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The Stimulus Wind-Down

Specious Rule Wrote: Feb 22, 2013 9:48 AM
Translates to a per job cost between 1 and 8 million dollars... Great job government!
Specious Rule Wrote: Feb 22, 2013 9:53 AM
And that's 1 million $'s not $1 dollar
coveyrise Wrote: Feb 22, 2013 12:08 PM
That's correct, it's approximately $1 Million per job created. How many jobs would have been created if we had left the Trillio Dollars in the private sector and opened up all Federal Land and Offshore for drilling for our own oil and gas? Answer, about 10 million by now.
The Congressional Budget Office today released its update to its estimates of the effects of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - popularly known as President Obama's stimulus program. The CBO estimates that more than 90% of the stimulus' impact has been felt by now, and that its greatest effect was felt in the middle of 2010.

In the fourth quarter of 2012, the CBO estimates, stimulus effects caused between 100,000 and 800,000 people to be employed over what would have happened absent the stimulus. By the end of 2013, the CBO's low-end estimate shows that the stimulus'...