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calendar   Wednesday - February 26, 2014

Isn’t This Where We Came In?

Obama Wants $300+$600=$900 BILLION To Fix Infastructure

Wants To Repair And Update Roads And Railways

Will Create Thousands Of “Shovel Ready” Jobs?

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Please tell me he isn’t going to try and call this a stimulus bill. Again.

[ Feb 12 2014 ] President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $300 billion to update the nation’s roads and railways.

Obama plans to make the proposal Wednesday at the Union Depot rail and bus station in St. Paul, Minn.

The Highway Trust Fund finances federal highway and transit programs but is forecast to go broke as early as August.

The fund needs $100 billion over the next six years just to maintain current spending levels. But Obama and Congress don’t want to raise gas taxes to make up the gap.

Obama is proposing that half the $302 billion he’s proposing come from an overhaul of corporate taxes, but he says he’s open to other ideas.

He also plans to announce a $600 million competition for federal grants to fund infrastructure projects that create jobs.

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Yup, that’s the one. Teh Won! Tens of thousands of “Shovel Ready Jobs” were going to be “created or saved”, right? Rebuild America, right? So we gave him $1.7 TRILLION and suddenly damn near all the money went to Solyndra and other BS pocket liner “green” fail-projects run by his main campaign contributors ... NOW stepped in and said all those workman jobs were sexist ... all the other jackals in DC swooped in with their knives ... and I think we wound up with one or two trucks full of asphalt patching holes somewhere in the boonies of Idaho?
And all that stimulus was going to keep unemployment waaay down, and kick-start the economy, and all things wonderful? After all, Chicago Jesus promised us “This was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal.” right? So let’s do it again.

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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 02/26/2014 at 03:22 PM   
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