Posts tagged "stimulus"

The Chicago Godfather of the Tea Party explains the facts of life to CNBC dolts

CNBC/CME Group floor reporter Rick Santelli is credited with igniting the Tea Party movement a few years back when during a report on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade he ripped the bailouts. He was reprimanded for expressing his opinion (“he’s only a reporter”) while the wiseguys back on the anchor desk were... Read more »

Kicking the Economy into High Gear: Stimulus Comes to Kenilworth

Read how the richest town in Illinois and #11 in the nation is benefiting from the Stimulus Shower, in the Chicago Daily Observer.

NeoCon news and opinion

Because folks defined me a neoconservative before I knew what it was, I might as well make the most of it. Here’s today’s NeoCon News and Opinion briefing:  Poll: 67 percent say illegal immigrants are major strain on U.S. budget. The Deficit Enabling Media Piles on Sen. Bunning 80 percent of stimulus dollars go for... Read more »
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Illinois unemployment rises

Hey, what happened to all those jobs that the stimulus, TARP and other harebrained plans were supposed to generate. Said the AP: WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates rose in 43 states last month, the government said Friday, painting a bleak picture of the job market that illustrated nationwide data released two weeks ago. In Illinois,... Read more »
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