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By now nearly every American has seen the "cash for clunkers" signs all over the surviving car sales lots. That money's coming from us, the generous taxpayers.
Written by Harry Fuller, Contributor on

By now nearly every American has seen the "cash for clunkers" signs all over the surviving car sales lots. That money's coming from us, the generous taxpayers. Part of the stimulus plan in an effort to goad buyers into dumping their old, fuel wasting cars for new,more fuel efficient models.

A less trumpeted form of the stimulus money for fuel efficiency: moving farmers into modern diesel which is much morefuel efficient than older models, or gasoline driven equipment.

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