Post Tagged with: "bailouts"

The Facade of Democracy

The Facade of Democracy

All the “votes” on bank bailouts here in the United States and around the world seem to be nothing more than a democratic façade. The idea that the people’s representatives have any power may just be an illusion. One is left to wonder if voting Republican or Democrat, conservative or liberal, libertarian or socialist makes any difference whatsoever. But maybe it does.

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Chase Tower (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Let Fail Those Too Big to Fail

JP Morgan Chase is in trouble – again. The government deemed too big to fail bank, investment and insurance firm announced in May that it had lost $2 billion on trades from its London office that went badly. It is time to put an end to irrational government policy that encourages billion dollar risks to avoid a continual cycle of costly bailouts that accelerate our nation’s plummet from greatness. It’s time to let them fail.

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Would You Vote for a Candidate Who…

Would You Vote for a Candidate Who…

If you are a Republican, would you vote for a presidential candidate who…Pushed a government health care scheme onto the people, forced a free people to participate in his government health care scheme, created a socialized health care scheme that provided $50 abortions, believes in the hoax of anthropogenic global warming, pushed cap and trade taxes and regulations onto people, and more liberal ideas?

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A Bad Deal

A Bad Deal

Who has supported cap and trade global warming taxes, government bailouts, amnesty for illegal aliens, and government control of health care? Take a look and see. the answer might surprise you (they should have included Mitt “RomneyCare” Romney in this deck of cards, too).

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The Battleground for America’s Future

The Battleground for America’s Future

Hold onto your horses, 2012 promises to be even more filled with political acrimony, finger pointing and low approval ratings than even the just departed 2011, but that is not a bad thing. Every piece of legislation, regulatory action, speech and appointment coming out of Washington, D.C. in 2012 will be subjected to intense political scrutiny as advocates for vastly increased government responsibilities and power seek to maintain control of the White House.

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