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To: Excuse_My_Bellicosity
Hmmm, I thought the credit was all dried up in this “economic crisis”. I was offered a credit card when I made a $6 purchase at Target this weekend. Same goes for JC Penney when I bought a shirt. I’m not seeing an impact on easy credit. The retail stores can’t give away them cards fast enough.

It can't be! We are all going to have to start eating dog food and living out of dumpsters if Congress doesn't give away a trillion dollars. I know it! I heard President Bush and Nancy Pelosi say it.

53 posted on 10/01/2008 7:42:16 AM PDT by 2nd_Amendment_Defender ("It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains." -- Patrick Henry)
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Well I see it's business as usual in the Senate bailout bill. From the National Review Online web-site:

New Tax earmarks in Bailout bill
- Film and Television Productions (Sec. 502)
- Wooden Arrows designed for use by children (Sec. 503)
- 6 page package of earmarks for litigants in the 1989 Exxon Valdez incident, Alaska (Sec. 504)

Tax earmark “extenders” in the bailout bill.
- Virgin Island and Puerto Rican Rum (Section 308)
- American Samoa (Sec. 309)
- Mine Rescue Teams (Sec. 310)
- Mine Safety Equipment (Sec. 311)
- Domestic Production Activities in Puerto Rico (Sec. 312)
- Indian Tribes (Sec. 314, 315)
- Railroads (Sec. 316)
- Auto Racing Tracks (317)
- District of Columbia (Sec. 322)
- Wool Research (Sec. 325)

Earmarks are the lubricant of politics.

54 posted on 10/01/2008 7:57:19 AM PDT by Fury
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