The Biggest Check Ever Signed

February 17, 2009

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The Obama Administration has banked a lot of political capital on the economic “stimulus” package to be signed into law today—and no doubt will try to give the measure credit when the U.S. economy eventually recovers on its own.  In reality, the stimulus bill is a hugely expensive Trojan horse, and within it hides an army of programs that are the enemies of both financial sanity and a free society. 

Among them:

The economic stimulus bill is merely a nearsighted return to government spending policies which have been discredited over and over again

For more on the package, visit Cato’s Fiscal Reality page.