Voodoo Economic Death Panel

Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) has announced that if Republicans regain control over Congress, they will destroy the sweeping Wall Street reform and shred the newly created consumer protection bureau. Shelby said, “The bill is so sweeping and such a game changer in many ways that it’s incumbent upon us to revisit it.” Translation to english: "if Republicans get power their going to hand our economy and our money back to their Wall Street masters. Meanwhile, Jacob "Jack" Lew, a former top executive at Citigroup who assisted Former President Bill Clinton in the deregulation of Wall Street, was tapped by President Barack Obama for a top White House post. Sen. Bernie Sanders asked Lew if he believed that the "deregulation of Wall Street, pushed by people like Alan Greenspan [and] Robert Rubin, contributed significantly to the disaster we saw on Wall Street." Lew said, "...I don't believe that deregulation was the proximate cause." Apparently the Obama administration is joining the Bush and Clinton administrations in handing control of our economy back to a few billionaires on Wall Street. For the American middle class this in the real voodoo economic death panel.

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Pablito's picture
Pablito 13 years 39 weeks ago
#1

Apparently the Obama administration is joining the Bush and Clinton administrations in handing control of our economy back to a few billionaires on Wall Street. For the American middle class this in the real voodoo economic death panel.

Well Louise,it's what I have been saying.....so or the life of me why is it that Thom

keeps asking us to go vote for corrupt Dem politicians.......I say don't vote folks...let the GOP

get back in the seat...they are so good are screwing-up, that, that will happen.then Americans will be in the streets...it's only then....look for most of us there will be no betterment for the next 10-15 yrs

but we must let this ship go down for the benefit of those coming behind us.

Ricky_O's picture
Ricky_O 13 years 38 weeks ago
#2

What do you expect from the DLC.

I raised money for him, put up signs, earned him votes; all because his campaign promises were in line with progressive ideals, not DLC positions. Now he is in office, it's one inappropriate appointment after another and Wall Street, WTO, and other monied-interests coming out on the top at the expense of the real democrat voters.

Enough! He's not getting my vote next time around. The DNC needs to put up progressives, or they are out of the race. They've played these same cards for too long. The same goes for congress.

Worse yet, yesterday morning Bill Press stated he would no longer take phone calls from those of us who are fed up with this non-sense. He calls us 'whiners'. Huh! He lost my listenership.

Ricky_O's picture
Ricky_O 13 years 38 weeks ago
#3

It's called the DLC (Democratic Leadership Council) http://www.dlc.org/

It's simply the well-to-do masquarading as democrats. If you don't know about them, take the time to, and then spread the word.

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