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#143438 Feb 20, 2013
J Scarborough: "I want to see more Conservatives win elections"
Rouge Moron: "Shut up you leftist commie nazi! You need to embrace life as a loser. Just follow my lead!"
#143439 Feb 20, 2013
Obama is a LINO Liberal in name only, and so is most of his corporate Democrats.
Obama continued over 90% of all Bush/Cheney policies which benefits corporate America.
WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE!
Foul Play in the Senate: Republicans Orin Hatch, Mitch McConnell John Boehner Democrat Max Baucus and the Obama White House with the Healthcare/ Pharmaceutical companies / BACK ROOM DEALS
January 26, 2013 / http://tinyurl.com/bynacyh
WITHOUT CONGRESSIONAL APPROVAL
#143440 Feb 20, 2013
George Soros is a corporate hack prostitute just like Obama, Clinton, Bush, Cheney, and Reagan. etc et cetera.
The Dirty Dozen
Meet the bankers and brokers responsible for the financial crisis - and the officials who let them get away with it / Mar 25, 2009 /
The Enabler ALAN GREENSPAN / The Pioneer SANDY WEILL
The Ideologue PHIL GRAMM / The Arsonist JOE CASSANO
The Bagman ROBERT RUBIN / The Card Shark JIMMY CAYNE / Mr. Buck Passer CHRISTOPHER COX / The Predator ANGELO MOZILO / The Decorator JOHN THAIN / The Maestro HENRY PAULSON / The Big Loser DICK FULD / Mr. Too Big KEN LEWIS /
Twenty-five people at the heart of the meltdown
26 January 2009 / http://tinyurl.com/bwrl8l
The worst economic turmoil since the Great Depression is not a natural phenomenon but a man-made disaster in which we all played a part. In the second part of a week-long series looking behind the slump, Guardian City editor Julia Finch picks out the individuals who have led us into the current crisis
1. Alan Greenspan, chairman of US Federal Reserve 1987- 2006 2. Mervyn King, governor of the Bank of England 3. Bill Clinton, former US president 4. Gordon Brown, prime minister 5. George W Bush, former US president 6. Senator Phil Gramm 7. Abby Cohen, Goldman Sachs chief US strategist 8. Kathleen Corbet, former CEO, Standard & Poor's 9. Hank" Greenberg, AIG insurance group 10. Andy Hornby, former HBOS boss
11. Sir Fred Goodwin, former RBS boss 12. Steve Crawshaw, former B&B boss
13. Adam Applegarth, former Northern Rock boss 14. Dick Fuld, Lehman Brothers chief executive 15. Ralph Cioffi and Matthew Tannin 16. Lewis Ranieri 17. Joseph Cassano, AIG Financial Products 18. Chuck Prince, former Citi boss 19. Angelo Mozilo, Countrywide Financial 20. Stan O'Neal, former boss of Merrill Lynch
21. Jimmy Cayne, former Bear Stearns boss 22. Christopher Dodd, chairman, Senate banking committee 23. Geir Haarde, Icelandic prime minister 24. The American public
25. John Tiner, FSA chief executive, 2003-07 26. Andrew Lahde 27. John Paulson, hedge fund boss 28. Professor Nouriel Roubini 29. Warren Buffett, billionaire investor 30. George Soros, speculator 31. Stephen Eismann, hedge fund manager 32. Meredith Whitney, Oppenheimer Securities
The bankruptcy barons
27 January 2009 / http://tinyurl.com/bb9fax
#143441 Feb 20, 2013
WAS Chairman of the Federal Reserve (1987-2006)
WHAT HE DID Pushed for sweeping power to regulate Wall Street — and then failed to use it. Fueled "irrational" bubble with low interest rates.
WORST MOVE Called derivatives like CDOs "extraordinarily
useful"; regulating them would be a "mistake."
NOW ADMITS He was "partially" wrong to not impose tougher oversight.
WAS CEO of Citigroup (1998-2003)
WHAT HE DID Created the first too-big-to-fail company, Citigroup. Led the boom in
RECENTLY Celebrated $45 billion taxpayer bailout of Citi by taking Mexican vacation on Citigroup jet, complete with $13,000 carpets, pillows made from Hermés scarves, and
Baccarat crystal glassware.
WAS Senate Banking Committee chair (1995-2000)
KNOWN AS "High priest of deregulation"
WHAT HE DID Pushed repeal of Glass-Steagall Act, leading to rise of megabanks.
