Did anyone seriously think a 900 billion stimulus package would not have pork from both sides attached?
Still let's wait till at least the thing gets through Congress before we start bitching and moaning.
It's not just a little. The more I read, the more I see this thing as being a pork bonanza.
The Democrats are figuring that they can spend money on pretty much anything they want as long as they frame it to be "stimulus". I don't consider "neighborhood stabilization" to be an economic stimulus anymore than I do family planning. Pelosi's already been shot down. Won't be surprised if this is too. That isn't really the point.
By taking this path, the Democrats are showing themselves to be poor students of history. In this case, recent
Part of the reason the Republicans are no longer in power is they got drunk with it after winning and thought they could do anything. The Democrats are starting on the same route.
Given the party's propensity for spending, this could turn into the biggest shopping spree ever.