Don’t worry — after a quick fix it’ll throw two rods at once.
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Meanwhile, there’s a rush (temporary) on new cars, since $3,500-$4,500 off the sticker price is a strong inducement for consumers. On the other hand, has it occurred to anyone that a government subsidized new car at $3,500-$4,500 off sticker price is not a “sale”? The government is basically paying people to buy new cars.
What happens when the subsidies dry up?
Looks like we’re about to find out — as the kitty is already running dry.
So naturally, lawmakers are scrambling to find more of your tax money to give away in order to keep the shell game going. Michigan Rep. Candice Miller says “… this is simply the most stimulative (sic) $1 billion the federal government has spent during the entire economic downturn… the government must come up with more money, immediately, to keep this program going.”
Rep. Miller, it should be noted, is a Republican. Weren’t Republicans supposed to be against Robin Hood-style giveaways?
A fine mess you’ve got us into, Obama!
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?