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I think what we in my country understands is, that it is more complicated than that. Your goverment, "bush" is a large part of all the "free house market loans" you could have for some time ago.
Fannie Mae, the nation's biggest underwriter of home mortgages, has been under increasing pressure from the Clinton Administration to expand mortgage loans among low and moderate income people and felt pressure from stock holders to maintain its phenomenal growth in profits.
there wasnt any regulation on the loans that were given to people who obviously could not afford them.
Originally posted by TrueAmerican
jso, I really REALLY wish I was mistaken. You know, just because life for you didn't change much after the Patriot Act, or after he put in place warrantless wiretapping, doesn't mean it didn't affect many other people. In fact, the way he setup that law, we will NEVER know how many people were truly affected by it because they friggin made it illegal for anyone to even MENTION the fact that they were under investigation or that they had even received the notorious letter. And if you did, they could apprehend you, and hold you indefinitely for breaking THAT law.
Now you tell me jso. Would you do that that to me as your fellow countryman in good conscious?
I believe there weren't any further attacks after 911 because:
1) I think covert elements had something to do with it
2) There was no real threat of terrorism, and still isn't. Not on the scale they espouse and with all the insane amounts of money they have spent on it. They created the fear in the people, and then had the people pay for their own "protection."
If he had such love of country, then why didn't he and all his rich buddies finance this protection out of their own pockets?
And you know what, the bailouts still fall under his administration, even though there are still more in the works. You can run, but you can't hide forever jso. One of these days you will have to realize the truth. We've been had.
Originally posted by maxzen2004
The majority of Americans want to forget Bush, I think seeing Bush leave was more exciting than watching Obama take the oath. The damage caused by Bush is incredible, it's worldwide!! I hope they indict that guy, he was the biggest terrorist to this country!! If you don't see that, you are ignorant or just real stupid. BOO Bush!!!! WINNER OF THE WORST PRESIDENT IN HISTORY AWARD!!
Originally posted by StonyJ
Liars, parasites and war criminals......
Shame on you for having such a retarded view of a man with morals.
If you all had one ounce of perception, after eight years of speeches and press conferences, you would be able to see that George W Bush acted in good faith, honesty and integrity.
Sure, call him a devil, and evil man that wished only harm for our country, a man that only wished to steal your rights. How dumb does that sound? He kept us safe from the savages of our planet for almost eight years. He helped more people in Africa than the past 16 presidents. He maintained the American moral compass.
Shame on you for being so shortsighted and vindictive. You embarass us real Americans.
Originally posted by lunarminer
You know, every time on get on one of these politcal threads, I keep reading about Bush and how the Patriot Act was all his doing.
YOu all could use a course in Civics. Congress wrote and passed the Patriot Act....TWICE! Bush simply signed it.
So, how many of you have actually written your Congressman about the Patriot Act?
I'm betting that not one of you actually wrote your Congressman. So, we will still have the Patriot Act in 8 years, but Hey, that's OK because now we have Obama and his # don't stink.