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Stimulus creates only 3.5 jobs in (NY Southern) Tier's 10 counties
Gannett News Service | October 15, 2009, 8:20 pm | By Doug Schneider

Posted on 10/16/2009 4:04:22 PM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines

Gannett News, so link only: http://www.theithacajournal.com/article/20091015/NEWS01/910150392/Stimulus+creates+only+3.5+jobs+in+Tier+s+10+counties

But the headline says it all.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; US: New York
KEYWORDS: binghamton; broome; chemung; elmira; ithaca; porculus; porkulus; stimulus; stimulusminusculus; tompkins

1 posted on 10/16/2009 4:04:23 PM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

And let me guess... the revenue stream that feeds those 3.5 jobs probably has it’s source coming from my pockets!


2 posted on 10/16/2009 4:09:47 PM PDT by RingerSIX
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

3.5 jobs for how much stimulus??

was it $10 million?

did these jobs last a week or a month?

How much of this stimulus actually went to these workers?


3 posted on 10/16/2009 4:14:14 PM PDT by GeronL (They Made It Happen On Purpose Economically. MIHOPE)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

RATs and RINOs out in 2010 and clean the rest in 2012.


4 posted on 10/16/2009 4:15:01 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Let me guess- those 3.5 jobs are all to track jobs created by the porkulous?


5 posted on 10/16/2009 4:20:56 PM PDT by silverleaf (If we are astroturf, why are the democrats trying to mow us?)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

How do you create .5 of a job?


6 posted on 10/16/2009 4:31:50 PM PDT by vpintheak (4-times an extremist)
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To: GeronL
3.5 jobs for how much stimulus??

was it $10 million?

$751 million led to 656 jobs statewide.

See the link to the article, and http://www.recovery.gov/Pages/home.aspx

7 posted on 10/16/2009 4:34:39 PM PDT by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
Here's a map for those unfamiliar with the "Southern tier" of NY. I suppose it might vary a little bit depending on who you ask. It's lovely country, totally unlike NYC. There are Amish in some areas. I once heard a local news report that a man was arrested for fishing out of season! You get the idea.


8 posted on 10/16/2009 4:38:26 PM PDT by matt1234
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To: vpintheak

that .5 is chuck u schumer


9 posted on 10/16/2009 4:52:31 PM PDT by reefdiver (So how's that HOPE & CHANGE working out for ya ?)
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To: vpintheak
How do you create .5 of a job?

If it weren't for Bush it would have been a whole job.

10 posted on 10/16/2009 4:54:47 PM PDT by keepitreal ( Don't tread on me.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Pathetic, even by Upstate standards.


11 posted on 10/16/2009 4:56:09 PM PDT by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: Gondring

OK. and how much of that went to wages?

I would bet it was less than $30 million.

How much of it do you think ended up in the pockets of some leftists groups?


12 posted on 10/16/2009 5:05:41 PM PDT by GeronL (They Made It Happen On Purpose Economically. MIHOPE)
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To: GeronL

Since the commie org Apollo Alliance fashioned the Stimulus bill—and Harry Reid openly thanked them for their helping the democrat legislators ... obviously dems like Conyers are too dimb to write such a bill—it is a good bet that the design was to funnel funds to the social justice/greenpeace/union side of growing communism in America.


13 posted on 10/16/2009 5:11:46 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Dems, believing they cannot be deceived, it is impossible to convince them when they are deceived.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

yeah well - when Barack axed the chopper program that resulted in the loss of nearly 1,000.
Did they figure that into their mysterious equation?


14 posted on 10/16/2009 5:13:30 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: matt1234

yes - Amish and Mennonites


15 posted on 10/16/2009 5:14:42 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
At least the jobs created were beneficial to society as a whole...


16 posted on 10/16/2009 5:15:24 PM PDT by GalaxieFiveHundred
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To: MHGinTN

Stimulus needs an audit


17 posted on 10/16/2009 5:19:11 PM PDT by GeronL (They Made It Happen On Purpose Economically. MIHOPE)
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To: vpintheak

3 full time, one part time?


18 posted on 10/16/2009 5:33:50 PM PDT by wombtotomb
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To: keepitreal

Yeah! Bush’s fault!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :~}


19 posted on 10/16/2009 5:37:12 PM PDT by vpintheak (4-times an extremist)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...

Wow, there’s only three and a half ACORN members in NY state?


