Tag Archives: Barack Obama

WSJ: Obama and Geithner Flunk Economics

The first report cards are in for President Obama and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner.  The Wall Street Journal asked 49 economists to rank Obama and Geithner's handling of the economy.  Here is what they reported: U.S. President Barack Obama and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner received failing grades for their efforts to revive the economy from participants in the latest Wall…

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Obama: Make Injured Vets Pay For Treatment

  The hypocrisy of the Obama Administration has now reached a new low.  On Tuesday, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinsheki confirmed to a Senate Committee a plan by the Obama Administration which will require veterans to pay for treatment of service related injuries with private health insurance.  Although the plan had not been announced publicly, veterans groups had caught wind…

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Shovel Ready Stimuli – Part 1 $700,000 Dishwasher?

The list of so-called shovel ready projects approved by the Commonwealth for federal stimulus money is very long. The projects range from the mundane to the absurd. This week Red Mass Group is going to highlight some of the more unusual projects. Several weeks ago Governor Deval Patrick organized a Project Delivery Task Force to review thousands of projects and…

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