All Points Bulletin
A Call To Action
May 16, 2010 Columbia Maryland|
Alain Lareau for Congress
Glass-Steagall refers to a package of legislation embedded in or otherwise named The Banking Act of 1933. This established protected funding for 30 year mortgages, commercial Banks, Savings and Loan, and Credit Unions. This set up capital that circulated from investors to home buyers, from home owners then back and kept out of reach of the Wall St and International Banks. These regulations were taken down in 1999 with the repeal of Glass-Steagall and that funding that for some 70 odd years provided the basis for home ownership was exposed to looting. The robbery of that protected funding by Mortgage Backed Securities, Collateralized Debt Obligations, and Credit Default Swaps Derivatives would not have been possible otherwise.
All Hands on Deck
Upon the floor of the United States Senate is presented The Sens. Maria Cantwell and John McCain Amendment if passed will reinstate the Glass-Steagall firewall in America's banking system and put to pasture the absurd Volker Measures proposal which is fix for the Wall St. crowd to continue their swindle. If the Glass-Steagle standard is not inserted into the Financial Reform Bill the whole legislation is rendered useless. With Glass-Steagall revived we can begin to rebuild American housing industry. Then the commercial banks, the savings and loan, and credit union institutions can be kept sufficiently capitalized to allow extension of credit on a local basis and we can truly begin to kick start a real economic recovery. All subsequent mortgages written become part of that protected funding which Wall St. can not speculate on. Without the Glass-Steagall firewall there is no recovery!
The Public must mobilize on this issue now. Every US Senators' office must be receive a constant relentless barrage of calls demanding the adoption of the Cantwell-McCain amendment for as many days as necessary, beginning Monday morning 8:00 am. With the Glass-Steagall language included the Bill becomes legislation that is worth voting for, without it it is a sham. The Volker Measures, from their inception have been purposely contrived to deflect this very same reinstatement of Glass-Steagall at the behest of Wall St.
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Alain E. Lareau Jr.
Alain Lareau for Congress
Constitution Party of Maryland
The Constitution Party