Posts Tagged ‘Stimulus Bills’

It’s just like Monopoly money

May 25, 2010

First, it was AIG.  Then it was Goldman Sachs.  Then GM, Chrysler, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, ad nauseum.   Bailout after bailout after bailout.  And it’s not over yet?

Last year, Congress passed several stimulus bills under the guise of “shovel-ready” projects.  The only shovel that was ready was the shovel being used by individual state workers ready for layoffs because of irresponsible state spending during the past decade.  Good news is that the fellow holding the shovel got to work an extra year.  Bad news is that the stimulus money was a one-and-out.

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A letter to Rep. Cooper

March 22, 2010

An Open Letter to Jim Cooper
March 22, 2010

Dear Mr. Cooper:

Today, you have officially abandoned any pretext as a credible representative for District 5 of Tennessee. I have contacted you many times in the past regarding your votes for Cap and Trade, Health Care Insurance, Stimulus One and Two, Cash for Clunkers, Bank Bailouts, Insurance Bailouts, Car Company Bailouts, etc. Your office has steadfastly told me that you know best because you are a teacher at Vanderbilt, a fiscal conservative, a Rhodes Scholar, etc. You certainly teach at Vanderbilt and are a Rhodes Scholar. However, you are no fiscal conservative.
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