United States: Will Regulators Give Banks And Lenders Protections From Lawsuits? - Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis
Banks have been a primary target for regulation and enforcement actions by the U.S. Government over the past few years.
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Ad hits Obama on child soliders
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 09:21 YouTube/Screenshot The conservative nonprofit Let Freedom Ring attacks Obama for allowing countries that use child soldiers to receive American military aid. Conservative nonprofit Let Freedom Ring attempts to link President Barack Obama to child soldiers in a new ad focusing on the United States’ military aid to certain countries in Africa and the Middle East. The ad opens with brief background on child soldiers and notes that Sen. Obama supported a bill that restricted American aid to countries that use child soldiers in militaries and state-backed militias. “This was the right thing to do. It’s what leaders do,” the narrator says. “But then, as president, Obama waived these restrictions, allowing millions of our taxpayer dollars to go to countries where children as young as 11 — 11! — are forced to fight.” “Why, Mr. President? Why?” the ad finishes. In 2011, Obama waived restrictions on military aid to countries that the ...