Steve Wynn raised a kerfuffle when he recently said that “Government has never increased the standard of living of one single human being in civilization’s history.”
This isn’t quite true. Former Rep. William Jefferson has at least 90,000 reasons to disagree.
I am shocked — shocked — that $6 million of stimulus money went to a company accused of “overbilling, bribery of union officials and other alleged improprieties on several large New York projects.” Such lapses in oversight never happen with government spending projects!
Posted in Political Animals, Stimulus
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