To regulate or not to regulate?

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  1. VaYank5150
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    Did anyone see this on "60 Minutes" last night?
    Author Michael Lewis On Wall St's Delusion - 60 Minutes - CBS News
     
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    Good point
     
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    In other words we have to regulate someone elses behavior because its better for government to automate our society into some kind social factory.
     
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    how about regulating congress
     
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    That is why we have the constitution but it seems odd that the congress wants to regulate everyone else's lives yet object when we want to regulate their lives.
     
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    we do---it's called elections.

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    How about not bailing out Wall Street when it deludes itself?
     
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    Wall Street is not a person. Wall Street is a financial system which functions best with regulation. The arguments is usually over how much regulation, not whether to regulate.

    Without rules, there would be no system.

    then we have fruitcakes who believe in self-regulation.

    see? everyone with half a brain supports regulation.

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    you idiot, that doesn't regulate them, that simply gives them the power of office and lately it seemingly doesn't matter if they have a d or an r next to their name
     
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    we regulate their terms in office.

    we regulate what they can and cannot do.


    sucks to be you
     

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