Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette

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Bouncing the Blank Check

The article is a bit understated, actually. A LOT of people, not just Democrats, are screaming about the bailout:

Democrats Reject $700 Billion Blank Check
Carolyn Lochhead, The San Francisco Chronicle: "Congressional Democrats worked Monday to reshape the lame-duck Bush administration's jaw-dropping request for an additional $700 billion and unprecedented authority to buy distressed assets to prevent a financial meltdown, amid a sense of deja vu on Capitol Hill over a similarly open-ended war resolution that Congress gave the administration six years ago."
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