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Senate passes financial regulation bill
Washington comPost ^ | 5/21/2010 | Brady Dennis

Posted on 05/20/2010 6:41:26 PM PDT by markomalley

The Senate approved new far-reaching financial rules on Thursday aimed at preventing the risky behavior and regulatory failures that brought the economy to the brink of collapse two years ago and cost millions of Americans their jobs and savings.

The bill passed by a vote of 59 to 39, with four Republicans joining a majority of Democrats in supporting it.

The 1,500-page measure, shepherded through the Senate by Christopher J. Dodd (D-Conn.), chairman of the banking committee, seeks to reshape both Washington and Wall Street.

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They successfully courted Republican Sens. Olympia J. Snowe and Susan Collins, both of Maine, in part by including in the final bill provisions that each wanted. Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) also backed the bill. Equally critical was the last-minute push to win over Scott Brown (R), the Senate's newest member.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Business/Economy; Government
KEYWORDS: 111th; agenda; banking; charlesgrassley; chrisdodd; feingold; olympiasnowe; scottbrown; susancollins; wallstreet
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To: markomalley

Oh, God save us. The Rats are “helping” again.


51 posted on 05/20/2010 7:57:38 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The US will not die with a whimper. It will die with thundering applause from the left.)
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To: Outlaw Woman

We must purge these Rinos from our party.


52 posted on 05/20/2010 7:59:12 PM PDT by rogertarp
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation

Sorry! I hear New Hampshire is nice! And no curling! ;p


53 posted on 05/20/2010 7:59:48 PM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: bamahead

Unfortunately, all those Massholes (Massachusetts residents) that have poured into New Hampshire in recent years have turned the state blue.

Oh well, at least there’s no income tax (for now).


54 posted on 05/20/2010 8:05:35 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (I'm voting for Sarah Palin because she pisses off the right people.)
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To: markomalley

Thanks, everybody who sat on your asses on election day in 2008. Feh.


55 posted on 05/20/2010 8:07:18 PM PDT by Mad_Tom_Rackham (It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government -- Thomas Paine)
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To: max americana

I wonder what it’s like in Panama?


56 posted on 05/20/2010 8:07:34 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (I'm voting for Sarah Palin because she pisses off the right people.)
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To: markomalley
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Sharing the honor.

57 posted on 05/20/2010 8:08:20 PM PDT by taraytarah
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To: markomalley

A$$hats.


58 posted on 05/20/2010 8:11:08 PM PDT by b4its2late (Why does a slight tax increase cost you $200 and a substantial tax cut save you 30 cents?)
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To: Gator113

I am convinced elected office corrupts just about anyone once they get into office and start liking the power they have.


59 posted on 05/20/2010 8:18:24 PM PDT by mrsixpack36
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To: Carling

We have rino supporters here even though they have been told this is a NO RINO Site.


60 posted on 05/20/2010 8:21:06 PM PDT by Irisshlass
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To: tobyhill
"Stop donating to the GOP until they finally purge these RINOs."

Everytime the RNC asks me for a donation I send it back with no money and with COLLINS, SNOWE, GRAHAM and VOINOVICH(and I used to write SPECTER) written in big bold magic marker.

61 posted on 05/20/2010 8:25:26 PM PDT by libs_kma (If you RAM it down our throats in 2009, we're going to SHOVE it up your "donkey" in 2010!!!!!)
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To: Irisshlass

Another sixth of our economy will be ruled by Washington. Why no filibuster?

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703691804575254401645329716.html?mod=WSJ_Opinion_LEFTTopOpinion


62 posted on 05/20/2010 8:26:16 PM PDT by W-Girl
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To: rogertarp
I agree but do not see a peaceful resolution. These people believe they have been appointed to lifetime positions and act accordingly. (Look at Bennett's stunning reaction...actually crying...No a firing squad is the only remedy and I may be banned from FR for saying so, but it is time for blood of tyrants and patriots to be spilled for the cause of liberty. I've lost everything as it is...there is nothing left to lose and I'm relatively sure that I am not alone.

"I would rather die on my feet, than live on my knees"

63 posted on 05/20/2010 8:45:46 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Control the American people? Herding cats would be easier.)
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To: EGPWS
I'm about ready to take the red pill and endure what I may encounter.

Anywhere where personal freedom has a chance.






64 posted on 05/20/2010 8:48:17 PM PDT by Oceander (The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance -- Thos. Jefferson)
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To: Siena Dreaming

Dodd and Frank created the entire mess on the first place.
But this is typical M. O. for the left: create a problem, then create a “solution”, which gives them more power and control.


