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Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) Found to Have Received More Funds from Financial Sector than Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA)

 
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Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) Found to Have Received More Funds from Financial Sector than Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA)
Hmmmm....Dr. Paul caught with his hand in the cookie jar yet again.

Congressional Opponents of Consumer Financial Protection Bill Got Big Money from Wall Street Interests

Published by Michael Beckel on October 26, 2009 6:50 PM

Big Finance seems to have friends on the House Financial Services Committee.

On Thursday, the House Financial Services Committee approved H.R. 3126, which would create a new executive branch agency to oversee consumer financial protections and is known as the Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act.

Opponents of the legislative proposal received an average of 20 percent more in contributions from financial interests over the past two-and-a-half years than the bill's supporters, a Center for Responsive Politics review has found.

The Center found that $527,500 is the average amount a committee member who voted "no" received from these financial groups' PACs and employees. The average amount a member who voted "yes" received was $438,900.

All but two Democrats -- Rep. Travis Childers (D-Miss.) and Rep. Walter Minnick (D-Idaho) -- voted in favor of the measure, while all but one Republican voted against it.

Rep. Michael Castle (R-Del.), who is running for the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by Vice President Joe Biden, was the sole Republican to support the bill.

Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), the committee's chairman, is the bill's lead sponsor. The final roll call was 39-29. Committee members Reps. Ruben Hinojosa (D-Texas), Melissa Bean (D-Ill.) and Gresham Barrett (R-S.C.) were absent and did not vote.

Between January 2007 and June 30, committee members who supported the bill collected $17 million from the finance, insurance and real estate sector. This includes contributions to lawmakers' campaign committees as well as leadership PACs.

By contrast, lawmakers who opposed the bill raised $15 million from the finance, insurance and real estate sector during this two-and-a-half year period.

Name Vote Total

Rep. Paul E Kanjorski (D-Pa) Y $1,770,136
Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass) Y $1,294,947
Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-Ala) N $2,023,825
Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) N $1,361,494

(The complete list can be found at the link.)

[link to www.opensecrets.org]
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So?
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Barney Frank just gives blowjobs to raise money for his campaigns.
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I no longer support Ron Paul, he wants to steal people's Social Security and Medicare. F@ck him!
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Yeah, how dare little banks want a fair market in the bank industry...

The difference between Ron Paul and Barney Frank is who's funding them... one is funded by small banks, and the other is funded by Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan.
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I no longer support Ron Paul, he wants to steal people's Social Security and Medicare. F@ck him!
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That is what Obamas "death care" panels are going to do.
Read the fine print.

This is such an obvious shill thread.


AUDIT THE FED!
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Oh no....here come the shill accusations.
Shill for whom?

Please.
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I'm shocked. Shocked!

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Ron Paul forever!! hf
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I'll take Paul over Frank anyday.

And I'm pro-choice.

And Pro-Gun Control.

Go figure. banana2 hf cool2
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I'd rather invest in someone smart then a fucktard like all those Democrats. They are all fucking certifiable.
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I have to give Ron Paul credit, he has certainly played his followers well. The funny thing is most will continue to support him even though they know he is part of the system. People love the system.
Throwing more erroneous useless information into the original arguement.
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What does that mean to me? NOTHING..


Paul is a god compared to Frank.. lmao.

This thread is funny.
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Oh no....here come the shill accusations.
Shill for whom?

Please.
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Barney Frank is a corrupt scum that supports the FED and their looting.
Ron Paul wants to audit it.

norespect

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So? He voted NO.
No one has ever seen a perfect circle, nor a perfectly straight line, yet everyone knows what a circle and a straight line are.
Perceived circles or lines are not exactly circular or straight, and true circles and lines could never be detected since by definition they are sets of infinitely small points.
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This doesn't surprise me at all...

RP is such a duche!!

Lets see... he:

1. Says he wants to get rid of the Federal Reserve...
(who would print our money? - duh!)

2. Says he would withdraw all troops from Iraq & Afghan immediately...
(So that we can get attacked by Al-Quada AGAIN?? What if they don't use planes next time??)

3. Says we should get rid of the federal tax – and the IRS!...
(who would pay to fix the roads? Or pay for all the gov agencies that efficiently protect us from lead toys and such? – besides, what is 30% of our overall Labor??)

4. Says we should defend the border??? Wuh?
(#1- How would our nation grow without immigrants? #2 – If someone is going to sneak a dirty bomb/nuke in… they probably already have! #3 – Where would democrats get our votes!? #4 – I love tacos!!)

5. Says we should allow states to retain their own sovereignty over their citizens – let states create laws rather than the big Gov…
(DOUBLE – DUH!! – Why do we have a 14th amendment… hello?! If you are going to apply for an SS card… you are then a US citizen… not a national of your state – you will pay taxes! So that those of us on welfare can get by… hello?)

6. He’s really old.
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never trust a politician

BUT

support the worthwhile endeavors of politicians.

