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Cory Booker wants to give you money
to get through the coronavirus
crisis. Here’s how much.

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Posted By: Ribicon, 3/17/2020 3:37:49 PM

Washington—U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and other federal lawmakers want to send out cold, hard cash to help you cope with the coronavirus crisis. Booker joined several of his Democratic colleagues Tuesday in urging Senate leaders to pass legislation providing every American with an immediate $2,000 cash payment, and it could grow to $4,500 by the end of the year if the crisis doesn’t abate.(Snip) The money would be paid to every U.S. adult and dependent, as well as every Social Security, Veterans Affairs, or Supplemental Security Income recipient. The funds automatically would go to those who file tax returns for 2019. Those who do not file a return

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Cheapskate Donnie's only offering up a thousand, but Heterosexual Cory's making it rain! Joe, Bernie, how much money are you going to borrow and hand out?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Maggie2u 3/17/2020 3:43:07 PM (No. 349161)
The dirty little secret they aren't telling you is this money will have to be declared on your income tax as income.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: bpl40 3/17/2020 3:59:17 PM (No. 349176)
I don't want their money. I would rather take a permanent reduction in tax rates. It can go retroactively to 2019.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 3/17/2020 4:01:37 PM (No. 349177)
OK, now they want to "one up" each other. Why not $1,000,000 to everyone? Insanity. STOP IT!!!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Strike3 3/17/2020 4:06:20 PM (No. 349191)
What office is he running for now? No thanks, Cory, I would rather lick the front door of my local Walmart than take democrat money.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: marbles 3/17/2020 4:09:19 PM (No. 349195)
In case you didnt know it ,Booker is up for re election .And, our governor just closed all the indoor malls in our state.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Vesicant 3/17/2020 4:17:41 PM (No. 349205)
Sure, take all that infected money or paper to the bank when you're quarantined. Whatever they do, shouldn't it be direct deposit?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: happy conservative 3/17/2020 4:18:09 PM (No. 349206)
It's already our money, dodo politicians! They're not being generous, they're being politicians. They expect us to bow down in praise and adoration because "they care for us". No, they know they're responsible for this predicament. We're dependent on other countries (especially the one that gave us this chaos); and these politicians are the ones who put us in that position. Booker, Romney, et al., are looking to CYA and make us grateful. I'm disgusted with a government that for eight years lead from behind. Our PDT is leading ahead of the pack. These losers need to shut up and say "Yes, Sir!" and pass without pork the bills that will lead us to recovery. MAGA!!! KAG!!! Praying for PDT and thanking the Lord he's the President and not Hillbill or Sanders or Biden!!!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Strike3 3/17/2020 4:33:37 PM (No. 349220)
“We must provide direct cash support to the American workers and families who need it most" Take from the rich and give to the poor. Once again we see the old familiar democrat Robin Hood policy except in Robin Hood's day, the rich were the bad guys.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Heil Liberals 3/17/2020 4:55:21 PM (No. 349239)
Borrowing from the Chinese to pay us off! The government has no money. It can only raise money one of two ways - through taxes and tariffs, and by inflating the currency. This is the great socialist propaganda tool. They will say, “See, we told you so.” They will pound on the private sector for being unprepared as they greedily took profits on other things. This is a major civil clusterduck. I am much more fearful of the monster we are unleashing than I am the virus.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: lakerman1 3/17/2020 5:05:23 PM (No. 349250)
i demand 18,000 dollars - i need a bigger boat.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: franq 3/17/2020 5:33:32 PM (No. 349275)
Spend all you want, we'll print more. Thievery in more ways than one. Pity some on this board don't see it. Actually support another bloated stimulus package. Well, maybe some can use it to pick meat off the carcass of failed businesses.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Venturer 3/17/2020 6:56:17 PM (No. 349334)
I don't need their money. I am sure there are those wo do need it, but some form of level-headed way to portion it out should be found. Just passing out money to every American is crazy.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Jennie C. 3/17/2020 6:57:57 PM (No. 349335)
Oh, he's going to give me some of his own money? That's very nice of him. I'll send him a nice thank-you note.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Winstonian 3/17/2020 7:02:13 PM (No. 349338)
#1 you are correct. The amount could be enough to move people into another tax bracket or put them over the threshold of government assistance program.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: anniebc 3/17/2020 7:15:38 PM (No. 349349)
I'll be fine with a tax freeze. Make the freeze of current levels of taxation permanent, stop all unconstitutional spending, and restart with extremely low taxation (flat tax) for every adult. Cory Booker can go pound sand.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: kono 3/17/2020 7:46:00 PM (No. 349378)
Senator Spartacus apparently wants to get everybody a payday loan -- about the worst way to borrow you can find, without placing your eyeballs and testicles up for collateral.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: bighambone 3/17/2020 8:46:45 PM (No. 349396)
Romney is going to find out that he will never beat the leftist and liberal Democrats at giving away government money. If he throws one grand on the table the Democrats will immediately call him and raise him to two grand and if he meets that offer, the Democrats will keep raising him and will tailor the final giveaway to Democrat supporting individuals and groups.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: mc squared 3/18/2020 9:34:09 PM (No. 350441)
Like all government boondoggle it will never stop. For one reason or another Democrats and their useful idiots would finally get their ' guaranteed minimum income'
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