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Rescue Plan

Home Rescue Plan Delaying, Not Solving Crisis

Reuters | Nick Carey & Al Yoon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Within weeks of taking office, U.S. President Barack Obama rode to the rescue of homeowners resigned to financial ruin. Obama, grappling with the wor...

Rescued by the House No One Wanted

Tina Traster | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Traster

I have a thing for rescue. Put in certain circumstances I act before I think, especially when crises involve animals. It's a reflex.

The World's Smartest Money Man on the Crisis

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

The year 2008 will go down as one of history's worst, but it was the best year in the history of Canada's Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited.

Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You

Michael J. Panzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael J. Panzner

After almost four decades of relative calm and complacency, there are signs that the social mood is beginning to sour.

Change FICO Credit Scoring to Stimulate Economy and Address Housing and Banking Crisis

Ronald B. Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ronald B. Robinson

Republicans are proposing a 4% home mortgage Ponzi scheme that's the modern day version of "40 acres and a mule." It's every bit the false promise that dashed the hopes of ex-slaves after the Civil War.

President Obama: Sign New Emancipation Proclamation to Free Us From Debt Slavery and Free-up the Economy

Ronald B. Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ronald B. Robinson

Mr. President, help us create "a more perfect Union" from the "bottom-up." You can be the Lincoln of our times and free us from the greed and "top-down" bondage that has brought us here.

Obama Admin To Unveil New Rescue Plan For Banks

New York Times | STEPHEN LABATON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After weeks of internal debate, the Obama administration has settled on a plan to inject billions of dollars in fresh capital into banks and entice in...

Lessons from the Losers -- How Not to Cave

Matt Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Stewart

It's essential to draw a distinction between rigidly opposing a terrible idea and opposing good one. The Iraq War is a terrible idea based on a lie. By turn, the stimulus package is a pretty good one.

The Gathering Credit Card Storm

Sen. Robert Menendez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sen. Robert Menendez

We can't afford to watch consumers' finances dragged down by unfair credit card practices. It wouldn't be fair in any situation, but at a time of such national financial turmoil, it's an even bigger threat to our economy.

My Conversation with Henry Paulson

Charlie Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charlie Rose

2008-10-22-rosepaulson.jpgI spoke with Paulson about whether the rescue plan was necessary to build confidence in the economic system.

ASBL's Lloyd Chapman Discusses Senator Obama's Small Business Plan on CNN

Chris Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Gunn

The following clip ran on CNN's American Morning and features American Small Business League (ASBL) president Lloyd Chapman speaking out about Senato...

New Obama Small Business Rescue Plan Ignores Abuses In Government Contracting Programs

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Senator Barack Obama's new small business emergency rescue plan is being criticized for ignoring a series of federal investigations that found the gov...

House Bailout Vote Could Still Hold Surprises

AP | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — A wave of House converts jumped aboard the $700 billion financial industry bailout Thursday on the eve of a make-or-break second vo...

Like A Clearance Sale: What Does Wall Street Think Of The Failout?

Wallstrip | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wallstrip's Julie Alexandria hit the street to see what people in New York think of the bailout plan -- and its failure in the House of Representative...

Is The Rage Against The Bailout Plan Reasonable?

Wall Street Journal | James Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

They're angry and they're not going to take it anymore. That's the message opponents of the proposed financial rescue, now widely derided as a bailou...