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Political Heretic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-22-10 02:27 PM
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12. Hey genius, none of that was about splitting commercial and investment banks.
That's what the hoopla is about today.

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  -Why Obama Is (Finally) Taking on Wall Street --- Robert Reich kentuck  Jan-22-10 01:45 PM   #0 
  - Yesterday's announcement was planned for weeks  sandnsea   Jan-22-10 01:49 PM   #1 
  - "Planned for weeks"?  kentuck   Jan-22-10 01:51 PM   #2 
  - This stuff started in October, more action in December until it was rolled out yesterday.  Pirate Smile   Jan-22-10 02:07 PM   #7 
     - Of course it was  sandnsea   Jan-22-10 02:23 PM   #11 
        - Hey genius, none of that was about splitting commercial and investment banks.  Political Heretic   Jan-22-10 02:27 PM   #12 
           - Right. Nobody in the White House discussed it until yesterday.  sandnsea   Jan-22-10 02:28 PM   #16 
              - Actually Volker discussed it, and Giethner and Summers opposed it  Political Heretic   Jan-22-10 02:31 PM   #17 
                 - There has only been discussion  sandnsea   Jan-22-10 03:12 PM   #24 
                    - That's Congress, not the White House.  Political Heretic   Jan-22-10 03:23 PM   #27 
  - It still took too long. And even if he's right in that they pulled it out of the  gateley   Jan-22-10 01:54 PM   #5 
  - Bullshit. Edit Link posted.  sandnsea   Jan-22-10 02:11 PM   #8 
     - I'm not disagreeing with you -- WTF are you jumping down my throat for?  gateley   Jan-22-10 02:23 PM   # 
     - And then one wonders why we lose elections  sandnsea   Jan-22-10 02:27 PM   #13 
        - Because people like you - edit.. I'm sorry, your the first thing I saw after not sleeping all night  Political Heretic   Jan-22-10 02:28 PM   #15 
        - Yes it has, and what he announced yesterday was just part of what was being  still_one   Jan-22-10 02:32 PM   #19 
        - It's ME who always at first questions "what's the motive?" -- kind of like  gateley   Jan-22-10 02:41 PM   #23 
           - Sorry I snapped at you  sandnsea   Jan-22-10 03:14 PM   #25 
              - And I'm sorry I snapped back. I understand your point -- totally. nt  gateley   Jan-22-10 03:52 PM   #33 
     - They did NOT plan to support splitting commercial and investment banks.  Political Heretic   Jan-22-10 02:28 PM   #14 
        - That is not the ONLY part of the changes  sandnsea   Jan-22-10 02:31 PM   #18 
        - That's the ONLY part of the changes that is being talking about as the dramatic shift  Political Heretic   Jan-22-10 02:33 PM   #20 
        - They have been planning this for some time  TxRider   Jan-22-10 03:20 PM   #26 
           - That's just simply not true.  Political Heretic   Jan-22-10 03:33 PM   #29 
  - Yes it was planned for weeks --but no plan for what to do if they lost one Senator's vote on HCR  CreekDog   Jan-22-10 02:39 PM   #22 
  - Well, whatever it takes, as long as they get off their asses and do something good.  begin_within   Jan-22-10 01:51 PM   #3 
  - Whatever the reasoning is, I'm just glad that he's starting to take a tougher stance. nt  Cant trust em   Jan-22-10 01:52 PM   #4 
  - It's up to this admin to prove that this isn't more than midterm election posturing  ProgressIn2008   Jan-22-10 01:58 PM   #6 
  - Obama is still on the corporacation  Rapanui1   Jan-22-10 02:11 PM   #9 
  - This was started months ago with financial reforms in Congress  still_one   Jan-22-10 02:34 PM   #21 
     - "This" was not started months ago.  Political Heretic   Jan-22-10 03:39 PM   #30 
  - kick and recommend - very interesting analysis!  Douglas Carpenter   Jan-22-10 02:23 PM   #10 
  - Tories back Obama banking crackdown, this has been in the works for a while  TxRider   Jan-22-10 03:26 PM   #28 
  - "This" was not started months ago  Political Heretic   Jan-22-10 03:42 PM   #31 
  - It's interesting to watch the brigade of people come into this thread with the same talking point  Political Heretic   Jan-22-10 03:47 PM   #32 
  - "SPURNING OBAMA, McCain and Cantwell propose resurrecting Glass-Steagall to break up Wall Street."  Political Heretic   Jan-22-10 03:59 PM   #34 

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