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... the national banking system even less than I trust the private sector under a system of regulations. It took from the 1930's to the 1990's to completely demolish the New Deal banking regulation reforms ... Nixon and Reagan and Bush I could have done the job much more quickly with a nationalized system of banks to privatize.


I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.
by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 07:01:07 AM EST
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I see,
Would you trust democrats selling them back in 8 years?
If Obama wins, of coruse.

A pleasure.

I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths, but how myths operate in men's minds without their being aware of the fact. Levi-Strauss, Claude

by kcurie on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 07:03:11 AM EST
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I don't understand the question.

Selling what back, to whom?


I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 06:12:20 PM EST
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Privatizing without deregulating.

A vivid image of what should exist acts as a surrogate for reality. Pursuit of the image then prevents pursuit of the reality -- John K. Galbraith
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 06:22:05 PM EST
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... would certainly make it harder for progressives to win Democratic primaries.


I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.
by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 01:03:28 PM EST
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Why?

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Sat Sep 27th, 2008 at 04:26:40 PM EST
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... in Democratic primaries for the House is bad enough as it stands ... if they think a friendly Congressman can get them an inside track on bank lending, it'll only make a bad situation worse.

NB. Because of gerrymandering, the larger number of Democratic held House seats are in effect decided by the primary.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Sat Sep 27th, 2008 at 05:26:18 PM EST
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A couple of days ago, I saw a suggestion on another blog that people mail their congresscritters a torch and a pitchfork... That idea sounds better and better with each passing day.

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Sat Sep 27th, 2008 at 10:29:44 PM EST
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