Posts Tagged: bank bailout

An alternate proposal

Here’s an idea we all floated around the table at lunch, and Democrats and Republicans all agreed it was great: Rather than use the $700 billion (or whatever the hell number) to bail out failing banks, why not take that money and pay off the mortgages of every single American who makes under $1 million

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Republicans derail talks with infighting

I want to hear a debate tonight. If McCain flew to Washington to fuck up talks about the bailout and to drag Obama into the weeds with him, he better stand up in front of me and explain himself. If if he’s too much of a chicken to do so, then Obama should appear without

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Obama’s Steady Hand

“It’s my belief that this is exactly the time when the American people need to hear from the person who in approximately 40 days will be responsible for dealing with this mess,” said Obama. “Part of the president’s job is to deal with more than one thing at once.”

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