This Cato article reveals Republican hypocrisy when it comes to lining their state's pockets with stimulus money. If you throw billions in a feeding trough, both blue and red pigs will come slobbering after the slop. It's not just reluctantly taking the money because if you don't, someone else will, it's the statements to trough managers that the stimulus will create jobs after calling it a failure in public.
This is why tea partiers need to remain independent and keep the pressure on limited government -- forget partisanship -- make the individual candidates earn trust. It's the only way to start the difficult process of climbing out from under the huge pile of debt and regulations dumped on us..