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DrToast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-13-10 09:34 PM
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38. Not a very good heist if they've given most of it back.
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  -Do you think the financial collapse would have taken place if John Kerry had won? bluestateguy  Feb-13-10 07:10 PM   #0 
  - Yes.  Mojambo   Feb-13-10 07:13 PM   #1 
  - Yes.  Kurt_and_Hunter   Feb-13-10 07:14 PM   #2 
  - yes, it was already well underway  WannaJumpMyScooter   Feb-13-10 07:14 PM   #3 
  - NO, brakes would have been applied. Bush let things spiral out of control.  CTyankee   Feb-13-10 07:14 PM   #4 
  - Yes. n/t  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-13-10 07:18 PM   #5 
  - Does anyone know how John Kerry voted when the Repeal of  OHdem10   Feb-13-10 07:19 PM   #6 
  - He voted for the repeal. Here is a NYT article from the time, with  alsame   Feb-13-10 07:45 PM   #23 
     - He voted against the repeal. Here is  ProSense   Feb-13-10 08:01 PM   #26 
        - That's the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act . The NYT article is about  alsame   Feb-13-10 08:09 PM   #27 
           - Gramm-Leach-Bliley repealed Glass Steagall. n/t  ProSense   Feb-13-10 08:17 PM   #29 
              - The final vote in Nov 99 was 90-8 in the Senate. GLB was an  alsame   Feb-13-10 08:22 PM   #30 
                 - It was the conference report  ProSense   Feb-13-10 08:31 PM   #32 
  - I doubt it. Imagine him trying to do anything about it.  brewens   Feb-13-10 07:21 PM   #7 
  - Dorgan. He was absolutely right about the consequences. If you  alsame   Feb-13-10 07:38 PM   #17 
  - Thanks for that. I looked a little but couldn't come up with it. n/t  brewens   Feb-13-10 07:44 PM   #21 
  - Actually, in 2007, Kerry pushd Bush to deal with foreclosures in that year's  karynnj   Feb-14-10 12:33 AM   #45 
  - Nope- Kerry wouldn't have squelched the 2004 FBI investigations into widespread mortgage fraud  depakid   Feb-13-10 07:23 PM   #8 
  - Yes, I think it was all setup in advance by Bush and Paulsen.  avaistheone1   Feb-13-10 07:25 PM   #9 
  - Absolutely not. He is a smart man. I think he would have stopped  juajen   Feb-13-10 07:28 PM   #10 
  - Awwwww. I love SANE posters.  BlueIris   Feb-14-10 07:04 AM   #51 
  - Yes. Nt  xchrom   Feb-13-10 07:29 PM   #11 
  - matter who came in office.. this mess was already there  Peacetrain   Feb-13-10 07:30 PM   #12 
  - +20 As much as I love John Kerry ~ we are still waiting for him  goclark   Feb-13-10 08:38 PM   #34 
     - He did not have the votes - and not one Democratic lawyer in the room  karynnj   Feb-14-10 12:42 AM   #46 
        - Perhaps I was not clear ~ I Love John Kerry  goclark   Feb-14-10 12:06 PM   #55 
  - There WAS no collapse. It was a heist, and Kerry would not have instigated it.  Jim Sagle   Feb-13-10 07:32 PM   #13 
  - DING DING DING DING DING! nt  Kahuna   Feb-13-10 07:41 PM   #19 
  - You Sir, are correct. Heist indeed.  Arctic Dave   Feb-13-10 08:48 PM   #35 
  - Not a very good heist if they've given most of it back.  DrToast   Feb-13-10 09:34 PM   #38 
     - Except for what they siphoned off in multi-million $ bonuses.  Jim Sagle   Feb-14-10 01:13 AM   #49 
  - Yes (nt)  bigwillq   Feb-13-10 07:33 PM   #14 
  - Don't even go there! Barack Obama would not be President now.  timeforpeace   Feb-13-10 07:34 PM   #15 
  - What if's are great  TheBigotBasher   Feb-13-10 07:35 PM   #16 
  - Have you ever heard of the Kerry agreements?  karynnj   Feb-14-10 12:49 AM   #47 
  - No. nt  Kahuna   Feb-13-10 07:40 PM   #18 
  - No need ot be rude but he did win.  peace13   Feb-13-10 07:41 PM   #20 
  - Yes, because the real estate bubble was well underway  Dappleganger   Feb-13-10 07:44 PM   #22 
  - Yes  harkadog   Feb-13-10 07:51 PM   #24 
  - "Kerry Sees Credit Card Abuses, And Promises Steps to End Them"  ProSense   Feb-13-10 07:57 PM   #25 
  - Probably  gristy   Feb-13-10 08:16 PM   #28 
  - He might have seen it coming and he might have acted to try to prevent it sooner.  totodeinhere   Feb-13-10 08:27 PM   #31 
  - Yes... but I think that it would have been better than it was.  jesus_of_suburbia   Feb-13-10 08:37 PM   #33 
  - Absolutely - would have happened no matter who was elected.  DeschutesRiver   Feb-13-10 08:50 PM   #36 
  - Glass-Steigall was already history by the time he would have  annabanana   Feb-13-10 09:32 PM   #37 
  - No. Emphatically...  YvonneCa   Feb-13-10 09:49 PM   #39 
  - "IF John Kerry won"?? He DID win. Don't you remember election fraud?  troubledamerican   Feb-13-10 11:08 PM   #40 
  - Yes, John Kerry won.  avaistheone1   Feb-13-10 11:36 PM   #42 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-14-10 12:26 AM   #44 
  - obviously. The level III asset issue wasn't going to cure itself  CynicalObserver   Feb-13-10 11:16 PM   #41 
  - The big question is whether Kerry's team would have let Lehman Bros. fail  liberalpragmatist   Feb-13-10 11:59 PM   #43 
  - Roger Altman had BCCI ties - and though he was never convicted of anything,  karynnj   Feb-14-10 01:01 AM   #48 
     - Krugman doesn't want to go back into government...  liberalpragmatist   Feb-14-10 03:29 PM   #56 
  - NO!--Prez Kerry never would've invaded Iraq & sent our debt spiraling out of control. Bush otoh....  Hekate   Feb-14-10 01:19 AM   #50 
  - Nope and I'm not a big John Kerry fan. n/t  Little Star   Feb-14-10 07:05 AM   #52 
  - What is the point of this thread? I dont get it.  Mass   Feb-14-10 07:13 AM   #53 
  - The Collapse Would Not Have Happened And Here's Why  Yavin4   Feb-14-10 11:23 AM   #54 
  - Yes.  Phx_Dem   Feb-14-10 04:23 PM   #57 

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