The Recession

After "Cash for Clunkers" Comes "Cash for Appliances"

| by Reason Foundation

The last time checked in on Uncle Sugar of Uncle Sugar's Auto Shack, he was raving about the cash-for-clunkers program.

Now that that program is on empty, he's moving on to the next rebate bonanza: Cash for new washers, dryers, and other EnergyStar appliances. This is not a hoax: The gummint is doling out $300 million for refrigerators and you name it.

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