Statements about Stimulus
"Three years ago, a newly elected President Obama told America that if Congress approved his plan to borrow nearly a trillion dollars, he would hold unemployment below 8 percent."
"Congressman Phil Roe hands out $1.3M government check" from a federal program that "he voted against."
Rep. David Cicilline is responsible for the federal loan guarantee to Solyndra, the failed solar company
"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."
Says Barack Obama had "huge majorities" in Congress during his first two years in office and "did nothing with them to create jobs in America."
Says the federal stimulus program was ineffective because "the number of jobs has actually decreased by 18,300 through July 2011."
Says Mitt Romney flip-flopped on supporting "the president's Recovery Act."
"(Stimulus money) went to critically important projects like studying ants in Africa."
Stimulus money went to "office upgrades for politicians."
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."
The departments of Commerce, Education and Energy and the EPA saw their spending increase by between 130 percent and 219 percent between 2008 and 2010.
The stimulus created "zero jobs."
"Our unemployment rate has been higher than 8 percent for more than two-and-a-half years, far above what the Obama Administration promised with the 'stimulus.' "
Says U.S. Sen Sherrod Brown "promised that the first stimulus bill would fund the
Brent Spence Bridge."
"The first round of stimulus ... it created zero jobs."
Says U.S. Rep. Ron Kind’s "stimulus cost taxpayers $278,000 per job."
"Dubious taxpayer-funded" stimulus spending -- Part II.
Says President Barack Obama’s "own economists say the stimulus cost $278K per job ‘created.’ "
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