so let me get this straight…

we can’t afford to pay for health care for people who live in this country—but we can afford a $1 trillion bailout of Wall Street?

Guess we know who matters in this country.

September 21, 2008. politically motivated.


  1. Anjali replied:

    Yes — the severance pay of big fat CEOs! Because hell, they should be able to keep their getaway homes at the beach.

  2. Jennifer (ponderosa) replied:

    I can think of a lot of openers to that sentence.

    We can’t afford housing for everyone in this country … but we can afford a bailout of Wall Street?

    We can’t afford to continue timber payments (to keep schools open) in rural Oregon counties … but we can afford a bailout of Wall Street?

    We can’t afford to try alternative fuels on a larger scale … but we can afford a bailout of Wall Street?

    You should start a meme.

  3. Library Lady replied:

    What horrifies me is that for once I am on the same side as conservative Republicans. When Newt Gingrich is on NPR and I am nodding in agreement, something is definitely wrong!

  4. alala replied:

    I’ve been wondering about that… all those people who lost their homes in last year’s mortgage collapses? Where was the government bailout then?

  5. the year in review « Bumblebee Sweet Potato replied:

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