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Comment Re:You thought the GOP/TP represented regular peop (Score 1) 528

TARP - passed by Republicans...

all spending bills originate in the house.

the house was controlled by democrats.

the senate was controlled by democrats.

congress passes a bill.

a president signs it.

yes, bush signed the first bailouts.

bailouts passed with bipartisan support by a democrat controlled house and senate.

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