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September 19, 2008

Suddenly There IS $1 Trillion Available?

-- by Dave Johnson

For decades we can't have a health care plan -- too expensive. Alternative energy? Too expensive. College paid for by the government? Too expensive. And Social Security was "in crisis" because it MIGHT come up a bit short in 40 years -- we have to raise the retirement age!

But THIS MORNING the Bush Administration announces a plan to spend $1 TRILLION (should put that as another trillion) bailing out the big financial firms and Congress will vote on it NEXT WEEK!

Suddenly, as with the Iraq war, there is a fast trillion to be had, with NO chance for anyone to think it over.

Posted by Dave Johnson at September 19, 2008 1:58 PM


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