AUDIT THE FED!!!
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stupthrd look at his record vs Barney Frank. If anything, i think the finacial sector probably sees the insanity and certain implosion of the usa because of Frank and his ilk.
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I don't know why RON PAUL wouldn't support this bill??

I mean... Doesn't it contain the amendment offered by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) that will:

make ACORN eligible to play a role in setting regulations for financial institutions?

What the fuk does he have against ACORN???

Maybe he needs to use his pimp hand more... he could probably get a tax break (especially if he ships a # of illegals into the country and claims them as dependants)


Juz sayin!

hiding
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I think that I figured it out!!

he must have something against these people that co-sponsored the bill with My MAN - Barney Frank! :

Michael Capuano [D-MA8]
Keith Ellison [D-MN5]
Alan Grayson [D-FL8]
Al Green [D-TX9]
Luis Gutiérrez [D-IL4]
Jesse Jackson [D-IL2]
Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX18]
Henry Johnson [D-GA4]
Carolyn Maloney [D-NY14]
Bradley Miller [D-NC13]
Brad Sherman [D-CA27]
Jackie Speier [D-CA12]
Maxine Waters [D-CA35]
Melvin Watt [D-NC12]
Louise Slaughter [D-NY28]


Gotta be Jesse... he rubs everyone the wrong way... poor soul!

(do you think that if Jesse knew he would get more contributions he would have Opposed? - I doubt it... he's WAY TOO "values" oriented!)
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I have to give Ron Paul credit, he has certainly played his followers well. The funny thing is most will continue to support him even though they know he is part of the system. People love the system.
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+1

And some folks will continue to lie to themselves, even in the face of contradictory evidence, in order to maintain what they previsously believed.
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This doesn't surprise me at all...

RP is such a duche!!

Lets see... he:

1. Says he wants to get rid of the Federal Reserve...
(who would print our money? - duh!)

2. Says he would withdraw all troops from Iraq & Afghan immediately...
(So that we can get attacked by Al-Quada AGAIN?? What if they don't use planes next time??)

3. Says we should get rid of the federal tax – and the IRS!...
(who would pay to fix the roads? Or pay for all the gov agencies that efficiently protect us from lead toys and such? – besides, what is 30% of our overall Labor??)

4. Says we should defend the border??? Wuh?
(#1- How would our nation grow without immigrants? #2 – If someone is going to sneak a dirty bomb/nuke in… they probably already have! #3 – Where would democrats get our votes!? #4 – I love tacos!!)

5. Says we should allow states to retain their own sovereignty over their citizens – let states create laws rather than the big Gov…
(DOUBLE – DUH!! – Why do we have a 14th amendment… hello?! If you are going to apply for an SS card… you are then a US citizen… not a national of your state – you will pay taxes! So that those of us on welfare can get by… hello?)

6. He’s really old.
 Quoting: Blue Hat 525020



Ah...where to begin.

Well the easiest one first...it's spelled douche. Learn it, for I suspect you will hear it many times in your life.
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What IDIOTIC Constitutionalists!

They can only give like... 8 reasons to oppose these bills... ppfffffffttttt!

There are solid reasons to oppose H.R. 3126, the Consumer Financial Protection Agency of 2009:

1. It would unfairly penalize community bankers, placing an undue burden on them, and grant enormous new power to bureaucrats over community banks.

2. It would place the federal government completely in charge of banks/ credit unions by establishing federally required “standard consumer products or services,” and then would penalize institutions that do not conform by making banks, directors, and officers liable to FTC-oriented lawsuits.

3. It would also harm community banks and local economies across America, causing layoffs and economic disruption in communities.

4. It would tie the hands of community banks and severely restrict their ability to offer products and services desired by their customers.

5. It would completely eliminate choice for consumers in the products and services available to them.

6. Community banks are already heavily audited and regulated to ensure fair practices are followed.

7. This legislation would grant control of a 7 trillion dollar segment of our national economy to the federal government.

8. This legislation is a stealth attack on overdraft protection services that bank customers appreciate.

(I don't even HAVE a bank account!! Mr. - "Look at me! I'm so rich that I have an account or sumthin like that!"
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Audit the Fed Now.
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CHECK THIS OUT!!! They actually had to MAKE-UP Reasons to oppose this bill!!! Just so you wouldn't think it was the 3 trillion, I mean 1 million... in contributions!

(I just want to know what RON PAUL did with HIS part of the contribution!? It's not like he is for "TRANSPARENCY" or anything!!)

And what's SOOOOOO wrong with these provisions anywho??

H.R. 3126 is an anti-American and unjustifiable intrusion into the marketing practices of private businesses, and should be vigorously opposed.

Key Provisions:

1. Requires federally approved “vanilla” products for banks and federal government marketing research. In addition to establishing federally required “standard products and services,” this proposal would establish a market research function that would rival the marketing department of any bank in America. Why do they need marketing research? To tell bankers what their standard products must be. It is difficult to overstate the economic and financial power that this law would grant to bureaucrats. It is a significant power to command and control the U.S. economy.

