Argument: The effect of the 2008 stimulus package will be immediate
- Felix Salmon. "the size seems about right to me: 1% of GDP, or about $140 billion, is affordable but not fiscally disastrous." Portfolio.com. January 18, 2007 - "The money will also arrive relatively soon - as soon as people start filing their tax returns - which means that we won't have to wait too long to see the effect of the stimulus."