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The Thoughts of a Conservative mind.

New Link: Stimulus Watch

I have added this new link to my page (hattip – Iamsaved )

The link shows where and how the Stimulus money is being spent.  Here is just a taste of what some of our tax dollars will be spent for:

Description City State Jobs Cost Program Type Vote Ratio
Doorbells Laurel MS 2 $99,600 Housing -4834
Forks of the Road Heritage Trail. This project would greatly enhance one of the primary gateways to our city by creating an African American/Ethnic Heritage Trail along a stretch of St. Catherine Street between the Forks of the Road Slave Market Site Natchez MS 65 $600,000,000 CDBG -3677
New Energy Efficiency Industrial Zones 100 Acres Cidra PR 1628 $17,500,000,000 Energy -3160
Construct 25 houses for first time buyers including land acqusition Friars Point MS 25 $1,000,000 Housing -1650
Raul Alvarez Disc Golf Course: This project will develop a 36-hole disc golf course that will be environmentally and financially sustainable. Austin TX 4 $886,000 Water -1544
Sunset View Park – dog park construction Chula Vista CA 7 $500,000 CDBG -1472
Construction of Convention Center Hotel Dallas TX 3800 $386,000,000 CDBG -1223
Solar LA Program Los Angeles CA 31243 $2,160,000,000 Energy -1023
Initiative to Reduce Prostitution-Off the Streets Program. This initiative would connect individuals involved in prostitution with resources to leave a life of prostitution. Beginning with emergency shelter and continuing with an array of educational Dayton OH 0 $1,500,000 Public Safety -1020
Las Vegas Performing Arts Center – Construct a new Performing Arts Center within the City’s Union Park Development. Las Vegas NV 1875 $375,000,000 CDBG -1015
Solar water Heaters for rural area families Cidra PR 14 $500,000,000 Energy -983
Establishment of Two (2) Dog Parks Lewiston ME 2 $50,000 CDBG -870

February 20, 2009 - Posted by | Economy

1 Comment »

  1. Do the math. Based on even the rosiest of estimates, that Solar Program in LA will cost $70,000 per job. Watch the “over-runs;” they will add another $70,000. Deduct the cost of materials–hotels are not made of thin air, and….

    And that Performing Arts project in Las Vegas will add up to Vabout $200,000.00 per job. Looks like they will put Auto Union employees to work.

    And the New Energy Efficiency Industrial Zone in Cidra, PR will cost millions per job,

    Comment by llabesab | February 25, 2009

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