TITLE

Horse trading

AUTHOR(S)
Thredgold, Jeff
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Enterprise/Salt Lake City;2/4/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 32, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author assesses the $150 billion economic and fiscal stimulus package being considered by the government of U.S. President George W. Bush and the U.S. Congress to lessen the severity of a recession. He opines that the stimulus package will be funded by additional borrowed money. He speculates that Democrats in the U.S. Senate will consider providing rebate funds to retirees with no income beside social security.
ACCESSION #
29983261

 

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