September 2008 plan to try and rescue the US markets from crisis with 700 billion dollars. Eventually passed in October with attachments by congressment for another $150 billion, totaling $850B. A giant fiasco opposed by most economists, see also "we're fucked."
Doesn't matter if I screw up my whole life, I'm going to try and get a government bailout.
Money for people that had too much and lost it on foolish investments. Typically screws everyone else in at least three ways.
1) They waste our money
2) They ruin the economy
3) You have to pay more taxes to make up for it
GWB: People say bailout, but I don't think it's a bailout.
Everyone else: It's a bailout.