Looting America Quote-of-the-Day


There’s so much recent news of the looting of the American taxpayer by the banking, insurance and financial companies. Geithner’s lack of action to AIG’s bonuses could be the precipitating cause of some serious pushback. But anyway, this little article in the NYTimes really gets right to the heart of the ongoing screwing of the American public by those responsible for crashing the system.

A 29-year-old man who works for a large investment management firm and was at Bagatelle’s brunch (racking up four- and five-figure tabs) one recent Saturday and at Merkato 55’s the next, put it another way:

“If you’d asked me in October, I’d say it’d be a different situation, and I don’t think I’d be here. Then the government gave us $10 billion.”

via Dailykos


    
    
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