Barney Defends Frankendodd!

Posted on by Phil Querin

Former Congressman Barney Frank testified before the House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services on Wednesday, arguing that the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and the voluminous set of regulations that followed shortly thereafter was a positive for the economy and safeguarded the American public from ever having to face an economic down turn […]

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FrankenDodd’s Collateral Damage: Banks Too Small To Succeed

Posted on by Phil Querin

As readers of this site know, I have no love lost for the Dodd-Frank Act.  To review my prior rants, go to posts here and here. The gist of my objection to the law is that it casts too wide a net.  It was created by politicians, bureaucrats, and regulators that had no real idea […]

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Oregon MLO Licensing Exemptions for Manufactured Structure Dealers

Posted on by Phil Querin

Who would have thought that the financial crisis brought about by Big Bank Shenanigans would incentivize national and state regulators to impose Draconian rules on the sale of pre-owned manufactured homes?  This relatively small industry is the last vestige of affordable housing in this country.  This misguided effort is akin to regulating row boats after the Titanic […]

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