"One thing I’ve been struck by in the latest phase of this debate, noted in passing here, is the extent to which Repubicans, who for years have insisted that government spending doesn’t create jobs, are all the sudden clamoring about how the defense cuts in the sequestration will be a massive job killer."
Want to see locals go apeshit? Tell them Uncle Sam is going to close a military base in their community.
"The government is handing out money – often $3,000 to $10,000 – to low- and middle-income home buyers around St. Louis. If you're earning a decent wage, but not a lavish one, this government giveaway might just put you into a house."
“It's wonderful,” she said. “I don't know how I could have come up with that $7,500 on my own.”
It's like hitting the goddamned lottery, huh?!?!? <smug bastard squeals of delight>