If you ever injected truth into politics you have no politics.

- Will Rogers

Still

There are a few people--who are we kidding, a lot of people--who believe government is the answer, mainly because they know they are not the answer and wish not to be responsible for the life. Anyway, what we would like to share today is a little find regarding the giant "stimulus" bill your great-grandchildren will be paying for and how it destroyed private sector jobs--the jobs necessary to grow an economy--while saving government jobs, pay and bennies:

Our benchmark results suggest that the ARRA created/saved approximately 450 thousand state and local government jobs and destroyed/forestalled roughly one million private sector jobs. [Read]

How dumb do you have to be to think this kind of thing is sustainable?

posted at 16:33:06 on 05/16/11 by clearpolitics - Category: Economics - [Permalink]

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