Scott Brown plans to support the Wall Street Reform Bill

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    POLITICO Breaking News:
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    Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) announced Monday that he plans to support the Wall Street reform bill, which is expected to give Democrats enough votes to pass the landmark legislation. “While it isn't perfect, I expect to support the bill when it comes up for a vote. It includes safeguards to help prevent another financial meltdown, ensures that consumers are protected, and it is paid for without new taxes,” Brown said in a news release.
     
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    Brown flexed some muscle during the process and gained protections for the financial businesses in his state.

    A tactical display far more than a populist one - I find no fault in that.

    When more Republicans enter the Senate next year, his influence will lesson considerably, but for now, Scott Brown is enjoying compromise status.

    Good for him - still consider him to have strong potential as his national political career unfolds...
     
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    But he's the Tea Party candidate! After all, Republicans don't cut backroom deals like Pelosi and "Owe Bama!" Least this is what I've been hearing on USMB in one form or another the last couple months.

    This is only the beginning, wait until November, maybe we'll get the sequel to the "Dracula Congress"
     
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    Scott Brown was never the "Tea Party Candidate" - he enjoyed support from those affiliated with the Tea Party - but he also enjoyed support from voters who were longtime Democrats as well.

    By that measure, you could call Scott Brown a Reagan-Democrat candidate, which is what his leanings tend to indicate.

    Scott Brown signaled the beginning of the end of the Democrat-Progressives, and ending that will play out very well for the Republican Party in November 2010.
     
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    No, he was the lesser of two evils (figuratively speaking) is all.

    Republicans and Democrats . . . two peas, same pod. I'm so sick of it. Aren't there any pols who will just say what they mean and mean what they say?
     
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    And so the disfranchisement begins. You are a fucking hack of epic proportions.

    http://www.usmessageboard.com/current-events/102149-scott-brown-is-the-tea-partys-first-victory.html

    http://www.usmessageboard.com/curre...-brown-is-the-tea-partys-first-victory-2.html

    What's wrong Sinatra? Your bosses don't usually plan for this huh? You're nothing but a paid shill.
     
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    Indeed. Sinatra is a great example of that as I just showed.
     
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    To be fair - Scott Brown repeatedly stated he is and will remain a "Scott Brown Republican".

    So far he has proven to follow up with that description.

    Scott Brown is a moderate - as a Repubilcan in Mass. he has to be. It is still a remarkable and transformative moment to have a Republican senator replace Ted Kennedy.

    Keep the faith - November is coming soon, and while the outcome will not be "perfect", it will prove itself of great benefit to those wanting a return to some semblance of political balance in DC and throughout state governments.

    The Obama agenda will be greatly diminished following November, and that is a good thing for America...
     

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