I think I smell something pathetically odd here. We were promised that we would get 2.5 MILLION jobs, we lost 3.6 Million jobs but created 30,083 jobs. What happened? Did they go to the federal government?
[...] The first direct stimulus reports showed that stimulus contracts saved or created just 30,083 jobs, prompting more Republican criticism of the $787 billion package.
The data posted Thursday was the result of the government's initial attempt at counting actual stimulus jobs. Obama administration officials stressed that data was partial -- it represented just $16 billion out of the $339 billion awarded -- but they said it exceeded their projections.
"All signs -- from private estimates to this fragmentary data -- point to the conclusion that the Recovery Act did indeed create or save about 1 million jobs in its first seven months, a much needed lift in a very difficult period for our economy," said Jared Bernstein, the chief economist for Vice President Joe Biden.
According to the White House recovery office's rough calculations, the 30,083 jobs number projects out to a total of 1.2 million jobs saved or created by the stimulus through September. [...]
For some bizarre reason, Bush's almost $600 BILLION in the deficit has been TRIPLED to $1.42 TRILLION. I wonder who did that?
The Obama administration has released new deficit numbers, and they are not pretty.
The deficit for Fiscal Year 2009, which ended Sept. 30, came in at a record $1.42 trillion, more than triple the record set just last year.
In addition, future deficits are currently projected to total $9.1 trillion in the coming decade.
The political lines are being drawn. [...]
By the way. This is NOT Republican vs Democrat. Nor is it Right vs Left. It is Good vs Evil. Get used to it.
This is from 2008 folks...remember the lies?
ERRORS GALORE? ERRORS? Stop being so prissy. Get real. THEY ARE LIES UPON LIES UPON LIES!
Sorry Michelle. We all know they are all lies but, well, you know.
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