David Obey Messes With Joe

    “Outrageous… ludicrous mistakes.” President Obama, February 24, 2009, justifying his “stimulus” plan to a joint session of Congress: I know there are some in this chamber and watching at home who are skeptical of whether this plan will work. I understand that skepticism. Here in Washington, we’ve all seen how quickly good intentions can turn into broken promises and wasteful spending. And with a plan | Read More »

    The Meaning of Jobs “Created”

    The Washington Examiner spots the pattern from multiple news reports: More than ten percent of the jobs the Obama administration has claimed were “created or saved” by the $787 billion stimulus package are doubtful or imaginary, according to reports compiled from eleven major newspapers and the Associated Press. Based only on our analysis of stimulus media coverage in the last two weeks, The Examiner has | Read More »