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Thursday, July 18, 2024

The AIG Bail-Out: More Bush Bull

“We had to act quickly to resolve this issue.” — GWB


Since when do Bush and Congress move quickly to resolve issues unless it benefits special interests?

They moved quickly to deregulate certain industries, e.g., health care, electricity, higher education, etc.

They moved quickly to increase overseas expenditures into the TRILLIONS, e.g., Iraq war and reconstruction.

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Extreme makeover — national edition

Current proposals for the government to take on the bad debts of financial institutions and guarantee the investments in mutual funds will bring about the most extreme makeover of our economy in the nation’s history. And we are told not to think about it for very long because any delay could lead to the worst depression ever. We are asked to hand over all economic control to a small cadre of unelected officials who cannot be challenged in Congress, the courts or even by the President. This is simply wrong.

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There’s something rotten in the state of finance

As I sit here watching Chelsea losing to ManU live, the AIG logo on the chests of the ManU team keeps reminding me of the dismal financial state of America. There are many causes, but mostly three individuals stand out for blame.

Bill Clinton
Phil Gramm
George W. Bush

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Racism still a big roadblock for Obama

Deep-seated racial misgivings could cost Barack Obama the White House if the election is close, according to an AP-Yahoo News poll that found one-third of white Democrats harbor negative views toward blacks — many calling them "lazy," "violent," responsible for their own troubles.

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McCain, Obama spend record $94 million

Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain together spent $94 million in August, a record spree mostly aimed at about a dozen states that will probably decide their historic presidential contest.

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