Friday, February 6, 2009

Oregon: Stimulated

The necessary, done in record time:
Barely a half-hour after the House voted it out
Thursday morning, Gov. Ted Kulongoski signed into law a $175
million public works package that backers hope will start
putting Oregonians back to work.

The contentious package is the first major act of the 2009
session, passed over strenuous objections from minority
Republicans who said the plan digs Oregon further into debt
and does little to counter a stubborn recession.

Of course the Republicans are crying. But they didn't care about going into debt back when they were running the ship. So faint over going into debt when it puts the common man back to work so they can pay taxes to pay down that debt.

The economy is fricken' awesome that way. And now, you can safely ignore them.

At least they had the good sense to get the hell out of the way. Not that they had much choice. Now, if the really want you and me and everyone you know to live in a better enconomy, they'll continue to do so.

But they elected Mr T as state chair, so ...

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