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BUSH STIMULUS PLAN
WATCH: Hypocrisy Could Cause Major Damage, Haunt Paul Ryan
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My Economic Stimulus Package: Random Acts of Spending
Fortune columnist and best-selling author of business books
I have an idea to stimulate the economy. This weekend, let's all go out and spend some money. If any of you could purchase a couple million American-made cars this weekend, could you please do so?
Most Americans Will Save, Not Spend, Tax Rebate Checks
Tax Rebate Stimulus Boost Will Wear Off
Clinton And Obama Head Back For Senate Stimulus Package Vote
Reid On Clinton And Obama: "I Need Them Back"
The Self-Inflicted Recession
Jared Bernstein and Nancy Cleeland
We can ease the pain of this self-inflicted recession by reviving some other basic American concepts, such as the idea that government can serve a role in mediating a heartless economy.
A Politically Driven Economic Stimulus Package Cannot Take the Place of Reasoned Economic Policy and Planning
The $168 billion stimulus package is a triumph of political expediency over economic basics and common sense.
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How My $1,500 is Going to Rescue the American Economy
New York Times Bestselling author of "I See You Made an Effort...
I'll take my government money, essentially funded by Chinese investments, and then borrow from my credit card company, Citicorp, and purchase a Korean-made television set from Circuit City.
Out Of Line
: Ups and Downs
Cartoonist and Author
Sorry, George, I Need More
I'm afraid that the little that you are giving us just won't help. You owe us much more than that. Enclosed is my own personal bill for what you owe me.
Extending Unemployment Benefits is a No-Brainer
Nancy Cleeland and Ross Eisenbrey
Far from encouraging sloth, extending the period for unemployment checks will allow Americans to keep food in the refrigerator and a roof over their heads for a few extra months.
How the Country Has Come to Find Itself in the Current Economic Mess
Leo W. Gerard
International President, United Steelworkers
Are we better than 30 years ago? The answer is a thundering no. The solution is not a piddling $150 billion fiscal stimulus package that helps those who don't need it much.
Real Relief for Families
Mayor of Chicago, IL
In politics, no compromise is ever perfect, but the new agreement is progressive and gives tax relief to middle class families who are struggling, families who haven't seen any tax relief in the last seven years.
At Least Reagan Gave Us Cheese
Joseph A. Palermo
Professor, historian, author
says that both parties are "pleased" by the plan and that Bush made a "big concession" with this stimulus bill. What "big concession?"
Stimulus Deal: The Banes of Bipartisanship
Robert L. Borosage
President, Institute for America's Future
The real price of the deal is the continued misdirection of the economy and miseducation of the country. We need what the stimulus package excludes.
It's a Bad Deal!
Nancy Cleeland and Lawrence Mishel
At a time of plummeting confidence in the economy, temporarily cutting taxes on business investments through 'accelerated depreciation' defies common sense.
Really? Tax Cuts Again? Can't You... I Mean, Tax Cuts? Again?
Jeff Dorchen lives in LA where he makes art and noises.
If you've got $150 billion dollars to burn, how about thinking up something clever to do with it, instead of just distributing it among the corporate geniuses who let our economy down in the first place?
The Confidence Man
Deborah Siegel and Jacki Zehner
Founding partner of Circle Financial Group, first female partn...
Help America spend our way out of a problem created by too much spending? Only in America.
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