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Beeler: Put another billion on the birthday cake …

posted at 2:24 pm on February 19, 2014 by

The Obama stimulus bill turned five years old this week, and Nate Beeler gives us the perfect way to celebrate it in today’s Columbus Dispatch:


The Boss Emeritus has a much more in-depth look back at the 2009 stimulus, but this pretty much sums it up.

Be sure to check out Nate’s blog for more of his excellent work.

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Stop whining about fractions!

Shy Guy on February 19, 2014 at 2:34 PM

…trillions!…they want billions to be like millions…used to be!

KOOLAID2 on February 19, 2014 at 3:42 PM

There were 1,268 proven cases of fraud resulting from the stimulus program. In a sane world you would think that would be a major news story but the USA Today dismisses it saying, “Still, the amount of fraud discovered so far is far less than what investigators said they expected when Congress passed the stimulus package.”

pitythefool on February 19, 2014 at 3:54 PM

Don’t tell B.O. what comes after trillion.

Galtian on February 20, 2014 at 12:43 PM