EVERY SINGLE DAY Ad | Economic Stimulus | American Issues Project

The excessive federal spending spree MUST STOP ! ——————— [FEB 2009] American Issues Projects new ad highlights the failure of the pork-laden stimulus bill to stimulate the economy. Washington, DC February 20, 2009 American Issues Project launched a major television advertising campaign today spotlighting the excessive spending and pet projects within the far-reaching stimulus legislation, which the Congressional Budget Office has said will harm the American economy in the long term. The ad will begin running today on FOX News, CNN, CNN Headline News, CNBC and FOX Business Network. Washington is, once again, out of touch with the American people, said Ed Martin, the organizations president. Congress has used the anxiety of the American people as a vehicle for appeasing special interest groups and financing their pork projects back home. This type of spending has no place within emergency legislation intended to jump-start the economy. The ad also showcases examples of the billions spent on pork projects—including golf carts, fish hatcheries and remodeled federal offices—and targets liberal senator Charles Schumer for his claim on the Senate floor that the American people really dont care about porky amendments. American Issues Projects ad examines assertions that the funding in the stimulus package will not help the economy, neither this year nor in the long term, according to economists and the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office. With this so-called
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