Spending Folly – by Vasko Kohlmayer

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The Obama administration’s mind-boggling financial excesses and waste.

Clinton pollster got $6 million from stimulus for PR campaign – TheHill.com

Nearly $6 million in stimulus money was paid to two firms run by Mark Penn, Hillary Clinton’s pollster in 2008. Federal records show that $5.97 million from the $787 billion stimulus helped preserve three jobs at Burson-Marsteller, the global public-relations and communications firm headed by Penn. via Mark Penn’s two firms got $6 million from […]

Obama Proposes Third Stimulus – WSJ.com

If at first fiscal stimulus doesn’t succeed, spend, spend again. That’s the motto President Obama embraced yesterday, even if he didn’t use the word “stimulus,” which has managed to set a political record in the speed with which it has become unpopular with voters. This time, the spending is being called “Proposals to Accelerate Job […]

Stimulus 3.0? – by Jacob Laksin

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President Obama promises to spend the country out of recession – again.

FOXNews.com – Obama Pitches Jobs Program, Points Finger at GOP for Economic Mess

President Obama used his speech rolling out a stimulus-style jobs program Tuesday to point the finger at Republicans for allegedly facilitating the economic crisis and then foisting it off on his administration to solve. via FOXNews.com – Obama Pitches Jobs Program, Points Finger at GOP for Economic Mess.

Edward Lazear: Stimulus and the Jobless Recovery – WSJ.com

With the news that GDP grew at 3.5% in the third quarter, it seems apparent that economic recovery is underway. How much of this was a result of government programs? To evaluate this, it is important to understand what constitutes a recovery. There are three developments needed to restore the economy to its prior vibrancy. […]

The Black Caucus War Against Obama – by Dick Morris

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The height of hubris: the left-wing of the Democratic party thinks it can afford to fight itself.