Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#21 Feb 28, 2013
Since you found the ObamaPhone lady Michelle Dowery is a real "source", you're clearly a moron.

Yep, in this case Maxine Waters is the entire democratic population and the ObamaPhone lady Michelle Dowery is a real "source" ???

Of course, this is clearly STUPID, but that's the trashyliar entourage.... LMAOROTFU~!

Seems ironic, America rejected your blather, personally, I find it pitiful, you bother. Hertz, to watch SUCH STUPIDITY !!! LMAOROTFU~!
non-starter

Saint Paul, MN

#22 Feb 28, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
<quoted text>I like teabaggers, their math is so WONDERFUL...
In this case Maxine Waters is the entire democratic population...
WHAT ???
Yep, in this case Maxine Waters is the entire democratic population and the ObamaPhone lady Michelle Dowery is a real "source" ???
Of course, this is clearly STUPID, but that's the trashyliar entourage.... LMAOROTFU~!
Seems ironic, America rejected your blather, personally, I find it pitiful, you bother. Hertz, to watch SUCH STUPIDITY !!! LMAOROTFU~!
Maxine Waters to Become Senior Democrat on Financial Services
by Megan McArdleDec 5, 2012 3:16 PM EST

Democrats just elected Maxine Waters to the top Democratic spot on the House Financial Services committee.

This is really an extraordinary development. "Flabbergasting" might be a more apt word. Leave aside the recent ethics investigation over whether she used her position on the committee to help a bank her husband was involved with (which ended with her chief of staff getting reprimanded). Maxine Waters reliably delivers the craziest questions and the most bizarre speeches on that committee, and tends to demonstrate a stunning lack of grasp of the committee's core subject matter.

The classic of the her oeuvre is, of course, the committee hearing on the financial crisis, in which eight heads of major financial institutions like Citi, State Street, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley were pretty ruthlessly grilled by members of Congress about how they had gotten the economy into the largest catastrophe since the Great Depression, and the greatest capital loss in history. Here is Maxine Waters, who uses her time to ask the following questions:

Did you raise your credit card interest rates or cut credit limits after you received TARP money?

Do you require people to be delinquent before you talk to them about modifying their mortgages?

(To Ken Lewis of Bank of America): Have you offshored some of your loss mitigation specialists?

Why did you pay yourself fees to accept TARP money?

The last question might arguably be relevant except that when Ken Lewis answered "I have no idea what you're talking about", it became fairly clear that Maxine Waters didn't either; she seemed unable to rephrase the question or explain further. After an awkward moment where everyone, apparently including Maxine Waters, wondered what the hell Maxine Waters was trying to say, Vikram Pandit, the head of Citibank, had to offer a guess as to what she might be asking after: the underwriting fees that the banks had paid in order to issue some of the debt that they needed to boost their capital.

This is who the Democrats think should have the senior spot on the financial committee: someone who asks the head of State Street to raise his hand if they raised the interest rates on their consumer credit card business, of which they have none. Neither, of course, does Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, or Bank of New York.

Also someone who uses part of their five precious minutes to ask Ken Lewis whether he's letting foreigners service his collections department. Someone who doesn't know the difference between the fed funds rate and the discount rate. And someone who asks questions that they don't understand when it would have taken ten minutes or less to walk through the underlying issue.

The best hope is that this is entirely symbolic, and they figure it's safe to make her the senior member as long as she won't actually be in charge of anything. But having put her in a highly visible slot, it will be very difficult to dislodge her in the event that the Democrats retake the house, and Maxine Waters is expected to actually architect new legislation concerning the financial system. And even typing those words strikes terror into my heart.

RELEVANCE ENOUGH?

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/12...
non-starter

Saint Paul, MN

#23 Feb 28, 2013
redeemer wrote:
<quoted text>
Are you Smart libel? you're throwing out a lot of information what do you have to back your fiqures up? even your Bible foxnews can't come with your fiqures.
These are all Twitter feeds making fun of Maxine after her 170 million jobs lost claims. They are not intended to be real numbers, and were not presented as such. But then, you knew that.
Ralph

Saint Paul, MN

#24 Feb 28, 2013
Smart Liberal wrote:
<quoted text>
THAT is good. Thanks for the laugh.
It figures that you would find the desperate plight of those in need to be funny.
non-starter

Saint Paul, MN

#25 Feb 28, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
<quoted text>I like teabaggers, their math is so WONDERFUL...
In this case Maxine Waters is the entire democratic population...
WHAT ???
Yep, in this case Maxine Waters is the entire democratic population and the ObamaPhone lady Michelle Dowery is a real "source" ???
Of course, this is clearly STUPID, but that's the trashyliar entourage.... LMAOROTFU~!
Seems ironic, America rejected your blather, personally, I find it pitiful, you bother. Hertz, to watch SUCH STUPIDITY !!! LMAOROTFU~!
Maxine Waters to Become Senior Democrat on Financial Services
by Megan McArdleDec 5, 2012 3:16 PM EST

Democrats just elected Maxine Waters to the top Democratic spot on the House Financial Services committee.

