It seems on September 18th America almost saw total economic collapse. 550 billion had been drawn out of banks in the span of 1-2 hours and there was an estimate that 5.5 trillion would be taken out soon after. That would had meant total economic collapse people. This is when the government guaranteed ever bank account worth $250,000, so the people would stop pulling the all the money out of there bank accounts. [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INAGMSARPYw"]YouTube - Congressman Explains Hijacking of the US Economy by the Federal Reserve & Treasury[/ame] Quote from Rep. Kanjorski Now while I don't believe in any bailouts, at ALL. There were some serious problems happening and about 99% of America didn't know what was going down. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2009/2/9/234340/6189/142/695504 Most of this is stuff most people here know, I figure I would make it a discussion, what do you think?