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Old 03-23-2020, 04:36 PM
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Originally Posted by RioRico View Post
The GOP plan funnels hundreds of billions of bucks to corporations who already sit on large cash reserves. I see no stimulus there except more campaign "contributions".
The fight in the Senate is about tying bailout money to job retention, so the companies can't fire everyone anyway and then buy back more of their stock because it is so cheap. Keeping jobs - and health insurance - is more efficient than just putting all the money into unemployment insurance. Though that needs to be sweetened also.