Legislators must focus on working families

Commentary | April 1, 2009 | By John Burbank | Everett Herald

The big banks have just gotten another steroid injection from the federal government, courtesy of us, the taxpayers. The feds want to make sure that the private banks which got us into trouble will not go bankrupt. So we are left holding the bag for these banks' losses, while creating "private" profits for them. It is only another $100 billion of our money to "kick start" this latest bail-out of the "too-big-to-fail."

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