Send a Tweet
- Advertisement -
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 2 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
OpEdNews Op Eds   

Wall Street gives America the one fingered salute

By       (Page 1 of 1 pages)     (# of views)   No comments
Author 6691
Message siriusss
- Advertisement -

This will be short and sweet. Here are a few facts I just discovered.  I should have known this, but I stupidly did not.

Are you sitting down? 

The US fiscal year ends  Tuesday Sept. 30th 2008. Read that again.

No matter what you have been told, the real reason Paulson got down on his knees in front of Pelosi is because he wanted this atrocious bill passed before the end of this fiscal year.

- Advertisement -

According to Henry Reid's remarks, the whores in the Senate are remaining on duty to make sure they get this passed. What he failed to tell you is it had to be passed before the end of the fiscal year, TUESDAY, and the final shot of King George the Insane at the  financial safety net of the American workers.  No wonder the heads of companies are still being given golden parachutes- they went along with and facilitated the charade.

Did the Senate remain on duty  when your homes went into foreclosure? Did they  work with gusto into the wee hours of the night  as your jobs were being sent off shore?

Where was the Senate when the price of gas hit $5 a gallon? Is the Senate working tirelessly to make sure the windfall profits of the oil companies are returned to you along with the revenue from penalties?

- Advertisement -

This is treason. Bush, Paulson, Bernake, Reid, Dodd, Franks.... all of them have lied to us, threatening to break the banks if we do not give them what they want in the time they want. They have brought us  to the door of disaster and ruin as surely as if they had flown planes into our neighborhood banks.

I saw a show on history channel about Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker. The only difference I can see between Barrow and the Senate is that Barrow had compassion for the common man. I see only lies and smirks from the faces of Washington and Wall Street

siriusss

 

PS. While we were sleeping the Senate broke from their marathon ramrodding of the Wall Street bail out to pass a $1 trillion defense budget.

- Advertisement -


 

- Advertisement -

Must Read 1   Supported 1   Valuable 1  
Rate It | View Ratings

siriusss Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

I am recently widowed. I am a writer, actress/director. I am addicted to Irish dance and belly dance. In practicing the latter I have been likened to Ethel Mertz dressed in Xmas tree lights.

My passion is Human rights especially in the US (more...)
 

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Freedom of Speech and Jeremiah Wright: the lynching of Barack Obama

Rep Thaddeus McCotter calls for Paulson to be fired.

of red phones and the President as Commander -n -Chief

the truth about Hillary speaking for woman's rights in China

Wall Street gives America the one fingered salute

Can You Help Draft a Plan to Fix the Sub-prime Bubble?