Obama pleads for $50 billion in state, local aid
President Obama urged reluctant lawmakers Saturday to quickly approve nearly $50 billion in emergency aid to state and local governments, saying the money is needed to avoid "massive layoffs of teachers, police and firefighters" and to support the still-fragile economic recovery.
Step 1: Spend money that we don't have to pay government workers that we can't afford.
Step 2: ?
Step 3: Profit!!!