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Barney Frank Speaks. Listen Up

Is There an Antidote to the Republican Amnesia?

Memory eventually fails us all, but apparently the decline strikes one party far more than the other.

In recent weeks, my friends across the aisle have expended a lot of breath proclaiming that the Democrats caused the present financial crisis by failing to pass legislation to regulate financial services companies in the years 1995 through 2006.

There is only small one problem with this story — throughout this entire period the Republicans were in complete charge of the House and for the most critical years they controlled the House, the Senate, and the Presidency. Read the rest of this entry »

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Letter: NY Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to Barney Frank re: Merrill Lynch 2008 Bonuses

Have you ever noticed that ALL BIG PROTESTS are of liberals. Republicans never protest, ever?

Why aren’t Republicans licking up a storm about wall street bonuses. This is the kind of thing they could really unite behind. You know, grab the moral high ground for once.

Republicans should occupy Wall Street and demand bonuses be surrendered back to tax payers. It may be their last chance have any significance…except in Utah…for now.

Update: Thain Tells All on Merrill Lynch Bonuses
Former CEO Reveals Who Got What on Eve of Merger with Bank of America

Click here to read letter (PDF)

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Right-Wing Going Off Deep End

Welcome to an America of your (Republicans) choosing.

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