Pass federal USURY laws so that lending companies have to honor the rates set by the states in which the CONSUMER live (instead of where the banking business is organized since some states do not have any usury limit). This would put more money into the consumers pockets to pay down debt or to spur growth in the economy.
The first thing I would do is to encourage Congress to be congressmen as a second career - and to cut their pay, vacations, pensions etc. It is ridiculous that they make such huge amounts, have limos, and all of the benefits when so much of our nation is suffering.
by Bronterae 2 years ago
How do we stop corruption in government?Does money (i.e. corporate payoffs) really rule congress etc... and is there anything we can do to raise the ethical standards of our leaders? Why can't we have senate term limits? Why isn't there more press about trading favors.
by Jack Lee 17 months ago
Trump latest poll is 48% approval. His highest since election.At what point will liberals give up their protests and obstruction and enjoy the rise?The economy is finally kicking into high gear.I noticed gas prices rose by 10 cents in one day near my neighborhood...A clear sign of increased...
by GA Anderson 5 years ago
Found this on my Facebook wall - So I don't take credit for putting it out there.But... as a basic concept - sounds like a good starting point to meHere is what he supposedly said..."Warren Buffett, in a recent interview with CNBC, offers one of the best quotes about the debt ceiling:"I...
by shazz01109 8 years ago
After all of the bailouts, TARP, etc., it seems that Obama and Congress are just spending $ that we don't have like drunken sailors. Shouldn't there be more focus on creating jobs, and improving the economy?
by Hugh Williamson 7 years ago
"My friends and I have been coddled long enough by a billionaire-friendly Congress. It's time for our government to get serious about shared sacrifice." -Warren Buffetthttp://news.yahoo.com/stop-coddling-sup … 40678.htmlThis article, about the super-rich Buffett, is a pretty...
by SparklingJewel 6 years ago
Warren Buffett, "I could end the deficit in 5 minutes," he told CNBC."You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP, allsitting members of Congress are ineligible for re-election. The 26thamendment (granting the right to vote for 18 year-olds)...
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