Altig on stimulus, Yglesias on the new story of golden days
David Altig at Atlanta Fed provides visuals for the stimulus spending.
Update2: Another good visual (h/t Mcwop) from Wapo
Yglesias makes a statement on past recessions and how long they lasted. Gilded does not mean Golden using this information. And that post-WWII expansion beat the pants off any other increase in the standard of living for the normal citizen of the the US of A.