1 - "Congress Confronts its Contradictions," by George Monbiot. Posted on Monbiot.com, 30th of September, 2008. (http://www.monbiot.com/archives/2008/09/30/congress-confronts-its-contradictions/)
Sunday, 5 October 2008
A decent column by Monbiot on the bailout (1). It would have mor eimpressive if he'd trotted out the "socialism for the rich, private profit, public risk" routine in an article dated the 30th of August, not the 30th of September, but it is still interesting to see the figures he quotes from the Cato Institute. Remmember, they are clear-eyed, honest, neo-conservative truth-speakers, not shifty, lying leftist subversives, so when they say that the USA governemnt is a machine designed to move the American tax payer's money into the pockets of big business, it must be true.