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#1 FnlPrblm

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Posted 04 October 2008 - 12:49 PM

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View PostDrew, on Sep 30 2008, 10:43 AM, said:

http://www.forbes.co...923bailout.html

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In fact, some of the most basic details, including the $700 billion figure Treasury would use to buy up bad debt, are fuzzy.

"It's not based on any particular data point," a Treasury spokeswoman told Forbes.com Tuesday. "We just wanted to choose a really large number."

:Oo:

View PostGambler, on Sep 30 2008, 11:01 AM, said:

That statement alone scares me to death.


View PostSparkyCola, on Sep 30 2008, 11:15 AM, said:

It's one of those things where I can't tell whether you're meant to laugh or cry...

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