The Bush administration is asking Congress to let the government buy $700 billion in bad mortgages as part of the largest financial bailout since the Great Depression. The plan would give the government broad power to buy the bad debt of any U.S. financial institutions for the next two years. It also would raise the statutory limit on the national debt from $10.6 trillion to $11.3 trillion -- making room for the massive rescue. Rescue plan seeks $700B to buy bad mortgages: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance He would have been right to announce that the U.S. is going to scour the world and confiscate every last dollar of wealth that was hoarded up in the last 7 years by the management and directors of every failed company that we bailing out.Until anybody in DC announces THAT plan, I'm not trusting a ****ing one of them. And another thing, I don't care if we spend $100B on the hunt and only recover $10B. The United States government has got to show these pigs that they can't get away with it, not now and not ever again.