Buckets o' Billions
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- Subject: Buckets o' Billions
- From: Aaron Adler <cadlerun@>
- Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2008 15:11:19 -0400
- Cc: gsb-announce@
Arrrg, there be all this bad financial news, but 'tis International Talk
Like a Buccanneer Tide. That at least make all th' bad news funny.
Q: Mr. Secretary, ye spake this needs t' be - ye spake this needs t' be
o' significant size. Be we talkin' buckets o' billions, a trillion
pieces o' eight?
PAULSON: We`re talkin' buckets o' billions. This needs t' be big enough
t' make a real difference an' get at th' heart o' th' problem.
Q: Mr. Secretary, what be th' alternative here? What be th' dire picture
ye painted fer members o' Congress last night t' try an' convince them
t' support this effort? What be th' alternative?
PAULSON: This be what we need t' do. On accoun' o' fer some time we`ve
been sayin' that th' root cause o' th' problems in our economy an' our
financial system be housin', an' until we get stability in th' housin'
market we be nay goin' t' get stability in our financial markets.
"Our system o' free enterprise rests on th' conviction that th' federal
government ortin' ta interfere in th' marketplace only when necessary,"
Bush spake at th' White House. "Gi'en th' precarious state o' today`s
financial markets, an' the'r vital importance t' th' daily lives o' th'
American swabbies, government intervention be nay only warranted, 'tis
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