Pales in comparison to the 30 billion handed carte blanche to Wall Street, Banks and corporations too big to fail (or whatever).
Shit they didn't create any jobs either. But if they did, you can bet they outsourced them.
I don't care what your politics - right - left - out-in-the-cold - stop trying to find someone to blame for this GD mess. But if you must, blame those greedy asshole bankers, mortgage investors, investment brokers, yatta-yatta who first screwed us and then adding insult to injury happily took our (that's yours, mine and others) tax dollars to redecorate their executive suites, take their friends and business associates on lavish retreats or to buy jet airplanes and other luxuries.
The problem with most Americans is the inability to get the country's priorities in the right order.
How much investment money does it take to keep one worker employed at BATH IRON WORKS making cruise missle destroyers?
I can assure you that the amount of investment capital it takes to keep those workers at the task is a significant multiple of their annual incomes.
Thought you guys all understood ECON 101.
Clearly that is not the case.