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View Diary: First 100 Days Agenda: Economic stimulus measures (22 comments)

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  •  Perhaps block grants to states (2+ / 0-)
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    ManhattanMan, axman

    for repairs and construction.

    Getting the work done now will employ construction workers without driving house prices up as would be the case if the work was done in better times.

    •  Plus... (1+ / 0-)
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      ...we have to get that work done anyway. The bridges are falling down and the roads are full of potholes and the rail lines don't even exist.

      What better time to do this work than when we have thousands of construction workers sitting around?

      Maybe if we get Joe the Plumber some honest work, he can finally pay off that tax lien...

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