On Friday, Congress passed an economic package at $787 billion. No House republicans voted for it, and only 3 in the Senate voted yes.
Many sources I`ve heard and read state the following:
1) House Republicans had little to no input in the drafting of the bill, which is contrary to Democrat leaders stating in the beginning that this would be a bipartisan project.
2) The bill was printed/released around midnight Thursday, contained 1000+ pages, and had not been read fully by anyone n the House or Senate before voting on it hours later. In short, only a handful of people really know what, exactly, is in the final version that was passed.
3) Many believe that this will create/save up to 4 million jobs, while many feel it will do little other than create some short term jobs and make our government even bigger, moving us towards socialism.
4) This package will be paid for by our kids, their kids, and a few more generations after them.
5) There`s no guarantee it will work.
What are your thoughts? Was this rushed through too fast? Will it be effective, and if so how much? Is it more "pork" than actual solutions?
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