How Much IS the Stimulus Bill? This is Eyeopening.

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  1. Zoom-boing
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    787 billion dollars. It's so big I can't really wrap my head around that number, can you? This puts it into perspective. I think Obama and Congress should be ashamed of the crap they let pass as 'stimulus', but since it's not their money they simply do not care. Yeah, Obama won alright. Guess who the losers are? Hope the generations to come have grit.

    VIDEO: Group counters stimulus with Jesus in TV ad - Jonathan Martin - Politico.com
     
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    Astounding innit?
     
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    Yeah it's a big number for sure.

    So are the big numbers describing how much theoretical money people lost in the stock portfolios and the value of their homes.

    So are the numbers describing the last wages when 500,000 people lose their jobs month after month.

    We live in a society where big numbers are needed to describe BIG EVENTS.
     
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    oh so thats why my wife said what she said last night.....
     
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    exactly.
     
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    yeah, Harry's a smart ass. Always bring it to this table.
     
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    well i cant bring it to my table.....SHE KNOWS BETTER....
     
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    here is how i wrap my head around it ....

    787 billion dollars / 300 million people = is what 26k per person

    so a family of four would get 100k tax free dollars ....

    my question is ... what would you do with it .....
     
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    I think you're confused..... that's how much money is taken away from the private sector and given to the public sector.
     
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    No, that's how much money they're going to print. Sham wow? And how.
     

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