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alternatives to teabagging

2009-04-16 14:18:00.798471+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Tweet of yesterday, Eric Wagoner:

How about instead of waving teabags you buy local food, patronize local businesses, and bank with hometown banks. They don't get bailouts.

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#Comment Re: made: 2009-04-17 10:41:51.987909+00 by: stevesh [edit history]

Good idea, but the last sentence may not be true. Our 'hometown bank' (which has many branches, but all are in very small towns here in Michigan) received $75 million from the first 'bailout', despite being financially sound, with no 'toxic assets'.

#Comment Re: made: 2009-04-19 20:58:46.843434+00 by: JT

Giving money to businesses who haven't squandered their assets and profits? What the hell kind of stupid idea is that?