Friday, October 30, 2009

The Stimulus Bill Stimulated Nothing (Except a Lot of False Hope)

Christina Romer, chairman of the president's Council of Economic Advisers, told Congress on Oct. 22 that most of the economic growth from President Obama's stimulus package has occurred already. This underwhelming revelation presents an opportune time to evaluate what - if anything - has been accomplished by the $239 billion that already has been doled out. The results are depressing.

Read the rest of this detailed Washington Times report to find out just what the vaunted (and monstrously expensive) stimulus bill has failed to accomplish.

There's plenty here for you to include in your next letter to Senator Ben Nelson and other "moderate" Democrats about the disaster their party is bringing to America.