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Obama Continues to Violate His Own ‘Stimulus’
Law by Not Releasing Quarterly Reports

Weekly Standard, by JEFFREY H. ANDERSON

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Posted By:FlyRight, 1/27/2013 7:19:28 AM

Have you heard much about President Obama’s $787,000,000,000 economic “stimulus” (now estimated to cost $831,000,000,000) lately? In its last report, published in 2011, the president’s own Council of Economic Advisors released an estimate showing that, for every $317,000 in “stimulus” spending that had by then gone out the door, only one job had been created or saved. Even in Washington, that’s not considered good bang for the buck.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: aposematic, 1/27/2013 8:14:59 AM     (No. 9141881)

I would say that nothing our present rogue Government does should surprise anyone; but apparently, I would be wrong to think that. Government = crooks and thieves at their worst.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mindyourbubble, 1/27/2013 8:26:09 AM     (No. 9141900)

Ignorance is not as much a shame as being unwilling to learn. IMHO,BHO who is always heralded as an Adjunct Professor of constitutional law, didn´t learn anything about obeying laws that are constitutionaly correct.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 1/27/2013 8:47:38 AM     (No. 9141934)

Imagine if President Reagan had done this. Impeachment proceeding would have began immediately.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: privateer, 1/27/2013 9:00:12 AM     (No. 9141963)

You cannot steal what you already own. Zero owns this country now; all because, while he is a plurality-white man, he is one eighth black. Taupe teflon.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: wilko, 1/27/2013 9:27:42 AM     (No. 9142014)

Just saying you´ll do something doesn´t make it a law. Not doing that same thing isn´t a criminal act. It´s a lie. Something we´ve come to expect from BHO. It´s in his South side Chicago DNA, like it´s a bodily function.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BetseyRoss, 1/27/2013 9:33:39 AM     (No. 9142027)

It looks as if every day someone needs to bring a lasuit against this POS. Just keep ´em coming because every day there is a new ´fresh he!!´.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: gwmcclintok, 1/27/2013 10:05:36 AM     (No. 9142082)

They wasted an impeachment on Clinton....now we really need one. I mean who wouldn´t cheat on Hillary!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MattMusson, 1/27/2013 10:33:36 AM     (No. 9142156)

I would like to see a running total of Full-Time jobs killed by ObamaCare.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Msctex1, 1/27/2013 10:42:00 AM     (No. 9142178)

Well geez, if your big project had failed miserably and you didn´t really have to release reports on your failure, would you? s/

The real question at this point is why is no one in Congress standing up and demanding that the man simply do what he said he would do?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: oh-heck, 1/27/2013 11:01:24 AM     (No. 9142221)

The truth is that "jobs created" was "hook" that justified a grant. Once the government proved that they wouldn´t even check to see if the zip code existed, no one bothered to make up false number. Obama named Joe Biden sheriff. If they are not going to submit a budget on time or in writing, or list the "job killing regulations" costing more than a billion for compliance, what makes you think they are going to keep track of fictional jobs?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 1/27/2013 11:48:15 AM     (No. 9142315)

Those who are not aware of the details of Obama´s stimulus have never Googled ´Larry Sinclair´.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Butch59, 1/27/2013 11:52:39 AM     (No. 9142322)

I think that most of us here at LCom know by now that the ´Stimulus´ was nothing more than a scam to funnel taxpayer money to Obozo´s friends and supporters. Truth to be known, there is no audit of any of that money. And somewhere I believe that I read something that states "a regular Statement and Account of the Receipts and Expenditures of all public Money shall be published from time to time". U.S. Constitution Article I Scetion 9.

Does anyone remember when this has EVER been done? I don´t.

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