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  •  The admin expected to get more stimulus bills (3+ / 0-)

    passed later, that the first bill was just a beginning. And the admin did try to get more later but were blocked by republicans.

    Krugman has acknowledged more than once that it might not have been politically possible to get more stimulus passed in February 2009. He also acknowledges that the process of legislation is not his expertise. AND Krugman places primary blame on republicans for blocking progress.

    “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children” ― Chief Seattle

    by SoCalSal on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 06:45:38 AM PDT

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    •  True. They were in a hurry... (1+ / 0-)
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      ...and worried about sticker shock. Nancy Pelosi said that Obama shouldn't send her anything more than a trillion dollars.

      All of my OFA sponsored sock puppets and I approve this post.

      by NoFortunateSon on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 06:58:49 AM PDT

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