cowardly SOB's released bad news Friday evening

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    The Obama administration released the bad news that the "stimulous" was a failure on a Friday evening before a holiday when they thought nobody would notice. Each taxpayer funded job cost $270,000. Everyone saw Barry joke about it with the sarcastic comment "the shovel ready jobs weren't shovel ready". Unemployment is "officially" at 9.1% while it is probably way over the magic number of 10%. The lame excuse now is that "it could have been worse" while experts say that the economy would have rebounded quicker without the "stimulous" package causing massive debt and higher energy prices.
     
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    Interesting...

    Do you have a link to where they said it was a failure?
     
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    You need a link to demonstrate it was a failure?
     
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    Yes, provide one if you are able
     
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    Of course he does. He chose the "liberal" method of 'thinking'.... have your thoughts provided to you by the media outlet of your political affiliation. Therefore, if MSNBC or the HuffPuff don't say it, it ain't true.

    Pity the fool.
     
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    Obama

    Link to 7th Quarterly report contained therein.

     
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    Without a link, I'd still believe the very foundation of this thread's OP,,,that the White House released bad news on a Friday.
    The reason I believe this end of the OP is because releasing bad news on late Friday afternoons, (and primarily preceding a long weekend), seems to be a practice that has been used by not only this administration but also previous administrations.
    I remember the Bushies doing it and I'd bet Clinton did it too.
    It's a practice that ensures very little awareness by the general public, even if the action is widely discussed on the Sunday morning talks shows, because not too many people are watching the news in large doses.
     
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    You believe that just because Rush Limbaugh and Hannity have screamed "Failed Stimulus" since it passed that makes it so?

    Again to the OP....show where the Obama administration has stated that it has failed
     
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    If you are a true believer in Keynesian stimulus, it was a tremendous success. If you a person like me who thinks it is a truck load of organic bovine fertilizer, it was an abject failure. The trouble is, we will never know the truth either way. there was no experimental control to demonstrate what would have happened without it. True believers will insiste that without it, we would have been seeing lot higher rates of unemployment can point to the fact it was only 10%. The doubting thomases can just say it is over the rate he said it would be.

    I do believe allowing the market to clear would have been tremendously more painful short term, but that the recession/depression we are currently enjoying would have been over a great deal sooner. there may be an infinite number of universes, but unless we visit one, we will never know.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgWYSdva8Jo"]in a different universe....[/ame]
     
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    .... sits wondering why some in this thread are still waiting on a link ....
     
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