Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Obama Administration Cuts 60,000 Jobs From 'Saved or Created' Stimulus Report

The Obama administration has been forced to cut 60,000 jobs from the 'saved or created' Stimulus Report. The cite 'unrealistic data submitted'. Might have something to do with jobs 'saved or created' in congressional districts that do not exist. Do not worry, I am sure none of the hundreds of billions of dollars are being misspent.

"The Obama administration, under fire for inflating job growth from the $787 billion stimulus plan, slashed over 60,000 jobs from its most recent report on the program because the reporting outlets had submitted "unrealistic data," according to a document obtained by ABC News."

Speaking of 'misreported date' just from the state of Illinois;

"Picking up on a story from ABC News about stimulus jobs created in phantom congressional districts, I found jobs/awards reported for the following Illinois “districts”: 0, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, 33rd, 34th, 42nd, 44th, 53rd, and 59th. Or as Stephen Colbert would say, “the fightin’ 59th.” Too bad Colbert couldn’t “better know these districts,” because they don’t exist. Notes the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, “the federal government is attributing about $6.5 million in stimulus spending to non-existent congressional districts in Illinois.”"

That is all just from one state in the first cursory review; but again, do not be worried about any of the stimulus being misspent.

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