March 12, 2021

This week, the House passed on party lines the Senate’s version of the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, and President Biden signed it. This means that most Americans making less than $75,000 a year will get a single $1400 stimulus check, plus some other benefits, like an extra $300 a week in unemployment through early September. By some estimates, only about 9% of the bill’s record spending goes to fighting COVID. Hundreds of billions will be spent on Democrat wish list items, including massive transfers of wealth to bail out blue states.

Here are some of the changes the Senate made to the House version (at least, they removed the $140 million for a rail project in Nancy Pelosi’s district, which I’m sure would’ve prevented a lot of COVID cases.)

And what would any Democrat bill be without some tax hikes hidden inside it?

But if you can tell me what erasing the deficits of New York and San Francisco, caused by years of overspending, leftist mismanagement and driving away the tax base, has to do with fighting COVID-19, then you win a cookie.

As for Republican reaction, Sen. Pat Toomey summed it up by saying, “I think this $2 trillion monstrosity is every bit as bad as Obamacare and that’s saying a lot."

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  • Kathleen E Uhrlaub

    03/12/2021 03:14 PM

    Paying off democrat debt is not the way my children's future needed to be compromised. He has sold us down the river but he has China paydays what does he care. His grandchildren are set.

  • Thomas Forbes

    03/12/2021 02:58 PM

    The American Dallors decreasing in value. Print some more. At least we will get some of our own tax money out of it before they start crashing the economy. As for the $15.00 minimum wage. That will cause the price of everthing to go up and there goes the middle class of people to be put in the poor category. So, it will be Rich and Poor. Power over us all in such a way we will not be able to imagine. Of course this is just my opinion. At least I am able to have one at this point of time. Psalms 118:8 is very important during this process.