1) Andrew Samwick (Capital Gains and Games) would spend the whole $500 billion (and more) on infrastructure.
2) Ross Douthat identifies the evil that is the payroll tax.
3) Mark Perry (Carpe Diem)points out a $346 billion mustard seed.
4) Daniel Drezner brings some facts to the idea of a fiscal stimulus package for female workers.
5) Tom Barnett notices that China may be putting troops in Afghanistan. Very nice.
6) Fausta Wertz is all over the automaker bailout. She does not like.