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    US Rebate

    CNN is reporting the US government may rebate individuals $600, couples $1200 and an additional $300 per child.

    If you receive such a rebate will you bank/invest it?

    Will you do your part to help the US economy by spending it? If so, how?
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    They did this 8 years ago didn't they? A whopping $300?

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    Yes, I'll spend it. On bills.
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    It's a bunch of hooey. I'm gonna pay bills. Wingnut did this 6 years ago. Dumb idea then, dumb idea now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KingTermite View Post
    Yes, I'll spend it. On bills.
    Same here.
    Last time I'll qualify for any of these rebates, so I may as well use it wisely.
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    Actually....I'm probably going to get screwed this year due to my relocation package. This refund could (if I'm lucky) just save my butt.
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    If things go according to plan I am going to be forced to start dumping a lot of money into the economy in 9 to 12 months.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    CNN is reporting the US government may rebate individuals $600, couples $1200 and an additional $300 per child.

    If you receive such a rebate will you bank/invest it?

    Will you do your part to help the US economy by spending it? If so, how?
    I hear there could be some cheap camaros available.

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    I'll spend it on more insulation for my house, and possibly some better windows (which are made in the US, where it will best help the economy). The price of keeping your house warm just keeps going up. If there's any left over, I'll look into buying a solar panel or two.
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    'course you know, It will be added to next year's tax return
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    Yet more proof that I'm.. well, pretty much right about everything.

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    I'll spend it and add to the growing US trade deficit. Actually they should give out gift cards only redeemable for US made goods, then maybe the money might actually make it into the US economy.
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    Larger rebates should go to the poor than to the rich so they can end up spending most or all of it.

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    The feds want us to spend it, so I'm going to save mine.
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    I'll use it to pay the higher taxes that will be coming I'm sure.
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    Im gonna put it on prosper.com and lend it out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    I hear there could be some cheap camaros available.
    thats the spirit
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    ooo, maybe i'll buy some Dura Ace brifters...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    I hear there could be some cheap camaros available.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jaxgtr View Post
    I'll use it to pay the higher taxes that will be coming I'm sure.
    Ditto!

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    I'll bank it. How do I get SSN for my dogs?
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    PETA does not have a horse in this race, yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    $600... worth of puddin'....

    Aww yeah....

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyLowe97 View Post
    $600... worth of puddin'....

    Aww yeah....
    Close the door and raise the window.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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