Articles in Category: 'stimulus'

By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: August 29, 2011 3:55 AM
The August recess was a habit from back-in-the-day because at one time our U.S. Capitol didn't have the benefit of air conditioning. The Senate and House chambers are already full of hot air without Mother Nature adding to the problem.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: September 20, 2011 3:55 AM
For the third straight year, the median income of the typical American family fell in 2010.
 
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Posted: September 13, 2011 3:55 AM
 
 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: June 10, 2011 3:55 AM
 
WASHINGTON -- The Republicans swept November's midterm election by making it highly ideological, a referendum on two years of hyper-liberalism -- of arrogant, overreaching, intrusive government drowning in debt and running deficits of $1.5 trillion annually.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: July 10, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Though nobody has attempted to calculate it yet, LeBron James's economic impact on the Greater Miami area could be something akin to the eruption of Mount St. Helens -- only instead of lava, the city could be looking at a flowing sea of greenbacks.

As sports business commentator and author Rick Horrow said in Friday's Miami Herald, "LeBron is a walking, talking, free-throw-shooting stimulus plan."

 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: December 29, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Economists are the real "party of No." They keep saying that there is no such thing as a free lunch -- and politicians keep on getting elected by promising free lunches.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: December 14, 2010 4:05 AM
 

"The single most important jobs program we can put in place is a growing economy." So said Barack Obama at his surly press conference last week defending the tax deal he made with Republicans.

 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: December 11, 2010 4:05 AM
 
WASHINGTON -- Barack Obama won the great tax-cut showdown of 2010 -- and House Democrats don't have a clue that he did. In the deal struck this week, the president negotiated the biggest stimulus in American history, larger than his $814 billion 2009 stimulus package. It will pump a trillion borrowed Chinese dollars into the U.S. economy over the next two years -- which just happen to be the two years of the run-up to the next presidential election. This is a defeat?
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 10, 2010 4:05 AM
 
With the newly elected Republican governors of Ohio and Wisconsin rejecting federal funds for high-speed rail projects, the Sunshine State looks to gain, as both Democrats and Republicans in the Florida congressional delegation are happy about the additional money.
 
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By: Michael Norton The News Service of Florida | Posted: November 13, 2010 4:05 AM

The pace of the recovery in the nation is moderating and the lift spurred by nearly $800 billion in federal stimulus spending is fading, but there are several promising signs that growth will continue, including in Florida, a leading national fiscal analyst told reporters Friday morning.

 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: October 16, 2010 4:05 AM
 

This Sunday many New York Times readers will read that our country spent $787 billion on an economic experiment or test model of sorts. You know that test model by the name of the stimulus bill.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: September 11, 2010 4:05 AM
 
U.S. Senate nominee Marco Rubio served up red meat for Florida's Republican faithful at the party's annual Statesman's Dinner Friday night in Orlando.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 10, 2010 3:20 PM
 

President Barack Obama defended his administration’s handling of the economy on Friday and took aim at Republicans for standing in the way -- prompting return fire from the newest Republican star in the Sunshine State.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: August 25, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Like many Democrats over the past 40 years, Barack Obama has hoped that his association with unpopular liberal positions on cultural issues would be outweighed by pushing economic policies intended to benefit the ordinary person.
 
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