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  •  the tea baggers were (0+ / 0-)

    outraged over TARP, TALF, etc...

    They saw exactly, the Leadership in DC, (Pelosi,
    Paulsen, Reid, Frank,) whipping to raise a trillion
    for Goldman, and they went berserk.

    They also saw Senator Obama line up for this.

    •  Oh yes TARP. George W. Bush's program (0+ / 0-)

      to give trilions to Wall St. Teabagger's didn't become outraged about it until the black man entered the White House. I'm sure you know that. Tool.

      The problem with political jokes is they get elected.

      by shoeless on Thu Oct 31, 2013 at 08:35:13 AM PDT

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      •  calling people names, deserve hide rating. (0+ / 0-)

        Tool?  Really?

        That's reasoned fair minded debate?

        and let's not forget

        September 30, 2008
        House Rejects Bailout Package, 228-205; Stocks Plunge

        By CARL HULSE and DAVID M. HERSZENHORN
        WASHINGTON — In a moment of historic import in the Capitol and on Wall Street, the House of Representatives voted on Monday to reject a $700 billion rescue of the financial industry. The vote came in stunning defiance of President Bush and Congressional leaders of both parties, who said the bailout was needed to prevent a widespread financial collapse.

        The vote against the measure was 228 to 205, with 133 Republicans turning against President Bush to join 95 Democrats in opposition. The bill was backed by 140 Democrats and 65 Republicans.

        I know a lot of Teabaggers, whacky people but they HATED
        TARP with a passion. Aside from the 1%ers, like Romney,
        the GOP backbench hated TARP.

        It was a actual, rare, moment  of principled opposition.

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