Government To Stimulate Economy By Tracking Stimulus

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As the debate heats up about whether or not the economy will need a second stimulus package, millions of dollars from the current package are flying out the door to advertise where the money from the first stimulus is going. In a follow up effort to shelling out $500-$1200 for "Putting America to Work" and ""Project Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act" road signs for each new turtle crossing, the White House plans to spend up to $18 million over the next 5 years on the Recovery.gov website. Only DC could construct a feedback loop in which millions are needed to handle the technological intricacies involved in redirecting people back to the home page when they click on 'See Where Your Money Is Going'.
Recovery.Gov: Obama Team Redesigns Stimulus Site -- for $9.5M [ABC News]

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