If the stimulus did not create any jobs

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    IF THE STIMULUS DID NOT CREATE ANY JOBS
    Like the talking heads alleged.
    Then what the hell did states do with $787 billion?
    Check out how much each state is getting for projects like fixing highways and public transit below.
    State-By-State Stimulus Job Creation Estimates - Political Hotsheet - CBS News

    The truth is that the stimulus increased employment by between 1.4 million and 3.3 million people, compared with what employment would have been otherwise. That’s according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
    FactCheck.org : Did the Stimulus Create Jobs?
     
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    Wow that's a huge gap for an estimate in job creation. Sure they created jobs. Jobs that probably won't last and cost far more than they should have. But that's cool its China's money anyway.
     
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    Ponder this for a minute and then tell me whether or not the Obama Stimulus REALLY created any jobs...

    Why did the Obama Administration have to come up with a whole new economic statistic "jobs saved" if in fact the stimulus created jobs?

    Bottom line, Lil...you don't create a bull shit statistic unless you're reluctant to use the ones already in place.
     
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    You bet and when the money runs out on those "saved" jobs what happens then??
     
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    Sighting the CBO just doesn't move the needle in terms of honesty
     
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    excellent question...

    since your source says the total for construction was only 38,101,898,173, what DID the states do with the other 749,000,000,000?????

    certainly wasn't create jobs.
     

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