Here’s another campaign video from Libertarian Party Presidential candidate Bob Barr about the financial industry bailout, and the origins of the problem that supposedly make the bailout necessary:
As Barr notes, it’s really quite insane to authorize the very people who created the problem we’re dealing with today to use $ 1 trillion try to “fix” the problem they created. More importantly, though, Barr makes a point that nobody is acknowledging — if we do this now, then there is no end to the number of industries that will be beating a path to the doors of Congress asking for their bailout.
The only solution, it seems, is to throw the bums out.
In a follow-up video, Barr wonders why the Department of Justice has been so quiet as this story has unfolded: