It is the general consensus of a lot of average voters that Washington. D.C. legislators and Wall Street executive types are too closely linked. For example, Senator McCain’s economic advisor had close ties to Freddie Mac. The head of our country’s Treasury Department (Paulson) is the former CEO of Goldman Sachs who is a millionaire… no, we do not need tycoons working with tycoons to bail out tycoons. It’s not justifiable for struggling middle income tax payers to have to bailout their corporations.
So, what are the alternatives? Well, we could allow the markets to correct themselves, it could happen. We could look at our own history when we actually had leadership in Washington during FDR’s tenure. I wondered if I was alone in this thinking but lo and behold, I realize I have some really really smart friends. One of my financially brilliant friends has her own blog on wordpress called Crib Notes. My suggestion to all you readers out there is to check it out and then consider what the alternatives are. Maybe call your congressional representative and your state senator and tell them to get it right. The reason the country is not behind this and people are conflicted is because history has shown us that politicians, for the most part cannot be trusted. I respectfully issue a challenge to all elected officials, prove us wrong.
Okay, I have to ask, "Has it really come to this level of silliness?" I mean, it was only nearly two weeks ago when Sarah Palin was being painted as the “tough as nails” broad who was boasting that she was a pitbull in a skirt. Men and women alike across this nation were drawn to her biting sarcasm, her brawler attitude. I mean, this is a woman who hunts and shoots moose! (As an aside, she is a better shot than our current VP.) I hear that she even skins and cooks these beasts for consumption. Bison burger anyone? No doubt about it, hear them tell it Sarah Palin can make an Brooklyn gang banger looks like a pampered pooch.