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Stimulus Roundup

September 19, 2010
Ryan Young
9/16/2010
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Most people doubt Congress’ ability to spend money wisely. The stimulus has given them some proof:

Bonus non-stimulus spending: “[T]he Census spent $23,000 on a totem pole in Alaska. Census representative Hector Maldonado says the agency thought it was a great idea. The plan was to increase participation in Alaska, but despite the totem pole, participation dropped in the state by two percent from the last census.”

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