“"The Republicans were all about "competition"'until private insurance companies were called upon to compete with a Public Health Insurance Option; then they did the bidding of their own corporate sponsors and prevented the public from having the right to choose."
Well, that's one way to look at it.
Another would be that some folks don't like paying corporation taxes which are then given to fund a competitor who pays no corporation taxes.
Both ways of of looking are biased attempts to score points, adding a bit of heat and almost no light.
Since $30 billion is considerably less than the bailouts we gave them - including quantitative easing, the banks can just look at it as bailing out the people who bailed them out when the banks got in over their heads.
You've heard of "Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells"? Well, I live in Holland Park and I've Had It. Up to here! An old curmudgeon, I rant and rave about things I read, see or hear in the News. Frequently sarcastic, irreverent and libertarian; often wrong - but never uncertain.