"Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." ~Voltaire
Monday, February 11, 2013
We Fought, We Got, Now Will We Fight To Keep?
"The consumer bureau has taken seriously its mandate to protect the public from the kinds of abuses that helped lead to the 2009 recession, and it has not been intimidated by the financial industry’s army of lobbyists. That’s what worries Republicans. They can’t prevent the bureau from regulating their financial supporters. Having failed to block the creation of the bureau in the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform bill, they are now trying to take away its power by filibuster, and they may well succeed."