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1. The bill that Clinton signed was passed overwhelmingly. VETO PROOF
By the Senate 90-8,

and by the House 362-57.

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  -Bill Clinton Signs Repeal of Glass-Steagall ben_meyers  Nov-24-08 08:48 PM   #0 
  - The bill that Clinton signed was passed overwhelmingly. VETO PROOF  prodn2000   Nov-24-08 08:53 PM   #1 
  - And dosen't that make it even worse?  ben_meyers   Nov-24-08 09:13 PM   #4 
  - What a difference a decade makes. The repeal of Glass Stegall had  Midwestern Democrat   Nov-24-08 09:18 PM   #6 
  - Republican house/senate, "contract with America"  Bush in Berkeley   Nov-24-08 09:33 PM   #18 
  - 3rd way.  JVS   Nov-24-08 09:46 PM   #23 
  - Not before it went to conference committee.  Skwmom   Nov-25-08 07:04 AM   #42 
     - Clinton fought against the party WAY too often.  Laelth   Nov-25-08 07:28 PM   #48 
  - The 'CHANGE' is  elleng   Nov-24-08 09:02 PM   #2 
  - The absolute biggest problem was the lack of regulatory oversight  prodn2000   Nov-24-08 09:09 PM   #3 
  - No, the biggest problem was that the effective regulations  ben_meyers   Nov-24-08 09:15 PM   #5 
  - That's what happens when the 'enabling' legislation is repealed.  elleng   Nov-24-08 09:19 PM   #9 
  - There is a reason that we have oversight committees and a Bureaucracy  prodn2000   Nov-24-08 09:20 PM   #10 
  - Bureaucracy cannot enforce something  elleng   Nov-24-08 09:23 PM   #12 
     - Disagree with you there.  prodn2000   Nov-24-08 09:29 PM   #15 
        - 'Regulatory rulings' are based on SOMETHING,  elleng   Nov-24-08 09:42 PM   #19 
  - I agree.  Blarch   Nov-26-08 05:48 AM   #53 
  - dupe  elleng   Nov-24-08 09:18 PM   #7 
  - dupe  elleng   Nov-24-08 09:18 PM   #8 
  - If we know it's a mistake, why are we still seeking the advice of it's biggest proponents  rockymountaindem   Nov-24-08 09:26 PM   #13 
     - Glass-Steagal repeal was advocated by MANY  elleng   Nov-24-08 09:44 PM   #21 
        - I could ask you "if your friends all jumped off a cliff, would you?"  rockymountaindem   Nov-24-08 09:53 PM   #25 
           - Should we be thinking about 'rewards' for some,  elleng   Nov-24-08 10:12 PM   #28 
              - Do you see the contradiction in what you just said?  rockymountaindem   Nov-24-08 10:17 PM   #29 
              - I'm not aware of any who have been 'proven right' on making the mess,  elleng   Nov-24-08 10:35 PM   #30 
              - Just saw this:  elleng   Nov-25-08 01:47 AM   #38 
              - They have a track record of creating messes, not fixing them.  Skwmom   Nov-25-08 07:12 AM   #44 
  - Shows the importance of congress. We control congress.  anonymous171   Nov-24-08 09:21 PM   #11 
  - I don't pin any of it on Clinton  ben_meyers   Nov-24-08 09:27 PM   #14 
     - I see your point.  anonymous171   Nov-24-08 09:31 PM   # 
     - Except in your OP, where you try to pin it on Clinton.  Skip Intro   Nov-24-08 10:03 PM   #27 
  - Yeah, it's all Clinton's fault  Bush in Berkeley   Nov-24-08 09:31 PM   #16 
  - See # 14  ben_meyers   Nov-24-08 09:43 PM   #20 
  - Okay, i see your point  Bush in Berkeley   Nov-25-08 10:57 AM   #47 
  - The OP doesn't give a shit about reality  Marrah_G   Nov-25-08 07:01 AM   #41 
  - He didn't have to sign it.  Raineyb   Nov-25-08 08:45 AM   #45 
  - Yikes! Is that Phil Graham? I oppose anything he applauds.  AtomicKitten   Nov-24-08 09:31 PM   #17 
  - Where's the change in your sniveling and pre-condemnation of the  cliffordu   Nov-24-08 09:44 PM   #22 
  - I haven't surrounded him with the same gang of idiots  ben_meyers   Nov-24-08 10:38 PM   #31 
     - Could be they will unfuck it under orders from the POTUS.....  cliffordu   Nov-24-08 10:42 PM   #33 
  - That bill was veto proof.... doesn't excuse the photo-op, but it's hard to pin that on him....  RollWithIt   Nov-24-08 09:49 PM   #24 
  - that just confirms my belief....  tomp   Nov-25-08 07:09 AM   #43 
  - Flaming idiot  HughMoran   Nov-24-08 09:54 PM   #26 
  - The problem is not the repeal of the law but how Wall St. was allowed to take advantage of it under  Jennicut   Nov-24-08 10:39 PM   #32 
  - Guilt by association was lame for William Ayers  Radical Activist   Nov-24-08 10:44 PM   #34 
  - This is right wing garbage  Onlooker   Nov-24-08 10:54 PM   #35 
  - Bush allowed the country to be bankrupted. He allowed  Jennicut   Nov-24-08 10:59 PM   #36 
  - The bill was veto proof, he had three options...  Hippo_Tron   Nov-24-08 11:24 PM   #37 
  - I am sure the OP knows that- spreading RW talking points is WAY more fun though  Marrah_G   Nov-25-08 06:59 AM   #40 
  - That's how I see it.  Raineyb   Nov-25-08 08:49 AM   #46 
     - You do indeed open yourself up to criticism when you take a photo op  Hippo_Tron   Nov-26-08 03:43 AM   #50 
  - Thanks for spreading the RW BS here.  Marrah_G   Nov-25-08 06:58 AM   #39 
  - A mistake.  Zhade   Nov-25-08 08:00 PM   #49 
  - Mm hm, but the yada-yada component was that Johnson tinkered with the notion...  bridgit   Nov-26-08 03:54 AM   #51 
  - Is the the 2009 cabinet?  mdmc   Nov-26-08 04:27 AM   #52 
  - He should have vetoed it.  Vinca   Nov-26-08 06:21 AM   #54 
  - Yeah the economic collapse, Iraq War, & poor response to Katrina are Bill's fault, not Bush's  mtnsnake   Nov-26-08 06:50 AM   #55 
 

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