Getting Out of Grover's Tub

Chapter 13: $5.7 Billion Bailout

In February, 2009, Barack Obama rolled out an $800 billion stimulus package. His goal was to spur consumer demand and keep jobs. Rick Perry joined South Carolina’s Governor Mark Sandford on a national tour to condemn Barack’s Bailout, telling all of Texas that the stimulus moved America “toward a “bailout mentality” where we look to government rather than ourselves for solutions.” So, why then does he maintain his own $5.7 billion bailout back in Texas? . .

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