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Archive for September, 2007

Think you had a bad day?

Posted by Stephen on September 19, 2007

Think you had a bad day? Just think, you’re driving on a lonely stretch of road one day and before you know it…bang…a fender bender ruins your day.

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It’s still payday predation

Posted by Stephen on September 8, 2007

Friday, September 7, 2007

Sonny Eyabi’s payday loan “reforms” [“The District Needs Payday Loan Reform, Not a Ban,” Close to Home, Sept. 2] are akin to putting anti-lock brakes and air bags in a Ford Pinto. Good ideas, but they won’t prevent the gas tank from exploding.

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Posted in C. State Politics, E. Payday Lending, F. Business and Economy, I. Society, Op-Eds | Leave a Comment »

Help stop predatory lending schemes

Posted by Stephen on September 4, 2007

Writer calls for an end to predatory pay day lending 

By Kathryn Welch

I am a “values voter” and, as such, I’m writing about the relevance of the admonition: “What you do to the least of these, my brethren, you’ve done unto me.” Like most people, I am struck by the simultaneous increase in bankruptcies and payday lending storefronts in my area. I believe the ramifications of payday lending transcend politics and beg for involvement of people of good will from every persuasion.

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Posted in C. State Politics, E. Payday Lending, F. Business and Economy, I. Society, Op-Eds | Leave a Comment »