This is really an extraordinary development. "Flabbergasting" might be a more apt word. Leave aside the recent ethics investigation over whether she used her position on the committee to help a bank her husband was involved with (which ended with her chief of staff getting reprimanded). Maxine Waters reliably delivers the craziest questions and the most bizarre speeches on that committee, and tends to demonstrate a stunning lack of grasp of the committee's core subject matter.

The classic of the her oeuvre is, of course, the committee hearing on the financial crisis, in which eight heads of major financial institutions like Citi, State Street, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley were pretty ruthlessly grilled by members of Congress about how they had gotten the economy into the largest catastrophe since the Great Depression, and the greatest capital loss in history. Here is Maxine Waters, who uses her time to ask the following questions:

Did you raise your credit card interest rates or cut credit limits after you received TARP money?

Do you require people to be delinquent before you talk to them about modifying their mortgages?

(To Ken Lewis of Bank of America): Have you offshored some of your loss mitigation specialists?

Why did you pay yourself fees to accept TARP money?

The last question might arguably be relevant except that when Ken Lewis answered "I have no idea what you're talking about", it became fairly clear that Maxine Waters didn't either; she seemed unable to rephrase the question or explain further. After an awkward moment where everyone, apparently including Maxine Waters, wondered what the hell Maxine Waters was trying to say, Vikram Pandit, the head of Citibank, had to offer a guess as to what she might be asking after: the underwriting fees that the banks had paid in order to issue some of the debt that they needed to boost their capital.

This is who the Democrats think should have the senior spot on the financial committee: someone who asks the head of State Street to raise his hand if they raised the interest rates on their consumer credit card business, of which they have none. Neither, of course, does Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, or Bank of New York.

Also someone who uses part of their five precious minutes to ask Ken Lewis whether he's letting foreigners service his collections department. Someone who doesn't know the difference between the fed funds rate and the discount rate. And someone who asks questions that they don't understand when it would have taken ten minutes or less to walk through the underlying issue.


The best hope is that this is entirely symbolic, and they figure it's safe to make her the senior member as long as she won't actually be in charge of anything. But having put her in a highly visible slot, it will be very difficult to dislodge her in the event that the Democrats retake the house, and Maxine Waters is expected to actually architect new legislation concerning the financial system. And even typing those words strikes terror into my heart.

Enough relevance for you?

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/12...
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#26 Feb 28, 2013
Also called the fallacy of association, this classic fallacy of shifting the argument attempts to persuade the hearer, viewer, or reader by associating with the argument, product, or action something attractive or already acceptable or something unattractive or unacceptable.
liBeRALs

Saint Paul, MN

#27 Feb 28, 2013
Ralph wrote:
<quoted text>
It figures that you would find the desperate plight of those in need to be funny.
What "desperate plight" are you in reference to? Please provide specific examples.
non-starter

Saint Paul, MN

#28 Feb 28, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
Also called the fallacy of association, this classic fallacy of shifting the argument attempts to persuade the hearer, viewer, or reader by associating with the argument, product, or action something attractive or already acceptable or something unattractive or unacceptable.
You are the poster that said she was only one Democrat. I simply pointed out that this "one Democrat" has a lot more power than most Democratic groups.
redeemer

Minneapolis, MN

#29 Feb 28, 2013
non-starter wrote:
<quoted text>These are all Twitter feeds making fun of Maxine after her 170 million jobs lost claims. They are not intended to be real numbers, and were not presented as such. But then, you knew that.
Ok,if you say so non-starter
you're usually back up most of your information,but I wasn't so sure since you are SL lapdog?

“The one and only Smart Liberal”

