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Even the Treasury Department is giving the bonds idea a lukewarm response, although officials are careful to praise the "patriotic intent and sentiment" of the legislation's sponsors on Capitol Hill.

"A strong economy is perhaps our greatest asset as we move forward with this effort," said Treasury Department spokeswoman Tara Bradshaw. "We hope that consumers anxious to put their money to work for the nation will make the purchases planned before September 11 as consumer spending is vital to the economy."

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