A Nice Reminder of How the Stimulus Is Working Out

In an effort to jump-start the nation's economy, the Democrat-controlled Congress, in February 2009, passed Dear Leader Barack Hussein Obama's "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009" (better known as the "Stimulus").  In fact, in order to get enough votes for passage, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) delayed the final vote until Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) returned from his mother's memorial services to cast the deciding vote.  Following its passage, Reid said (emphasis mine): The plan we passed tonight will strengthen our economy by creating millions of good-paying jobs here at home; deliver tax relief for 95% of workers and invest in America's future by fixing our communities' roads and bridges, improving our children's education and making our country more energy independent.  Our plan also guarantees transparency and accountability to ensure that taxpayers' money is spent wisely. The stimulus was supposed to create and/or save jobs, jobs,...(Read Full Post)