In one way we could think of the second stage of the stimulus as being like the Battle of the Somme. So far our tactics haven't worked so let's go large!
Even Obama's new advisor seems to be indicating that fiscal stimulus won't work.
And of course a stimulus fired by spending leaves us open to the most egregious pork.
One such piece of infrastructure pork here in the UK is a broadband rollout. There is a better way.
There is of course real world evidence that there is a slowdown: oil stocks are booming.
This fall off in car sales. It's not all about the recession you know.
And finally, conclusive proof that soccer is becoming more popular in the USA.