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Originally posted by Sublime620
Slow down debt. Fix the mortgage crisis. Pull out of Iraq. Invest the $13 billion a month in Iraq at home. Lower taxes for middle class and lower families. Set wages to match inflation rates, so that blue collar workers get the pay hikes they need to avoid the squeeze.
Originally posted by Sovereign797
People who've gotten themselves in much deeper debt than that should have been taught better by their parents, the school systems, and not gotten themselves into that mess.
Originally posted by wutone
Unless everyone getting a rebate goes out and uses that money to buy a gun and thereby giving the government something to think about.
I think you hit the nail on the head. This is the government's way of telling you to prepare for the lean times ahead.
Originally posted by larphillips
it made better financial sense to go out and buy rice, beans, pasta, and other foodstuffs in bulk and to stock up than it is to keep your money in the bank.
So, is that a way to encourage the masses to spend their rebate checks, or is it a very subtle, softball way to tell everyone to stock up and prepare for armageddon?