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Are you worried about losing your job?   [Edit]

Survey period: 20 Oct 2008 to 27 Oct 2008

The World economy is currently having some performance and optimisation issues that, no matter how much we try, we can't blame on the hardware. Does this make you worry?

OptionVotes% 
I"ve already lost my job705.01
I"m very worried I may lose my job856.08
I"m slightly nervous about my job29220.90
I"m not too worried about my job37827.06
I"m not worried at all about my job34724.84
I"m untouchable. I laugh in the face of a recession.22516.11



 
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You are right in that there is plenty of blame to go around. However there is more information out there:

http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2008/09/update-fannie-mae-and-freddie.html[^]
http://hotair.com/archives/2008/09/17/mccains-attempt-to-fix-fannie-mae-freddie-mac-in-2005/[^]
http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2008/09/28/franks_fingerprints_are_all_over_the_financial_fiasco/[^]

In the last article you see where congress passed bills (Community Reinvestment Act) requiring the FMs hand out more loans to undeserving applicants in their misguided attempts to socialize our society, starting in Carter's presidency with updates in 2006.

It was in fact the ultimate regulators (congress, led by the likes of Frank) that forced this on us. While republicans like Hagel and McCain and Bush were attempting to clean it up, no democrats in the senate would accept the reforms.

SS => Qualified in Submarines

"We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm". Winston Churchill

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