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Why do people think they are getting a Stimulus Check?

No individual is getting a check. There are tax credits, more money to be put into Government Aid Programs, etc...

Doesn't anyone follow what is going on?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:48 AM on Jan. 29, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

Answers (36)
  • wishful thinking? that other one really helped us out.
    driftwood

    Answer by driftwood at 8:53 AM on Jan. 29, 2009

  • personally the stimulus check is a dumb idea! give companies tax breaks. help them to employ more people who then in turn can pay taxes and start buying things, hence putting more money into the economy.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:06 AM on Jan. 29, 2009

  • People think that because they hear the word stimulus and remember from before what that means. Not going to happen. The money would be better served with some tax breaks and infrastructure that will build bridges and roads which in turn create jobs. None of the comdoms and STD's are going to help stimulate the economy.
    foreverb3

    Answer by foreverb3 at 9:12 AM on Jan. 29, 2009

  • Because Obama made people think that he was going to pay their mortgage and put gas in their cars. People don't understand getting something back in the form of a tax rebate. They understand the green in their hands. Remember, a huge percentage of Americans don't contribute taxes, so they expect the cash in hand.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:14 AM on Jan. 29, 2009

  • They were easily swayed to get a vote and as the pied pipers' played, they followed... Now they want their check.
    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 9:22 AM on Jan. 29, 2009

  • Government aid programs? Try PORK! There is NOTHING in that package that will stimulate the economy. Plus if it was so Bi-PARTISAN, then there would have been at least one republican voting for it.....the numbers I saw, only the dems voted for it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:23 AM on Jan. 29, 2009

  • anon 8:23, you are right. And even 11 Dems didn't vote for it. So you know it's a bunch of hooey.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:24 AM on Jan. 29, 2009

  • I agree with the ones against this pkg !!!!!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:26 AM on Jan. 29, 2009

  • They think that probably simply because of the word 'stimulus' and the checks that were sent out last year.
    lilbit837

    Answer by lilbit837 at 9:52 AM on Jan. 29, 2009

  • Everyone complained because Bush had 700 plus billion dollar plan and now it's up to 800 and some billion dollar plan and was passed. We're on our way to becomming a third world country slowly but surely !!! I've got an idea on how to cut the budget, they could stop helping foriegn countries rebuild for one and invest those trillions of dollars in our own damn country and help our own people. No other country would help us out so why help them!
    Angie32Red

    Answer by Angie32Red at 9:52 AM on Jan. 29, 2009

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