Is it fair when she is rejecting SOME of the money? The largest portion (160 million) is for EDUCATION???
Answer by diamondmamma at 9:37 PM on Mar. 19, 2009
Answer by Praying at 9:38 PM on Mar. 19, 2009
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Answer by Anonymous at 9:47 PM on Mar. 19, 2009
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Answer by Anonymous at 9:51 PM on Mar. 19, 2009
By accepting some parts of the money her state, and other states, would be forced to change laws in their states on certain programs that would make those programs a great deal more money to fund. Once this "bail out"/"stimulus" money runs out the it would be up to the states to find the money to fund these programs. Her actions aren't foolish they are far sighted. She is looking beyond the here and now and thinking of the sinkhole this money could open for her children and grandchildren!
Answer by momof030404 at 9:53 PM on Mar. 19, 2009
I think the average person doesn't really understand the wording in the conditions on this money. You do realize that many states will have to change laws to accept this money and to use it for the programs that the govt. wants them to, don't you? And you realize that when all of that bailout money is gone, the taxpayers (all of you, assuming you pay taxes) will have to make up that difference because there is now law to protect those programs. It's not just as easy as taking a check and cashing it. It will effect the citizens of each state more than they know or want to accept.
Answer by Anonymous at 9:59 PM on Mar. 19, 2009
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Answer by TeensMom07 at 10:04 PM on Mar. 19, 2009