Post Tagged with: "bank bailout"

March 5, 2012 05:54

Tim Geithner’s Amnesia

Sadly it is Geithner who forgets (or willfully ignores) the causes of the crisis. Just a few highlights:

August 15, 2011 07:42

Wall Street Bailout: Too Big To Collect? $1.5 TRILLION still outstanding

More than two years after the bailout, there never seems to be a straight answer to these two questions: (1) Where has Uncle Sams’ bailout money gone? (2) Has the money been paid back yet?

May 17, 2010 09:58

Questions arise about White House ties to failed Chicago bank

The story about the bailout attempt of ShoreBank first began breaking last Thursday night. The FDIC was demanding that the bank have $125 million in investments by Friday, but discussions to bail out the bank, which has close ties to both senior members of the Obama Administration, as well as the Clinton family, went deep into the weekend as Chicago politicians scrambled to save the bank.

May 8, 2010 15:49

U.S. taxpayers are helping finance Greek bailout

Congress didn’t learn their lesson after the $700 billion failed bank bailout and let world leaders shake down U.S taxpayers for international bailout money at the G-20 conference in April 2009. G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors asked the United States, the IMF’s largest contributor, for a whopping $108 billion to rescue bankers around the world and the Obama Administration quickly obliged.

May 6, 2010 04:27

U.S. taxpayers are helping finance Greek bailout

by Sen. Jim DeMint
G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors asked the United States, the IMF’s largest contributor, for a whopping $108 billion to rescue bankers around the world and the Obama Administration quickly obliged. The Democrat Congress, aided by a few Republicans, used a war spending bill to send bailout money to an international fund that’s partially-controlled by our enemies.