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Shovel Ready Nation

Posted By Conn Carroll On January 14, 2009 @ 1:07 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

One big worry for big government lovers who are pushing for Obama’s stimulus plan to include more government spending and less tax cuts is that “there’s a limited supply of ‘shovel-ready’ projects that can be started soon enough. [1]

Thanks to mother nature this worry is now entirely misplaced. As the pictures below [2] indicate there are thousands, if not millions, of shovel ready projects across the United States today. And when it snows again, all these jobs will be re-created all over. So hurry up Congress and get these shovelers some checks!!!

Crested Butte, Colorado
shovelcrestedbutte.jpg [3]

Lynn, Massachusetts
shovellynn.jpg [4]

Racine, Wisconsin
shovelracine.jpg [5]

Spokane, Washington
shovelspokane.jpg [6]

South Lake Tahoe, California
shoveltahoe.jpg [7]

Urbandale, Iowa
shovelurbandale.jpg [8]

Cincinnati, Ohio
shvoelcincinnati.jpg [9]


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URLs in this post:

[1] there’s a limited supply of ‘shovel-ready’ projects that can be started soon enough.: http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/01/05/is-obama-relying-too-much-on-tax-cuts/

[2] the pictures below: http://news.yahoo.com/nphotos/Snow-storms-hit-US/ss/events/sc/121908winterweather

[3] Image: http://www.foundry.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/shovelcrestedbutte.jpg

[4] Image: http://www.foundry.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/shovellynn.jpg

[5] Image: http://www.foundry.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/shovelracine.jpg

[6] Image: http://www.foundry.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/shovelspokane.jpg

[7] Image: http://www.foundry.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/shoveltahoe.jpg

[8] Image: http://www.foundry.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/shovelurbandale.jpg

[9] Image: http://www.foundry.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/shvoelcincinnati.jpg

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