Ron Paul Introduces the Freedom to Bank Act (HR 1095)Submitted by bobbyw24 on Wed, 04/06/2011 - 09:37
You gotta love the representative Ron Paul. Who else but the Texas Libertarian-turned-Republican-turned-Tea Party favorite would introduce legislation with an admonishment to Congress to stop treating the American public like babies?
H.R. 1095 may be called the Freedom to Bank Act. But its official title as introduced, is this: “To sunset federal laws and regulations which treat the American people like children by denying them the opportunity to make their own decision regarding control of their bank accounts and what type of information they wish to receive from their banks, and for other purposes.”
You go, Rep. Paul.
Why should taxpaying, hard-working Americans be charged penalty fees for withdrawing their own money? The banks can’t be that cash-strapped; they’ve received billions in government bailouts, after all.
Read more at the Washington Examiner: http://washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/opinion-zone/2011/04/how...