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Liberals Making ‘Deregulation’ A Dirty Word

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Sep 23, 2008.

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    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

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    Some people argue that “deregulation” caused the problems on Wall Street, while others say just the opposite: They blame misguided federal intervention for encouraging banks to lend money to unqualified borrowers.

    Look at the 1977 Community Reinvestment Act, critics say: The law encouraged banks to “meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, consistent with safe and sound banking operations.”

    Banks that wanted to expand had to prove they were meeting the needs of under-served communities – and critics say the banks did that by making loans to unqualified borrowers.


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    There s no doubt that socialized regulation caused the current problem.
     
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