Omg It Didn't Pass!

Discussion in 'Wall St. News' started by killATwill, Sep 29, 2008.

  1. Suprised me. Good for our reps. They listened to us.
  2. ggoyal


    what a drop. either u cashed in or u got burned.
  3. quick question, it goes for vote again wed right? Or no? what if it passes wednesday? assuming it still goes to vote
  4. Imba


    lol, i wont be even surprised if they turn that nws int a positive one, and markets will stabilize-bull tomorrow and on todays close.
  5. not sure, but i think the house will continue voting on this bill today. senators and congressmen and the pres will lobby for votes and cut deals until it goes through.
  6. Tums


    This is a political game. Why should they give in at the first round?
  7. Check out the Math!!

    I'm against the $85,000,000,000.00 bailout of AIG.

    Instead, I'm in favor of giving $85,000,000,000 to America in
    a We Deserve It Dividend.

    To make the math simple, let's assume there are 200,000,000
    U.S. Citizens 18+.

    Our population is about 301,000,000 +/- counting every man, woman
    and child. So 200,000,000 might be a fair stab at adults 18 and up..

    So divide 200 million adults 18+ into $85 billon that equals $425,000.00.

    My plan is to give $425,0 00 to every person 18+ as a
    We Deserve It Dividend.

    Of course, it would NOT be tax free.
    So let's assume a tax rate of 30%.

    Every individual 18+ has to pay $127,500.00 in taxes.
    That sends $25,500,000,000 right back to Uncle Sam.

    But it means that every adult 18+ has $297,500.00 in their pocket.
    A husband and wife has $595,000.00.

    What would you do with $297,500.00 to $595,000.00 in your family?
    Pay off your mortgage – housing crisis solved.
    Repay college loans – what a great boost to new grads
    Put away money for college – it'll be there
    Save in a bank – create money to loan to entrepreneurs.
    Buy a new car – create jobs
    Invest in the market – capital drives growth
    Pay for your parent's medical insurance – health care improves
    Enable Deadbeat Dads to come clean – or else

    Remember this is for every adult U S Citizen 18+ including the folks
    who lost their jobs at Lehman Brothers and every other company
    that is cutting back. And of course, for those serving in our Armed Forces.

    If we're going to re-distribute wealth let's really do it...instead of trickling out
    a puny $1000.00 ( "vote buy" ) economic incentive that is being proposed by one of our candidates for President.

    If we're going to do an $85 billion bailout, let's bail out every adult U S Citizen 18+!

    As for AIG – liquidate it.
    Sell off its parts.
    Let American General go back to being American General.
    Sell off the real estate.
    Let the private sector bargain hunters cut it up and clean it up.

    Here's my rationale. We deserve it and AIG doesn't.

    Sure it's a crazy idea that can "never work."

    But can you imagine the Coast-To-Coast Block Party!

    How do you spell Economic Boom?

    I trust my fellow adult Americans to know how to use the $85 Billion
    We Deserve It Dividend more than I do the geniuses at AIG or in Washington DC .

    And remember, The Family plan only really costs $59.5 Billion because $25.5 Billion is returned
    instantly in taxes to Uncle Sam.
  8. mxjones


    85 billion divided by 200 million is 425 per person, not 425,000.

  9. #10     Sep 29, 2008