Local toll dollars spent on move
The Obama administration spent "$205,075 in ‘stimulus’ funds to relocate a shrub that sells for $16."
Sought, not accepted
Young Conservatives of Texas
Ryan Sitton’s company "accepted over $650,000 in Obama stimulus dollars."
Someone else's bad math
Says President Barack Obama’s "own economists say the stimulus cost $278K per job ‘created.’ "
The most ... out of 35 states
Says Rick Perry of Texas was "the governor who relied most on stimulus funds to close his state’s budget deficit in 2010."
Perry repeatedly slammed 'Washington' after stimulus funds were key to balancing budget
"Gov. (Rick) Perry helped balance his budget with about $6 billion worth of federal help, which he happily took, and then started blaming the members of Congress who had offered that help."
Stimulus dollars went to education
Gov. Rick Perry "used $3.2 billion in stimulus dollars for schools to plug other holes in his budget."
Excluding state capitals, figure drops to 29 percent
Kay Bailey Hutchison
Says that "on average, Democratic congressional districts received 81 percent more stimulus funds than Republican districts."
Numbers check, but different time periods yield different results
Back to Basics
Says "the Texas unemployment rate has even grown more than the nation's as a whole."
What do iPods, BlackBerrys and ants have in common?
"Taxpayer money will provide iPod Touch devices to high school students in Utah, BlackBerry smart phones to smokers who kick the habit and funding for a study of exotic ants in East Africa."
Population among factors behind stimulus allocation
"Rick Perry accepted more stimulus funds than any other governor except the governors of California and New York."
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