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Alabama Republican Spencer Bachus, the incoming chairman of the House banking committee, suggested Congress and federal regulators should play a subservient role with banks.

"In Washington, the view is that the banks are to be regulated, and my view is that Washington and the regulators are there to serve the banks," Bachus told The Birmingham News

http://blog.al.com/sweethome/2010/12/spe......_hi.html
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...To serve the BANKS?
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Two More U.S. Banks Fail; 2010 Total Reaches 151 (already exceeding the 140 banks that shut down in 2009). See:

http://www.thestreet.com/story/10944657/......151.html

Somewhere in Austria ...

Hans: Why does the U.S. have so many puny girlie-man banks.

Franz: The Americans must pump [clap] them up.

Together, flexing their muscles: Pump ... them up.

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Make America Great Again! - Trump in 2020 ... "We're a capitalistic society. I go into business, I don't make it, I go bankrupt. They're not going to bail me out. I've been on welfare and food stamps. Did anyone help me? No." - Craig T. Nelson, actor.
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Okay, I read the whole thing and it looks like he may have misspoken
"He later clarified his comment to say that regulators should set the parameters in which banks operate but not micromanage them."
That kind of makes more sense. The first way was just scary.
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I think in this context misspoke means "accidently told the truth."
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On 2010-12-13 21:07, critter wrote:
...To serve the BANKS?
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWKlz2Z4Nlo
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