Friday Stack: Big Spender Edition

by Rocket Finance

deficit

Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel is proposing tax cuts as a means to help Israel out of a recession. However, I’m not sure I want to move there just yet.

Dick Morris believes that the president is contributing to the slowing of the economy.

The federal deficit will near $2 Trillion in 2009 – by conservative estimates.

Remember that $800 billion dollar spending bill that Congress passed last week? Only 10% was to improve our infrastructure. Incredible.

I am starting to become a big fan of Governor Jindal from Louisiana. I am thinking about moving to that state, even though I hate humidity and I’m not too excited about jumbalayah.

From the Personal Finance Blogosphere:

He didn’t promise to entertain us, just meet our needs – my guest post at Being Frugal.

Christian PF explains the ins and outs of the $8,000 first-time home buyer tax credit.

Trent at The Simple Dollar explains why you probably should not use a credit card as your emergency fund.

I just stumbled across a simple little blog that I am starting to like. You might be interested in checking it out. It is called The Corner Office Blog.

I am a big proponent of donating to non-profits, in fact, I would like to see private charities take over most of the burden of dealing with the poor in this country so that the federal government out of the charity business. However, Jim at Bargaineering suggests that donating to charity might not be such a good idea. You be the judge.

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