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Should all Americans receive another stimulus check?  How about 2 or 3 more?

Yes, 1 more
5 (6.3%)
Yes, 2 more
5 (6.3%)
Yes, 3 more
5 (6.3%)
Yes, 4 more
27 (34.2%)
No
37 (46.8%)

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Re: Should all Americans receive another stimulus check? How about 2 or 3 more?
« Reply #75 on: December 22, 2020, 09:13:52 PM »
@CountValentine @Lurker Time come back from the hiatus?

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Re: Should all Americans receive another stimulus check? How about 2 or 3 more?
« Reply #76 on: December 22, 2020, 09:37:32 PM »
NO!!!

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Re: Should all Americans receive another stimulus check? How about 2 or 3 more?
« Reply #77 on: December 22, 2020, 10:01:46 PM »
NO!!!
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Re: Should all Americans receive another stimulus check? How about 2 or 3 more?
« Reply #78 on: December 22, 2020, 11:06:17 PM »
Don’t like when there are opposing viewpoints?
There are opposing viewpoints without them off that is what you are looking for.
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Re: Should all Americans receive another stimulus check? How about 2 or 3 more?
« Reply #79 on: December 22, 2020, 11:14:12 PM »
There are opposing viewpoints without them off that is what you are looking for.
Just questioning the vehement “NO!”. This forum gets boring quickly without dissent.
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Re: Should all Americans receive another stimulus check? How about 2 or 3 more?
« Reply #80 on: December 22, 2020, 11:15:38 PM »
Just questioning the vehement “NO!”. This forum gets boring quickly without dissent.
Just questioning the vehement “NO!”. This forum gets boring quickly without dissent.

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Re: Should all Americans receive another stimulus check? How about 2 or 3 more?
« Reply #81 on: December 22, 2020, 11:46:17 PM »
From a financial perspective: The answer would be yes. The US has a better credit rating (lower borrowing rate) than we do as individuals, so they can borrow 10 year debt for 0.95% while we would need to pay at least about 2.25% on a 15 year mortgage, so let them borrow, give me the money, and we'll pay it back with their interest rate over coming decade.

From a practical perspective, those who receive the stimulus will likely pay back little, and those ineligible to receive will pay for most of it. In effect this is a redistribution of wealth, on a modest level, and to stabilize the economy (and the stock market). (and this time its obvious the beneficiaries include many many hard working people including small business owners)

I'm fine with this as a matter of policy, if the economists feel its needed to support the economy, but I sure hope we don't need any more after this most recent one! Perhaps the next one, if needed,  should be conditional up receiving the vaccine.

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Re: Should all Americans receive another stimulus check? How about 2 or 3 more?
« Reply #82 on: December 22, 2020, 11:53:39 PM »
Don’t like when there are opposing viewpoints?
The two mentioned have different styles of dissenting. One's is refreshing.

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Re: Should all Americans receive another stimulus check? How about 2 or 3 more?
« Reply #83 on: December 23, 2020, 12:09:25 AM »
The two mentioned have different styles of dissenting. One's is refreshing.
I find both refreshing but not too contrarian honestly
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Re: Should all Americans receive another stimulus check? How about 2 or 3 more?
« Reply #84 on: December 23, 2020, 05:57:36 AM »
Don’t like when there are opposing viewpoints?
If I were responding to a post, I would quote it. I am responding to the OP. Simple as that.

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Re: Should all Americans receive another stimulus check? How about 2 or 3 more?
« Reply #85 on: December 23, 2020, 07:55:42 AM »
If I were responding to a post, I would quote it. I am responding to the OP. Simple as that.
Interesting. Considering you have posted multiple times on this thread in the past and responded immediately after a previous post you can understand how it might have been interpreted, yes? Apologies for misunderstanding.
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Re: Should all Americans receive another stimulus check? How about 2 or 3 more?
« Reply #86 on: December 23, 2020, 08:06:28 AM »
If I were responding to a post, I would quote it. I am responding to the OP. Simple as that.

I was actually thinking this when pondering what your resounding “NO!” meant.

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Re: Should all Americans receive another stimulus check? How about 2 or 3 more?
« Reply #87 on: December 23, 2020, 08:07:36 AM »
Interesting. Considering you have posted multiple times on this thread in the past and responded immediately after a previous post you can understand how it might have been interpreted, yes? Apologies for misunderstanding.
Considering the new developments....

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Re: Should all Americans receive another stimulus check? How about 2 or 3 more?
« Reply #88 on: December 23, 2020, 11:13:32 AM »
From a financial perspective: The answer would be yes. The US has a better credit rating (lower borrowing rate) than we do as individuals, so they can borrow 10 year debt for 0.95% while we would need to pay at least about 2.25% on a 15 year mortgage, so let them borrow, give me the money, and we'll pay it back with their interest rate over coming decade.

From a practical perspective, those who receive the stimulus will likely pay back little, and those ineligible to receive will pay for most of it. In effect this is a redistribution of wealth, on a modest level, and to stabilize the economy (and the stock market). (and this time its obvious the beneficiaries include many many hard working people including small business owners)

I'm fine with this as a matter of policy, if the economists feel its needed to support the economy, but I sure hope we don't need any more after this most recent one! Perhaps the next one, if needed,  should be conditional up receiving the vaccine.

Whoa there. I would completely agree with you but the stimulus check is only around 22% of the freebie money in the bill. Total amount that will go to ordinary people is $200 Billion, and the other $700 Billion will go to the wealthy and special interests. The same thing with the "CARES" act - it was around $600 Billion to people and $1,600 Billion to the wealthy and special interests.

It is a redistribution of wealth - but not from rich to poor. It is redistributing from middle class to upper class (with a small bone for the poor) and that's what's wrong with it. Sickening that they couldn't pass a bill with just the stimulus check for the people who needed it on its own and dealt with the other garbage separately.

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Re: Should all Americans receive another stimulus check? How about 2 or 3 more?
« Reply #89 on: December 24, 2020, 06:53:54 PM »
usually we buy a lotto for 2$ dream 1 night till we find out that we lost, the current administration is giving us all free tickets and they are letting us dream for more then one night!!