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Obama's Bailouts Saved America
3/16/2010 2:28:09 PM
Did you see 60 Minutes last weekend about Wall Street and the bailouts?
Did you see 60 Minutes this weekend, the story about how Wall Street ran up the $1.75 trillion default with the sub-prime mortgage scandal under the past Republican administration? It would have led to total collapse of the American economy as we know it if the top financial institutions had all failed. Bush himself began the bailouts; you do remember that, right?

Obama came into office knowing he had to save the top five financial institutions with massive bailouts or watch America become a third-world country with a ruined economy (like Greece at present). He did what had to be done to save our economy from a disaster worse that the Great Depression ever was. For this, the Republicans have criticized him mercilessly. Yet, Bush doubled the national debt from $5 trillion to over $10 trillion in his eight years in office and was running a yearly deficit of $1.5 trillion without the crooked bookkeeping that hid the true costs of his two wars, i.e. Bush claimed deficits of only $450 billion (with war costs not included in the budget but funded as "special expenditures"). Where were the Republican followers then? Why was there no outcry over Bush’s ruinous actions? They didn’t care about running up the national debt then?? Quite the hypocrites now, eh?

The 60 Minute story pointed out that these large institutions would still fail without government aid. You really want to stop bailing them out and watch what the consequences are? I don’t believe the average American, and certainly not the Tea-bagger crowd, have ever realized how close to economic disaster the U.S. actually was. Otherwise, they would be mad at the last Republican administration instead of misplacing their anger at Obama, who is doing what any President, regardless of which political party he belonged to, would have been forced to do to save the country as we know it. Thank God for the bailouts! Remember this financial disaster happened under Republican reign, with Big Oil Bush and Halliburton Cheney manning the helm. Now they want back in power…



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