...a trillion dollars and climbing
Congress is at it again!
First it was almost a trillion dollars in bailouts for banks without fixing the housing policies that helped start the crisis. read more »
...four horsemen of apocalypse spotted
I have no idea what they're smoking over at the Washington Post, but PLEASE, get them some more! (But it does seem like a sign of the end of times...)
...after Senate votes for bailout
This is just too rich. Remember how we were told that the market tanked 777 points the day after the House voted "no" on the bailout this week? And how they blamed (primarily) House Republicans for killing the deal...and erasing a trillion dollars worth of wealth... (More than the bailout would have cost us, we were told). read more »
...back to the House
Last week, conservatives all across America flooded Congress with the demand that they oppose the bailout, and the House complied. But now the Senate has "rescued" the bailout...and the pressure is on the House again. read more »
...so much for "crisis"
Well, well, well. Congress refuses to pass a massive tax-payer bailout of Wall Street and politicians and the media lose their minds... The market goes down 777 points. The media tells us this is the single worst loss in Wall Street history. But what they DIDN'T say was 777 points in 2008 ain't the same thing as twenty years ago. read more »
...demand free-market solutions
Conservatives all across America flooded Congress with the demand that they say NO to the $700 billion dollar bailout.
They felt the heat and they rejected the bill. read more »
Burning Down The House: What Caused Our Economic Crisis?
This clip from Youtube is about the most clear, direct, and concise explanation I've seen to date that details exactly what has led to the financial meltdown we've been witnessing over the past several years, leading up to the point we find ourselves in right now, requiring the federal government to step in and infuse $700 Billion of our money into the system to salvage our economy. read more »
...just say "no"
In light of what's going on up in DC at the moment, we've set up a fax campaign to enable you to send a personalized fax to your members of Congress - or even all of them, if you're so inclined.
Avail yourself...and pass the link along to others.
Tell Congress to say NO to the $700 billion bailout. read more »