Tim Walz: Why I voted against the bailout bill

  • Article by: TIM WALZ
  • Updated: October 6, 2008 - 7:15 PM

Though improvements were made, it was still a raw deal for taxpayers.

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angeliquemfOct. 7, 0810:24 AM

You may have voted in a manner that displeased many but you did what you felt was right and I find that very honorable.

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mabelairOct. 7, 0812:42 PM

The majority of those polled did not want the bailout passed, and I am one of them. Not only was the bailout a last-ditch money-grab that did not actually set up the conditions our leaders requested as you pointed out, on top of that the Senate stuck on $100+ billion in shameful earmarks. Shameful is the perfect word. I will not vote for anyone who voted for this bill. This year that means Norm Coleman and Betty McCollum. Congratulations to you for voting responsibly.

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mnramblerOct. 7, 0812:51 PM

Good for you Walz. It is a bad bill for the reasons you stated and then some. It's about time you stood up for something, but unfortunately it's a little late. One good move/vote does not erase the lousy socialist voting record. Mr. Davis is poised to represent what's best for America and American's, not European socialism and special interest. Thanks anyway

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RandiReitanOct. 8, 0812:19 AM

Minnesota is fortunate to have your voice in Congress. You are the voice of the people. Thank you for representing us with such integrity and honor.

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JeffJ1957Oct. 8, 08 7:18 AM

Typical school teacher He votes most of time like a socialist. But what do you expect from a school teacher they live off the taxes of us working stiffs. But they are so much smarter. The old saying if you can't do Teach.

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AxlFoleyOct. 8, 08 8:52 AM

Votes like a socialist but votes against the largest ever act of socialism in the nation's history. Maybe tax money shouldn't be going to schools, I think we should just send kids your way so you can teach them funny phrases and also about socialism in America. There's another old saying: if you can't think, don't speak.

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harvybing1Oct. 8, 0811:19 AM

For Those Retirees and Workers, Both Union And Non Union, Who Have Seen Their Retirement Accounts Lose Huge Amounts Of Their Value, Here Is A Somber Thought: One Of The Crooks Responsible For The Fannie Mae Mess Has Been Rumored To Be Our Next Attorney General. If That Happens It Would Effectively Guarantee That NONE of the Crooks Responsible For This Mess Would Go To Jail. Your Retirement Has Effectively Been Stolen From You! And As Usual, The Real Guilty Will Go Free. Copy And Past This Link In Order To See How That Plays Out. http://www.wnd.com/index.php?pageId=67068 Henry Waxman Has Already Started An Effective Smoke Screen To Protect The Guilty. The Coordinated Effort To Cover Up Has Already Started, And The American Public Is Too Dumb To Recognize It.

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privateeyeOct. 16, 08 7:46 AM

Don't care.

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