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GLENN: Well, last night the president gave a speech, ready to spend $900 billion on a stimulus bill or spending bill, but here's what Barack Obama said last night.
PRESIDENT OBAMA: Then you get the argument, well, this is not a stimulus bill; this is a spending bill. What do you think a stimulus is? (Laughing). That's the whole point. No, seriously. That's the point."
GLENN: (Laughing). No, it's not. No, it's not. Spending is not the way out of something. Still will you say, you want the stimulus, you want to stimulate the economy? You have two choices, Barack Obama: The government spends it or they allow us to have more of our money. Listen to mine, they allow us to have more money. I've already fallen into their stupid trap. They give me my money back! And they allow me to spend it. You're right, spending. It's just who's spending it. Are we buying it on frickin' condoms? Or do I get to choose? I believe in a free country. I get to choose. That's the difference.
Do you remember when conservatives were dismissed with the same old tired arguments of calling the Obama campaign just nothing but empty tax-and-spend liberal policies? He said last night the whole point of the bill is to stimulate the economy was spending, by the government. If you're going to spend $900 billion, that's the whole point. We would like to know exactly where it's going. I know it's crazy, but think of this. When we were originally told that we were going to be spending, we were going to be spending most of it on infrastructure. Then we found out that it would take years to do that. We heard that there were plenty of shovel-ready projects ready to go. Shovel-ready? At first I thought they were admitting how much of this was BS and you need shovels to get it out but apparently shovel-ready means ready to go, ready to put the shovel in the ground, if it only had funding, we could do it." Well, Barack's hometown, the completely noncorrupt City of Chicago in the completely noncorrupt State of Illinois has their list of shovel-ready projects that they are going to spend your money on. But what are they? I have it... right... okay, I don't have it right here because here's what happened. Mayor Richard Daley said in Chicago that he has compiled a wish list of shovel-ready projects to spend federal economic stimulus funds on should congress approve a plan. Unlike hundreds of other cities, Daly said Chicago will not make its list public. Well, whose money is this? Why won't Daly make this list public? "We didn't put that out publicly because once you start putting it out publicly, you know, the newspapers, the media, they are going to start ripping it apart." Oh, I get it. You won't make it public because the public might realize how stupidly we're spending our money! Well, gee, how dare us for caring. Don't worry, he will let you know soon enough. This is the great part. When you're on a steep downhill road to socialism, you don't have to worry about such things. The state knows it all. They shall not be questioned. Being an uninformed drone, aka useful idiot who is disengaged from the god-like state is just so much easier on you, the worker. How dare you ask where the money is going. How dare you. It's going to social projects, but don't ever call it socialism!
VOICE: That was even more overwhelming evidence that we are destined to be a bunch of socialist pigs very, very soon, on the Glenn Beck program.