2001-07-17 :: 7:29 p.m.

"Dear Taxpayer:

We are pleased to inform you that the United States Congress and President George W. Bush signed into law the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001, which provdes long-term tax relief for all Americans who pay income taxes.

As part of the immediate tax relief, you will be receiving a check in the amount of $300.00 during the week of 09/10/2001."

Um, thanks? Even though CNN reported that these letters were WRONG and that the amount shown is not the amount that I'm necessarily going to get so that basically Dubya manages to fuck up the one good thing he's done in seven months...

Oh, rant over. I hate getting all political.

But Christ on a stick, why bother raising hopes? And I so wanted to buy myself a DVD player.

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