Last-year's highly criticized stimulus bill, the Recovery Act, has had a ton of successes. There are no earmarks in the bill, it has saved or created over 600,000 jobs, given 95% of the American people a tax cut, provided money for needed infrastructure (roads, schools, utilities, etc.), and funded teachers, police enforcement and fire protection all across the nation.
Want to see exactly where the funds are going?
C-SPAN link to the President's remarks about the Stimulus Bill