Yesterday 12-6-12 I emailed my reps(one Jim demint had just resigned) and the Pres. to suggest a step that might give each side a little wiggle room with the citizens that are tired of watching political ping pong with our tax money.Where I live I could do very well on $250,000. I moved from L.I. 35 yrs. ago because I couldn't afford the high cost of living.The number 250k was what Obama called the middle class. Actually their are many places in the US where raising a family would just be sufficient
Let's talk about reality here. The GOP and their street thugs have committed legions of escalating atrocities against freedom in this country, and particularly against liberals. I'm talking about bringing assault rifles to town hall meetings, shouting down speakers, harassing and driving away speakers in public places (and in one case, even driving up to their houses when they flee back home) andeven punching people who disagree with them.
They talk about waging war, they hurl racial
Need I say more?
Mexico's drug war bright spot hides dark underbelly
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (Reuters) - Inside a notorious Mexican prison where armed convicts used to roam freely, selling drugs and deciding who was allowed in, the state is in control again. Prisoners are back in their cells and the once overcrowded complex sparkles with cleanliness.
We live in a time of almost absolute denile We have given in to what we know betrays us. And have pushed the consciousness of humanity 2 the edge of another fall. But hope for progression still rests in the spirits of many good people, who are modivated by mankinds many creations. People who will fight for the responsibilty of this planet. and ourselves. Some will look 2 the heavens for answers, while others look 2 eachother..... But all can agree that these times are great, and it is indeed
Updated 11-27-12 at 01:20 PM by Aliensilly
Both sides of this argument have valid points and as strange as it may sound, both sides are corect.
Yes the changes and strong enforcement of the CRA was responsible, and yes laws like the CFMA that loosened investment regulations were responsible. But repealing portions of Glass Steagal, as I've so often heard is responsible, gave banks other avenues to generate profit, but didn't play a significant role in causing the crisis.
In simple, general terms, this is what went