Thursday, January 29, 2009

House to Vote on Stimulus Bill, GOP to Say No

Despite visiting Republicans in Congress and stripping out two provisions the GOP objected to, President Obama is expected to win the House vote on his economic stimulus plan today.Guess I don't get it and frankly I'm ashamed at the Republican party; Finally spending that targets both short and long term issues that plague our society and economy. For example spending to help quit smoking - the long term impact on health care and worker productivity is far reaching.Even spending on the Arts; one of the most critical creative thinking elements of a productive US economy is our ability to think out of the box. And what about the "Pork" even wasteful spending generates income for business and workers that in turn spend and create.

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