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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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Paul Ryan: Obamacare a “fiscal house of cards” that “blows a hole through the deficit”

Here’s video of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) being awesome, as usual, in the lead-up to this week’s House vote to repeal Obamacare. Uprooting Obama, Pelosi and Reid’s noxious, encroaching tentacles from a healthcare industry that is better off without them — considering that it appears to be the first choice of foreigners over their own […]

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Obamacare budget disaster: Just undo it

Pause, stop, and back out of this mess before it’s too late. This from Business Insider (hat tip to Doug Ross): For months the President and his Budget Director correctly argued that the goal of health care reform was to “bend the cost curve down.” The projected path of per capita health spending is unsustainable […]

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Obamacare budget funds a plague of bureaucrats and voter manipulation

My latest post on David Horowitz’ Newsrealblog. Imagine that. Apparently President Obama goofed when he said universal healthcare costs less than zero. So said the Congressional Budget Office last week when they added a couple hundred billion to the bill for “administrative costs” and “discretionary programs.” Oh, well. Everyone makes mistakes. The grandchildren will understand. […]

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Would You Buy a Used Car From These Guys?

Would You Buy a Used Car From These Guys?

Like a used car salesman, giddy at the prospect of unloading an old Ford LTD, Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, is flaunting yesterday’s Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score as proof that Utopia costs nothing. The tragedy is that many will believe her – at least until the interest rate resets to 39%, the baling […]

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