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    Re: LA Times: Obama stimulus spending: $246,436 per new job

    Data is not a method. How is that data collected? How is it interpreted?

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    Re: LA Times: Obama stimulus spending: $246,436 per new job

    Quote Originally Posted by phattonez View Post
    Data is not a method. How is that data collected? How is it interpreted?
    It is collected from reports from the grant recipients. Seriously, do you not get this from that sentence?

    Here's another source that I easily found that explains, as well as critically examines, the reporting issue. You're smart, do some reading:

    | Following the Money | GAO.gov

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    Re: LA Times: Obama stimulus spending: $246,436 per new job

    ^^No methodology there.

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    Re: LA Times: Obama stimulus spending: $246,436 per new job

    Quote Originally Posted by phattonez View Post
    ^^No methodology there.
    You obviously didn't read enough to find any, not in four minutes. I'm not going to hold your hand. This is exactly why I declined to get into this debate.

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    Re: LA Times: Obama stimulus spending: $246,436 per new job

    The link had no methodology. It's just a summary of their conclusions.

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    Re: LA Times: Obama stimulus spending: $246,436 per new job

    Quote Originally Posted by phattonez View Post
    The link had no methodology. It's just a summary of their conclusions.
    Then you have some more reading and research to do, don't you?

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    Re: LA Times: Obama stimulus spending: $246,436 per new job

    Quote Originally Posted by misterman View Post
    Then you have some more reading and research to do, don't you?
    You should probably find a site that outlines the methodology, quote it, and post it here. I can't prove a negative.

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    Re: LA Times: Obama stimulus spending: $246,436 per new job

    Quote Originally Posted by phattonez View Post
    You should probably find a site that outlines the methodology, quote it, and post it here. I can't prove a negative.
    I never asked you to prove anything. Nor did I claim proof of anything.

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    Re: LA Times: Obama stimulus spending: $246,436 per new job

    Quote Originally Posted by misterman View Post
    I never asked you to prove anything. Nor did I claim proof of anything.
    Then why are your numbers reliable if you don't have a method to collect the data?

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    Re: LA Times: Obama stimulus spending: $246,436 per new job

    Quote Originally Posted by phattonez View Post
    You should probably find a site that outlines the methodology, quote it, and post it here. I can't prove a negative.
    In this case, with his track record of posting countering evidence to your claim, you have a chance to prove this negative.

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