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  •  there is no limit on how much can be spent (0+ / 0-)

    productively in a demand collapse like that, even if you just hand it out by household and let it filter back up through the local economy and back as tax revenue. every state should have been floated adequate money to prevent firing state workers, for starters, and probably been given more for hiring extra workers.

    •  Quite ... (0+ / 0-)

      ... extending the block grants to states to three years or the duration of extraordinary unemployment rates would have saved quite a number of jobs that the Stimulus held onto for a year, only to see them be lost the following year to slow down the recovery.

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      by BruceMcF on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 10:52:56 AM PDT

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