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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...
PRO: Don't let them kill reform 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...
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...
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...
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...
Let bank bailout expire

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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...
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...
Job loss has nothing to do with ACES

...of big business and the idea that they need special subsidies. I have grown weary of corporate welfare - first the bank bailouts, then the auto industry. Now the oil industry is standing in line with their hands out. For years, the oil companies...
Murkowski regrets voting with Republicans on birth control

...write-in candidate against tea party Republican Joe Miller, she said she probably would not vote for the $700 billion bank bailout in 2008 if she had to do it over again.As Snowe and anyone who's tried to forge their own way in Congress know...


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