Since: Aug 12

Former MN Tax Payer

#30 Feb 28, 2013
non-starter wrote:
<quoted text>
Maxine Waters to Become Senior Democrat on Financial Services
by Megan McArdleDec 5, 2012 3:16 PM EST
Democrats just elected Maxine Waters to the top Democratic spot on the House Financial Services committee.
This is really an extraordinary development. "Flabbergasting" might be a more apt word. Leave aside the recent ethics investigation over whether she used her position on the committee to help a bank her husband was involved with (which ended with her chief of staff getting reprimanded). Maxine Waters reliably delivers the craziest questions and the most bizarre speeches on that committee, and tends to demonstrate a stunning lack of grasp of the committee's core subject matter.
The classic of the her oeuvre is, of course, the committee hearing on the financial crisis, in which eight heads of major financial institutions like Citi, State Street, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley were pretty ruthlessly grilled by members of Congress about how they had gotten the economy into the largest catastrophe since the Great Depression, and the greatest capital loss in history. Here is Maxine Waters, who uses her time to ask the following questions:
Did you raise your credit card interest rates or cut credit limits after you received TARP money?
Do you require people to be delinquent before you talk to them about modifying their mortgages?
(To Ken Lewis of Bank of America): Have you offshored some of your loss mitigation specialists?
Why did you pay yourself fees to accept TARP money?
The last question might arguably be relevant except that when Ken Lewis answered "I have no idea what you're talking about", it became fairly clear that Maxine Waters didn't either; she seemed unable to rephrase the question or explain further. After an awkward moment where everyone, apparently including Maxine Waters, wondered what the hell Maxine Waters was trying to say, Vikram Pandit, the head of Citibank, had to offer a guess as to what she might be asking after: the underwriting fees that the banks had paid in order to issue some of the debt that they needed to boost their capital.
This is who the Democrats think should have the senior spot on the financial committee: someone who asks the head of State Street to raise his hand if they raised the interest rates on their consumer credit card business, of which they have none. Neither, of course, does Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, or Bank of New York.
Also someone who uses part of their five precious minutes to ask Ken Lewis whether he's letting foreigners service his collections department. Someone who doesn't know the difference between the fed funds rate and the discount rate. And someone who asks questions that they don't understand when it would have taken ten minutes or less to walk through the underlying issue.
The best hope is that this is entirely symbolic, and they figure it's safe to make her the senior member as long as she won't actually be in charge of anything. But having put her in a highly visible slot, it will be very difficult to dislodge her in the event that the Democrats retake the house, and Maxine Waters is expected to actually architect new legislation concerning the financial system. And even typing those words strikes terror into my heart.
Enough relevance for you?
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/12...
This woman could not figure out how to tie her shoe laces herself. Yet she holds is the Senior Member of the Senate Financial Services Committee?

Heaven help us all.
Connie

Saint Paul, MN

#31 Feb 28, 2013
Beats the hell out of having a Republican in her place.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#32 Feb 28, 2013
"Yet she holds is the Senior Member of the Senate Financial Services Committee?"

Go ahead and rewrite this, it's clearly AS STUPID AS THE WRITER.

Hertz, to read... you claim a collage education...
liBeRALs

Saint Paul, MN

#33 Feb 28, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
"Yet she holds is the Senior Member of the Senate Financial Services Committee?"
Go ahead and rewrite this, it's clearly AS STUPID AS THE WRITER.
Hertz, to read... you claim a collage education...
You are so helpful.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#34 Feb 28, 2013
non-starter wrote:
<quoted text>You are the poster that said she was only one Democrat. I simply pointed out that this "one Democrat" has a lot more power than most Democratic groups.
Which seems to indicate you'll be recalling Batshit Bachmann, soon...right ?
non-starter

Saint Paul, MN

#35 Feb 28, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
<quoted text>Which seems to indicate you'll be recalling Batshit Bachmann, soon...right ?
Sorry, not my district. I have John Kline, he is doing a fine job.

Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#36 Feb 28, 2013
non-starter wrote:
<quoted text>Sorry, not my district. I have John Kline, he is doing a fine job.
How do you suppose the low information, no integrity, syntax, spelling, and grammar troll princess, and comma commander, went from Maxine Waters being unable to do math to recalling Bachmann? That's some fantastical leap.
redeemer

Minneapolis, MN

#37 Feb 28, 2013
Smart Liberal wrote:
<quoted text>
This woman could not figure out how to tie her shoe laces herself. Yet she holds is the Senior Member of the Senate Financial Services Committee?
Heaven help us all.
You're the exception for Heaven help,you have broken the Ten Commandments of the Father!
9.YOU SHALL NOT BEAR FALSE WITNESS AGAINST YOUR NEIGHBOR
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#38 Feb 28, 2013
Sorry, Maxine isn't your district, either.... Poor excuse for an "American". LMAORPOFU~! Looky looky poor whiner is just a PARTISAN PUTZ !!!

“The one and only Smart Liberal”

Since: Aug 12

Former MN Tax Payer

#39 Feb 28, 2013
redeemer wrote:
<quoted text>You're the exception for Heaven help,you have broken the Ten Commandments of the Father!
9.YOU SHALL NOT BEAR FALSE WITNESS AGAINST YOUR NEIGHBOR
Maxine Waters is still a stupid person.
Maxine Waters is still a bad US Senator.
You are still a fake black guy.

Am I redeemed now?

“The one and only Smart Liberal”

Since: Aug 12

Former MN Tax Payer

#40 Feb 28, 2013
Let me make a correction, OK?

Only because the Libs on here are just as stupid as good old Maxie, I figured I would bring this forward.

Maxine Waters is a Congresswoman. Not a Senator.

Okie dokie?

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