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Not so fast, Mr Scheer.

"The structure of the stimulus package is also reassuring, with its emphasis on spending money in ways that will improve the quality of life for ordinary Americans." The structure of the stimulus package is not reassuring. According to a CBO Report--the real CBO report, not the preliminary--it will take over eighteen months for this stimulus to hit the economy. This is not a stimulus for the people, this is a Re-election Stimulus for Democrats in 2012!

We need Medicare for All. Medicare for All starts to help immediately, and can be almost entirely implemented within one year of passage. This helps the under- and uninsured, business, states and local governments, and makes our products more competitive.