On the stimulus package:

Instead of trusting us to make wise decisions with our own money, [the Democrats] passed the largest government spending bill in history -- with a price tag of more than $1 trillion with interest.

The price tag is most certainly not "more than $1 trillion." The price tag is (if you believe the CBO) $787.242 billion. Since each of these dollars adds as much to the deficit as any other dollar you could pick at random from the federal budget, calculating the price tag "with interest" makes only as much sense as calculating the price tag of any government expenditure "with interest." Much as it was last week, money is fungible.

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