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  • As Stimulus Checks Mortgage Country's Future, Top Dems Draft Plan to Make Gov't Giveaways Permanent

    01/24/2021 9:50:41 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 44 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | JANUARY 24, 2021 | C. DOUGLAS GOLDEN
    If you like your checks from the government, you can keep your checks from the government — and on a monthly basis, provided you have children. That’s, at least if Democrats get their way. According to a report in Saturday’s Washington Post, senior Democrats are looking to craft legislation that would give tax credits of up to $3,600 per year per child. One plan being discussed — modeled on coronavirus stimulus payments — would involve the IRS sending a $300 check every month to parents for children under the age of 6, with $250 checks being disbursed for every child...
  • GOP Congressman Proposes Bribing Americans with Stimulus Money to Take Experimental COVID Vaccines

    01/22/2021 6:37:41 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 40 replies
    Big League ^ | 1/22/2021 | Shane Trejo
    A Republican Congressman is proposing to bribe Americans with federal stimulus cash in order to coerce them into getting experimental COVID-19 vaccines that have already shown to produce tremendous negative side-effects. Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) intends to make the next stimulus check contingent upon receiving the controversial and novel vaccinations. Stivers aims to deny $1,400 for ailing Americans desperate for economic relief unless they are stuck with the Big Pharma shots.
  • Why ‘Helicopter Money’ Won't Help Us Out of This Mess

    01/19/2021 7:50:13 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/19/2021 | John Horvat II
    Imagine getting up one morning and finding helicopters hovering over the neighborhood. They are showering down cash on the community. All one has to do is go and pick up an allotted amount. Such a prospect might seem too good to be true. However, in these chaotic times, it might become the new normal.The concept is called helicopter money. Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman coined the term in 1969 to envisage how sudden increases in money supply universally distributed would affect spending and saving. His conclusions were not favorable. No one took it seriously at the time. Everyone agreed that...
  • Anybody else get an Economic Impact Payment (EIP) Card? Is this a scam?

    01/16/2021 1:27:21 PM PST · by Texas Eagle · 70 replies ^ | Feb. 16, 2021 | Texas Eagle
    I received a card in the mail today called an Economic Impact Payment card. It says "Here is your Economic Impact Payment Card enable by Money Network (c). It contains the money you are receiving from the U.S. Department of Treasury under the COVID-related Tax Relief Act of 2020.
  • Joe Biden’s Economic Stimulus Plan: A $1.9 Trillion Mistake?

    01/15/2021 11:07:42 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 23 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/15/2021 | Desmond Lachman
    The Biden stimulus package is truly epic in size. It would be more than twice the size of the 2009 Obama budget stimulus and would come on top of the more than US$3 trillion in Covid-19 budget stimulus measures enacted last year. It would also be coming at a time that the U.S. registered a record budget deficit last year, which raised our public debt to GDP ratio to over 100 percent. That ratio was higher than that which prevailed after the Second World War. Mr. Biden is justifying his spending proposal on the grounds that all too many people...
  • Biden to unveil sweeping economic rescue package

    01/14/2021 2:25:03 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 73 replies
    nypost ^ | 01/14/2021 | Ebony Bowden
    President-elect Joe Biden will outline his sweeping economic rescue package in a prime-time speech in Wilmington, Del., on Thursday evening. The package, which will be at the top of Biden’s legislative agenda as he takes office amid an ongoing pandemic, includes a commitment to $1,400 direct stimulus checks and has an estimated price tag in excess of $1.4 trillion, Reuters reported Thursday.
  • Why Joe Biden Is Preparing $1,400 Stimulus Checks Despite Promising $2,000

    01/14/2021 10:14:56 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 74 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/14/2021 | Charlie Spiering
    President-elect Joe Biden plans to announce a $1,400 personal stimulus check for individuals on Thursday despite voters expecting a $2,000 check as promised. Reuters reports Biden will announce a massive $1.5 trillion spending program which will include $1,400 stimulus checks.
  • Joe Biden Plans $2 Trillion Stimulus

