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Time to protect Main Street

...regulation over the banking industry. We as a nation are apparently in group amnesia, forgetting the $700 billion bank bailout and the 2008 recession.Presidential candidate Mitt Romney says, if he is elected president, he would repeal the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-05-20/time-protect-main-street
Opinion
Lift for markets from Spain rescue could be brief

...the international coordination that led to the Spanish bank bailout. He noted that the International Monetary Fund was...stocks and other investments enjoy after the Spanish bank bailout.U.S. investors are already worried about slowing...

http://juneauempire.com/daniel-wagner/2012-06-11/lift-markets-spain-rescue-could
Republicans looking for the anti-Romney

...Pawlenty. Both are orthodox conservatives who, unlike Romney, never passed a healthcare law, supported a federal bank bailout or governed where same-sex marriage was legal. Barbour, a former lobbyist and chairman of the RNC, is a prodigious...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030911/opi_796714499.shtml
Opinion
PRO: Don't let them kill reform

...an additional $1 billion-a-month bailout for the banks paid for by consumers who have already paid for earlier bank bailouts through their tax dollars. While banks spend millions trying to keep this archaic system in place, retailers are...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-06-02/pro-dont-let-them-kill-reform
Opinion
Outside editorial: New report shows how government bailouts, stimulus helped the economy

...recession. Across the country, a disappointing number of political candidates of all stripes are lining up to bash the bank bailout, federal stimulus efforts and government loans. Their evidence of the failure of these policies promoted by President...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080110/opi_689271002.shtml
Opinion
Economic stimulus for bluegrass musicians

...P.) will cost metaphorical pennies when compared to the hundreds of billions of tax payer's dollars spent on bank bailouts and foreclosure rescues. First of all, now that we all know our recyclables are being thrown into the landfill...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031309/ent_408687281.shtml
It's time to think and act anew

...leaves fewer people behind. We challenge our leaders to muster the same urgency and creativity they brought to the banks' bailout by now addressing the needs of those whom the economic crisis has hit the hardest. Patching the social safety net...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092109/opi_495671386.shtml
Let bank bailout expire

The following editorial first appeared in the Kansas City Star:

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120309/opi_531556725.shtml
Outside editorial: Drowning in red ink

...beyond its means, borrowing money frantically to compensate for tax cuts and pay for unfunded wars, new entitlements, bank bailouts, you name it. The breakdown in fiscal discipline is evident in the numbers. In its last act of 2009, Congress voted...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010610/opi_543425752.shtml
The lesson of Massachusetts

...According to work done by Harvard professor Elizabeth Warren, who chairs the congressional panel appointed to oversee the bank bailout, 20 percent of all Americans are either jobless, underemployed or simply have given up looking for work. One out...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012110/opi_552888076.shtml
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