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Friday, 13 April 2018

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The CFPB is intended to curtail the type of practices that caused the global financial meltdown of 2007-2008, which was somewhat less easy to have fun with than a Democratic senator. Too bad Wall Streeters weren't all fat and wearing striped suits, silk hats, diamond stickpins and other ostentatious jewelry. We probably all would have had a good laugh!

Bob, I'm sure the intentions of 'Fauxcahontas' and the Dem party were all of the highest standard but, alas, it looks as though their ability to achieve anything useful, except for another swamp of unanswerable bureaucracy was less than impressive. Why am I not surprised?

David, your noble nature does you a disservice in this case as the CFPB was clearly set up by Fauxcahontas as an unaccountable off limits slush fund. Unfortunately for them they ran into a GOP president who would not roll over in the face of such blatant bodging.

"Unaccountable" was to be a feature, not a bug. The former IRS Swamp Creature Lois Lerner was unaccountable by her own decree, statute be damned.

David, the loyal opposition has been trying to undo the CFPB since the day it was created. It's failure is the goal of the swamp creatures who profit by ripping off people who don't understand financial derivatives or even mortgage loans.

It occurs to me that Brits might not be familiar with the way Wall St. bankers are often portrayed in American editorial cartoons:


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