Thursday, October 30, 2008

Ten Days - Ten Reasons I'm Voting for John McCain

Reason Number Six

John McCain tried to prevent the current economic crisis which began with the housing failure.

It was liberal Democrats, led by Senator Christopher Dodd and Congressman Barney Frank, who for years-- including the present year-- denied that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were taking big risks that could lead to a financial crisis.
It was Senator Dodd, Congressman Frank and other liberal Democrats who for years refused requests from the Bush administration to set up an agency to regulate Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
It was liberal Democrats, again led by Dodd and Frank, who for years pushed for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to go even further in promoting subprime mortgage loans, which are at the heart of today's financial crisis.
Alan Greenspan warned them four years ago. So did the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers to the President. So did Bush's Secretary of the Treasury, five years ago.

John McCain: that he tried, as a Senator, to do what it took to prevent this crisis. His attempts were blocked by the Democrats receiving contributions from Fannie and Freddie.

1 comment:

jennifer said...

Yep. Amazing how none of the mainstream media will report on this. All the facts are out there, they just won't touch it.