House Bill Authorizes $4 Trillion for Next Bailout, but Tells Congress to Shut Up
Legislation intended to reform Wall Street and protect consumers is currently waddling along in the House of Representatives, moving as best a 1,200-page document can. Bloomberg columnist David Reilly decided to read all of HR 4173 (the “Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act”) and found plenty of “gristle” among its provisions that could make any taxpayer ill.
- Top Stories
- Unusual News
- Where is the Money Going?
- U.S. and the World
- Appointments and Resignations
- Latest News
- Doctors are Primary Source of Narcotic Painkillers for Chronic Drug Abusers in U.S.
- Energy Dept. Gives up on Expensive Nuclear Waste Plant
- Obama Budget Losers: Justice Dept., Small Business Administration, Corps of Engineers
- Army General Tried for Rape
- “Miss Demeanor” Sues to Stop Commercial Use of her Mugshot