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Porkulus price tag: Around $400,000 per made-up job

UPDATE: Linked by The Astute Bloggers… THANKS! According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, also known as Porkulus, bought us between 1.3 and 3.5 million “saved or created” jobs for about $229,000 to $586,000 each. Why don’t we just split the difference and figure we paid $400,000 per job? […]

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Something’s really wrong when we get the bill for our own con job

The Federal Highway Administration creates signs extolling President Obama and his failed spending programs and then threatens to withhold stimulus cash from states that balk at putting them up. Considering that all these guys work for us, it boils down to this: I’m the target of propaganda that I are paying for. And if I try to decline, then I pay someone to blackmail me […]

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Antitode for government propaganda

Saw this at Doug Ross today:  I would never do as Doug did and suggest printing this out on sticky paper and covering over the actual big-brother brainwashing signs Obama made us purchase in order to hoodwink ourselves. That would be wrong. Nobody has a printer that big. 0

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