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"Good morning! I'm the Bluebird of self-regulation."
Three Financial Experts and One Jerk
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'Remember the hierarchy of competence - see one, do one, teach one, become a regulator.'
The Lone Auditor
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'And then the bad man from the Securities and Exchange Commission and I'll huff, and I'll puff, and I'll blow your house down!'
'Dodd Frank Chopper at 2 o'clock!'
"This will help us stay one step ahead of the bank regulators."
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To The Sorry For The Inconvenience Department
'I love being a building inspector.'
'Of course there are more bureaucrats than field workers! It's more fun to create regulation, than to actually enforce it!'
"Global warming, in my opinion, is the last refuge of an environmentalist."
"It's the S.E.C. How do you plead?"
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'Not us! Regulate them!'
Herd of Hedge Fund Managers about to cross a river.
"They think it was an oversight by our oversight committee that caused the recent problems."
'Apparently ALL office equipment must be tested by a qualified electrician EVERY year!'
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The Solar System (after deregulation)
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"Aye, I be Red-Beard, Master of my ship, Lord of my crew, bloodthirsty terror of the seas... but I still can't sign for Marketing without a delegation form."
"I'm from the Environmental Protection Agency. You're doing great."
"It's the Oak Mountain Plant. We're going to have a lot of regulating to do."
"You regulators are never satisfied. You wanted more transparency, so we put more windows in the building."
"Today's mood on Wall Street was upbeat and optimistic. No one was fined or arrested."
'Cutting back to a single securities regulator is a good idea. After that, one more reduction and our troubles are over.'
'We specialize in bank regulators. Most of them are toothless."