If President Barack Obama’s economic stimulus really did “add or save” the 2.4 million jobs it claimed, the program cost taxpayers $278,000 per job. The White House’s own Council of Economic Advisers quietly slipped out its Seventh Quarterly Report on the $666 billion stimulus just before the holiday weekend. The data also revealed the government could have saved $427 billion by simply sending a $100,000 check to everyone whose employment the stimulus supposedly made possible.
Government would have saved money by cutting checks for jobless
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