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The feds’ evil stimulus dollars

Citizen Staff Writer
Our Opinion

Our Opinion

Some Arizona legislators are wary about accepting money from the federal stimulus program, likening it to a drug habit that turns into an addiction.


The federal government has no money of its own. Money from the stimulus package has come, or will come, from taxes paid by Americans – including those of us in Arizona.

Stimulus dollars aren’t a gift from the government. They are a way to return to us some of the money we have paid or will pay in the future.

It is foolish of legislators to refuse federal stimulus money. While they are making some strange statement, the dollars we paid will be sent instead to other states. That’ll show ‘em.

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