President George Bush spoke in Maryland Heights today, touting the imminent economic stimulus package intended to bolster a flagging economy and raise hopes of the impoverished or recently laid off.
After you receive your check from Uncle Sam, you're supposed to go buck wild at the mall or any other commercial establishment. If you pay off your bills with the money or save it -- arguably the "responsible" things to do -- you're not really stimulating the economy.
If you're like most of us, you may already have that money spent. If not, after the jump we suggest some tax-stimulus expenditures for those in doubt.
- The credit-card bill for the shit you already purchased while assuring yourself that your tax-stimulus check would be in the mail next month.
- Halliburton stock.
- Shotgun and portable generator for near-future collapse of U.S. society.
- Matthew Wilder album. Can't get enough Matthew Wilder.
- Financial adviser who can explain how sending out a couple hundred billion dollars in checks when we're already staring up from the bottom of a debt sinkhole is not going to bite us in the ass this time next year.
- Lou Grant DVDs. Loved that show.
- Bumper nuts for the RFT Street Team car.
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