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« Trivia Tidbit of the Day: Part 618 -- The Failure of Obama's Stimulus. | WILLisms.com | Trivia Tidbit of the Day: Part 620 -- Pork Spending Spoils. »

Trivia Tidbit of the Day: Part 619 -- Stimulus Dollars Distributed Along Political Lines.

Uneven Stimulus-

USA TODAY has an interesting piece on the disparity between Obama counties and McCain counties in terms of stimulus dollars:

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The imbalance didn't start with the stimulus. From 2005 through 2007, the counties that later voted for Obama collected about 50% more government aid than those that supported McCain, according to spending reports from the U.S. Census Bureau. USA TODAY's review did not include Alaska, which does not report its election results by county.

Chicken. Egg. Whatever. It is a problem on many levels, no matter when it started, what the motive, etc.

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Previous Trivia Tidbit: Obama's Stimulus Is A Failure.

Posted by Will Franklin · 9 July 2009 04:39 PM

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