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Date: 1/16/2009 4:57:47 PM
Author: dfish Country Flag
Subject: 4246/4894 - Re: E-Mail Solution
 
 
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Unfortunately, this all depends on bad math. $85 billion, divided by 200 million people is just $425 each...not $425,000!

Second, of course, it depends on the assimption that the $85 billion...or whatever sum...is lost forever, as if thrown down a hole. The reality is that much of the $700 billion is being invested(!) in the banks, earning 5% interest...which jumps to 10% after a while. So, in that regard, the taxpayers are getting a much better deal than the shareholders, many of whom may have lost their entire investment.

"A little knowledge is a dangerous thing."

 
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