Originally Posted by badhatharry
That's what the tax cut in the stimulus amounted to.
On a per capita basis the $288 billion tax cut actually amounts to $1000 per person. But the tax cut was made up of many small, temporary tax credits. I think the numbers should have been much bigger, Obama should have drastically simplified the tax code and left room for more fiscal expansion ...
But how is this related to the fact that the US government did NOT spend more $1000 billion dollars like Mangu-Ward says??