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Washington and Wall Street are Broken; Here's Proof

LoachDriver Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 9:09 PM
We need more insurance companies & banks? Just like we need more lawyers.
Blair31 Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 9:35 PM
What do you have when you have a lawyer up to his neck in sand? Not enough sand.
Blair31 Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 9:35 PM
What do you have when you have a lawyer up to his neck in sand? Not enough sand.
DoctorRoy Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 9:30 PM
What do you call 10,000 lawyers at the bottom of the sea?
Gayle__CO Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 11:22 PM
DoctorRoy, 10,000 Lawyers at the bottom of the sea is called....a good start!
Danny Devito used that line in the movie, "War of the Roses."
oldnjal Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 12:08 AM
Mark Twain had a nasty remark about lawyers, also. And so many are in government.
We need a bank that will give decent interest on money we loan them.
I agree that banks are being responsible in loaning to people that can pay them back, and this chaos was caused, in part, by forcing them to extend mortgages to people that could not pay them. At one time twenty percent down was standard in getting a mortgage in times past, and for good reason. But I want profit on my investment, also. Not one tenth of one percent, which is offered by a local bank.
Banks should be competing for my money, and insurance companies should be able to compete across State lines.

Ask any entrepreneur you know and they’ll tell you that raising money is the hardest thing they have ever done. 

Sure there is a ton of money out in the world. That’s why prices for dot coms went way up. And despite the subsequent bust, it didn’t stop money from moving into real estate. And when real estate busted, it hasn’t stopped money from moving into metals, oil and other commodities with astonishing rapidity.

Despite a sluggish economy in the U.S. in the last decade, world GDP had roughly doubled in that time from $32 trillion in 2000 to $63...

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