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I hear that, at the time of

I hear that, at the time of the "Assault Weapons Ban", the hardware stores were bought out of large-diameter PVC pipe for weeks. B-)

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"Obama’s Economists: ‘Stimulus’ Has Cost $278,000 per Job."

That means: For each job "created or saved" about five were destroyed.