Posts tagged ‘financial reform’

June 15, 2012

The Daily Scoop: 5 myths of the great financial meltdown

FORTUNE — It’s hard to believe, but it’s been five years and a day since the U.S. financial system’s problems surfaced, and we’re still not even remotely close to being able to feel good about the economy. There’s a long way to go before the economy, and people, recover from wounds inflicted by the financial meltdown.

How should you think about the past five years? What can we learn from them? And what can we as a society do to minimize the chances of a recurrence?

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November 4, 2011

The Forgotten 15: Job Creation through Deregulation

Illinois Rep. Bobby Schilling, in this past Republican weekly address, introduced into the current political lexicon, The Forgotten 15, a reference to 15 pieces of House legislation awaiting perusal in the Senate. Offered as a counter to the President’s criticism of the GOP’s inaction on his Jobs Bill, Schilling and other Republicans throughout the week, touted this legislation as job creation through deregulation.

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