Q. What is an Economic Stimulus Payment?
A. It is money that the federal government will
send to taxpayers.
Q. Where will the government get this money?
A. From taxpayers.
Q. So the government is giving me back my own
A. Only a smidgen.
Q. What is the purpose of this payment?
A. The plan is that you will use the money to
purchase a high-definition TV set, thus
stimulating the economy.
Q. But isn't that stimulating the economy of
A. Shut up.