I can tell you what it wont look like, a improved economy.  That makes me say

Over there at  Reason magazine (oh those crazy free market folks) compiled a list of how the stimulus package is gonna be distributed. Look in wonder:

  • $24 million for United States Department of Agriculture buildings and rent
  • $176 million for renovating Agricultural Research Service buildings
  • $290 million for flood prevention
  • $50 million for watershed rehabilitation
  • $1.4 billion for wastewater disposal programs
  • $295 million for administrative expenses associated with food stamp programs
  • $1 billion for the 2010 Census
  • $200 million for public computer centers at community colleges and libraries
  • $650 million for the digital TV converter box coupon program
  • $2 billion for Byrne Justice Assistance Grant program
  • $10 million to combat Mexican gunrunners
  • $125 million for rural communities to combat drug crimes
  • $1 billion for the Community Oriented Policing Services program
  • $1 billion for NASA
  • $300 million to purchase scientific instruments for colleges and museums
  • $400 million for equipment and facilities at the National Science Foundation
  • $3.7 billion to conduct “green” renovations on military bases
  • $375 million for Mississippi River projects
  • $10 million for urban canals
  • $5 billion for weatherizing buildings
  • $2 billion to develop advanced batteries for hybrid cars
  • $3.4 billion for fossil energy research
  • $5.1 billion for environmental cleanup around military bases
  • $5.5 billion for “green” federal buildings
  • $300 million for “green” cars for federal employees
  • $20 million for IT upgrades at the Small Business Administration
  • $200 million to design and furnish Department of Homeland Security headquarters
  • $98 million earmarked for a polar icebreaker
  • $210 million for State and local fire stations
  • $125 million to restore trails and abandoned mines
  • $146 million for trail maintenance at National Park Service sites
  • $140 million for volcano monitoring systems
  • $600 million for the Environmental Protection Agency Superfund environmental cleanup program
  • $200 million to clean up leaking underground storage tanks
  • $500 million for forest health and wildfire prevention
  • $25 million for the Smithsonian Institution
  • $50 million for the National Endowment for the Arts
  • $1.2 billion for “youth activities” (for “youth” up to 24 years old)
  • $500 million earmarked for National Institute of Health facilities
  • $1 billion for Head Start Program
  • $32 million for home-delivered nutrition services
  • $160 million for volunteer programs at the Corporation for National and Community Service
  • $500 million earmarked for the SSA National Computer Center in Maryland
  • $220 million for the International Boundary and Water Commission, U.S. and Mexico
  • $8 billion for high-speed railways (This amount is 4 times higher than the one voted on Tuesday in the Senate bill)
  • $1.3 billion for Amtrak

Wow. I expecting some stimulating, but in particular I like the 1.2 billion for “youth activities” for any one under 24