Four years ago, our nation was thrown into the deepest economicmorass since the Great Depression. No question, the situation wasdire. People lost their jobs and their homes. Banks and companiesclosed. Government officials scrambled to help bolster our fragileeconomy. 

Regrettably, in their zeal to remedy the situation, Congressused a Gatling gun, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, whena much more surgical strike might have been more effective toregulate the bad actors responsible for propelling us intofinancial turmoil. 

It has been two years since the adoption of this behemoth law,the source of approximately 400 rules for the financial servicesindustry.

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