Friday, October 3, 2008

The Beginging of the End.....

of our republic. Melodramatic? I wish. An unelected, unaccountable financial elite just seized an enormous amount of power; enough power to effectively control the country, and Congress, in direct defiance of voter will, and needless to say, The Constitution, acquiesced. Today is the beginning of the 'final act' of the Republic founded by my ancestors. How long will it take? 1, 10, 20 years? Who knows. East Germany fell faster than expected, Cuba has lasted longer than expected.


Reversal of fortune: House approves $700-billion bailout bill

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Traders pause to watch the House vote on television on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange today in New York City. The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $700-billion bailout of the U.S. financial system.

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