Obamanomics: A Legacy of Wasteful Spending
This mini-documentary from the Center for Freedom and Prosperity Foundation highlights egregious examples of wasteful spending from the so-called stimulus legislation and explains why government spending hurts economic performance.
**Links to additional reading material**
Thomas Sowell, “Stimulus or Sedative?”
Veronique de Rugy, “Green Energy Loans: Beyond the Solyndra Drama,”
CF&P Economic Lessons Video, “Keynesian Economics is Wrong: Bigger Gov’t Is Not Stimulus,”
Doug Bandow, “Federal Spending: Killing the Economy with Government Stimulus,”
Dan Mitchell, “Spending Is Not Stimulus: Bigger Government Did Not Work for bush, and It Will Not Work for Obama,”
CF&P Economic Lessons Video, “Obamas So-Called Stimulus: Good For Government, Bad For the Economy,”
Nicolas Loris, “Department of Energy Budget Cuts: Time to End the Hidden Green Stimulus,”
Jim Powell, “How Obama’s Last Stimulus Bill Became a Comedy of Errors,”
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