How Freddie Mac halted Regulatory Drive

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  1. JimH52
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    Political Punch

    Lobbiest rule the world when there are people that we elected standing with their hands out. Sick...
     
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    "Obama Taps Shinseki for Veterans Affairs" is the story line of your link?

    Anyway, your right. Lobbists run the show on both sides of the isle. Here's a story from CNBC regarding Freddie and it's opposition to regulation:

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    These suckers, Dems & Reps should be tarred, feathered, put on public display for the winter, and then jailed, not re-elected.

    We have white collar criminals running our government, we know it, and we do nothing about it. Perhaps we deserve what we get since we're too lazy to do anything about it.
     
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    Anyone who is watching the morning news please post if this or any other topic concerning congress and the banking industry lobby is reported on.



    Thanks
     
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    Lycurgus Who is Obama, really...??

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    No one tied to either fund Republican or Democrat should have been or should be reelected nor should they be permitted to vote on any of the fixes! They should be in a court of law, but, that will never happen.
     
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    Website for the lobbying group;

    DCI Group

    What's so unique and fresh about bribing politicians? That's what it is, bribery.
     
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    That’s the irony of it. They do it openly and we do NOTHING to stop it.
     
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    good morning nobama
    only because the STUPID ASS supreme court RULED that MONEY is FREE SPEECH.....

    so, it is PERFECTLY LEGAL......

    it makes me sick...

    care
     
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    Mornin' Care!

    Here's an excerpt from my (speudo-serious) thread about fixing the Ickonomy:

    I agree with you. We probably can't make lobbying go away, but we CAN create laws that expose these people and/or make them operate outside of the law, for which there would be consequences.
     
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    i think that's a pretty good idea....

    but i still wish the SC ruling could be changed or re-reviewed, where individuals are the only ones protected for free speech regarding money, in elections, and not corporations.

    care
     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    Yup.

    The insiders feathered their own nest knowing full well that the game couldn't last.

    In THAT respect, I'm as pissed as every conservative, thinking libertarian or fascist in conservatives clothing on this board.
     

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