65 posted on 05/20/2010 9:08:16 PM PDT by Rennes Templar (Illegal immigration is destroying America, look what it's done to the White House)
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To: markomalley
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Way to go Scotty B. You just added to the sickening fascist destruction of this country. Teddy would be so proud.

66 posted on 05/20/2010 9:19:34 PM PDT by kara2008
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To: markomalley
I need to see the final text on this. There was mention that the bill included empowerment of the FTC over vitamin and supplements. FTC has wanted to shutdown this industry for a long time. Sneeking the authorization under the radar with this bill appears to achieve their objectives. Bye bye to GNC, Vitamin Shoppe and the vitamin/supplement shelves at Walmart/Target/Kroger and other stores.
67 posted on 05/20/2010 9:21:14 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: Outlaw Woman
Obama bumper stickers are the equivalent of wearing a "kick me, I'm stupid" sign. I'm sure they will be helpful when deciding who gets the layoff notices first.
68 posted on 05/20/2010 9:29:53 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation

I wonder what it’s like in Panama?
*****

Try the Philippines. Serious..


69 posted on 05/20/2010 10:16:04 PM PDT by max americana
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To: tobyhill

Stop donating to the GOP until they finally purge these RINOs.


I donate to individual conservatives....all over the country. It might be only $5.00 per, but it all adds up.


70 posted on 05/20/2010 10:26:54 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Shady

I predict DeathCare will NOT be implemented.

We could be in a Depression by this time next year....if it’s not already a Depression.


71 posted on 05/20/2010 10:30:27 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Carling

RUSH IS RIGHT!


72 posted on 05/20/2010 10:35:40 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Myrddin

Obama bumper stickers are the equivalent of wearing a “kick me, I’m stupid” sign. I’m sure they will be helpful when deciding who gets the layoff notices first.


Anyone with an 0bama sticker on their car is stupid. They’ll be asking for an ass kicking pretty soon.


73 posted on 05/20/2010 10:40:54 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Carling
As somebody who has had some issues with Rush Limbaugh over the years, he is the lone voice of reason in the country right now for conservatives.

It's a sad state of affairs when only one voice will stand strong. God bless Rush!!!!

74 posted on 05/21/2010 4:38:09 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: Myrddin

That’s what I’m looking for too - the govt. websites dont have a straight thru senate version anywhere....the CFPB seems the ultimate nanny state legislation combining big brother, price controls and prior restraint on innovation. Gasp.


75 posted on 05/21/2010 5:19:47 AM PDT by major-pelham
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To: markomalley

Why are Fannie and Freddie not mentioned in the bill, they caused the whole freekin mess. How is it those two get a pass?


76 posted on 05/21/2010 5:42:48 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama .......yes.......is a fascist... ...He meets every diagnostic of history)
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To: DaxtonBrown
I’m already taking steps to avoid te coming confiscation of assets.>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Me too.

77 posted on 05/21/2010 5:44:51 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama .......yes.......is a fascist... ...He meets every diagnostic of history)
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To: markomalley

Forget the mattress, just get a new tube of KY jelly.


78 posted on 05/21/2010 8:31:29 AM PDT by prairiebreeze (You never lose when you're playing with somebody else's money.)
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To: mrsixpack36
I am convinced elected office corrupts just about anyone once they get into office and start liking the power they have.

I suspect most are pre-screened for susceptibility to corruption before being allowed on the Democratic or Republican tickets.
79 posted on 05/21/2010 8:34:14 AM PDT by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: EagleUSA
Remember this Maine voters. Sink the RINOs.

YES BUT, how does one get a conservative elected in LIBERAL MAINE? Kinda like California - have to settle for RINOs in order to gain control of the Congress. They won't come through for us every time, but they can be useful on issues like Obamacare.
80 posted on 05/21/2010 8:36:21 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barack Hussein 0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Candor7
Why are Fannie and Freddie not mentioned in the bill, they caused the whole freekin mess. How is it those two get a pass?

Think about voters who can't or won't pay their mortgages, who are getting help from F&F. Do you think they would vote for anyone who would reform F&F? Dems want to keep those votes by continuing to buy them with money we don't have. F&F is just one of their schemes.

81 posted on 05/21/2010 8:51:52 AM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Pat Caddell: Democrats are drinking kool-aid in a political Jonestown)
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To: VanDeKoik

That’s just because they are playing for the other team. It’s like a drunk lesbian slut trying to be picked up by a man on spring break.


