Paulson: 'I Believe We're Going to Get a Bill That Works'

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    I'm sorry, I just don't want to give this guy 700 billion dollars.

    To quote Mike Pence:
    "The truth is, every time somebody tells you that you've got to do the deal right now, it usually means they're going to get the better part of the deal."


     
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    That's part of what's bothering me, too. I know we have to do something to stop the freefall... but, frankly, when Bush tells me that we need to act "fast"... and Paulson says "we will talk about these issues later"... it makes me go hmmmmmmmmmmmm

    Fool me once; shame on you. Fool me twice............... won't get fooled again. :eusa_whistle:
     
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    Holy shit we agree on something?:confused:
     
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    Agreed. I don't want the quick fix bandaids as we've had in the past that have led to this. Congress needs to sit down and weigh the pro's and con's and come up with a viable solution that will ensure the survival of our economy.

    A couple of us way back when oil first shot up this past time stated that anyone living close to the red was now (then) in the red and living off credit cards. Been about 6 months. This is the result. Their credit is tapped and they can't pay.

    Now if a dumb jarhead can figure than out, how come these people we put in office to keep this shit from happening can't?

    I think it's about time they earned their damned pay.
     
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    don't have a heart attack, but,, I agree with you.
     
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    I think the awful truth is they all got rich off our stupidity.. yep. they go in ordinary men and they all come out millionaires. No other explanation.
     
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    Won't get any argument from me on that.
     
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    I am totally with you on this one.

    Certainly the way they want to structure this deal is not in the best interests of the American people.

    If we take these banks bad paper we should OWN those banks.

    Simply as that.
     
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    Exactly.
     
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    Works for the rich who caused the problem to begin with, no doubt.
     

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