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mule_train Donating Member (611 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-24-09 02:43 PM
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21. 1 trillion divided by 300 million - $3,333 per man/woman/child - Bailout was $13.333 per family of 4
Edited on Sat Oct-24-09 02:45 PM by mule_train
and he's ASKING the scum that got the money to LEND it back to US, after lavishing themselves with massive bonusses?

this is change and hope?
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  -President Obama wants banks to lend more to small businesses cal04  Oct-24-09 07:29 AM   #0 
  - what a tool-maybe he should have thought about that before giving trillions to goldman  natrat   Oct-24-09 07:43 AM   #1 
  - +1  mule_train   Oct-24-09 08:38 AM   #7 
  - If you found yourself encircled by hungry Goldman Sharks  phasma ex machina   Oct-24-09 10:54 AM   #11 
  - +1  Better Today   Oct-24-09 02:21 PM   #19 
  - Gee, ya think maybe those funds should have had some conditions attached?  shadowknows69   Oct-24-09 07:44 AM   #2 
  - there were strings attached  mule_train   Oct-24-09 08:31 AM   #5 
  - Ding ding ding! We have a winner.  shadowknows69   Oct-24-09 08:49 AM   #8 
     - he's more beholden to them for a penny, than they are to him for a million  mule_train   Oct-24-09 09:13 AM   #9 
  - Small businesses arent the bad guys, their little guys who cant get ahead.  bamacrat   Oct-24-09 07:37 PM   #27 
  - No one here is attacking small business owners. I agree with you on Shultz. He usually gets it  No Elephants   Oct-26-09 03:22 AM   #30 
  - I was one of those screaming. However, realistically, look at health care reform, something much  No Elephants   Oct-26-09 03:54 AM   #33 
  - Hey Barack: Perhaps if you ask them really, really nicely...  AndyA   Oct-24-09 08:11 AM   #3 
  - why couldnt he have just given some of the bailout funds to the small business administration?  mule_train   Oct-24-09 08:31 AM   #4 
  - Don't the banks make/process most of the small business loans, with the SBA serving as guarantor?  No Elephants   Oct-26-09 03:29 AM   #31 
     - You are correct  Le Taz Hot   Oct-26-09 04:47 AM   #39 
        - Well, either shut it down or change its mission and operations.  No Elephants   Oct-26-09 05:03 AM   #40 
  - the banks get a trillion, and the public gets 'soaring rehetoric'  mule_train   Oct-24-09 08:33 AM   #6 
  - The grayed haired guys in the back office just gave you a fresh face.  phasma ex machina   Oct-24-09 11:01 AM   #14 
     - You and my son seem to share a vision of the Republicrats and Demlicans.  No Elephants   Oct-26-09 05:06 AM   #41 
  - Per recent reports, small businesses need customers, not more debt  FarCenter   Oct-24-09 09:32 AM   #10 
  - To truly help small business the powers that be could stop coercing small business  phasma ex machina   Oct-24-09 11:08 AM   #15 
  - you get it  timo   Oct-25-09 09:07 AM   #29 
  - Wow! Just get more customers. Why didn't we think of that?  rucky   Oct-26-09 07:23 AM   #42 
  - I seem to remember that the bank stimulus was voted on during the  jwirr   Oct-24-09 10:56 AM   #12 
  - Indeed. nt  Robb   Oct-24-09 11:00 AM   #13 
  - and i seem to remember that obama was a senator who voted for it  mule_train   Oct-24-09 11:14 AM   #16 
     - It is still boosh's bill.  jwirr   Oct-24-09 11:52 AM   #17 
     - oh, i guess it's not really obama's vote then  mule_train   Oct-24-09 11:53 AM   #18 
     - If the issue is "Did Obama vote for the bailout," you are 100% correct. If the issue is  No Elephants   Oct-26-09 04:01 AM   #34 
     - Only in part.  Igel   Oct-24-09 06:52 PM   #26 
        - If the issue is conditions in the bill, then Buscho gets almost 100% of the blame, regardless of  No Elephants   Oct-26-09 04:10 AM   #35 
     - At the time, most people thought - and maybe still rightly so, I don't know - it was necessary  Deja Q   Oct-24-09 04:17 PM   #24 
     - people were 95 percent against it  mule_train   Oct-24-09 04:42 PM   #25 
        - .Economists the world over were in agreement that it HAD to be done.  No Elephants   Oct-26-09 04:16 AM   #36 
     - That is a negative only if you assume there was a realistic choice at the time to  No Elephants   Oct-26-09 03:35 AM   #32 
  - In other words, he wants people to take on MORE DEBT  Rage for Order   Oct-24-09 02:23 PM   #20 
  - No. A much more fair inference is that he wants the money to be available, if a small  No Elephants   Oct-26-09 04:22 AM   #37 
  - In slow times, buisness need credit lines to make payroll.  rucky   Oct-26-09 07:25 AM   #43 
  - For some small businesses, increasing debt isn't the answer  Abq_Sarah   Oct-26-09 11:32 AM   #45 
  - 1 trillion divided by 300 million - $3,333 per man/woman/child - Bailout was $13.333 per family of 4  mule_train   Oct-24-09 02:43 PM   #21 
  - It's probably a good thing you don't know..  girl gone mad   Oct-24-09 03:20 PM   #22 
  - If politicians are bought and paid for, then constituents are the corporate interests, not us.  Deja Q   Oct-24-09 04:09 PM   #23 
  - Ah, now we're talking! The bailout should indeed have been conditioned  No Elephants   Oct-26-09 04:32 AM   #38 
     - 'Still, some measure of some kind probably should have been in there'  mule_train   Oct-26-09 08:09 AM   #44 
  - they're going to need that money to meet their healthcare costs...  dysfunctional press   Oct-24-09 10:56 PM   #28 
     - Single payer  Abq_Sarah   Oct-26-09 11:35 AM   #46 
 

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