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July 7 2011

How's that Stimulus Working Out?

Nicole Kurokawa Neily

Not so well, as it turns out. 

Our friend Veronique de Rugy at the Mercatus Center’s latest graph shows how – shockingly! – spending has increased… yet unemployment hasn’t dropped below that mythical promised level of 8 percent. Funny, isn’t it?

Kind of reminds me of that old Tennessee Ernie Ford song, whose chorus is “you load sixteen tons and what do you get - another day older and deeper in debt. St. Peter don’t you call me ‘cause I can’t go… I owe my soul to the company store.”

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