Federal Stimulus Money Works

Of course, Bobby Jindal would have you believe that the federal government didn’t help Louisiana at all after Katrina, that they did it on their own.  But let’s ignore that and look at reality:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/05/us/05louisiana.html?th&emc=th

Now, it could also be that Louisiana has a low unemployment rate because so many people left the state after Katrina.  But its eye-catching irregardless that their unemployment rate has not spiked the past few months like everyone else’s.

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