WASHINGTON — Seven months into the massive federal stimulus program, the vast majority of government grants, contracts and loans in Michigan so far have created or retained virtually no jobs, a Free Press analysis shows.
The analysis also revealed that others who have been promised or have received stimulus money have overstated — in some cases greatly — the number of jobs created or protected.
Obama administration and state officials say it’s too early to draw conclusions about the overall impact of the $787-billion nationwide program to stimulate the economy and generate jobs. They promise that job growth will follow as more funding arrives.
You know if we wait long enough the jobs will return whether stimulus money is used or not. Of course this might take a while when everything we do seems to be to destroy small businesses.
It would be nice to see someone trying to bring back our industrial base. You know, jobs that actually create things. Ahaaaa it’s going to be a long three more years.
I think I understand the President and what a community organizer does. Ever heard of Amway? Just saying ……..