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Why is the Tea Party/Republicans supporting Wall Street with protections against regulation?

"Eight million jobs lost, trillions in savings erased, countless dreams diminished or denied," Obama said. "I believe we have to do everything we can to ensure that no crisis like this ever happens again." But the president also got personal today, directly attacking Senator Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for leading the charge against the Democrats' financial reform bill now making its way through Congress. http://abcnews.go.com/WN/president-obama-criticizes-mitch-mcconnell-finance-reform-push/story?id=10404248

Asked By: ☼Solar☼ - 4/20/2010
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Because Reps/Cons are in the pockets of big corporations. They get richer while poor and middle class Americans continue to lose their homes. That's COUNTRY FIRST?!
Answered By: Nina - 4/20/2010
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They are mindless drones. They do what they are told.
Answered By: brown9500v17 - 4/20/2010
 
This will surprise you because it is not in agreement with liberal talking points BUT the entire cause of this recession can be put on the backs of Chris Dodd, Barney Franks and the Congressional Black Caucus. Loaning people with no money to buy homes they had no chance of paying for was the root cause of the financial... More
Answered By: lienot - 4/20/2010
 
because Rush told them it's all the governments fault... that Goldman sachs didn't want to make millions by lying...but the gov. forced them too...
Answered By: g - 4/20/2010
 
Just because it's a bill doesn't mean it's a good bill... More
Answered By: grandma zaza - 4/20/2010
 
Because they are being led to believe that it is the Republicans that are helping "real" push for regulation... More
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Answered By: James - 4/20/2010
 
I'm confused. The Dems. call the Repubs rich people in the pockets of big business in one breath and stupid redneck hick racists in another. Dems, please decide which insult you are going to use and stick with it.
Answered By: Splitters - 4/20/2010
 
So you support a bill that makes it possible for even more taxpayer bank bailouts in the future? Because that is what this bill effectively makes possible, and that is what the Republicans are against.
Answered By: acidBURN - 4/20/2010
 
From your article... More
Answered By: Bert - 4/20/2010
 
Don't bite the hand that feeds you.
Answered By: Gray Ghost - 4/20/2010
 
they are the party of "no", remember? it would seem that they care more about going against anything the democrats have on the table than they do about helping and making it harder for the wall street crum bums to rip off the American people and investors
Answered By: james p - 4/20/2010
 
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