Dodd-Frank Takes Banking Back To Horse-And-Buggy Days

Editorial Investors.com 4/24/2015

Regulation: To understand how far Dodd-Frank set back the financial industry, look at the first bank to open in the country since that legislation became law in 2010. It is literally a horse-and-buggy operation.

Dodd-Frank was sold as the salvation of America’s wayward financial system. President Obama hailed the “reform” as a […]

Laura Ingraham looks for ‘sweet spot’: ‘This is the fury election’

BizPac Review 11/5/2014

Laura Ingraham may have summed up the 2014 midterm election perfectly on America’s Election Headquarters.

“This is the fury election. Americans are furious,” she said.

“People are livid at what’s happening. The rich are doing pretty well, poor getting some help, but the middle is declining,” Ingraham said.

“One party is going […]

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Grants Itself Authority to Shut Down Any Business at Anytime

Katie Pavlich Townhall 6/19/2014

Last week the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, through the power of Dodd-Frank, passed a rule giving the agency unprecedented power to shut down businesses, no matter what the reason, at any time it wishes through a cease-and-desist order. Further, the rule puts businesses at the mercy of the CFPB and they […]

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau already sinking into scandal

Jazz Shaw Hot Air 6/21/2014

It’s great to have Uncle Sam looking out for the little guy, isn’t it? That’s why it was such a super-duper, nifty idea for Washington to summon into being the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. It was created as part of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act back […]

This happened: Government confiscates money from a member of Beck’s staff

Glenn Beck 6/17/2014

Have you checked your bank accounts lately?

According to Australia’s Herald Sun, the Australian government seized a record $360 million from ‘dormant’ household bank accounts in 2013 alone. A rule change in 2012, allowed the government to seize the money in some 80,000 accounts that had been dormant for three years. Prior […]

Judge Strikes Down Costly Provision Of Dodd-Frank

Editorial Investors.com 4/17/2014

Regulation: In a victory for common sense, a federal judge has voided a race-based mandate of the Dodd-Frank Act that would have cost manufacturers and retailers billions in compliance expenses.

Marking the first time a court has ruled that a provision of Dodd-Frank violates the Constitution, the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]