The dominos have continued to fall throughout the country and the bottom line is this:
Bank bailouts and bonuses have come directly from the elderly, people with disabilities and young people.
If this isn’t an example of “trickle down” economics, I don’t know what is.
Robin Hood at least had the good sense to steal from the rich to give to the poor. But the “
And don’t forget for a moment how this all started. It started on the backs of people of color, low to moderate income people, and senior citizens who were scammed into taking risky mortgage loans while Wall Street began making bets on their future. Their bet was that the products would make enormous amounts of money for them until they failed – and their backup plan was for the government to not allow them to fail.
But the government seems to have no problem allowing your granny, my sons, and your daughters to fail. Not only to fail, but also to take food right out of their mouths, education out from under them, and community living is off the table.
Why aren’t we angrier? What can be done to make them pay people back?