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Don't forget Madoff.

In a message dated 6/29/09 9:22:18 AM, dfisher(--nospam--at) writes:


AIG, Bear Stearns, Lehman, Freddie, Fannie...

all on their own...worked out pretty well, don't you think?

> In all sincerity, isn't this the ideal Republican economic system, where
> everone is "on his own."
> Also, please correct me if I'm wrong.
> Sincerely!
> Ralph
> In a message dated 6/29/09 5:04:22 AM, design(--nospam--at) writes:
>> I can't comment any more on what you and the others have said about
>> these collapses.  However I recall you saying that Texas does not have a
>> state building code and that the minicipalities outside of the big
>> cities are not allowed to have their own building codes. Pls correct me
>> if I am wrong.
>> Then to take this one step further, what powers do the municipalities
>> have to enforce anything if there is no code.  It seems to me that there
>> is no oversight.  Obviously the designs were faulty but humans make
>> errors and so someone has to be a "cop" and check on all the work that
>> is proposed and going on.  Comments?
>> Gary
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