Free Money!

April 30, 2008

Heehee – not quite! 😉

Q. What is an Economic Stimulus Payment?
A. It is money that the federal government will send to taxpayers.

Q. Where will the government get this money?
A. From taxpayers.

Q. So the government is giving me back my own money?
A. Only a smidgen.

Q. What is the purpose of this payment?
A. The plan is that you will use the money to purchase a high-definition TV set, thus stimulating the economy.

Q. But isn’t that stimulating the economy of China?
A. Shut up.

{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

Rebecca May 1, 2008 at 7:17 am

Yeah, it’s all a little bit odd… 🙂


Cynthia Blue May 1, 2008 at 8:36 am

LOL that’s great. 🙂


Mrs Pop May 1, 2008 at 9:52 am

Depending on the manufacturer, you could be helping Japan or South Korea, though!


katelin May 1, 2008 at 3:18 pm

Haha, I love it.


unTECHy May 4, 2008 at 8:31 pm

Ha Ha, it is so true though.

I plan on filling up my 4X4 Dodge Ram with *looks around*….Gas.


Binary Blonde May 8, 2008 at 3:43 pm

Rebecca – You said it. 😉

Cynthia Blue – Made me giggle, too!

Mrs Pop – Haha! Too true.

katelin – I thought it was great, too. It’s funny in both a ‘haha’ way and sad sorta way.

unTECHy – Heh. Yeah, gas is slowly creeping up to that dreaded $4/gallon mark. Ugh.


Michael June 22, 2008 at 5:09 pm

The stimulus package is complete crap. It’s like giving an advance on our own money that we are already paying to the government. Hopefully our government will wake up and just spend less money instead of continuing to raise our taxes and pretend to give us a break.


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