Monday, May 18, 2009

House Financial Services Committee Discourages Dissenting Free Speech

The US House of Representatives Committee on Financial Service does not believe in free speech and the Committee attempts to bully those who oppose its legislation. (HT: Don Boudreaux of Café Hayek,

Last October 24th, the Committee sent a letter to William Frey, President of Greenwich Financial Services. The letter stated:

We are outraged to read in today's New York Times that you are actively opposing our efforts to achieve a diminution in foreclosures by voluntary efforts....

We very much hope that you will be able to tell us very soon that you have reversed you position of trying to obstruct the operation of the bill that was overwhelmingly passed by Congress and signed by the President this summer….

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