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Cave Johnson
04-04-2011, 10:07 AM
Compared to the cost of financial Armageddon, I'd call it money well spent.

http://www.slate.com/id/2290042/?from=rss

Simplex3
04-04-2011, 11:45 AM
I thought a major plank in the project was to eliminate the "too big to fail" corporations and banks. Seems they got the exact opposite of that, especially in the banking industry.

alpha_omega
04-04-2011, 12:22 PM
... I'd call it money well spent.



With due credit to the former President, right?

Cave Johnson
04-04-2011, 01:49 PM
I thought a major plank in the project was to eliminate the "too big to fail" corporations and banks. Seems they got the exact opposite of that, especially in the banking industry.

That's under Dodd-Frank, which I agree didn't address that problem sufficiently.

With due credit to the former President, right?

And the Congressional Democrats that passed it and the current President that administered the program, yes.

KILLER_CLOWN
04-04-2011, 02:52 PM
Yup that debt sure has the Dollar sitting pretty, and we have zero problems with inflation not to mention the price of oil is cheap. yup yup yup.

donkhater
04-05-2011, 02:05 PM
Yay bubble!!!!

I knew we couldn't do without you. Now don't go bursting anytime before Obama is re-elected OK?