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    Re: Protesters halt operations at some western ports

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_State View Post
    Don't try that.

    FACT...Alan Greenspan and Bill Clinton dismantled the 1933 Glass-Steagall Act.
    FACT...President Bill Clinton signed legislation that removed barriers between banking, securities and insurance companies. Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act (aka Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999) signed on Nov 12, 1999
    NOOOOOOO

    You took the bait!

    He was trying to turn this **** into a partisan **** fest.....

    Good work...
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    Re: Protesters halt operations at some western ports

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    And the right continues it's efforts to deflect in order to avoid discussing the miilions of jobs destroyed by their corporate masters on Wall St. How sad that they have to use the same arguments that were used to justify child labor, but authoritarian syncophants will say anything to avoid criticizing the people who fund their payrolls
    More Baiting and ignoring the issue.

    Why do you not seem to care about the working class citizen?
    "I condemn the ideology of White Supremacy and Nazism. They are thugs, criminals, and repugnant, and are against what I believe to be "The American Way" "
    Thus my obligatory condemnation of White supremacy will now be in every post, lest I be accused of supporting it because I didn't mention it specifically every time I post.

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    Re: Protesters halt operations at some western ports

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    FACT...Presidents don't pass legislation; Congress does. The bill that dismantled Glass-Steagall was introduced by repub Phil Gramm and supported by the right and opposed by liberals
    Fact---Bill Clinton signed it into law. He doesn't have to sign it...he has veto power.
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    Re: Protesters halt operations at some western ports

    Quote Originally Posted by Caine View Post
    NOOOOOOO

    You took the bait!

    He was trying to turn this **** into a partisan **** fest.....

    Good work...
    Damn, I included greenspan.
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    Re: Protesters halt operations at some western ports

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_State View Post
    Fact---Bill Clinton signed it into law. He doesn't have to sign it...he has veto power.
    Fact...Clinton couldn't veto the bill because it passed with more than a 2/3 vote.
    Fact...It's the rightwing who supports deregulation, not the left.
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    Justice Thomas' opinions consistently contain precise, detailed constitutional analyses.
    Quote Originally Posted by jaeger19 View Post
    the vast majority of folks that need healthcare are on Medicare.. both rich and poor..

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    Re: Protesters halt operations at some western ports

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    Fact...Clinton couldn't veto the bill because it passed with more than a 2/3 vote.
    Fact...It's the rightwing who supports deregulation, not the left.
    Off Topic.
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    Re: Protesters halt operations at some western ports

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_State
    I guess that worker isn't on your side, because this port worker doesn't support this.
    The Port Truckers are in the process of forming a union.
    "I do not claim that every incident in the history of empire can be explained in directly economic terms. Economic interests are filtered through a political process, policies are implemented by a complex state apparatus, and the whole system generates its own momentum."

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    Re: Protesters halt operations at some western ports

    Quote Originally Posted by Caine View Post
    More Baiting and ignoring the issue.

    Why do you not seem to care about the working class citizen?
    that's, kinda ironic.

    anyways, shutting down port operations for one day is meaningless.

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    Re: Protesters halt operations at some western ports

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    that's, kinda ironic.
    What is so ironic?

    Or are you trying to flame bait too?
    "I condemn the ideology of White Supremacy and Nazism. They are thugs, criminals, and repugnant, and are against what I believe to be "The American Way" "
    Thus my obligatory condemnation of White supremacy will now be in every post, lest I be accused of supporting it because I didn't mention it specifically every time I post.

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    Re: Protesters halt operations at some western ports

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_State View Post
    Off Topic.
    You brought it up, but I can understand why you don't want to continue talking about it and having your ass handed back to you

    Quote Originally Posted by matchlight View Post
    Justice Thomas' opinions consistently contain precise, detailed constitutional analyses.
    Quote Originally Posted by jaeger19 View Post
    the vast majority of folks that need healthcare are on Medicare.. both rich and poor..

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