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*: <blockquote><p>Stein was fiercely critical of the Obama Administration's policies on energy, the environment, banks and corporate money in politics. "The Wall Street bailouts - Barack Obama was one of the big supporters of those bailouts before he came into office, but then once in office, that $800 billion TARP bailout became what?" she asked. "It became trillions. What was $800 billion became, depending on how you count it, became between $12 trillion and $16 trillion worth of free loans and giveaways to the big banks and others responsible for this trouble, and what happens to students?" Stein asked.</p><p>"Zip. We're bailing out the banks who caused the problem, and abandoning students."</p></blockquote>
 
*: <blockquote><p>Stein was fiercely critical of the Obama Administration's policies on energy, the environment, banks and corporate money in politics. "The Wall Street bailouts - Barack Obama was one of the big supporters of those bailouts before he came into office, but then once in office, that $800 billion TARP bailout became what?" she asked. "It became trillions. What was $800 billion became, depending on how you count it, became between $12 trillion and $16 trillion worth of free loans and giveaways to the big banks and others responsible for this trouble, and what happens to students?" Stein asked.</p><p>"Zip. We're bailing out the banks who caused the problem, and abandoning students."</p></blockquote>
  
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[http://www.jillstein.org/text_psou She also opposes] the system which created the apparent need for the bailouts in the first place:
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<p>That is why a third priority of the Green New Deal is real financial reform, beginning by breaking up the big banks and retaking our monetary policy from the Federal Reserve Banks. We will reboot and reprogram the financial sector so that everyday Americans no longer need to live in fear of periodic crashes that are not of our making.</p>
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==Links==
 
==Links==
 
* [http://www.jillstein.org/ campaign site]
 
* [http://www.jillstein.org/ campaign site]
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** [http://www.jillstein.org/ballot Ballot Access]: where Jill will be on the voting ballot (currently about half of the states)
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** [http://www.jillstein.org/green_new_deal The Green New Deal] seems to be the core of Jill's platform
 
* [https://secure.americanselect.org/profile-candidate/366657/draft-status AmericansElect page]
 
* [https://secure.americanselect.org/profile-candidate/366657/draft-status AmericansElect page]
 
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