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Stimulus silliness

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The Fayetteville Observer turned to Roy Cordato for reaction to the latest figures Cumberland County has used to tout the benefits of federal stimulus spending. Cordato’s critique of the bogus numbers earned him air time with Matt Mittan this week on WWNC Radio’s “Take A Stand Show.” Meanwhile, a recent Kinston Free Press editorial about the state government seeking additional federal stimulus dollars quoted John Hood. (Don’t Perdue and the members of her administration realize that the money to finance federal spending comes from the same resource that the state uses to get its money? It all eventually comes out of taxpayers’ pockets. Columnist John Hood explains how on this page.)

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