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The Race Card Cometh Yet Again

arvamus Wrote: Jul 29, 2012 11:26 AM
Why would anyone believe that anything with Dodd's name on it addresses the fiasco of sub-prime mortgages that Dems created and Dodd had a very personal hand in promoting and fending off Bush's warnings? This is like thinking an arsonist can fix what he helped burn down.
traitorbill Wrote: Jul 29, 2012 12:20 PM
Dodd Frank had as much to do with promoting Democrat interest groups as it had to do with financial reform. It made it easier for unions and environmentalists to put themselves on the board of directors of corporations. The bill created over 20 "Offices of Minority and Women Inclusion" at government agencies. The Bill also found a way to promote ACORN and other such groups. Senator Shelby said called the bill "An enormous reach across virturally every segment of our economy, and a massive expansion of government influence in our daily financial lives."
Pat1392 Wrote: Jul 29, 2012 11:35 AM
Yes, and that needs to be said over and over. Obama was in the Senate when the bus went over the cliff. Three senators running around while Rome burned and now we have a guy that want to focus on his re-election and his golf strokes.

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