The Love Bloat: The American Recovery Act

January 28, 2009

THE TITLE of the bill sounds positive, even laudable: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. (download a pdf here).

The spin coming out of Washington is that the 258 page tome represents a shot in the arm for a flagging economy–that it will preserve jobs through small business grants and loans–and create new jobs by funding infrastructure projects–and increase benefits to jobless and low income persons and families.

Yes, this lengthy and very wordy bill does all that–and more. So much more. Read the rest at Sharon’s Website

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