A Bunch of Dead People Got Stimulus Checks 2.22K Adrian Chen 10/07/10 10:37PM Filed to: Errors Errors stimulus outrage Politics A new report says that 72,000 stimulus checks went to dead people. Outrage! And if they're dead, it proves they were just going to spend their $250 on cigarettes, alcohol and guns. (How else did they die?) Double-outrage!