Statements about Financial Regulation

"Obama’s flush with cash, returning to Wall Street for even more money. … Wall Street sure supports President Obama."

At the same time gas prices have increased, "the share of the oil market controlled by speculators has more than doubled over the past 10 years."

"Our credit rating went up since I've been in office."

"The (State Board of Administration) transparency issue got a great airing the last legislative session."

"Your tellers were paid kickbacks for directing elderly consumers from ... safe deposits to risky ones."

The lawyer who brought the case against NationsBank said "publicly that Alex Sink had nothing to do with the case, had nothing to do with the situation and didn't know about the problems."

"Newspapers say Florida made bad investments, lost hundreds of millions of dollars, billions in pension funds lost. Who was in charge of Florida's investments? Alex Sink."

"Alex Sink funneled three quarters of a million dollars in no-bid contracts to Bank of America."

"(Jeff) Atwater's bank was so weak that just a few months ago it was shut down by the FDIC."

"Warren Buffett called credit default swaps financial weapons of mass destruction. And Greene was the first individual to use them."

Mortgage fraud is "up 400 percent in the last five years."

"Warren Buffett called (Jeff) Greene's scheme 'financial weapons of mass destruction.' "

"If there were not derivatives, there would be no bank loans at all today."

Jeff Greene "is the king of the undercover Credit Default Swap that brought about the destruction of our economy that we have right now."

"McCollum admitted he didn't think that the subprime mortgage crisis was a big deal, telling reporters he thought that the subprime collapse had been exaggerated by the media and investors and that 'it's not the end of the world.' "

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