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2016 Postmortem

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Sat Jun 18, 2016, 09:58 AM Jun 2016

Great Moments in Bi-Partisanship: The Signing of Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 [View all]

The Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999 repealed Glass-Steagall and the New Deal firewall protecting US taxpayer insured-deposits from Wall Street predation.
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OMG THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING!!!!111!!! betsuni Jun 2016 #1
Apart from the Truth? Octafish Jun 2016 #2
No, unfortunately, it doesn't. SMC22307 Jun 2016 #5
Do you think this is a goddamn joke, or something? DerekG Jun 2016 #13
+1 leeroysphitz Jun 2016 #21
+1000 senz Jun 2016 #34
+1000 nt Live and Learn Jun 2016 #35
Your needle seems to be stuck... ljm2002 Jun 2016 #19
nice catch!!! (and slap down) AntiBank Jun 2016 #42
It does for those that care about policy over personality. n/t leeroysphitz Jun 2016 #20
As "good" as lobbying for Gramm Leach Blilely was, lobbying for merrily Jun 2016 #3
What did that one do for the mineral extraction industries, merrily? Octafish Jun 2016 #4
What it did for crap mortgage derivatives allowed Wall Street to bring down the economies of merrily Jun 2016 #9
My New Democratic Friend George Herbert Walker Bush, a really great guy, did a really great thing... Octafish Jun 2016 #14
Oh! The DERIVATIVES! Octafish Jun 2016 #7
The wiki on this is well worth reading. merrily Jun 2016 #12
What would Goldman think about putting taxpayers on the hook for the trillions bet at the casino? Octafish Jun 2016 #16
Brooksley Born <<< HERO!!!!!!!!!! AntiBank Jun 2016 #39
You mean the one that Bernie voted for? Lord Magus Jun 2016 #43
Yawn. He didn't lobby for it or tie it to other bills and to a shut down of government when merrily Jun 2016 #44
Oh, so he didn't LOBBY for it, that's supposed to excuse his vote? Lord Magus Jun 2016 #45
Missed the point. Guess building that straw man distracted you. merrily Jun 2016 #46
You have a typo in your headline! hootinholler Jun 2016 #6
Ouch! merrily Jun 2016 #10
Like a hidden meany. Octafish Jun 2016 #11
This act destroyed my retirement fund. 99Forever Jun 2016 #8
No questions. Octafish Jun 2016 #15
Voting for "Her" is actually voting for HIM, and another opportunity to do more 2banon Jun 2016 #18
I like what St George said about it Hydra Jun 2016 #17
Yep. nt LWolf Jun 2016 #22
Crosses the aisle. Octafish Jun 2016 #23
There it is. K&R bobthedrummer Jun 2016 #26
Two days of anger left... brooklynite Jun 2016 #24
Milton Friedman and the Rise of Monetary Fascism Octafish Jun 2016 #28
valid criticism of these HORRIFIC passed bills will never been banned on here AntiBank Jun 2016 #41
Kicked and recommended. Uncle Joe Jun 2016 #25
"Dollar Bill Phil" Gramm + Larry Summers, Protector of Plutocracy Octafish Jun 2016 #27
K&R. Big reason I don't want HRC consulting WJC on the economy. Need to dump the TPP. Overseas Jun 2016 #29
You know who else ''helped'' with the NAFTA? Dr. Henry Kissinger Octafish Jun 2016 #30
And now you've hit on another big reason I voted for Bernie. War weary. War criminal advisors Overseas Jun 2016 #31
News Blackout: The Chicago-Chile Connection... Octafish Jun 2016 #32
Tough to see it all right there... We'll have to keep fighting to preserve our social security. Overseas Jun 2016 #33
The Chicago Boys in Chile: Economic Freedom's Awful Toll Octafish Jun 2016 #37
K&R, for what's left of this place. senz Jun 2016 #36
This message was self-deleted by its author AntiBank Jun 2016 #38
Dont forget ex Goldman Sachs executive rat fuck Gary Gensler is Hillary's chief econ advisor AntiBank Jun 2016 #40
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