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Fixing U.S. economyís health is a boon for D.C. region
AP posted on Pantagraph.com ^ | January 17, 2009 | By Brian Westley Associated Press

Posted on 01/17/2009 8:14:25 AM PST by TFine80

Edited on 01/17/2009 8:28:09 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- When the nationís in pain, Washington often gains. Whether itís a buildup of Civil War troops, Depression-era bureaucrats or defense contractors after Sept. 11, the region has prospered in times of crisis. Today, the financial meltdown is delivering a jolt of its own.


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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: civiliancontractors; dc; economy; fairfaxcounty
The Washington offices of companies seeking bailout money will be transformed into “mini headquarters,” said Stanley Collender, managing director at Qorvis Communications, a consulting firm.
1 posted on 01/17/2009 8:14:26 AM PST by TFine80
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To: TFine80

How can we fix our collapsing economy? Easy! Let’s give a trillion dollars to public relations people and lobbyists. That will grow our economy in a deeply meaningful way.


2 posted on 01/17/2009 8:18:46 AM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: ClearCase_guy

And think of all of the benefits from this investment for decades to come!


3 posted on 01/17/2009 8:20:48 AM PST by TFine80 (The 1994 Revolution Petered Out.... So Let's Try Again and Do It Right!)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Yea,shovel-ready jobs! We know the only thing they shovel.


4 posted on 01/17/2009 8:21:31 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: ClearCase_guy
"Let’s give a trillion dollars to public relations people and lobbyists. That will grow our economy in a deeply meaningful way."

We can't have progress without an Inside The Beltway "narrative" attached to it. That's not the New American Way.

Besides, what would we do with all the Political Science and Psychology majors that our universites turn out in droves?
5 posted on 01/17/2009 8:53:08 AM PST by indthkr
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To: ClearCase_guy

Family and friends of congress members to receive government contracts to build a bridge to nowhere.


6 posted on 01/17/2009 9:15:30 AM PST by Vaduz
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