From Ashleigh Brilliant:
“To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first, and call whatever you hit the target”
From the White House:
Our multifaceted analysis indicates that the Recovery Act has played an essential role in changing the trajectory of the economy. It has raised the level of GDP substantially relative to what it otherwise would have been and has saved or created between 2.5 and 3.6 million jobs as of the second quarter of 2010.