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Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg, Missouri is expanding and remodeling its facilities.

In yesterday’s Warrensburg Daily Star-Journal:

…American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds play a key role in the $54 million construction project at Western Missouri Medical Center, a USDA representative said Wednesday.

“If not for the stimulus funds, we probably wouldn’t be in this room today,” USDA State Rural Development Director Anita “Janie” Dunning said.

Without stimulus money, Gregory said, the USDA could not have loaned the hospital $34 million…

It’s the only hospital in the county – the nearest hospital after that is at least thirty miles away.

The punch line? A republican state senator was quoted in the same article:

…Sen. David Pearce said, “We’ve all invested in this hospital and believe in it.”

Wait, doesn’t the Missouri republican playbook dictate that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 is pure evil? Just asking.