Matt Carberry (kingpin248) wrote,
Matt Carberry

A public service announcement

I just finished listening to President Obama's speech to the House Democrats, in which he basically said "I'm the man now, dog!" He sounded a hell of a lot like Cuba Gooding Jr. in Jerry Maguire ("show me the money"), and George W. Bush ("Do it, do it now!")

Let's say this bill comes in at the low end of the range of estimates, at eight hundred billion American dollars. Add that to the TARP money, and that's a trillion and a half out the door. That much money, as a stack of singles, would be over a hundred thousand miles high...over two-fifths the distance between the Earth and the Moon.

The Cato Institute is fighting the good fight against the Democratic Socialism Implementation Act of 2009, by running an ad in newspapers across the country, reminding us that Obama and Biden are just plain wrong. Observe:

Tags: insanity, money, politics

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