Statements about Stimulus
"Under Governor Crist, 3,000 teachers laid off."
Says Rick Scott "cut education by $1.3 billion" in his first year, then "in his second year he decreases funding by $300 million to our state universities."
Says Connie Mack "wrote a letter to the Department of Transportation in order to get $29 million in stimulus for his congressional district."
Says Barack Obama "counted on Sandy Adams" to approve stimulus spending.
An "Obamacare slush fund" paid to spay and neuter dogs and cats, then counted it as an "anti-obesity campaign."
Says Sen. Bill Nelson voted to spend "$144,541 to see how monkeys react under the influence of cocaine."
"Since the passage of Obama's stimulus package, over 1 million additional jobs were lost and nearly 25 million Americans are out of work, are stuck in part-time work, or have given up looking."
"The fact is, over 2.4 million jobs have been lost since the 'Stimulus' bill was signed into law in February of 2009."
Solyndra "had robots that whistled Disney songs. I'm not kidding."
"(President Barack Obama gave) half a billion in taxpayer money to help his friends at Solyndra, a business the White House knew was on the path to bankruptcy."
"Thirty-five states have accepted high-speed intercity rail money."
Says the high-speed rail project provides "short-term jobs."
The high-speed rail project would create "60,000-plus jobs for Floridians."
Says Tri-Rail shows the potential problems with investing in high-speed rail.
"It is projected that 3.07 million people will use the train annually. Keep in mind that Amtrak's Acela train in Washington D.C., Boston, Philadelphia, New York and Baltimore only had 3.2 million riders in 2010."
"The amount of the revenue required by the state (for the construction of high-speed rail) is around 10 percent."
"The Recovery Act saved 60,000 jobs among law enforcement officials, firefighters in the state of Florida, plus another 20,000 educators."
"Over the past year ... our 16 counties have hemorrhaged more than 6,000 jobs with no apparent end in sight."
"The stimulus has not created one private sector job."
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