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By John McAfee
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Federal Housing Finance Authority
The financial challenges of active military and veterans took center stage Tuesday during a congressional hearing on efforts to improve consumer protection for the military community.
The recent sound and fury regarding Richard Cordray's appointment as head of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, though justified, ignores much more crucial financial-reform issues. Three years after the explosion of bailouts in 2008-09, government has failed to address the underlying problems revealed during that period of panic-induced interventions.