Tuesday, May 5, 2015

After Cash for Clunkers: Bucks for Botox?

Cash for Clunkers is so popular, and some Republicans are so jealous, American Enterprise Institute columnist Kevin Hassett has suggested some potential follow-up economic stimulus programs

After Cash for Clunkers: Bucks for Botox?

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The federal auto industry/SUV user bailout program Cash for Clunkers is so popular, and some Republicans are so jealous, American Enterprise Institute columnist Kevin Hassett has suggested some potential follow-up economic stimulus programs. The kind of over-the-top stuff Democrats won't actually propose. Tho you gotta wonder...

Highlights: Fly-Fishing for Food Stamp Recipients, which would jump-start the catalog-clothing business; and Bucks for Botox, a dermatology stimulus-and-consumer cosmetic rehab program.

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PhillyDeals posts raw drafts and updates of Joseph N. DiStefano's columns and stories about Philly-area finance, investment, commercial real estate, tech, hiring and public spending, which he's been writing since 1989, mostly for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

DiStefano studied economics, history and a little engineering at Penn, taught writing at St. Joe's, and has written the book Comcasted, more than a thousand columns, and thousands of articles, and raised six children with his wife, who is a saint.

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