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I say "free money" somewhat facetiously, as I'm pretty sure nothing in life--or particularly from the Bush Administration--is actually free. Whether we end up paying for it on our next year's taxes, or the interest on what they have to borrow to give us this "gift" compounds to stratospheric heights, and we just have to pay more later. Probably both. Probably more than that. But hey! $600!
Bush and House in Accord for $150 Billion Stimulus
Hoping to give a quick adrenaline shot to the ailing economy, President Bush and House leaders struck a deal on Thursday for a $150 billion fiscal stimulus package, including rebates for most tax filers of up to $600 for individuals, $1,200 for couples and, for families, an additional $300 a child. . .
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