Subject: File No. S7-08-09
Affiliation: Disabled American Veteran

May 30, 2009

Please reinstitute the "uptick" rule used to ameliorate the effects "shorting" on the market. Although the recent downturn in the market was long expected, rapid uncontrolled "shorting" fed upon itself to the dismay and detriment of many millions of Americans. Check it out

The uptick rule will allow regulators more time to educate themselves on the complexities of the marketplace so that they can do their duty to the marketplace as a whole rather than some uneducated, shortsighted, selfish lobbyists