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God Bless America

September 27, 2008 // Die Zeit - Germany - German

Washington Mutual Bank just went broke. The government bailout package for the financial system has yet to go anywhere in Congress. Several thousand more families lose their homes every week due to the mortgage crisis. In Texas, they’re still cleaning up the mess left by Hurricane Ike. In the United Nations [Read more]

700 Hundred Billion Dollars, And Make It Snappy!

September 27, 2008 // Die Presse - Germany - German

Bizarre squabbling over the Wall Street bailout plan: Republicans mobilize against Bush, Democrats rush to his defense. The 700 billion dollar bailout of Wall Street and the American banking system with taxpayer money is sheer insanity – but what can be done when the alternative is the collapse of the entire [Read more]

Senate Doubts About The Bank Bailout Plan

September 25, 2008 // Netzeitung - Germany - German

The very expensive bailout plan is meant to stabilize the foundering economy – but even Republican Senators are skeptical. Some say it’s “financial socialism and un-American.” Leaders of both parties in the Senate expressed strong reservations about the administration’s proposed financial market bailout plans. [Read more]

Fighting Among Friends

September 22, 2008 // Die Zeit - Germany - German

U.S. President Bush authorizes military strikes into Pakistan. That’s not only risky, it’s risky for Germany as well America has never left any doubt that it refuses to be deterred from going after terrorists – not by enemies, not by friends and not by allies. After the attacks of 9/11, George Bush said he wanted [Read more]
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