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Old 02-22-2010, 01:22 PM
 
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Elizabeth Warren warned about the coming financial crisis and is championing the creation of a Consumer Finance Protection Agency.

Brooksley Born & Janet Tavakoli warned of the dangers of "shadow banking" over a decade ago.

And now we have Ms. Cantwell, waging a war against Wall Street and their stooges both in and out of Washington.

I'm usually anti-discrimination but does any one else think that maybe are financial system should be run by women?

It seems like the ones really pushing for reform are the women and the greed and arrogance of men that got us into this mess, though I recognize it was Ann Ryand that got Greenie swooning over the self-regulating market fantasy.

 
Old 02-22-2010, 02:58 PM
 
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Elizabeth Warren warned about the coming financial crisis and is championing the creation of a Consumer Finance Protection Agency.

Brooksley Born & Janet Tavakoli warned of the dangers of "shadow banking" over a decade ago.

And now we have Ms. Cantwell, waging a war against Wall Street and their stooges both in and out of Washington.

I'm usually anti-discrimination but does any one else think that maybe are financial system should be run by women?

It seems like the ones really pushing for reform are the women and the greed and arrogance of men that got us into this mess, though I recognize it was Ann Ryand that got Greenie swooning over the self-regulating market fantasy.
When has the Government EVER stayed out of the market?
 
Old 02-27-2010, 08:57 PM
 
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When has the Government EVER stayed out of the market?
Come again, the thread is about we would be better off, if skirts, like this lady (http://temcnally.podomatic.com/player/web/2009-04-02T10_00_40-07_00 - broken link), run our financial system.
 
Old 02-27-2010, 09:00 PM
 
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana
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Naw, soon as they saw a "sale" sign they'd close up shop and head to the store to spend spend spend.
 
Old 02-27-2010, 09:01 PM
 
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana
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Mom comes home with several dresses she'd just bought and tells dad, "it was on sale, look how much money I saved you". Dad looks at the price tag and says, "yep, but look how much of my money you spent that you could have saved by not buying the dresses."
 
Old 02-27-2010, 09:01 PM
 
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hell no. Whats up with the sexism?

Last edited by nevergoingback; 02-27-2010 at 09:15 PM..
 
Old 02-27-2010, 09:14 PM
 
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
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Mom comes home with several dresses she'd just bought and tells dad, "it was on sale, look how much money I saved you". Dad looks at the price tag and says, "yep, but look how much of my money you spent that you could have saved by not buying the dresses."
Most working women spend more on shoes than they put into their pensions
 
Old 02-27-2010, 10:53 PM
 
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Well, at least Mattie agrees with me,..., to a point.
 
Old 02-27-2010, 10:55 PM
 
Location: southern california
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they already do. who controls the wallet in every home?
 
Old 02-27-2010, 10:57 PM
 
Location: texas
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I wouldn't mind. I for one let my wife handle all the bill related stuff, as she is much more detailed than I am. Most of my past loves were the same way, they were much better at saving and investing money than I was. Hell, how much worse could it get, if we gave them a shot anyway?
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