Ron Paul recently penned a series of opinion pieces on the US economy and our current "stimulus mania" (H/T: Bear Mountain Bull).
As usual, Paul's thoughtful essays on government interference in the economy and our lives are right on target. Here's an excerpt on the from his latest piece, "Stimulus for Who?":
"This week the House is expected to pass an $825 billion economic stimulus package. In reality, this bill is just an escalation of a government-created economic mess. As before, a sense of urgency and impending doom is being used to extract mountains of money from Congress with minimal debate. So much for change. This is déjà vu.
We are again being promised that its passage will help employment, help homeowners, help the environment, etc. These promises are worthless. This time around especially, Congress should know better than to pass anything of this magnitude without first reading the fine print. There a many red flags that I have found in this bill..."
Read on for a summary of the toxic pork that stuffs this latest creation of DC government.
And while you're at it, check out Ron Paul's article archives at Safehaven, along with the related items below, for more.
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