    01/14/2021 7:21:56 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 49 replies
    Fox Biz ^ | 1/14/2021 | Johnathan Garber
    Biden’s proposal, which is expected to cost up to $2 trillion, could extend more help to households and businesses in addition to easing the burden on state and local governments. Soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, a Democrat from New York, was seeking a $1.3 trillion COVID-19 relief package.
  • Biden aides told congressional allies to expect Covid relief package with roughly $2 trillion price tag

    01/13/2021 7:02:05 PM PST · by dynachrome · 60 replies
    cnn ^ | 1-13-21 | MJ Lee and Paul LeBlanc
    President-elect Joe Biden is expected to unveil a major Covid-19 relief package on Thursday and his advisers have recently told allies in Congress to expect a price tag in the ballpark of $2 trillion, according to two people briefed on the deliberations. The Biden team is taking a "shoot for the moon" approach with the package, one lawmaker in close contact with them told CNN, though they added that the price tag could still change. The proposal will include sizable direct payments to American families, significant state and local funding -- including for coronavirus vaccine distribution and other emergency spending...
  • Joe Biden: Elect Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock and $2000 Checks Go Out ‘Immediately’

    01/04/2021 3:56:30 PM PST · by chief lee runamok · 73 replies
    breitbart ^ | 01/04/2021 | Charlie Spiering
    President-elect Joe Biden promised Monday in Georgia that $2000 stimulus checks would go out to Americans “immediately” if Democrat Senate candidates were elected.
  • Jack Posobiec: Mitch McConnell trying to broker deal now, stimulus checks for full cooperation on the 6th, per Hill staffer

    01/03/2021 1:50:15 PM PST · by White Lives Matter · 89 replies
    Jack Posobiec on Twitter ^ | January 3, 2021 | Jack Posobiec
    Jack Posobiec @JackPosobiec New: Mitch trying to broker deal now, stimulus checks for full cooperation on the 6th, per Hill staffer, some willing to agree if it's passed first, and only first, others will object either way 12:58 PM · Jan 3, 2021
  • GOP Rebuffs Trump on $2K Aid, Defense as Congress Wraps Up

    01/03/2021 9:14:43 AM PST · by rintintin · 73 replies
    AP via ^ | Jan 2 2020 | AP
    The Senate wrapped up a rare New Year's Day session with Republicans rejecting President Donald Trump's demand for $2,000 COVID-19 aid checks and overriding his veto of a sweeping defense bill, an unusual one-two rebuke at the end of a chaotic Congress. Democrats tried a final time to push forward a House-passed bill that would boost the $600 direct aid payments just approved by Congress to $2,000 as Trump demanded for millions of Americans. Republicans blocked a vote, arguing in favor of a more targeted approach. The rejection of Trump's top priorities, along with the first veto override of his...
  • Home Vandalized with Pig's Head, Fake Blood ... Anger Over Stimulus???

    01/02/2021 8:45:54 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 41 replies
    TMZ ^ | 1/1/21
    Somebody left Speaker Nancy Pelosi a very disturbing message to kick off the new year ... and it seems to be related to the ongoing financial struggles of millions of Americans. Pelosi's San Francisco home was vandalized overnight ... most of the damage was done to her garage door and driveway. The perp or perps spray-painted "Cancel Rent!" and "We Want Everything" in big black letters on her door ... and there's also a nod to the failed $2,000 government stimulus checks. Twitter Link .....
  • Nancy Pelosi Home Vandalized with Pig's Head, Fake Blood ... Anger Over Stimulus???

    01/01/2021 2:03:31 PM PST · by blueyon · 116 replies
    TMZ ^ | 01/01/21 | TMZ or Sam Houston???
    Somebody left Speaker Nancy Pelosi a very disturbing message to kick off the new year ... and it seems to be related to the ongoing financial struggles of millions of Americans. Pelosi's San Francisco home was vandalized overnight ... most of the damage was done to her garage door and driveway. The perp or perps spray-painted "Cancel Rent!" and "We Want Everything" in big black letters on her door ... and there's also a nod to the failed $2,000 government stimulus checks.
  • I received my "kungflu" deposit. $100 to FR as promised. Do likewise if you are able.

