Obama Stops Releasing ‘Stimulus’ Reports


Ahead of Election, Obama Stops Releasing ‘Stimulus’ Reports

9:01 AM, Oct 19, 2012 • By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
The Weekly Standard
The $831,000,000,000 economic “stimulus” that President Obama spearheaded and signed into law requires his administration to release quarterly reports on its effects.  But “the most transparent administration in the history of our country” is now four reports behind schedule and has so far not released any reports whatsoever in 2012.  Its most recent quarterly report is for the quarter than ended on June 30, 2011.

Barack Obama speaks about national security 2009-05-21
One wonders how the administration would treat a private citizen who acted like such a scofflaw in response to one of Obama’s principal legislative initiatives.  It certainly appears that this administration, which is so very fond of regulating Americans’ lives — witness the 13,000 pages of Obamacare regulations it has already penned — doesn’t hold itself accountable to the same set of rules that it’s so eager to compel the American people to obey.
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