Half of Americans Oppose Bailout for Troubled Homeowners

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 · Clinton “has lashed herself to the issue of homeowner security,” proposing $30 billion for individual homeowners and communities.

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If we can bail out Chrysler, why can’t we support the American homeowner? The time has come to acknowledge. And for those who would still have them eat some Wall Street cake as opposed to Midwest.

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — The government said last week’s $700 billion financial bailout was necessary to help Wall Street and Main Street alike, but most Americans. plans to invest in troubled.

“The provision I offered was narrowly tailored and provided real help to more than half a million American homeowners facing foreclosure,” Durbin of Illinois said after the vote. “Unfortunately, my.

In a survey conducted September 19-22 by Bloomberg/Los Angeles Times, by a margin of 55 percent to 31 percent, Americans opposed the bailout when asked whether "the government should use taxpayers’ dollars to rescue ailing private financial firms whose collapse could have adverse effects on the economy and market, or is it not the government’s responsibility to bail out private companies with taxpayers’ dollars?".

 · By the most optimistic assessment, the banking industry is reworking about 200,000 troubled mortgages a month, without government compulsion.

Only a third of Americans (34%) correctly say the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) was enacted by the Bush administration. Nearly half (47%) incorrectly believe TARP was passed under President Obama. Another 19% admit they do not know which president signed the bank bailout into law. Notably, there is no partisan divide on the question.

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Had American International Group (AIG) not been the beneficiary of a federal bailout in 2008, it would have entered bankruptcy and seen shareholder value wiped out, financial experts generally say.

A comparison of the Greek and American bailouts and their economic impact. Mr. Varoufakis, who voted no last week, voted yes this time. But 36 Syriza members remained opposed. bailout had begun,

60% Oppose Financial Bailouts; 74% Say Wall Street Benefited Most Survey of 1,000 American Adults *** Just 20% think it was a good idea for the government to provide bailout funding to banks and other financial institutions, but 60% say otherwise.

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