    01/01/2021 6:08:34 AM PST · by dynachrome · 31 replies
    FR ^ | 1-1-21 | The young and studly Dynachrome
    Happy New Year and God bless FR!
  • Federal stimulus package won’t erase PennDOT’s funding gap or plans for new tolls or taxes

    12/31/2020 1:48:42 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 24 replies
    The Allentown Morning Call Adware Farm ^ | December 22, 2020 | Tom Shortell
    Congressional leaders passed a new stimulus package meant to alleviate the financial pain of the coronavirus, but it won’t cure all that ails PennDOT’s pocketbook. PennDOT press secretary Alexis Campbell said Monday afternoon it wasn’t clear if the relief plan will cover the $600 million funding gap plaguing PennDOT. Early media reports indicate that $10 billion of financial relief could be distributed to the 50 states’ highway systems, though it’s unclear how much would come Pennsylvania’s way. State Sen. Pat Browne, a Lehigh County Republican and longtime chairperson of the Appropriations Committee, said Tuesday that transportation-specific wording included in the...
  • Trump jets back to White House after Republican Senate rebuffs call for $2K COVID stimulus checks

    12/31/2020 11:18:12 AM PST · by rintintin · 41 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Dec 31 2020 | DAVE GOLDINER
    President Trump jetted back to the White House on Thursday after the Republican Senate rejected his demands for $2,000 COVID stimulus checks. Trump was uncharacteristically quiet on Twitter as he and First Lady Melania Trump left his resort in Palm Beach on New Years Eve day after a week of golf. There was no immediate word on what Trump’s early pre-holiday return to the nation’s capital might mean for the stimulus logjam on Capitol Hill. GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell again pronounced Trump’s bigger checks as a non-starter Thursday, saying it amounts to a windfall for the wealthy. “Socialism...
  • Graham: ‘With the President’ on Stimulus Check Amount — ‘No Way to Get a Vote’ by January 3

    12/31/2020 8:21:34 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 62 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/31/2020 | Trent Baker
    During a Thursday appearance on FNC’s “Fox & Friends,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) weighed in on the standoff over the stimulus check amount sent out to individuals in the latest coronavirus relief bill. President Donald Trump and some in the GOP are pushing for the checks to be $2,000, but others want the amount to be $600, which was agreed upon initially. Graham said he is “with the president” on the check amount but acknowledged getting a vote by January 3 is not possible. He urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to hold a standalone vote on increasing the...
  • Year-end session leaves bigger COVID-19 checks in Senate limbo

    12/30/2020 7:27:39 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 8 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/30/2020 | Susan Ferricho
    Increased stimulus checks remain in limbo in the Senate, where lawmakers are gathering Wednesday to begin the process of overriding President Trump’s veto of a critical defense bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blocked quick consideration of a House-passed bill to boost a new round of checks from $600 to $2,000 per individual. Instead, he proposed a measure that would combine the House bill with provisions Trump has been seeking to repeal a Big Tech lawsuit liability shield and to create a commission to study the integrity of federal elections. Democrats consider the additional provisions “poison pills” and...
  • McConnell introduces his own bill on $2,000 stimulus checks, other Trump priorities

    12/30/2020 7:18:14 AM PST · by dynachrome · 18 replies
    fox ^ | 12-30-20 | Tyler Olson
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday introduced his own version of a bill to increase the $600 stimulus checks from the coronavirus relief package to $2,000, but also included two other major priorities for President Trump. The legislation would also repeal Section 230, the controversial liability protection for online platforms, and create a committee on the Election Assistance Commission to study election integrity. McConnell set the table for a bill to address these three issues in his floor remarks Tuesday.