Posts Tagged ‘federal bailout’

Ain’t That a Shame? Treasury Nominee Bagged Wall Street Bonus


Monday January 28th, 2013   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:43am PST   •   8 Comments

“That is the height of irresponsibility. It is shameful. And part of what we’re going to need is for the folks on Wall Street who are asking for help to show some restraint and show some discipline and show some sense of responsibility.” That was President Barack Obama in 2009 responding to news that…
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The Costs of the Federal Bailouts


Friday September 3rd, 2010   •   Posted by William Shughart at 12:12am PDT   •   0 Comments

Ever since the bursting of the real estate bubble became evident at the end of 2007, Washington has been on a spending spree to avert events that, in its collective judgment, threatened the stability and solvency of the U.S. financial system and economy as a whole. Although the U.S. economy has experienced recurrent cycles…
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