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Our children's America
Chicago Tribune, by Editorial

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Posted By:brianod1, 10/26/2012 6:20:31 PM

Think back. Minutes before 2 a.m. on Sept. 15, 2008, a 158-year-old investment bank obscure to most Americans -- Lehman Brothers -- became the biggest company ever to file for bankruptcy. In succeeding days, then weeks, then months, the panic-inducing phrase “global financial crisis” lunged out of mothballs to frighten, and eventually debilitate, millions of households. Credit seized. Employers retrenched. Jobs vanished. Home values plummeted. Partisans scanned the horizon for culprits, but there was no one place to aim the blame gun;

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Bankrupt (financially and intellectually) hometown paper endorses loser.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: AltaD, 10/26/2012 6:33:38 PM     (No. 8965407)

The Trib is more in the tank for obama than msnbc. They, along with their former employee Axelrod, pulled dirty tricks to assist obama in his senate campaign. They sold their souls long ago.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tmcavl1, 10/26/2012 6:35:06 PM     (No. 8965412)

FTA: ...but there was no one place to aim the blame gun

Oh yes there was: Democrats

For starters, the CRA (Carter/Clinton)

Better wipe off that chin, Trib. It looks bad - even on YOU.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Sfacheem, 10/26/2012 6:48:33 PM     (No. 8965451)

Sorry, "children" in the headline--can't read it. CAN'T read it.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: Reilly, 10/26/2012 7:19:37 PM     (No. 8965540)


Hometown rag opts for corrupt local boy. What a surprise.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: TOOTALL, 10/26/2012 10:30:49 PM     (No. 8965924)

Point the smoking gun at Andrew Cuomo,Barney Frank, Cris Dodd and every politician who thought that supporting undocumented loans would help strengthen their ties to their constituents. There were Republicans there too by the way

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