Hard to believe but look it up on the Congressional website for HR 748 from 116th Congress.
American population: 330,483,530
Stimulus bill: $2,000,000,000,000 ($2 Trillion)
Dividing the cost by every in America is $6,051.74
The government could have given every person over $6,000, but instead will give $1,400 to each adult under a certain income.
Wanna know where the missing 96% of your tax dollars went?
$300,000,000 for Migrant and Refugee Assistance pg 147
$10,000 per person for student loan bailout
$100,000,000 to NASA, because, who knows why.
$20,000,000,000 to the USPS, because why the hell not (That’s $20 Billion)
$300,000,000 to the Endowment for the Arts – because of it
$300,000,000 for the Endowment for the Humanities/ because no one even knew that was a thing
$15,000,000 for Veterans Employment Training / for when the GI Bill isn’t enough
$435,000,000 for mental health support
$30,000,000,000 for the Department of Education stabilization fund/ because that will keep people employed (all those zeros can be confusing, that’s $30 BILLION)
$200,000,000 to Safe Schools Emergency Response to Violence Program
$300,000,000 to Public Broadcasting / NPR has to be bought by the Dems
$500,000,000 to Museums and Libraries / Who the hell knows how we are going to use it
$720,000,000 to Social Security Admin/but get this: only 200,000,000 is to help people, and the rest is for admin costs
$25,000,000 for cleaning supplies for the Capitol Building…I kid you not it’s on page 136
$7,500,000 to the Smithsonian for additional salaries
$35,000,000 to the JFK Center for Performing Arts
$25,000,000 for additional salary for House of
Representatives (You ARE kidding me)
$3,000,000,000 upgrade to the IT department at the VA – $3 Billion
$315,000,000 for State Department Diplomatic Programs
$95,000,000 for the Agency of International Development
$300,000,000 for International Disaster Assistance
$90,000,000 for the Peace Corp page 148
$13,000,000 to Howard University page 121
$ 9,000,000 Misc. Senate Expenses page 134
$100,000,000 to Essential Air carriers page 162 This of note because the Airlines are going to need billions in loans to keep them afloat. ($100,000,000 is chump change)
$40,000,000,000 goes to the Take Responsibility to Workers and Families Act This sounds like it’s direct payments for workers. Page 164
$1,000,000,000 Airlines Recycle and Save Program page 163
$25,000,000 to the FAA for administrative costs page 165
$492,000,000 to National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) page 167
$526,000,000 Grants to Amtrak to remain available if needed through 2021 page 168 (what are the odds that doesn’t go unused)
Hidden on page 174 the Secretary has 7 days to allocate the funds & notify Congress
$25,000,000,000 for Transit Infrastructure page 169
$3,000,000 Maritime Administration page 172
$5,000,000 Salaries and Expensive Office of the Inspector General page 172
$2,500,000 Public and Indian Housing page 175
$5,000,000 Community Planning and Development page 175
$2,500,000 Office of Housing
What DOES ALL of this have to do with the Virus? Are you angry yet?
2 thoughts on “Here’s the line items on the $2 Trillion dollar stimulus deal…. The government just paid the government…?”
Americans should get more of the spending bill and less of the other crap. This has very little to do with actual virus economy and more bloatware like Windows 10!
If you are a school teacher in so cal you make too much to qualify for this stim. Because it’s so expensive to live there many make 100000 and are below poverty line.