BB&T CHAIRMAN ON OPPOSING TARP


BB&T Bank Chairman John Allison explains why he was opposed to receiving a government bailout.
DATE: 01/06/2012

Discussion Questions

1. What is TARP?

2.Do you think politicians are "champions of liberty?" Defend your answer. Who would be on your champions of liberty list, and why?

3. Why would BB&T bank chairman John Allison say he didn't want a bailout? Do you think this was a good decision? Why or why not?

4. Do you think TARP was a good thing for banks? Was it a good thing for the American people? Why or why not?


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