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"We Won" (Email from Obama's Team Gloating over Wall Street "Reform")
Organizing for America | 07/16/10 | "Mitch Stewart"

Posted on 07/16/2010 1:44:50 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

Dear xxx,

The Senate just passed Wall Street reform. The bill will become law the moment President Obama signs it.

This reform represents the boldest financial regulations since the aftermath of the Great Depression -- and the strongest consumer protections in history.

Every door you knocked in Iowa, every phone call you made in Ohio, every dollar you dug deep to give -- it's all for this. The Recovery Act, health reform, and now Wall Street reform, on top of everything else. In a year and a half, this administration has made bigger, bolder progress than any president's in decades.

We have a president who fights for all of us, every day. We have you, the best organizers this country has ever seen, who flooded Congress with calls and letters, had millions of conversations with friends and neighbors, went toe-to-toe with the country's most powerful special interests -- and won.

And we have members of Congress who bravely stood with the President, even as right-wing groups have pledged $200 million to defeat them in November's elections.

First, take a moment to celebrate. This is an achievement that will make American lives better and protect our economy for generations to come, and it absolutely wouldn't have happened without you.

Then, take a moment to thank the members of Congress who stood with us and supported these landmark reforms. In the coming days, they'll be taking a lot of heat for defying Wall Street -- and they need to know they have our gratitude.

Organizing for America supporters are signing a note of thanks to Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and all of the allies in Congress who stood up for reform.

We'll deliver these signatures to leaders in Congress who supported reform, after the President signs this into law.

Thanks for all you did to get us here. I'm so grateful to be making history with you, and I know the President is as well.

Mitch

Mitch Stewart Director Organizing for America


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: banks; brown; obama; taxes
"We have a president who fights for all of us, every day."

Thanks a lot, Scott Brown, Olympia Snow and Susan Collins. You've enslaved more of the private sector to BHO.

1 posted on 07/16/2010 1:44:55 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Thanks a lot, Scott Brown, Olympia Snow and Susan Collins. You’ve enslaved more of the private sector to BHO.

**********

Yes. This was a biggee, and they sold us.


2 posted on 07/16/2010 1:47:50 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (The bureaucrat is the natural enemy of liberty.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Borrowing entirely from Krauthhammer but with a heavy editing hand...

http://jewishworldreview.com/cols/krauthammer071610.php3

Consider what Obama has already achieved.
- Obamacare alone makes his presidency historic. It has irrevocably changed one-sixth of the economy, put the country inexorably on the road to national health care.
- Started one of the most massive wealth redistributions in U.S. history.
- Major financial reform that will give the government unprecedented power in the financial marketplace.
- $1 trillion stimulus, the largest spending bill in U.S. history.
- And Obama’s most far-reaching accomplishment is his structural alteration of the U.S. budget. The stimulus, the vast expansion of domestic spending, the creation of ruinous deficits as far as the eye can see are not easily reversed.

The net effect of 18 months of Obamaism will be to undo much of Reaganism.

The next burst of ideological energy — massive regulation of the energy economy, federalizing higher education and “comprehensive” immigration reform (i.e., amnesty)


3 posted on 07/16/2010 1:53:58 AM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
The dems really are clueless. They do something that is bad for the nation, and then they gloat about it. Strange values there.
4 posted on 07/16/2010 1:56:08 AM PDT by highlander_UW (Education is too important to abdicate control of it to the government)
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To: highlander_UW

They are anti-American.


5 posted on 07/16/2010 2:01:29 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (When the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn (Pr.29:2))
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To: SoFloFreeper
Lets see if they feel the same way when we start having to pay for everything this President has done, maybe 40,50 cents on the dollar for generations to come.
6 posted on 07/16/2010 2:12:22 AM PDT by buggy02 (Never take life seriously, nobody gets out alive anyway.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Unfortunate about Brown, but I guess I’m not surprised. I suspected he was not a true conservative, and this proves it. Too bad. He’s not all that much of a change from Ted Kennedy.


8 posted on 07/16/2010 2:33:46 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: fatnotlazy

Obama is taking the blame, and surely he is responsible for a lot of it. But Remember in November , those who helped him drive in the stake inAmerica’s heart.


9 posted on 07/16/2010 3:05:04 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Venturer

Yep. Democrats and Republicans. I’m in an anti-incumbent mood right now. I’m looking to boot out anyone, regardless of party affiliation, who has not served us well...particularly those who forgot the Constitution.


11 posted on 07/16/2010 3:15:51 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: buggy02
Lets see if they feel the same way when we start having to pay for everything this President has done, maybe 40,50 cents on the dollar for generations to come.

Many of us are already paying 40-50 cents on each marginal dollar we earn. When state, local, and federal taxes are all added up, the cost is extraordinarily high. The government is counting on an indifferent public, fed by a complacent media, to continue to get away with this theft.

