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it was not a matter of..... bad people trying to do bad things." The loans wouldn't have been there in the first place if American home buyers, driven by what The Weekly Standard calls immediate gratification without personal responsibility, hadn't overstepped their bounds.

the narrative of blaming the poor is well established and is being put out as much as possible. just like the banking crisis two years back, it may not have been a case of bad people doing bad things, but it was definitely a case of incredibly greedy morally challenged people finding themselves encouraged to do things that should have been illegal

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Sat Oct 16th, 2010 at 06:42:37 AM EST
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