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September 29, 2008

How Richly Ironic

by Doug Mataconis

The House of Representatives is set to put yet another nail in the coffin of the free enterprise system on the 127th annversary of the birth of one of it’s greatest defenders.

UPDATE (Brad Warbiany): Note — This post was written early this morning, before the bailout was shot down in the house. The WaPo link simply updated to the story denoting the failure.

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4 Comments

  1. The massive government intrusion bill failed to pass the house.

    This is a good thing for the free market.

    Comment by tkc — September 29, 2008 @ 12:08 pm
  2. The massive government intrusion bill failed to pass the house for now.

    FTFY

    Comment by Jeff Molby — September 29, 2008 @ 1:53 pm
  3. For now. That would be my bet too. I was talking to a friend about this and told him that congress was to reconvene on Thursday so he should still hold on to his wallet.

    No bad deed goes unrewarded in Washington.

    Comment by tkc — September 30, 2008 @ 10:12 am
  4. Well @#$hit happenings, Wall St. has been gettingt rich for years since the “ME, ME, everything is about and for “ME” Ronald Regan. This America get rich let’s live like a movie star, just do want I tell you to do, follow the party line, the good old GOP is were this whole mess began! Now with the last eight years of George W. Bush, please, I really mean please! How much more America? How much more giving money to countries we are at war with, giving credited to John McCain for running a joke of a campaign or telling us that Sarah Palin is ready to be the Prez!!! Come on America, we have tried enough average “brained” people for president, lets get a smart and young one this time. Obama sounds better speaking about the bail-out.

    fatdaddy1
    aka
    The Blind Teacher

    Comment by fatdaddy1 aka The Blind Teacher — September 30, 2008 @ 3:04 pm

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