Monday, December 28, 2009

More Stimulus Stupidity


1.8 million federal dollars have been spent in Texas to caulk seven homes.

“AUSTIN – The state received millions of federal dollars from the economic-stimulus package to help poor Texans cut their energy bills, but by the end of last month, just seven homes had been weather-treated under the program. The state has spent $1.8 million of $163 million available...

The government is spending $271,000 per home to winterize it. Wouldn’t it be cheaper to buy each shack and give the homeowner some repo’d three bedroom ranch?

1 comment:

Bungalow Bill said...

Of course it would. Don't give them any ideas. We would then discover what comes after a trillion.