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Obamanomics: A Legacy of Wasteful Spending

Posted: October 31, 2012 at 4:45 pm   /   by


This mini-documentary from the Center for Freedom and Prosperity Foundation highlights egregious examples of wasteful spending from the so-called stimulus legislation and explains why government spending hurts economic performance.

**Links to additional reading material**

Thomas Sowell, “Stimulus or Sedative?”…

Veronique de Rugy, “Green Energy Loans: Beyond the Solyndra Drama,”…

CF&P Economic Lessons Video, “Keynesian Economics is Wrong: Bigger Gov’t Is Not Stimulus,”…

Doug Bandow, “Federal Spending: Killing the Economy with Government Stimulus,”…

Dan Mitchell, “Spending Is Not Stimulus: Bigger Government Did Not Work for bush, and It Will Not Work for Obama,”

CF&P Economic Lessons Video, “Obamas So-Called Stimulus: Good For Government, Bad For the Economy,”…

Nicolas Loris, “Department of Energy Budget Cuts: Time to End the Hidden Green Stimulus,”…

Jim Powell, “How Obama’s Last Stimulus Bill Became a Comedy of Errors,”…

Christopher Cook

Christopher Cook

Managing Editor at Western Free Press
Christopher Cook is a writer, editor, and political commentator. He is the president of Castleraine, Inc., a consulting firm providing a diverse array of services to corporate, public policy, and not-for-profit clients.

Ardently devoted to the cause of human freedom, he has worked at the confluence of politics, activism, and public policy for more than a decade. He co-wrote a ten-part series of video shorts on economics, and has film credits as a researcher on 11 political documentaries, including Citizens United's notorious film on Hillary Clinton that became the subject of a landmark Supreme Court decision. He is the founder of several activist endeavors, including (now a part of Western Free Press) and He is currently the managing editor of and principal contributor to
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Obamanomics: A Legacy of Wasteful Spending