This final note today, in which the economic stimulus package of 2009 returns.
The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office said today the tail end of the $800 billion Congress authorized two-and-a-half years ago added three-tenths of a percent to the third quarter GDP number that came out this morning.
As these things tend to go, though, it was vague in a couple of key areas.
How many jobs the stimulus package added: anywhere from 500,000 to 3.3 million. Which is a margin of error of, yeah, I dunno.
“I think the best compliment I can give is not to say how much your programs have taught me (a ton), but how much Marketplace has motivated me to go out and teach myself.” – Michael in Arlington, VABEFORE YOU GO