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Javaman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-04-10 08:40 AM
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22. Thank you, Captain Obvious!
fuck you ben.

Thank you for closing the door to the clue factory after the obvious as been let out.
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  -Bernanke Says Low Rates Didnt Cause Housing Bubble Joanne98  Jan-03-10 06:45 PM   #0 
  - Well, of course, nothing to do with it really, irrelevant, where did you get that idea anyway?  bemildred   Jan-03-10 06:56 PM   #1 
  - Maybe they wouldn't have had to make ridicoulus loans if prices remained realistic.  Skink   Jan-03-10 06:56 PM   #2 
  - low interest rate are weren't the problem  seeinfweggos   Jan-03-10 06:59 PM   #3 
  - I agree with Brenanke.........  kayla9170   Jan-03-10 07:31 PM   #4 
  - Actually, low rates did contribute to the environment of excess speculation.  girl gone mad   Jan-03-10 09:32 PM   #9 
  - but everything you mentioned are good things except lending to people with poor credit  seeinfweggos   Jan-04-10 05:35 PM   #23 
  - There were many problems. No need for "either or."  No Elephants   Jan-04-10 04:44 AM   #14 
  - No low rates didn't cause the problem  AllentownJake   Jan-03-10 07:47 PM   #5 
  - I wish it were so damned convenient to point to one bogeyman.  ozymandius   Jan-03-10 08:43 PM   #6 
  - Well said. Hell, it's fruit of the Reagan Era's deregulation.  PurityOfEssence   Jan-04-10 02:15 AM   #13 
  - Yep, too many to mention in one post,  No Elephants   Jan-04-10 04:45 AM   #15 
  - "...low interest rates didnt cause the past decades housing bubble..."  unkachuck   Jan-03-10 09:25 PM   #7 
  - Bush put this man in office and he wants better regulations. I wonder if it will  applegrove   Jan-03-10 09:27 PM   #8 
  - I wish current low interest rates would cause another bubble  blackbear79   Jan-04-10 12:21 AM   #10 
  - Bernanke Is All Wet  DallasNE   Jan-04-10 12:51 AM   #11 
  - Not only that, but Bernanke lobbied against the Consumer Financial Protection Agency..  girl gone mad   Jan-04-10 01:59 AM   #12 
  - Why is this man still pontificating and why is anyone still listening?  No Elephants   Jan-04-10 04:48 AM   #16 
  - He's a Hero to a lot of well meaning, misguided folks around here.  TheWatcher   Jan-04-10 07:07 AM   #17 
  - I think he is half right and half wrong.  Odin2005   Jan-04-10 08:11 AM   #18 
  - The belief that everyone should be a homeowner also caused this bubble  AngryAmish   Jan-04-10 08:17 AM   #19 
  - it's not an either/or. interest rates were too low too long AND there was insufficient regulation  unblock   Jan-04-10 08:22 AM   #20 
  - "...better regulation would have been more effective ..."  RUMMYisFROSTED   Jan-04-10 08:27 AM   #21 
  - Thank you, Captain Obvious!  Javaman   Jan-04-10 08:40 AM   #22 

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