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Small Eco Houses: Solar Home on the Oregon Coast
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Despite all of these remarks (and others that I don't have room for here), Rick Perry is responsible for Texas being the second biggest state recipient of ARRA stimulus dollars -- ostensibly "redistributed" from tax payers in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and the president's home state of Hawaii.
In 2010, Perry was confronting a state budget deficit of $6.6 billion. A constitutional amendment mandated that Perry balance the budget somehow, but instead of using a "rainy day" fund established with state money, Perry decided to tap a different source to fill the void. The stimulus. According to Politifact, Perry and the Republican-controlled Texas legislature requested, received and used $6.4 billion in stimulus money to help balance the budget. 97 percent of the budget shortfall was filled with stimulus money.
In addition to the $6.4 billion to balance Rick Perry's budget deficits, Texas also used $5.7 billion in stimulus money in 2010 for "programs such as highway and bridge construction, child care development programs and weatherization assistance."
That's a total of $12,100,000,000 in total stimulus money for Rick Perry's Texas in one year alone. Nearly seven percent of the total Texas budget in 2010 was stimulus money. That's a lot of "principle" being "tossed out the window." If Perry had, in fact, seceded, I wonder where that money would have come from. It stands to reason that a military confrontation with the United States would have created massive, unprecedented deficits in Texas.
As of the end of June this year, Texas asked for and accepted $17.4 billion in stimulus money with Rick Perry presiding over the state.
This is should be the argument against Rick Perry and the Republicans. They're closeted Keynesians. Using their own vernacular, they're socialists, and they're lying to everyone about their hypocritical true nature almost every time they fire-eat in public against the scary "misguided" generational theft being perpetrated by the White House and the Democrats. On a personal level, Rick Perry has even accepted more than $80,000 in federal farm subsidies while positioning himself as the viable tea party candidate running to be chief executive of a nation from which he wanted to secede because of "runaway spending." The contradictions are staggering.
montana hobbit house
jonathan cross clay cactus pots
Remodeling an Airstream is one of the most sustainable things one can do.
Concrete comedy is a hallmark of the modern sensibility. It begins with Valentin, the first person to consistently create objects of comic intent, and with Marcel Duchamp, who was the first to thematize the question of the artist’s seriousness, and then it spreads. Warhol during his deadpan ’60s phase, Andy Kaufman, Martin Kippenberger—all can be regarded as concrete comedians. Something caused comedy to expand beyond merely verbal wit, and the innovation held. Why? We can only speculate. Perhaps a concrete comedy that engages the theaters of the real world felt more empowering than did just speaking funny lines. Comedy is always about a relation to power. There’s always a jester and always a king, even if the “king” now takes the form of mass media, capitalism, and the other ruling abstractions of our time. And the jester always represents a threat, because the jester, in accepting his role, has announced his intention not to seek the throne. He’s playing another game, and that makes him dangerous.
'57 ford ranchero w/ edsel body parts
Original Otl-Aicher-Tischgarnitur zu verkaufen
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$20.8k / 655 Slateford Rd
Mount Bethel, PA 18343 / river
frontage backage / Bedrooms: 4
Lot size: 3,920 sq ft / 0.09 acres
Property type: Brick Single Family
Year built: 1900
MLS number: 414078
THis is a total rehab. Cash offers only. / this is a rail road bldg next to station or feed store on rr tracks. short walk through woods to delaware river water-gap and national park and I80 near jersey/pa boarder. beaute!
bell tent stove
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sold: 1400 Easton Rd, Kintnersville, PA – $151,850
sokols container cabins
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