By Wyatt Earp | October 4, 2008
The bailout has hit the fan.
This week, Congress gave the American people the fist yet again after bailing out the troubled financial industry. Of course, they have the taxpayers’ best interests at heart, because not only does this bailout come out of our pocket, but we can also sponsor the tons of pork that was slipped into the final bill.
Yeah, enough pork in this mess to keep Muslims away for centuries.
Thank God for Nancy Pelosi. The stone-faced Speaker of the House is on the case. She is also the subject of my article at Family Security Matters. Here’s a taste:
It has been a terrible two weeks on Wall Street. The government has virtually repossessed troubled financial institutions, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has seen more peaks and valleys than the Von Trapp family, and even the Monopoly Guy was forced to sell his trademark top hat and sterling silver thimble. Americans are scared, and they need some reassurance that they will not be wearing barrels and selling apples this time next year.
Enter the United States government. Don’t worry; they are here to help.
The Congress spent this past week wrangling over a $700 billion bailout plan – yes, that is billion with a “b” – aimed at rescuing the economy in its time of need. Sources claimed that President Bush attempted to convince Bill Gates to cover the necessary funds with the change in his pocket, but the multi-gazillionaire politely refused. As a result, the first rescue attempt failed as miserably as The Chevy Chase Show, so the politicians gave the plan yet another college try.
You can read the rest HERE.
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