“How many billions of dollars do you have to launder for drug lords and how many economic sanctions do you have to violate before someone will consider shutting down a financial institution like this?”
Wednesday night’s DNC2012 proceedings will focus on the economy and jobs with business leaders Austin Ligon, founder and retired CEO of CarMax and Jim Sinegal, CEO of Costco speaking about the importance of investing in innovation and infrastructure. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka will be speaking in the second hour of the program 6pm-7pm (EDT). Tom Steyer, Co-Founder of Advanced Energy Economy will speek following a video presentation on the importance of energy to our economy.
I watch Fox News every now and then for the creative editing that happens. Like when Sean Hannity shows footage of a Tea Party rally happening in DC in late Fall but the video images are clearly from a summertime event. There’s a furor over comments President Obama made that have been taken out of…
Long before this crisis hit, she had written eloquently, passionately, forcefully, about the growing financial pressures on working families and the need to put in place stronger consumer protections. And three years ago she came up with an idea for a new independent agency that would have one simple overriding mission: standing up for consumers and middle-class families.
Elizabeth Warren presents the best defense for the middle class. It is imperative she head the new agency that will ultimately defend consumers from the the practices of the banking and credit card industries. Far from being a crony to the financial kings, she has been the most vocal advocate of an agency dedicated to the interests of consumers.