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Did General Motors Really Repay Its Taxpayer Bailout? With TARP Money?

April 28, 2010


By  By Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley  – Shifting bailout money from GM debt to GM stock is not the same as repaying it. General Motors announced this week that it repaid its multibillion-dollar taxpayer-backed TARP loans. GM even bragged that it was able to “repay the taxpayers in full, with interest, ahead of schedule, […]

Look for the union agenda and get ready to pay for it

April 1, 2010


By Mark Hemingway, WASHEXAMINER Anybody who thinks the multiple trillions of federal tax dollars spent by President Obama and the Democratic Congress on the Troubled Assets Relief Program bailouts for Wall Street and the auto industry, the economic stimulus bill, and Obamacare were excessive better get a good grip. The mother of all taxpayer bailouts […]

Over $700 Billion Owed

October 21, 2009


Bailout Watchdog: ‘Unrealistic’ to Believe All Bailout Money Will Be RepaidOver The man who watches over the $700 billion in government money given to banks and other institutions to avert a financial collapse said Wednesday he thinks it’s too early to say how much will be repaid to the taxpayers. Just as the Obama administration […]

Health Care Push is Slowing

June 19, 2009


Did the GM Bailout Kill Healthcare Reform? From The Business Insider, June 19, 2009: The surprising poll numbers out of both the NYT and WSJ yesterday have fueled more of the “Obama is a lame duck” or at least “the honeymoon is over” chatter. Megan McArdle: There’s a lot of sadness on liberal blogs these […]

Poll on GM Bailout, 67% Oppose

June 2, 2009


 Poll on GM Bailout, 67% Oppose GM Bailout Only 21% of voters nationwide support a plan for the government to bail out General Motors as part of a structured bankruptcy plan to keep the troubled auto giant in business. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 67% are opposed to a plan that […]