Doesn’t this seem eerily familiar?
A cataclysmic moment. George Bush and his minions have THE answer. We have to move fast and give them the authority they request or it will be disastrous. Don’t think about it too much; just sign on if you are a “true patriot”. United States Secretary of Treasury Henry Paulson needs complete authority to use 700 Billion dollars (or more, if necessary) to bail out countless banks and other financial firms for the horrible business practices they have engaged in for years. No oversight over Paulson’s actions. No court powers to over-ride any decisions he makes. Socialism for corporations as seen fit by Bush, Cheney and Paulson. If they take over Goldman Sachs (for which Paulson worked and walked away from with a cool $38 million himself) they don’t even have to put an end to the gigantic payoffs to fired or retiring execs.
No fucking way. Sorry. Not again. We know this dance and it doesn’t end well for us, for
We thought Bush’s great culmination might be launching yet another war – perhaps on