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It's the Middle Class, Stupid

grabberde Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 5:09 PM
Read Hank Paulson's book "On the Brink." We socialized the American financial system under a Republican administration! George W. Bush, Hank Paulson and the Republican administration told top bankers in the fall of 2008, that "they would have to accept government investment for the good of the American financial system." Hugo Chavez, Venezuela's socialist president, found this a stunning move. He said, "Bush is to the left of me now!, Comrade Bush announced he will buy shares in private banks. Viva La Revolution!" http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSTRE49F0K720081016 America did DE-socialize the financial system under Obama.
grabberde Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 5:09 PM
A card-carrying Republican retorts "how did we De-socialize under Obama? I'm confused??"

George W. Bush 'invited' top bankers to the White House and told them they must accept federal dollars to shore up their poor balance sheets in exchange for stock and warrants. These banks were allowed to return TARP money that in some cases was forced upon them and got their stock and warrants back all under Obama!

And so it begins, like clockwork.

After an election defeat of significant proportions for the "truce strategy," GOP elites appear prepared to double-down on kicking out the social issues.

This week, Karl Rove appeared on stage in Naples, Fla., with James Carville in a rather dramatic jousting over the meaning of the across-the-board rejection of the Republican brand this election cycle.

According to Real Clear Politics, "Rove, shuffling through a red folder of election data in his lap, agreed that the GOP in 2016 should nominate 'a modernist' who can discuss an issue such as abortion by adroitly acknowledging the realities of the law...