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Friday, March 20

The Gift That Keeps on Giving...

Palin rejects federal stimulus money
"We are not requesting funds intended to just grow government. We are not requesting more money for normal day-to-day operations of government as part of this economic stimulus package. In essence we say no to operating funds for more positions in government,” Palin said.

The biggest single chunk of stimulus money that Palin is turning down is $160 million for education. There’s also $17 million in Department of Labor funds (vocational rehabilitation services, unemployment services, etc.), about $9 million for Health and Social Services and about $7 million for Public Safety. The full list and the specifics aren’t available from the governor’s budget department yet.
Governors who think they have a shot at the presidency in 2012 are interfering with warding off a depression for politics sake. In 4 years there may not be a constituency left. Silly knuckleheads.

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