It sure is. If the bail out does not pass I hope you have all your assets in gold.
Well, that's one way back to a gold standard and fiscal responsibility!
If that's what it takes to save the republic, it will be painful, but frankly, I doubt there's much hope for any other recovery, what with American culture embracing socialism and fascism so strongly.
"Profit is private and individual. Loss is public and social." --Gaetano Salvemini, on how fascism makes taxpayers responsible to private enterprise.