The crash of 2008 was driven in no small part by unfair practices in the mortgage industry, which led to many consumers becoming trapped in loans they didn’t understand and couldn’t afford.
Senator Al Franken (December 7, 2011). "Sen. Franken Speaks on Senate Floor in Support of Richard Cordray to Head Consumer Financial Protection Bureau". 2011 Congressional Record, Vol. 157, Pg. S8404 , see also . Retrieved on March 17, 2011.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.Al Franken
If you control the flow of information, you can control the conversation around important issues. If you can control the conversation, you can change this country.Al Franken
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