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Fighting for the Consumer Financial Protection Agency till our teeth are smashed out

As we’ve discussed here in the past, if we’re to avoid financial disasters in the future, it’s absolutely essential that the banking reform bill presently being discussed within the Senate Banking Committee establish a strong, independent Consumer Financial Protection Agency. Unfortunately, it looks as though some Democrats might be willing to trade it away in […]

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Sprouting Populist balls, and going after Wall Street

One good thing to come out of Republican Scott Brown’s election to the Senate a few days ago, is that it seems to have lit a fire under our President. In an abrupt about-face, Obama came out late last week, saying that our unrepentant financial industry had to be reigned in. Distancing himself from Treasury […]

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