20 posted on 10/16/2009 5:40:40 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

It’s worst than that!!! According to the article, nationwide for $16,000,000,000, that’s billions with a “B”, they “created” 30,000 jobs for a net cost $533,333.33 and a third of a cent per job! They cudda hired me for 500,000 including benefits.

Krips, you cudda housed half a dozen Katrinites for that kinda money!


21 posted on 10/16/2009 6:31:14 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (The People have abdicated our duties; ... and anxiously hope for just two things: bread and circuses)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Opening one Taco Bell (using private funds) would at least quadruple that.


22 posted on 10/16/2009 6:38:47 PM PDT by TMA62 (TMA62)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

What is the half of a job?


23 posted on 10/16/2009 6:39:07 PM PDT by I Hate Obama ("Sorry I had a fight in the middle of your Black Panther Party." -Forest Gump)
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To: I Hate Obama
What is the half of a job?

A New York state senator.
24 posted on 10/16/2009 6:44:09 PM PDT by Brown Deer
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To: Brown Deer

LOL!


25 posted on 10/16/2009 6:47:00 PM PDT by I Hate Obama ("Sorry I had a fight in the middle of your Black Panther Party." -Forest Gump)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Now that is indeed the glimmers of ‘hope and change’. /s


26 posted on 10/16/2009 6:50:57 PM PDT by cranked
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To: GeronL

How much of this stimulus actually went to these workers?
>>>

I beleive much of the so called Stimulus money has gone into overseas bank accounts.


27 posted on 10/16/2009 8:23:02 PM PDT by unkus
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To: cranked

http://michellemalkin.com/2009/10/16/stimulapalooza-3-6-million-jobs-lost-is-%e2%80%9cquite-positive%e2%80%9d/

Stimulus jobs claims report full of errors...

Gaffes in federal reports this week about stimulus have called into question the government’s ability to accurately track how many jobs are being created by the massive $787 billion Recovery Act.

The data in Thursday’s reports were filled with mistakes, including an error that made it look like a French vaccine maker received the largest stimulus contract, $1.4 billion, when in fact it has gotten an award one-100th the size.

Government research organization OMB Watch said its assessment of the reports revealed many inconsistencies in the job data.

“The data is rife with mistakes,” said Craig Jennings, senior federal fiscal policy analyst at OMB Watch. “When you put out data that hasn’t yet been checked, it undermines transparency, because you are putting out wrong information.”

…A mistake in the very first contract listed on the site prompted doubts about the reliability of the reports.

Recovery.gov erroneously reported Thursday that French vaccine maker Sanofi Pasteur had received $1.4 billion in stimulus funds from the Department of Health and Human Services. The company topped the site’s list titled “Largest federal contracts in U.S.”

When CNNMoney.com first asked about the contract Thursday, a spokeswoman from Sanofi Pasteur suspected the $1.4 billion figure was a mistake. HHS spokeswoman Vicki Rivas-Vazquez said the number on recovery.gov was erroneous and the actual amount was $10.4 million.

Sanofi Pasteur said Friday that $10.4 million is the correct figure.

“We anticipated errors in the reporting and so informed many reporters beforehand,” said Edward Pound, spokesman for the Recovery Board. “This is the first time this kind of reporting is being done. These reports are being reviewed by federal agencies and recipients to catch any errors or problems.”

The Recovery Board has the tall task of compiling all of the data, and is spending $18 million revamping its Web site to manage all of the information.

OMB Watch said its review yielded “really weird job numbers,” including many discrepancies within the reports themselves. For instance, Jennings said OMB Watch found that many companies said in a narrative portion of their reports that it was able to retain several employees because of stimulus funds, but the “jobs created” column read “zero.”

The Recovery Board aggregates its jobs data from the “jobs created” column to display the total number of jobs saved or created. Jennings speculated that recipients might have been confused about the scope of the term “created.”

“I would not stake any sort of claims on those job numbers,” said Jennings. “We don’t know what’s going on there.”


28 posted on 10/16/2009 8:28:32 PM PDT by ltc8k6
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
Destroy millions of jobs and create only 3.5 in the process? GO***** PATHETIC! To BHO, that's progress.
29 posted on 10/17/2009 12:14:24 AM PDT by myknowledge (F-22 Raptor: World's Largest Distributor of Sukhoi parts!)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Ah... CREATED only 3.5 jobs, but SAVED more than 1,000,000,000 jobs. Results beyond Biden the Slow’s wildest dreams!


30 posted on 10/17/2009 4:02:23 AM PDT by ScottinVA
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

I guess the last one was part-time.


31 posted on 10/17/2009 6:49:14 AM PDT by stevem
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