A short story by R.V. Scheide at Sacramento News & Review.

Last week in this space, I suggested the American people might not be as dumb as politicians presume they are. This week, damned if they didnt go and prove me right by derailing the $700 billion taxpayer-funded bailout of Wall Street proposed by the Bush administration. Via telephone, the Internet and street protest, concerned citizens from across the political spectrum have put Washingtons p…

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