In regard to the politicians who want to withhold the $1,400 stimulus checks from those who earn above a specific yearly income: how are you going to determine how much anyone earned in 2020, the year of the pandemic, when 2020 tax filings haven’t been made yet? Surely, you aren’t going to base your stinginess on 2019 earnings; that’s the year before the pandemic.
Do you really believe that no one who earned $50,000 to $100,000 in 2019 has lost their jobs in 2020? Their mortgages or rents, child support payments, school tuitions, etc. are likely higher than the lower wage earners.
Unless you have an expedient way to determine how much any individual has in their bank account, I don’t see how you think you can judge who is and is not in need of an extra $1,400 at this time. I hope President Biden doesn’t buy into this.
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