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Spiffy99 writes,

<<If you give $1 trillion to poor people, they're immediately going to spend it on food, shelter, alcohol, tobacco, casino gambling, etc. And the wealthy people that provide those goods and services are going to profit from it.>>

And don't forget that the $1 trillion in direct consumer spending leads to a multiplicative effect of something like 10x. That is, a $1 trillion injection becomes $10 trillion out in the economy.


That's right. You want your money moving hot and fast through the economy to create the biggest economic affect.

Don't they teach economics in college any more?

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