Comments:George Bush proposes economic growth package worth up to US$150 billion
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I am so freekin' poor. But I'm still trillions of dollars richer than the U.S. government. How hilarious is that? —22.214.171.124 22:01, 21 January 2008 (UTC)
Yeah, because Keynesianomics works. And because everyone knows that a temporary economic program is one of the most permanent devices of humanity created. Because consumption is /always/ better than savings! Ugh, this royally pisses me off. Fephisto 15:14, 24 January 2008 (UTC)
Save without a goal!!!Edit
Bury it in a hole!!!; and borrow a whole lot more (126.96.36.199 21:34, 28 January 2008 (UTC))
whats in your savings?
Who will get the money, business wage earners. Who else? Is veterans included in this package and senior's or just wage earners and business's get a tax break. I am confused on who will receive these checks. sandy hagan —Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 02:45, 11 February 2008 (UTC)
- Sandy, you're simply not cynical enough. The key proposed instrument is tax breaks, and if the record of the current administration is anything to go by, the lion's share of these funds will go to businesses with the noble goal of "promoting investment and job creation". The investment will be in the renumeration packages of the senior executives, and the job creation will be in China. The average working-class American will notice no difference; a higher percentage of his income will still go to the taxman than that of his company's management who earn enough to hire accountants; he will still be plagued with cost of living expenses being a very significant percentage of his costs. Face it, they call it the "American Dream" because you have to be asleep to believe in it. --Brian McNeil / talk 20:57, 10 July 2008 (UTC)