Statements about Stimulus
U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue’s company took $3 million from the federal stimulus program that President Barack Obama created.
"Under Governor Crist, 3,000 teachers laid off."
The Obama administration spent "$205,075 in ‘stimulus’ funds to relocate a shrub that sells for $16."
Ryan Sitton’s company "accepted over $650,000 in Obama stimulus dollars."
Says President Barack Obama "spent nearly a trillion dollars on make-work government jobs."
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 the Obama administration spent taxpayer dollars on electric cars in Finland (and) windmills in China.
"This is what President Obama said the jobless rate would be if we passed the stimulus: 5.6 percent."
U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse "rewarded Wall Street executives with millions in bonuses."
"In one year, (President Obama) provided $90 billion in breaks to the green energy world … into solar and wind, to Solyndra and Fisker and Tesla and Ener1."
The Obama administration’s "green" stimulus program "funneled close to $2 billion dollars to overseas firms," creating thousands of jobs in China.
Says Obama sent $450 million to China to build a wind farm in Texas.
"Since President Obama took office, over 88,000 Ohio workers have lost their jobs."
"The president went on a stimulus-fueled spending binge that stuck every American man, woman and child with a $50,000 share of this $16 trillion debt."
Says U.S. Rep. John Barrow "left taxpayers on the hook for $950k study on genetic makeup of ants."
"The president promised that if he spent money on a stimulus program that unemployment would go to 5.7 percent or 6 percent. Those were his words."
The stimulus program "cut taxes for 95 percent of the American people."
Says U.S. Senate hopeful Tammy Baldwin voted for a $1 trillion stimulus bill that included a wasteful "$800,000 to replace light bulbs."
Says U.S. Rep. Martin Heinrich "spent a trillion of our tax dollars on a stimulus for failed companies here and jobs overseas."
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