The mindset of the politicians who voted for H.R. 3340 yesterday was revealed in comments by the bill’s author, Texas Republican Jeb Hensarling, who said that “Americans have come to loathe” the Financial Stability Oversight Council and the Office of Financial Research. Really? Do YOU know anyone with special loathing for these regulatory offices?
Jeb Bush wants to cut Social Security and Medicare while giving tax cuts to billionaires and subsidies to gigantic, profitable corporations. That’s not helping the vulnerable. It’s the same old corrupt business as usual.
Why do we have wars? It isn’t because of elite psychopaths. It’s because of different choices we all make every day.