Here's Your Deregulation You Peons

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  1. HoleInTheVoid
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    You keep crying and crying and crying "DEREGULATION DID THIS!"

    OK, let's hang the bastards who propped-up the corporate fat cats.
     
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    hee hee hee

    I hear crickets.


    I see ostrich azz.
     
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    It certainly contradicts any effort to lay this crisis on any one party. Now how we got here in the first place is another question.
     
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    I find it rather astounding that the notwits on this board keep trying to blame the government, or the Dems or Republicans for what has been essantially at meltdown of the PRIVATELY OWNED banks.

    Do you people NOT understand that if the rating companies (Moody's for example.. ALSO PRIVATE COMPANY) had done its job properly that NONE of this would have happened?

    Of course you don't. That's why nobody seems to ever mention their role is this disaster.

    Most of you are so faithfully sticking to the canard that government is the problem that even when there is TRILLIONS of dollars worth of evidence that makes this issue so apparent that even a child could understand it, you continue to want to make this an indictment of government.

    Now to the extent that you can blame government at all, you can blame government for is NOT BEING SOCIALIST (read regulatory) ENOUGH.

    Do you neocons and Republican apologists actually get that?

    I rather doubt it.

    Most of you Democratic and Republican Party basher really have no idea what the problem is or why it happened.

    It is evident from your postings you're more than just somewhat clueless.

    This disaster is really a brilliant failure of private corporations to regulate themselves, folks.

    Government's role in this was NOT having a role in preventing it, as it should have.
     
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    Once again, failing to hold the consumers accountable for their uninformed decisions.

    The banks would be fine right now, had the borrowers known what it was they were signing. Of course, signing that mortgage and securing the loan was more important to most people than being informed about whether or not it would ultimately be a good decision in the first place.

    So your answer is that government should do the job that consumers should have done themselves.

    Just one more way the citizens of this country become even more stupid and apathetic.
     
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    You're insane to think that the policies of the fed and congress had nothing to do with this meltdown.
     
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    Let me put it to you this way. I no longer give a shit who is responsible. No Bailout. Let all the shit they have been piling up come crashing down on their heads. Americans will just have to learn to live without credit. Not a bad idea.
     
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    Agreed--if our economy is a house of cards let it fall. The next government we elect can campaign on what new system they want to try.
     
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    we are well on the way. We used to have 5 investment banks. Only two are still standing. :clap2:
     
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    The officers of those banks need a electronic tracking device locking firmly around their ankles.
     
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