Congressman -- Karaoke Woulda Been Cheaper!!

According to Congressman Thaddeus McCotter, there's a simple solution to Northern Trust's lavish party problem: If you want a '70s bash, "pitch in and buy a karaoke machine."

Thaddeus McCotter: Click to watch
When our TMZ cameraman found the Republican Rep for Michigan and member of the House Committee on Financial Services in DC yesterday, dude blasted Northern's decision to throw a big bailout burning fiesta last week.

His quick fixes for the corrupt system: Hire back the 450 workers Northern Trust laid off in December and have the government stop giving "our" money to banks that clearly don't need it.