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Robert Scheer

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We've already given AIG a total of $170 billion -- an amount that dwarfs the $75 billion allocated to helping those millions of homeowners facing foreclosures. And more will be thrown down the AIG rat hole because President Barack Obama is blindly following the misguided advice of his top economic advisers, who insist that AIG is too big to fail.

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Are the Democrats taking a page from the former administration, ramping up the fear-mongering factor in order to sway Americans to support their cause -- in this case, the pork-packed stimulus bill? Stephen Colbert investigates and gets ready to meet Jesus at his local Arby's.

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President George W. Bush has often invited comparisons to Mad magazine antihero Alfred E. Neuman, and his latest comments regarding a potential recession in the U.S. aren't helping him shake the "What, me worry?" tag line anytime soon.

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