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    Pelosi's PAYGO Ploy: Budgetary Gimmick Provides Cover for Liberals

    Four years after Democrats campaigned on the promise of using pay-as-you-go budgeting, their record is dismal. Since gaining control of Congress in 2007, they’ve gamed, ignored or employed PAYGO on 32 occasions to justify new spending or tax increases. Once hailed as a budgetary tool to stop deficit spending, PAYGO … More

    Government Alters Stimulus Sign Policy, Raising More Propaganda Questions

    In the 18 months following approval of President Obama’s stimulus package, the Department of Transportation required recipients of government funds to post placards touting the economic recovery. As a result, signs prominently featuring the recovery act logo appeared everywhere — by the side of the road, in public transportation stations, … More

    Democrats Rescind Recovery Act Funding to Finance More Ineffective Spending

    Conservatives began talking about rescinding the stimulus after President Obama signed it into law. Liberals are starting to listen. House Democrats approved an amendment to the Afghanistan and Iraq war supplemental yesterday, 239 to 182, that cuts more than $1.6 billion originally allocated for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (complete … More

    Billions More Taxpayer Stimulus Bucks for Public Education?

    Apparently $80 billion of stimulus funds for public education wasn’t enough. The Obama administration now says that the federal government should fork out $23 billion more in taxpayer money to save teaching jobs. If not, according to education Secretary Arne Duncan, we will see catastrophic teacher layoffs. Before calling for … More