The Rich Got Billions and All I Got Was This Lousy $1200
I got my coronavirus stimulus check in the mail--all the way in Europe, where I live and I guess now I gotta vote for Donald.
There are a few caveats, but what the heck, it's okay that
Europe never really got into what to do with checks, so it'll take a month to figure that out and top-up my lonely bank account
The legislation was signed in March and here it is September
Married couples get $2400 and I am half of a married couple, but what the heck
If you have a couple of kids and earn more than $218,000 you're out of luck and just have to tough it out
If you don't file taxes or are homeless and living in a cardboard box then well, you know how it is
You can find your adjusted gross income on Line 8b of the 2019 1040 federal tax return and, don't forget, you gotta have a valid social security number.
So, now that your hardworking government has weeded out everyone who actually needs their help, it's pretty obvious what's happening.
The major Wall Street banks hoovered up whatever they could …