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September 23, 2008

*Fingers Crossed*

Whatever happens with the Wall Street bailout, I hope the recipients will take $30 million and endow a Hank Paulson Chair in Free Enterprise at AEI. Then the person in that position can spend the next forty years writing op-eds and going on TV telling us how if we just deregulate Wall Street it will make us all rich! rich! rich!

—Jonathan Schwarz

Posted at September 23, 2008 12:50 PM

That should be very easy! Just make the bailout $700,030,000,000!

Posted by: Aaron Datesman at September 23, 2008 02:17 PM

I WISH!! i.e. make US ALL rich, rich, rich.
But I have a problem. Not having been REAL RICH, what does one do with those millions and billions? Never worry. They will find a way to take it all back.

Posted by: Rupa Shah at September 23, 2008 03:03 PM

Lose, lose, lose.

Give in and give this extortion to these gangs (that's what the bailout is - make no mistake) and you will soon be HATED. BECAUSE - I GUARANTEE you by October 20th the gangs will come back and say, "You've ponied up a Trillion - we need more - another Trillion OR you've have wasted the first and all your Pension Plans will collapse."

Don't give into the extortion and when the crash comes - and it WILL. We will have lost our Pension Plans, our nations equity and disaster will reign.

I say - don't give in! AND when the S*it hits the fan - AND IT WILL - then spend the Trillions it takes to help the REAL vistoms of the collapse - not enrich the gang leaders that have put us here.

The Republicans have destroyed: Our nations reputation, they have waged illegal war, they have spied on all Americans, they have shipped abroad every middle class job they could find, they have destroyed the value of our houses, their base believes the world is 7,000 years old and that man walked with dinosaurs. They are BRAINLESS SH*T - pure and simple BRAINLESS S*IT! AND - worse of all - despite everything they have done to demean and destroy this great country they may very well win again in 08.

American is oh so close to being forever branded as, plain and simple - BRAINLESS SH*T!

Posted by: Mylegacy at September 23, 2008 03:44 PM

Well, it was very crude and anything but genteel, but I think Mylegacy has something there. Yeh, his conclusion is sound.

Posted by: Rosemary Molloy at September 23, 2008 04:38 PM

Once you pay the danegeld, you never get rid of the Dane.

Posted by: No One of Consequence at September 23, 2008 04:52 PM