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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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Banks DON'T loan money to people who can't pay them back unless REQUIRED to by the government. They weren't doing it prior being regulated to by the government. ALL loans that were shaky had to be offset by other holdings. That was the regulations back then. Then the affirmative action took over and banks were REQUIRED to make bad loans. The BAD loans are the ones that are causing the problems. NOT ones made to the those that could afford it. With the requirements to make bad loans the regulations were changed enabling companies like Countrywide to come into play. They didn't have to offset loans anymore. The regulations were changed. (Clinton administration) Now Countrywide could come in, make a bunch of shaky loans, sell them quickly (FM & FM) and go sell some more.

FM & FM bought them up to inflate their 'holdings' which is how they 'fixed' their bonuses. (Clinton administration) It wasn't them specifically that created the problem as you say. It was the financial affirmative action that started and then steamrolled the whole mess. Real profits weren't huge...they were accounting profits based on value which weren't there. But the folks that created the wave just rode that wave. And not one of them is being held responsible. When the republicans tried to introduce legislation to stop it.. it was blocked by democrats. Funny that republicans are still being blamed for something they tried to stop from the start then tried to fix after democrats pushed it thru. And now we are letting democrats try to fix it!

Back when the whole thing started if you stood against the CRA you were labeled racist. See where that got us now!

ed

~"Watch your thoughts; they become your words. Watch your words they become your actions.
Watch your actions; they become your habits. Watch your habits; they become your character.
Watch your character; it becomes your destiny."
-Frank Outlaw.

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