12 posted on 07/16/2010 3:19:36 AM PDT by meyer (Big government is the enemy of freedom.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
The new law is expected to be known as the Dodd-Frank Act, named after the legislation's two key sponsors in the House and Senate, Sen. Christopher Dodd, Democrat of Connecticut, and Rep. Barney Frank, Democrat from Massachusetts.

MarketWatch article

Just covering their collective rear-ends after the mess they made with Freddie/Fannie.

13 posted on 07/16/2010 3:47:58 AM PDT by Sarajevo (You're jealous because the voices only talk to me.)
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To: Sarajevo
...the Dodd-Frank Act...

That sounds like a name for the consummation of a gay wedding.

14 posted on 07/16/2010 3:56:03 AM PDT by Never on my watch (The Obama Administration - an outrage a day)
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To: meyer

Yes you’re correct if we miss this next opportunity to change our direction there is no telling where it will stop. If we miss they will escalate spending and their goals will intensify and they will not listen to a word we say no matter how hard we try to keep our rights and freedom it will all off on deaf ears.


15 posted on 07/16/2010 4:16:22 AM PDT by buggy02 (Never take life seriously, nobody gets out alive anyway.)
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To: fatnotlazy

Scott Brown must have done something pretty corrupt the moment he arrived in DC and it’s all on videotape!


16 posted on 07/16/2010 4:22:10 AM PDT by browniexyz
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To: gunsequalfreedom

Yes, it seems that elections do have consequences. Who knew?


17 posted on 07/16/2010 4:22:24 AM PDT by Shane (When Injustice Becomes Law, RESISTANCE Becomes DUTY.----T.Jefferson)
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To: SoFloFreeper

The dog caught the car. Come November we’ll see how that turns out.


18 posted on 07/16/2010 4:24:49 AM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: browniexyz

I don’t know. I suspected he was a RINO when, after he was elected, he came out against the health care bill, but then said we needed some other kind of reform. No, Senator, we don’t need any kind of government reform.


19 posted on 07/16/2010 4:39:56 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: SoFloFreeper
A classic example of a Pyrrhic Victory - one more such victory and we're toast.

20 posted on 07/16/2010 5:19:38 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: SoFloFreeper
The first order of action by the next President should be to start dismantling every single one of Zero's economy-busting laws - no matter how difficult or time consuming it may be.
21 posted on 07/16/2010 5:23:50 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Never trust anyone who points their rear end at God while praying.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

wtf???????????

scott brown is another RINO?

dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit dammit

Take that truck and cram it- go get yourself a prius (and a dress) scott


22 posted on 07/16/2010 5:40:02 AM PDT by Mr. K (Physically unable to proofread- I swear I try!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“Every door you knocked in Iowa, every phone call you made in Ohio, every dollar you dug deep to give — it’s all for this. “

Just wait until these stupid a$$es come in to get a mortgage, withdraw money from their 401K, get a credit card.
They will be screaming unfair treatment to the bank employees who say “Sorry, we can’t process your transaction today; it will be 2 more weeks”.

This industry already is choking in regulation.


23 posted on 07/16/2010 5:45:46 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland ("And for that matter what do we REALLY know about HereInTheHeartland?")
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yeah, I got the “we won” email. I responded that, yes, they effed us, but come November, they’d better stock up on KY.


24 posted on 07/16/2010 5:47:51 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: SoFloFreeper
feel free to contact scott brown here: http://scottbrown.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/emailscottbrown
25 posted on 07/16/2010 5:48:58 AM PDT by Mr. K (Physically unable to proofread- I swear I try!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yes, they won and America lost. Thank you Scott Brown.


26 posted on 07/16/2010 5:54:10 AM PDT by 2001convSVT ("Hand out pocket Constitutions to everyone you can")
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To: HereInTheHeartland

“Just wait until these stupid a$$es come in to get a mortgage, withdraw money from their 401K, get a credit card....”

EXACTLY.

They will either be turned down or be charged confiscatory fees that make their eyes bleed. Then the bankers will get the blame as being greedy capitalist pigs. Politicians will get involved to force banks to lend money to certain people who typically vote democrat. More intrusion into the bank business that will force the banks into insolvency. Then the banks will be forced to beg for money from the politicians that set them up in the first place.

This financial bill only strengthens the obama policy of “Set them up, shake them down”. Just a more complicated and sophisticated version of zero down home loans to certain lenders.

It another case of kicking the can down the road. This will implode under it’s own weight and we will go through another financial meltdown somewhere down the road.

By that point, the current rats in dc will be retired or passed away so they will be never be held accountable for their actions.

Here we go again.
Be prepared. It may be 10 years down the road, but this will come back to bite all of us later.


