Monday, March 2, 2009

The Dead Tree Theory: Republican Hypocrisy on Spending

Louisiana has gotten $130 billion in post-Katrina aid. How is it that the stars of the Republican austerity movement come from the states that suck up the most federal money? Taxpayers in New York send way more to Washington than they get back so more can go to places like Alaska and Louisiana. (More...)

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1 comment:

  1. Mr. The,

    I agree, as I think we've established previously. It's hypocritical for any "fiscal conservative" to preach about federalism, self-reliance, and fiscal responsibility and then accept federal dollars. I know you're in favor of the "stimulus," but I'm glad we can agree that most Republicans are being hypocritical in this regard. That's one reason Republicans are losing ground.