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The White House today is drumming up extraordinary pressure on Congress to approve its plan to enact a $700 billion mortgage bailout fund, suggesting the markets cannot wait much longer and dispatching Vice President Cheney and other top officials up Pennsylvania Avenue to jawbone lawmakers.
Fratto insisted that the plan was not slapped together and had been drawn up as a contingency over previous months and weeks by administration officials. He acknowledged lawmakers were getting only days to peruse it, but he said this should be enough.
Originally posted by negativenihil
I too have been busy voicing my concern, but i'm really worried it has fallen on deaf ears.
It unfortunately feels like there's nothing left to do but "take it" and move on. sigh.
Originally posted by 2stepsfromtop
I have paid off all of my bills.
I am talking to people and explaining what this financial mess really means.
I am active in my community helping others.
I am currently looking at joining a new Political Party because the other two don't work for me any longer.
Originally posted by Amaterasu
I wrote my reps against it.
I mean, no oversight by the People at ALL!?! No legal recourse? WTF?
And you BET it was not thrown together. It was very precisely constructed.
Originally posted by GrndLkNatv
The truth is the super rich are taking a bath on this one, ... the rockefellers and the rothschilds will be speaking chinese along with us ... they will be eaten by the poor who are hunting for food.