I mentioned last week that the Government and Federal Reserve had spent, lent or committed $12.8 trillion, here’s video from stopspendingourfuture.org that helps put that in perspective: In short, we have spent more bailouts than we did on World War 2!
I’m at a loss for words here… From the AP via Michelle Malkin: President Bush argued Monday that the government’s dramatic rescue of Citigroup was necessary to “safeguard the financial system” and help the economy recover, and he said there could be more such moves if other institutions need help. Bush said he approved the […]
From the Wall Street Journal: The federal government agreed Sunday to take unprecedented steps to stabilize Citigroup by moving to guarantee close to $300 billion in troubled assets weighing on the bank’s books. Treasury has agreed to inject an additional $20 billion in capital into Citigroup under terms of the deal hashed out between the […]