Bailing out politicians now?

Buchanan, Patrick
June 2010
Adirondack Daily Enterprise;6/16/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 141, p4
In this article the author reflects on the bailout proposal of U.S. President Barack Obama as a response to financial crisis.


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