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    GOP senators block financial reform

    Where's the outrage? People have been throwing out polls saying a majority of Americans opposed Obamacare but the Democrats passed it anyway. Well, 2/3rds of Americans support financial reforms, yet the Republicans are blocking it.

    Republicans (and One Democrat) Block Debate on Financial Reform Bill - Political Hotsheet - CBS News

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    Re: GOP senators block financial reform

    Blah. What do Republicans care?

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    Re: GOP senators block financial reform

    No outrage here. Love it.

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    Re: GOP senators block financial reform

    Quote Originally Posted by texmaster View Post
    No outrage here. Love it.

    Obama tried to pass yet another bill without giving anyone the chance to read it.
    Your understanding of the process of passing a bill is hilariously limited.
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    Re: GOP senators block financial reform

    Quote Originally Posted by texmaster View Post
    No outrage here. Love it.

    Obama tried to pass yet another bill without giving anyone the chance to read it.
    Don't you get tired of being absurd?

    Everyone had plenty of time to read it. It was introduced on April 15, and posted on the internet.

    Read the article, it has detailed discussions about the objections to the bill, which is about the content of it - obviously people have read it. Not a single complaint about not having enough time to read it.

    Try not just making up the same old excuses.

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    Re: GOP senators block financial reform

    Quote Originally Posted by misterman View Post
    Don't you get tired of being absurd?
    Step away from the mirror.

    Everyone had plenty of time to read it. It was introduced on April 15, and posted on the internet.

    Read the article, it has detailed discussions about the objections to the bill, which is about the content of it - obviously people have read it. Not a single complaint about not having enough time to read it.

    Try not just making up the same old excuses.
    No you're right. I was thinking of something else.

    But I do support their decision even if they have read it


    But Republicans insist government bailouts are still possible. They pointed to language, for instance, in a chapter on liquidating failed banks that established a “strong presumption” of losses for creditors and shareholders. Some Republicans say those losses should be mandatory.

    Senator Judd Gregg, Republican of New Hampshire, said Republicans wanted to prevent a collapse like the one in 2008 but warned that Democrats were in danger of strangling the economy with excessive regulation.

    “We shouldn’t put in place a regulatory regime that overly reacts and, as a result, significantly dampens our capacity to have the most vibrant capital and credit markets in the world,” he said.


    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/27/bu...er=rss&emc=rss
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    Re: GOP senators block financial reform

    Quote Originally Posted by texmaster View Post
    But I do support their decision even if they have read it
    Back to square one.

    Have you ever complained that the Democrats passed health care reform despite the polls? If so, how do you reconcile that with this? The people want this, don't stand in their way, right?
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    Re: GOP senators block financial reform

    just before the mid-term elections, say late october, don't be surprised when citibank is allowed to go down the tubes
    then the democrats will point to the republican obstruction of financial reform as the reason why it so massively failed
    the election could turn on that single event - which is totally within the democrats ability to control

    over there, hoist by their own petard, will be the republicans
    if this happens, be prepared to explain to your grandchildren when they ask, "what was a 'republican'?"
    we are negotiating about dividing a pizza and in the meantime israel is eating it
    once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed

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    Re: GOP senators block financial reform

    Quote Originally Posted by misterman View Post
    Back to square one.

    Have you ever complained that the Democrats passed health care reform despite the polls? If so, how do you reconcile that with this? The people want this, don't stand in their way, right?
    LOL The people wanted health care reform too but not the far left socialistic plan the president shoved down their throat.

    This is no different. Obama thought he could shame the republicans to support his version of financial reform. It failed.

    Once again Obama displays the lie of working with the other side for all to see.
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    Re: GOP senators block financial reform

    Quote Originally Posted by misterman View Post
    Where's the outrage? People have been throwing out polls saying a majority of Americans opposed Obamacare but the Democrats passed it anyway. Well, 2/3rds of Americans support financial reforms, yet the Republicans are blocking it.
    Poor analogy. A majority of Americans support healthcare reform, too - it was the Obama brand they found offensive.

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