There's an email reportedly getting forwarded around the heartland about what you should do with your stimulus check. It makes a salient, if not wholly accurate, point about the banality of the American economy. Click the Bud Girls to read it!

It would have been more accurate if the author had added "and moreover, a few dozen corporate plutocrats' tax shelters in the Isle of Man or whatever" to all the foreign countries' names, but, you know.

Tax Rebate

This morning President Bush said each one of us would get a $1200.00 tax rebate. It was previously slated to be $1400.00, but they dropped it to a $1200.00 tax rebate because of various budget problems.

Now, if we spend that money at Wal-Mart, all the money will go to China, if we spend it on computers, most of the money will go to Korea or India.

If we spend it on gasoline it will all go to the Arabs.....and none of these scenarios will help the American economy.

We need to keep that money here in America the only way to keep that money here at home is to drink beer, gamble, or spend it on prostitution. Currently it seems that these are the only businesses still left in the U.S.