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“Little-Noticed” Is Back!

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at 11:10am

Remember my now-classic post about all the “little-noticed” provisions in Obamacare, “Little-Noticed” is the New “Unexpected”?

Well, “little-noticed” is back, this time with regard to the equally massive text of the financial regulation overhaul, SEC Says New FinReg Law Exempts It From Public Disclosure (emphasis mine):

So much for transparency.

Under a little-noticed provision of the...

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Scott Brown’s Financial Regulation Failure

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 7:33am

Scott Brown didn’t see the forest for the trees in deciding to support Chris Dodd and Barney Frank’s financial reform legislation.

Although Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins went along also, they did so only after Brown made his announcement. If Brown had come out strongly against the legislation, it could have...

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Democrats Approach Ramming Speed

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 1, 2010 at 2:10pm

Four months left until the November election. Time is running out on the Obama agenda.

Not the time to ease up, but to push harder because soon it will be too late.

Democrats are approaching ramming speed trying desperately to complete the picture, having taken over the health care system by a hair.

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“Thou Shall Not Bet Against A Bubble”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 26, 2010 at 6:30am

Nothing in the civil suit filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission alleges that Goldman Sachs caused the housing bubble or burst it.

The transaction at issue in that case was between highly sophisticated investment firms, and had no more...

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Freddie Med

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 30, 2009 at 9:17pm

Freddie Med. Never has a phrase better summed up the danger of Democratic plans to have the federal government run the health care system.

What Freddie Mac did for mortgages, Freddie Med will do for health care: A politicized system in which political correctness and social engineering takes precedence over fiscal and...

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Maybe Chris Dodd Will Sell “Waitress Sandwiches” To Balance The Budget

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 16, 2009 at 4:25pm

I must have slept through the 80′s and 90′s, because I never heard the one about Chris Dodd, Ted Kennedy, and the “waitress sandwich.” I learned about this for the first time today, reading a great (so what else is new) column by the Chicago Tribune’s John Kass about Roland Burris....

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Risk in the Mortgage Industry Spurred Meltdown

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 10:38am

Here is a link to my article, published in The Ithaca Journal, on how “Risk in the Mortgage Industry Spurred Meltdown”: http://www.theithacajournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080927/OPINION02/809270304/1014/NEWS17 .

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