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#1187215 - 05/20/09 03:46 PM Interesting Article...
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Mob Rule Comes to Washington

Yes, it's old news, but I found the article interesting.

The administrations latest proposal, for a systemic risk regulator, should leave little doubt that it seeks carte blanche in ruling the economy. This is a plan for an economic dictator, an enforcer who will have the frightening authority to oversee every decision that, in his opinion, significantly influences the economy.

Of course, once the mob-rule mentality takes hold, everyone becomes a potential target. If you obtain a mortgage or a college loan, the government may subject you too to risk regulation. You may be told that you cant buy a plasma TV or take a vacation or quit your job, because the risk to your finances is unacceptable. But isnt that a purely private decision?--you will indignantly demand. If government power keeps expanding, however, there may no longer be any private decisions.

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#1187226 - 05/20/09 03:48 PM Re: Interesting Article... buggs
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Thank you for sharing smile
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#1187233 - 05/20/09 03:51 PM Re: Interesting Article... #Just Jay
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Originally Posted By: Just Jay
Thank you for sharing smile

I hope you're having fun.

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#1187253 - 05/20/09 04:00 PM Re: Interesting Article... buggs
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Boys, boys, boys. crazy

Simmer down you rowdies! mad
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#1187260 - 05/20/09 04:03 PM Re: Interesting Article... buggs
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When is the next election?
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#1187264 - 05/20/09 04:05 PM Re: Interesting Article... Peepers
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for mayor?

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#1187270 - 05/20/09 04:06 PM Re: Interesting Article... Miscuit
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Can I vote for Mayor McCheese? I thought that was more of an honorary title.
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#1187278 - 05/20/09 04:08 PM Re: Interesting Article... Peepers
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Will Grimace be on the ballot?
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#1187279 - 05/20/09 04:08 PM Re: Interesting Article... buggs
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Originally Posted By: Bugs Bunny
Originally Posted By: Just Jay
Thank you for sharing smile

I hope you're having fun.


Kinda smile
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#1187289 - 05/20/09 04:11 PM Re: Interesting Article... #Just Jay
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OK. I see it's time for more BYTMF postings.

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#1187291 - 05/20/09 04:12 PM Re: Interesting Article... buggs
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Yeah!!!
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#1187391 - 05/20/09 04:58 PM Re: Interesting Article... #Just Jay
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under the Lone Star
is it time for an intervention?
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#1187406 - 05/20/09 05:03 PM Re: Interesting Article... Pale Rider
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^^^great show.
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#1187417 - 05/20/09 05:08 PM Re: Interesting Article... #Just Jay
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Way, way south.
I actually do appreciate your article Bugs.
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#1187932 - 05/20/09 10:37 PM Re: Interesting Article... MB Guy
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MB, I have to admit, until now I've not thought much about laissez-faire but now I'm wondering.

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#1187975 - 05/21/09 02:27 AM Re: Interesting Article... buggs
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"A mob is driven by rampant emotionalism, with no concern for facts--facts such as: Are these particular recipients guilty of anything?"

This also brings to mind all those who protested Guantanamo and a host of other issues during the Bush Admin years.

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