2. Agency reports to Congress will consist of bureaucracy, whining, and complaining. The only reporting this agency will provide to Congress will be how many new regulations and orders they have imposed, and how many complaints have been filed against banks and bankers. This agency’s primary annual report will be to highlight as many negative things as they can about community bankers. And just in case they miss anything, this law establishes a “central database” for “consumer complaints”—ones they can stir up by texting DNC minions.

3. Requires new FTC enforcement against banks. The FTC is among the most intrusive of all federal agencies. Because banks are already so regulated−with multiple bank examiners, including examination of their major vendors, outside auditors, internal auditors and compliance officers−banks have not engaged in practices that the FTC was initially established to oppose. As a result, banks have been exempt from FTC regulations. But now, the FTC will have gone far beyond its original purpose and banks will be subject to these imperial bureaucrats. Not only will the banks, their officers and directors be subject to penalties and lawsuits, but bureaucrats will carefully monitor to ensure that the “standard” product does not deviate from the federally imposed requirements. Americans should oppose this measure because the federal government should not be in the business of dictating the details of what any business does. The federal government would be able to “define” the “terms, conditions and features” of the various products and services of banks across America. This could include how long a mortgage or deposit could be (30 years, 15 years, or whatever the government says) the rate charged on these products, etc.

4. Federal bureaucrats will regulate compensation of bankers. This proposal also grants broad authority to federal bureaucrats over compensation of small and large town bankers. Never mind that bankers’ salaries are overall lower than most other industries. This shows the complete control that the federal government will have over community banks.

5. There will be total protection for the compensation, pensions and benefits for these special bureaucrats. Unlike other bureaucrats, those in this agency will escape federal compensation and benefit rules and instead fall under those of the Federal Reserve. Over 10% of the entire proposed law contains language making sure no federal bureaucrat is negatively affected in any way, right down to dental plans. This could lead to higher examination costs for banks, as banks are expected to provide the funds for all this.

6. There will be no more niches for bankers. No longer will a bank be able to focus on a single niche and hope to provide exemplary service in that niche. This is because all information regarding business conduct, organization, and practices will be gathered by this new agency and made public.

7. Opposition to this legislation is a winning issue. A grassroots uprising has sent a strong and clear message that Americans will not tolerate more big government and federal intrusion into their private affairs, and do not care for the kind of “protection” this bill ostensibly offers. They do not support a federal takeover of our banking system, and will hold to account those who do.
Conclusion

H.R. 3126 is an anti-American and unjustifiable intrusion into the marketing practices of private businesses, and should be opposed vigorously.
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Ah...where to begin.

Well the easiest one first...it's spelled douche. Learn it, for I suspect you will hear it many times in your life.
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Who's the "DOUCHE"?...

Did you actually see what I did to this poor shill's thread?

"I just came from a RP BBQ - Ask me a question!" - no really

The thread you are quoting is a dose of severe sarcasm, friend!

I rarely use "Douche"... (i was pretending to be "blue hat"... see my ID)

NOW ACTUALLY READ WHAT THE FUK I WROTE!! SHILLS!!!

THAT'S RIGHT!!

HE OPPOSED YOUR SHITTY, SHILL OF A BILL! HR3126!!!

What are you going to do about it??

As for him getting contributions... where the hell were you retards when we (REAL PEOPLE) donated more money than any party party had ever received in a single day ... - TO HIM without corporate lobby $$ ???

Are you mad that he didn't support the SHITTY BILL??

Are you mad that he made money that will DEFINITELY go to the right cause?? (freedom?)

Go back to your shitty little country and cry,

YOUR THREAD IS SHITE!!!!

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For stupid children trying to de-rail the truth...

bump

For you retarded Ron Paul band-wagoneers who don't follow-up on SHILLED-OUT threads like this (and actually think it has substance or is a legit story!!)

bump

For some shitty little site called: www.opensecrets.org

bump

For my Brother... RON PAUL!!!! CHAMPION OF LIBERTY!!!

bump

For your mamma, your daddy, AND your greasy granny who smooches big Barry - O!

bump

For ownage

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(The complete list can be found at the link.)

[link to www.opensecrets.org]
 Quoting: georgebushworstprezever 797760


you are such a "DOUCHE"


pwnt
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... I do agree that Bush was worse ever... unless Barry's false flag (the one on his watch) pans-out...

and so far... it has!
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Hehe. I guess I hit White Hat's RP nerve.

This thread wasn't really about H.R. 3126, even though White Hat would like to take readers down that path. (Those that actually want to read about the legislation can do so at the link provided below.)

This thread was simply about the findings from the Center for Responsive Politics in regard to the way committee members voted on this bill and said committee members' contributions from the financial sector during the two-and-a-half year period they examined.


[link to www.govtrack.us]
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I have to give Ron Paul credit, he has certainly played his followers well. The funny thing is most will continue to support him even though they know he is part of the system. People love the system.
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