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Uploaded by CainConnections on Feb 28, 2012
http://sickofstimulus.com The goldfish is fine, but our economy isn’t.
Are you Sick yet? In essence, stimulus has been just like throwing a bucket of water on a fish and expecting him to swim on land.
• 1.1 million jobs have been lost since the stimulus was enacted. Total cost: of $1.172 trillion. That’s more than $1 million in stimulus for every job lost in America since it was enacted.
• In 2007, the U.S. ranked 3rd. on the World Bank’s “Doing Business” report. On the “Doing Business 2012” report, U.S. ranks 13th in ease of starting a business in the world.
• The home-ownership rate is the lowest since 1965. Foreclosures are at a post-Depression high. Home values are worth about 1/3 less than they were five years ago.
We want Solutions, not more Stimulus coming from Washington D.C.
We the people are Sick of Stimulus!