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Topic: Have you seen what's in this $1.9 TRILLION "Covid" Rescue package?  (Read 126 times)

sfreeman8

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A lot of pork again not even related to helping people. It looks like a regular budget bill with lots of items that have nothing to do with COVID-19.

Defense spending, federal wage increase, SNAP programs, high speed rail and underground for CA, bridge between NYC and Canada, Amtrak, Airlines, Emergency leave for federal and postal workers, VAís supply chain modernization efforts, $10 million for the VAís inspector generalís office to conduct oversight, Internet connectivity (evidently, they won't be in a hurry to have schools open if this part of the bill passes), tax credits (child tax credit, earned income tax credit for people without children even those ages 19-25), Rental assistance (which is fine BUT the money to be allocated to states, territories, counties, and cities, to dole out and you know what happens there),  Obamacare premium subsidies. bail out of multi-employer pension plans, Mental health and substance abuse (why substance abuse??? nothing to do with COVID-19), Money for school reopening (why not use up the $66 billion left from the first 2 stimulus plans) and higher education (to provide funding to dedicate at least half of it to emergency financial aid grants for students). Some items like homeless funding,  rental assistance, homeowner assistance and small business credits will ALL go through the states to dole out, which is a horrific  idea if they're anything like my state. Not much went where it was supposed to go in the other stimulus plans.    >:( >:(

All in all, they say $825 billion is for true COVID-19 help and the rest of the $1.9 Trillion is for unrelated COVID relief. (I haven't added it up). 

Why can't Congress EVER pass a bill without pork? The first one was bad enough, now they're doing it again?

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Re: Have you seen what's in this $1.9 TRILLION "Covid" Rescue package?
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2021, 12:01:49 am »
That is because they don't care about us, the American People, it is that simple >:( As long as they have their money and power nothing else matters, NOTHING >:( 8)

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Re: Have you seen what's in this $1.9 TRILLION "Covid" Rescue package?
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2021, 02:33:06 am »
They shd be giving us $2k per mth for 6mths or till summer when vaccines are plentiful. This shd have been done since last yr. But.....................

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Re: Have you seen what's in this $1.9 TRILLION "Covid" Rescue package?
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2021, 06:47:38 pm »
A lot of pork again not even related to helping people. It looks like a regular budget bill with lots of items that have nothing to do with COVID-19.

Defense spending, federal wage increase, SNAP programs, high speed rail and underground for CA, bridge between NYC and Canada, Amtrak, Airlines, Emergency leave for federal and postal workers, VAís supply chain modernization efforts, $10 million for the VAís inspector generalís office to conduct oversight, Internet connectivity (evidently, they won't be in a hurry to have schools open if this part of the bill passes), tax credits (child tax credit, earned income tax credit for people without children even those ages 19-25), Rental assistance (which is fine BUT the money to be allocated to states, territories, counties, and cities, to dole out and you know what happens there),  Obamacare premium subsidies. bail out of multi-employer pension plans, Mental health and substance abuse (why substance abuse??? nothing to do with COVID-19), Money for school reopening (why not use up the $66 billion left from the first 2 stimulus plans) and higher education (to provide funding to dedicate at least half of it to emergency financial aid grants for students). Some items like homeless funding,  rental assistance, homeowner assistance and small business credits will ALL go through the states to dole out, which is a horrific  idea if they're anything like my state. Not much went where it was supposed to go in the other stimulus plans.    >:( >:(

All in all, they say $825 billion is for true COVID-19 help and the rest of the $1.9 Trillion is for unrelated COVID relief. (I haven't added it up). 

Why can't Congress EVER pass a bill without pork? The first one was bad enough, now they're doing it again?

This is a very good recap of crap, sfreeman8. Full of pork and absolutely ridiculous. How do they get away with absolutely everything they want no matter how much it costs?

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Re: Have you seen what's in this $1.9 TRILLION "Covid" Rescue package?
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2021, 10:03:54 pm »
Given all his faults and things Trump did believe in America first. This Stimulus proves that Biden does not care about America first more like america last. Its a shame so many people voted for him thinking he was different but instead hes just simply Joe nothing has changed dude a career political figure and only really cares about himself and his friends

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