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Economic 'stimulation' needed

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It can’t come quick enough: I’m watching prices climb all around me while my purchasing power dwindles, literally, from the start of the day to the end.

It feels like our economy is a wet paper bag and we’re dropping oranges in it. And something about the moniker “economic stimulus” has a bitter taste, like calling a newsroom a “local information center.”

It’s a buzz word. It feels, to me, to minimize the monetary issues Americans are faced with — how does a one-shot deal right a ship listing from months of economic hardship?

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