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It's not $1.6tn, it's $1.6tn over 5 years or $320bn/yr.Jerome a Paris:
The US may need to spend $1,600bn in the next five years
That's about 3% of US GDP. Not an unreasonable Keynesian stimulus plan.

It'd be nice if the battle were only against the right wingers, not half of the left on top of that — François in Paris
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Mar 25th, 2008 at 08:55:43 AM EST
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