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  •  Then we wouldn't be having this (0+ / 0-)


    Instead, he fought to get the bill passed and created what is now laughably called a "Veto Proof Majority" as if the opposition of a President would have had no impact.

    income gains to the top 1% from 2009 to 2011 were 121% of all income increases. How did that happen? Incomes to the bottom 99% fell by 0.4%

    by JesseCW on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 06:22:25 AM PDT

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    •  Don't suppose you have any proof of that? (0+ / 0-)

      I've looked around the internet, and while a lot of people blame Clinton for signing GLB, many people accuse him of pushing it without being able to name one thing he did to push it.

      As far as I'm aware - and this will remain the case unless I see convincing evidence otherwise - the repeal of Glass-Steagall was primarily pushed by Sen. Phil Gramm (R-TX).

      "Violence never requires translation, but it often causes deafness." - Bareesh the Hutt.

      by Australian2 on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 01:07:16 AM PDT

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