27 posted on 07/16/2010 5:57:47 AM PDT by Texas resident (Outlaw fisherman)
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To: SoFloFreeper
They say a man is known by the company he keeps.

Scott, what happened to you son?

28 posted on 07/16/2010 6:01:24 AM PDT by McGruff (How's that Hopey Changey thingy workin for ya?)
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To: gunsequalfreedom

Easily one of the most depressing things I’ve ever read.


29 posted on 07/16/2010 6:07:41 AM PDT by GBA (Resistance is Constitutional!)
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To: fortheDeclaration

**Organizing for America supporters** are signing a (note) of thanks to Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid.
Any bets about the November elections be fixed?.


30 posted on 07/16/2010 6:18:06 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: fatnotlazy
You must vote for the Republican challenger in the primary if you have a RINO congresscritter. There are very few Republican incumbents worth keeping, but the few who are are definite keepers!
31 posted on 07/16/2010 6:22:04 AM PDT by FrdmLvr ( VIVA la SB 1070!)
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To: FrdmLvr

The easy part is to vote out all the socialist Democrats. Where I live, we have more Democrats in office than Republicans; so that’s a no-brainer. The difficulty comes in choosing among the Republican candidates. Most Republican candidates are running on the conservative, anti-Obama platform, but are they real conservatives? Maybe it is better to have a RINO than a Democrat, but not by much.

I don’t go for the reach-across-the-aisle BS. I want a candidate who will not compromise, who will adhere to the principles this country was founded upon. I’m not sure there are that many candidates who will.


32 posted on 07/16/2010 7:40:49 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Vaduz

In Nov. we are going to say ‘we won’!


33 posted on 07/16/2010 9:33:57 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (When the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn (Pr.29:2))
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Bullets can vote too.

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Even the little ones...

34 posted on 07/16/2010 9:42:48 PM PDT by Cyber Ninja (Rebuke, Renounce, Repeal, Repeat,...)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Every door you knocked in Iowa, every phone call you made in Ohio, every dollar you dug deep to give -- it's all for this. The Recovery Act, health reform, and now Wall Street reform...

And the 3rd biggest drop in consumer confidence in history:

U.S. July consumer sentiment plummets

35 posted on 07/16/2010 9:49:19 PM PDT by montag813
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To: fortheDeclaration

Yes and then defund everything Obama&Co. has passed.


36 posted on 07/17/2010 3:34:59 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: highlander_UW
The dems really are clueless

The Dems are also corrupt. To let Frank and Dodd come up with a bill on financial reform is insane. Amazing they are okay with monitoring personal transactions of every person, giving the FED more power. This is just as bad as Obamacare. They don't know what they voted for.

There must be a lot of skeletons hiding in Freddie and Fannie to just brush it aside.

37 posted on 07/17/2010 5:17:57 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: Mr. K

What puzzles me about this vote is, the people of MA weren’t in favor of this bill, or at least not passionately enough so that it would hurt his election chances.


38 posted on 07/17/2010 6:05:59 AM PDT by RockinRight (I can see November from here!)
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To: SoFloFreeper
went toe-to-toe with the country's most powerful special interests -- and won.

You are the country's most powerful special interest. D**khead.

39 posted on 07/17/2010 6:06:48 AM PDT by RockinRight (I can see November from here!)
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To: AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; blueyon; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; ...
In the coming days, they'll be taking a lot of heat for defying Wall Street -- and they need to know they have our gratitude. Organizing for America supporters are signing a note of thanks to Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and all of the allies in Congress who stood up for reform.
This is a Democrat bill.
40 posted on 07/17/2010 6:32:27 AM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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To: SoFloFreeper
First, take a moment to celebrate. This is an achievement that will make American lives better and protect our economy for generations to come, and it absolutely wouldn't have happened without you.

Boy, are they going to be in for a surprise when the government has no money to pay to pay for all their social programs.

Go Galt. Starve the beast. You're going to need those savings.
Remember - We can survive without their money, but they can't survive without ours.

41 posted on 07/17/2010 6:47:02 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: meyer
The government is counting on an indifferent public, fed by a complacent media, to continue to get away with this theft.

That's why they're attempting to marginalize and alienate (Alinski) the Tea Parties. The Tea Parties are getting peoples attention.

42 posted on 07/17/2010 6:51:57 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: SoFloFreeper

Scott Brown = clone of Chappaquidick Ted.


43 posted on 07/17/2010 8:04:25 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: SoFloFreeper

It’s a great day for fascism in America. :)


44 posted on 07/17/2010 8:08:08 AM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: opentalk
How long before they stop cash transactions and require everyone to use electronic?

It just seems like they'll argue that it will stop money laundering but will actually allow them to control the economy better and tax things if every transaction must be electronic.

45 posted on 07/17/2010 11:57:03 AM PDT by highlander_UW (Education is too important to abdicate control of it to the government)
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