Slice the pork from stimulus program

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Author(s) The Detroit News editorial board
Source The Detroit News
Date January 28, 2009
Quotes-start.png "The pork barreling is one reason Americans have grown so cynical about government, and it is one thing Obama has specifically pledged to change. The stimulus package provides an excellent opportunity for him to show he's serious. He ought to send the bill back to the House and demand it be stripped clean of earmarks and repackaged as a strategic spending plan that addresses the goals spelled out by the administration." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Act should be passed on the topic American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.