Tag Archives | deficit

Have you fed your bureaucrat today?

Hat tip to Power Line. Oh my… Stephen Moore at the Wall Street Journal compared employment levels in the private and public sectors… and it seems that "more Americans work for the government than work in construction, farming, fishing, forestry, manufacturing, mining and utilities combined." I think this means that every productive worker in the private sector is now supporting his […]

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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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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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