Wednesday, April 13, 2011

How we got here...

Two pieces that explain how we got this "debt crisis", which really isn't a crisis, but nevertheless... the question I have is... did poor people cause any of this? No, they didn't, then why the hell are they paying to get us out of it?

First, the great Dennis Kucinch

Then Matt Taibbi, who has done more to explain how the power elite screwed us on the bail out then here. Thanks Matt

“But the federal aid they received actually falls under a broader category of bailout initiatives, designed and perfected by Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, called "giving already stinking rich people gobs of money for no fucking reason at all." If you want to learn how the shadow budget works, follow along. This is what welfare for the rich looks like.”

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