82 posted on 05/21/2010 9:31:23 AM PDT by for-q-clinton (If at first you don't succeed keep on sucking until you do succeed)
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To: Outlaw Woman

I agree with you. What is is going to take anymore? I always wondered why the Jews didn’t fight back and just dug their own graves to make it easy for the Nazis. Now I see the same thing happening here and now. All the bellyaching and noone doing anything about it. And where are our menfolk? We need new founding fathers who will risk life and limb for their families and all I see around me is 30+ somethings out trying to make as much money as they can and building 4,000 square foot houses that they won’t be able to heat in two years.


83 posted on 05/21/2010 9:45:58 AM PDT by Wisconsinlady
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To: Wisconsinlady

Yes my sentiments exactly. To be fair we do have some true patriots and God be with them as they fight the good fight each day in that nest of snakes (Jim Demint,Michele Bachmann,and some others but they are overwhelmed but still manage to stay in there fighting) However, like you I’m wondering where our ‘menfolk’ are. I did read something intriguing late last nite which I will freepmail to you later.
One thing going for us Wl, we have the clarity of history. The silence may be deafening to us but I don’t believe for one second that there aren’t serious discussions being held somewhere (at least that is what I pray).


84 posted on 05/21/2010 10:11:06 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Control the American people? Herding cats would be easier.)
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To: markomalley

5 for months of this BS and this country will get to the point of no return...Why can’t these morons simply take over some other country... freaking locusts!


85 posted on 05/21/2010 10:56:58 AM PDT by mikelets456
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To: DBrow
Credit, for those who work, will be very hard to get now.

Of course it will depend on the final Act, but credit may be just as easy to get....from a foreign bank. Congress is simply exporting our jobs, as it usually does. Congress is Public Enemy No. 1 to American jobs. No more clueless examples of economic illiterates exist than Dodd and Frank.

86 posted on 05/21/2010 1:38:38 PM PDT by CRBDeuce (here, while the internet is still free of the Fairness Doctrine)
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To: Mad_Tom_Rackham
Thanks, everybody who sat on your asses on election day in 2008

looks like we need another bumper sticker...see thanks masshole for ideas.

87 posted on 05/21/2010 1:45:37 PM PDT by CRBDeuce (here, while the internet is still free of the Fairness Doctrine)
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To: CRBDeuce

I hated McCain with a passion and still voted for him. So cant blame me for his.


88 posted on 05/21/2010 1:46:28 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote
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To: markomalley
Well it's official now. Just about everything has been siezed

We now reside in the

U.S.S.A.

(United Socialist States of America)

never thought I would see it in my time, cold war ended, thousands die fighting communist aggression in vietnam and korea and then radical Islam tries to topple the US economy and a kenyan usurper waltzes right in and hands it over...all to the tune of liberal media bias while the republican party fiddledix around trying to be centrist and reaching across the isle like a bunch of silver spoon well fed "I got mine" fruitcakes

89 posted on 05/21/2010 3:58:04 PM PDT by KTM rider ( ..........tell me this really isn't happening ! !)
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To: GlockThe Vote
"I hated McCain with a passion and still voted for him. So cant blame me for his. "

same here

I brought up here on FR that as a vote against Mccain is a vote for Obama and got all beat up and accused of being a troll....thanks a lot all you conservative idiots on FR who voted for Obama to spite McCain...idiots ! !

I have a feeling things are going to get real, real ugly , the Federal Reserve will be in charge and the FED wants to dismantle the USA financial system and siphon off the spoils. Leftists will control 100% who gets capital to do what

hate to be a negative doomsayer but I think it's "GAME OVER"

90 posted on 05/21/2010 4:09:01 PM PDT by KTM rider ( ..........tell me this really isn't happening ! !)
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To: KTM rider


91 posted on 05/21/2010 4:16:26 PM PDT by markomalley (Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus)
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To: markomalley

Gold and ammunition will make for a lumpy, hard mattress


93 posted on 05/21/2010 6:40:16 PM PDT by hattend (The era of John McCain is over, the era of Ronald Reagan is back! Go Sarah Go!)
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To: All

Jeez, how many of you blind freepers can’t see that Brown is a step up form Kennedy and Kerry? Do you really think Brown will do the damage that Kennedy did? Please grow a brain. A leftist RINO blocking a Massachusetts Senate seat from a rapid communist is a good thing. Think!


94 posted on 05/22/2010 11:58:26 PM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (Liberal are like termites eating away our cultural foundations.)
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