From the "But Who's Counting?" File…


How much stimulus can one poor battered ol' economy take? $850 billion for starters, saith House Democrats, who have, with admirable tough-mindedness, "negotiated" Obama's plan up from the $725-775 billion range.

Just yesterday, I blogged about economist Arnold Kling wondering at what point mega government spending projects turn us from a Keynesian multiplier joyland to Zimbabwe.