Originally Posted By: chunkstyle
A comedian quipped about the bank bailout of 2009- 'Why didn't the government give PEOPLE the 1 1/2 trillion dollars ...

I was told, by a TeaPartier no less, that the bailout should have been spent on paying off peoples' mortgages - according to him it would have taken care of ALL of them. Of course, it would have taken out the banks as well, and eliminated the debt economy - which is practically the whole economy... po' banks!

We is so fekked...
“You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
To change something, build a new model that makes the old model obsolete.”
– R. Buckminster Fuller