Dumping Dodd-Frank: How we get our economy back

For eight long years, the Obama administration delivered to us 1-2% GDP subpar growth.  It was a miserable "new normal" that showed up in so much of the decline of the country economically, particularly in America's heartland.  Under Obama, this part of the country – America's main streets, its flyover, its vital industrial center – became a place of zero growth, social disintegration, low homeownership, methamphetamine dependency, Social Security disability dependency, and welfare.  It's as if a huge swath of the country had been thrown away in the name of the Obama Hipster Ideal. Green regulations are one reason for the disaster, but an even bigger reason was likely that President Obama's 2009 Dodd-Frank bank regulatory act that choked off large swathes of the economy and prevented any growth. It was the brainchild of two corrupt East Coast Democrats – Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) and Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), who...(Read Full Post)