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Five Alternatives to the $700 Billion Bailout Proposal
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Written by Michelle Haimoff   
It's one thing to hate on the bailout plan and quite another to come up with an alternative, but following are five attempts at a better way forward:



Five Alternatives to the $700 Billion Bailout Proposal
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Michael Moore: Get the money from the 400 wealthiest Americans

Alec Baldwin: Make every bailout recipient issue stock

Dan Walker, Seeking Alpha: If the crisis is liquidity, make the financial institutions more liquid by buying equity

Jerome a Paris, Daily Kos: Create a National Investment Bank that would help individuals rather than banks

Sebastian Mallaby, The Washington Post: Is the bailout even necessary?

Anyone have an alternative to the alternatives?