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    pushed Clinton and Congressional Dems to forge some compromise provisions.  IIRC some of those provisions were to require banks to lend more money to low income and inner city areas, etc.  Unfortunately, those provisions are the ones the GOP now uses to blame Dems for the housing crisis.

    It was a flawed idea to encourage everyone in the US to buy their own home.  It doesn't work for everyone.  

    A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward. FDR

    by Betty Pinson on Wed Apr 08, 2009 at 08:48:12 AM PDT

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