Originally Posted by pricejj
The $800B stimulus, which raised federal spending to $3.7T (which we'll never be able to afford), has been locked into the budget every single year of Obama's Presidency. Obama and the Democrat Supermajority increased federal spending 25% in 2009, and it has been locked in at that amount ever since.
So you see, we now spend an "$800B stimulus" every single year.
Wow, you are so clueless.
1.) The stimulus was a ONE TIME expenditure spent over three years. It is NOT a yearly $800bn budget item.
2.) As you've been told before, the stimulus was ~$500bn in spending, and ~$300bn in TAX CUTS
That means for three years, we had an additional deficit of $166bn in spending increases and $100bn from revenue cuts because of the stimulus.