America's middle classes are not accident victims, they are crime victims. They did not lose their houses to foreclosure; they were stolen from them. Their jobs didn't just disappear; they were methodically shipped overseas. This is corporate fascism, the government works for corporations and banks and not for you. The Senate banking reform bill offered a $50 billion fund to insure failed institutions. The fund would have been raised by taxing the same banking interests that might potentially fail. Democrats are expected to scrap the fund to lure Republican votes. Why should big banking interests have to pay for their own bailouts? That's what the Treasury is for!
Percentage of banks requesting financial assistance that received Federal assistance: 100%.
Percentage of homeowners requesting financial mortgage assistance that received Federal assistance: 1%.
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