That money should go towards creating jobs, not paying people to be out of work. One way of doing that is investing in the crumbling infrastructure. People working is the best way of stimulating the economy.in reference to:
"The Senate appears ready to drop about $20 billion for two pieces of economic stimulus that no one wants to label “stimulus,” in the form of additional jobless benefits for unemployed workers and an extended, expanded tax credit for homebuyers."
- Price tag for another 'stimulus': $20B - Victoria McGrane - POLITICO.com (view on Google Sidewiki)