-to-apples analysis I…

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