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Tracking Stimulus Spending May Not Be as Easy as Promised
WAPOST ^ | 5/21/09 | Alec MacGillis

Posted on 05/21/2009 8:02:47 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun

Shortly after the economic stimulus bill was signed, Vice President Biden was talking up the administration's Web site to track the spending, Recovery.gov, when he accidentally directed people to Recovery.org.

As slip-ups go, this one had an upside: Unlike the government site, the privately run Recovery.org is actually providing detailed information about how the $787 billion in stimulus money is being spent.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: accountability; stimulus; tracking; transparency
I know you are all shocked that the government can't track the spending of billions.
1 posted on 05/21/2009 8:02:47 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: anniegetyourgun

Have the IRS track the spending. They are like a proctologist and independent auditor combined when they want me to explain MY spending.

Give them something useful to do.


2 posted on 05/21/2009 8:10:15 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (Ein Volk, Ein Riech, Ein Ein.)
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To: anniegetyourgun

when he accidentally directed people to Recovery.org.No it’s over there no it’s over here no it’s over there.....


3 posted on 05/21/2009 8:20:31 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: anniegetyourgun

Saul Alinsky, chapter and verse.


4 posted on 05/21/2009 8:37:26 AM PDT by gorilla_warrior (Log Cabin Metrosexual Hairless RINOs for Bipartisan-ness)
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To: Vermont Lt

They’ll be too busy - tied up doing the political bidding of this administration.


5 posted on 05/21/2009 8:58:00 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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