The Fed's Bank Bailout

American Voices ISSUE 44•11 Mar 13, 2008

The Federal Reserve announced that they would be setting up a $200 billion program to assist struggling banks. What do you think?

  • “They say that you can judge the heart of a country by its treatment of its banks."”

    Bingham Irving –
    Computer Programmer

  • “They should give it all to my branch—they have really crappy lollipops."”

    Joe Pullman –
    Construction Worker

  • “Giving money to institutions that failed at their only job, which was to have money, may not be the best strategy."”

    Lynn Fitzpatrick –
    Florist