Monday, April 28, 2008

The checks are in the mail

It's hard to tell who's more excited about the forthcoming economic stimulus -- American consumers or the executives at Sony and Nintendo. $600 is such an intriguing amount. It's too small to do something significant -- like putting a down payment on a home or paying off one of those credit cards -- but it's large enough to purchase one of those big ticket items we've managed to do without up to now. Well, 2009 is just around the corner and my analog TV is starting to look positively antique...

Minnesota Public Radio's Jeff Horwich asks some St. Paul consumers what they plan to do with their government cash:

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