More than three years ago, federal regulators wanted to implement controls on the brokerage firms and real estate industry. They, in turn, put pressure on various politicians to prevent such action. They were making vast amounts of money. Forget about having to cease foreclosures and renegotiate with homeowners, etc. Those industries reportedly wanted to delay the current actions taken by the Fed. Great leadership.
Billions of tax dollars spent in Iraq every week; the true cost estimated to be trillions. No Child Left Behind with thousands of teachers to be laid off. How about a No Teacher Left Behind policy? The United States is not producing enough educated people to compete in the world market.
A no-new-tax mantra, even from Gov. Schwarzenegger, so all this mess falls on the middle class while big oil makes outrageous profits and the rich get richer. Security includes protecting American jobs, health and education. The great compassionate Christian decider's actions and his party have set the shrinking middle class back for years. Thankfully, change is coming.