House approves stimulus plan with no Republican support

In keeping with their Obama-inspired "No We Can't" strategy - that is, flat-out no-compromise obstructionism because it's the only way they have left to make any political hay - the Republicans unanimously voted against the $787 billion economic stimulus package, despite earlier indications that there might be a few Republican defectors. Now, in addition to hoping that this thing works because otherwise we're dead in the water, we have the added incentive that if it does work we can rub it in the naysayers' faces when the party goes down in flames in the 2010 congressional elections.

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