Thursday, January 07, 2010

Republicants Are At It Again, Making A Dirty Word Out of CFPA

The Republicants are at it again. Trying their damndest to make a dirty word out of CFPA (Consumer Financial Protection Agency). Their mantra is the same ole, same ole from the Party of NO.


"Not good for Business, Not good for profits… NOT GOOD FOR AMERICA... F**K THE PEOPLE, ENOUGH SAID... !"


Why there are any Americans who still identify with this party is beyond me. The other day Chris Mathews of Hard Ball asked one of these Republicants this question.

What have the Republicans done for America lately? Or in the past couple decades?

That's what Chris Matthews pressed Republican strategist Todd Harris about during Hardball on Wednesday.

Matthews repeatedly asked for examples, while citing negative examples like Bush-era spending bills, Katrina, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Harris tried to keep the focus on the 2010 elections and expressed hope that Democrats would keep going after Bush so the GOP could stay on message about being a balance against the current Democratic leadership.

Matthews suggested one answer, which Harris latched onto. "The Bush administration kept the country safe," said the guest.

"Except the one big day," the host shot back.

"YouTube is watching," he told Harris. "You're the Republican consultant. One of the best in the country. Tell me what the Republican party has done for this country in the last ten to 20 years."

Harris stayed silent.

"Thank you," Matthews said to his recurring GOP guest as he closed the segment. "We'll have you back with the answer."

Even a Republicant strategist could not give a straight answer to WHAT HAS THE REPUBLICANT PARTY DONE FOR AMERICA?

Video Below:

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GOP, Warning of a 'New EPA', Oppose Independent CFPA

by Ryan Grim

Senate Republicans are determined to prevent the creation of an
independent Consumer Financial Protection Agency because they
consider it as threatening as their current arch-nemesis
regulator: the Environmental Protection Agency.

Sen Richard Shelby (R-AL) pauses while taking questions at the
Reuters Financial Regulation Summit in Washington, in this April
24, 2009 file photo. (REUTERS/Stelios Varias)

Consumer advocates, meanwhile, say the CFPA must have strong,
independent authority to craft and enforce rules. Anything less,
they argue, would be too much of a concession to banks that have
gotten enough already.

"From the Republican point of view, the idea of a separate
agency is still anathema," said Sen. Robert Bennett of Utah,
a senior Republican on the banking committee. An independent
agency, he said, can go too far in the direction of tight
regulation without taking into account the effect of the rules it
creates on business and the economy. He said he's seen it happen before.

"Can you say EPA?" he asked, lifting his eyebrows. The
Republican Party has regretted for years that President Richard
Nixon made the EPA independent.

There's been some movement: Republicans who once pushed for total
elimination of the CFPA are now ready to back a compromise
solution that would make the CFPA subservient to a larger
financial regulatory agency, whose leadership could modify or
eliminate any protections deemed hurtful to business. MORE HERE


Now watch Rachel Maddow with her intelligent guest Elizabeth Warren... Remarkable!



REPUBLICANT

–adjective

1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of an organization of liars.

2. favoring control of the masses at any cost up to but not past destroying all non-republicants as long as there are enough slaves to do the grunt work.

3. Raping the natural and arificial resources of the known galaxy for their own means and ends, regardless of cost in human lives...as long as they are brown skinned and not wealthy.

4. (initial capital letter) of or pertaining to the Republican party.

–noun 5. a person who favors a fascist form of government.

6. (initial capital letter) a member of the Republican party.

7. a clone like being who does exactly as the message dictates, even to the exclusion of reality and rationale.


8. an abhorent group of undereducated ignorant
bigotted fanatical throwbacks with power and money, who insist that while in power they do everything possible to bring about the destruction of the world to suit their own twisted view of their religious belief in what they refer to as "The End Times."

1. The guy was a total Republicant. He was even talking about global warming like it was a myth!

1. It is a Republicant conspiracy to make us believe that there is no conspiracy.

3. Man that is such Republicant Bullshit! Can you believe McSame
just tried to blame the economy on the DEMS????

"No choice O. We got six skin jobs out of the Alaska
Corporation. I need ya on this one. Take a Voight Kampf machine
over to KBR Corporation. They got a Republicant over there that
actually thinks Caraboo Barbie might actually make a decent Vice President."




Let's keep our heads, while we continue to
watch THE

THEATER OF THE ABSURD!!!
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