Tag Archives: spending

My Thoughts on the Economic Stimulus Bill

( – promoted by EaBo Clipper) Well, now it’s official. Yesterday, President Obama signed the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into law, saying it will create or save 3.5 million jobs over the next two years and make large investments in our nations’ infrastructure. Massachusetts is rumored to be in line to receive $11.9 billion from the bill,…

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Obama’s Costly Government Experiment

The American Institute of Economic Research (AIER), located in Great Barrington, MA, is a great resource for current and historic economic analysis. Here is a recent commentary by Richard M. Ebeling. Right out of the starting gate, President Obama has been pushing hard for his proposed $825 billion stimulus package, which has been passed in the House and is…

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The Problem with Education in Massachusetts

( – promoted by Cool Cal) I have been through a broad range of experiences with education. I am a product of the New York State school system: parochial school through Grade 6, then public high school, then private college for my Bachelor’s. In Massachusetts, I continued with a state school for one Masters and a private school for the…

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Hedlund Report: Mass. Debt Highest In Nation

( – promoted by Cool Cal) The nation’s unofficial economic policy over the past decade can be summed up in one word: debt. The average American is more in debt than ever before, with a consumer-istic lifestyle supported by, at least until recently, near unlimited access to credit. The federal government is in debt by more than $10 trillion, with…

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John Kerry & Barney Frank lead Mass’s DC Delegation in Office Spending

As if we needed more reasons to elect Jeff Beatty for US Senate (www.JeffBeatty.com)& Earl Sholley for US House of Representatives (www.SholleyForCongress.us) here comes the following story from today’s Boston Herald. http://www.bostonherald.com/ne… Mass. pols spend freely despite huge Dow nosedive

John Kerry, Barney Frank top the list The economic squeeze gripping the nation has yet to hit the Bay State…

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