WORST MOVE Wrote law that exempted disastrous CDS deals from all regulation.
NOW ADMITS Nothing. Says there is "no evidence" his laws caused crash, which he
dismissed as a "mental recession."
WAS Chief of AIG Financial Products (2001-2008)
WHAT HE DID Blew a $500 billion
hole in fabric of the universe by placing massive bet on the bubble economy with money he didn't have.
WORST MOVE In August 2007 told investors his CDS deals
could not lose even "$1"; lost $352 million that quarter.
NOW Enjoying his $280 million in earnings.
WAS Treasury secretary (1995- 1999)
WHAT HE DID Opposed regulation of credit swaps; fought to overturn Glass-Steagall Act, leading to creation of Citigroup, where he later made $115 million.
WORST MOVE Asked Treasury to pressure ratings agencies to delay downgrading Enron, a Citigroup debtor.
NOW Still on Citi's board; mentor of Treasury Secretary Geithner.
The Card Shark
WAS CEO of Bear Stearns (1993-2008)
WHAT HE DID Took card-playing vacations and allegedly smoked weed while Bear went bankrupt.
WORST MOVE Cashed out his $61 million share after resigning shortly before Bear's sale to J.P. Morgan Chase.
NOW SAYS Of Treasury Secretary Geithner: "The guy thinks he's got a big dick. He's got nothing, except maybe a boyfriend."
Mr. Buck Passer
WAS Chairman of the SEC (2005-2009)
WHAT HE DID Gave the market a free ride, waiting until far too late
to reverse the disastrous "voluntary regulation" program of 2004 and police the ratings agencies.
LAME EXCUSE Insisted it wasn't his fault, claiming deregulatory policies tied his hands.
NOW SAYS His "greatest contribution" during the crisis was staying "calm."
WAS Head of Countrywide Financial (1969-2008)
WHAT HE DID Biggest provider of subprime mortgages; specialized in predatory loans that put broke people in mansions.
WORST MOVE "Friends of Angelo" program gave favorable mortgages to Sens. Chris Dodd and Kent Conrad.
NOW SAYS Called plea from homeowner facing foreclosure "disgusting."
WAS Chief of Merrill Lynch (2007-2009)
WHAT HE DID Concealed $15 billion hole in Merrill balance sheet until government
subsidized the sale of his company. Went skiing in Vail just before revealing losses.
WORST MOVE Proposed $10 million bonus for himself as company imploded; OK'd $1.2 million office refurbishing.
IS NOW Facing class-action suit for concealing losses.
WAS CEO of Goldman Sachs (1999-2006); Treasury secretary (2006-2009)
WHAT HE DID Pushed for end to debt restrictions for banks like Goldman, then arranged big bailout for Goldman.
WORST MOVE TARP proposal just three pages long; made his decisions "non-reviewable."
NOW SAYS "I don't think we've made mistakes on the major decisions."
#143442 Feb 20, 2013
The Big Loser
WAS CEO of Lehman Brothers (1993-2008)
WHAT HE DID Piloted Lehman to largest bankruptcy in U.S. history; earned $22 million the year firm went bust.
WORST MOVE Tried to avoid lawsuits by selling his $13 million Florida home to his wife for $100.
NOW SAYS Feels "horrible" about Lehman, but insists his management was "prudent and appropriate."
Mr. Too Big
IS CEO of Bank of America (2001-present)
WHAT HE DID Created ultimate too-big-to-fail company, buying up Fleet, MBNA,
Countrywide and Merrill Lynch.
WORST MOVE Failed to catch a $15 billion loss at Merrill before buying the firm; needed $20 billion bailout to close deal.
NOW SAYS It's a false "claim" to say "the banks that caused this mess must be held
#143443 Feb 20, 2013
probably just the local hillbillies with their normal brawls. As long as they are cracking themselves over the head with their beer bottles, we don't worry too much about them. We do have to crack down on them parking their trucks on the front lawn and using them as inlaw suites. ya know what I'm talkin bout?*win*
#143444 Feb 20, 2013
-------The Tea Party sold out to Wall Street
GOP freshmen, big-bucks donors hobnob at resort
March 16, 2012 / http://tinyurl.com/85yw3o9
Sandy Adams (Fla.), Quico Canseco (Texas), Rick Crawford (Ark.), Bob Dold (Ill.), Sean Duffy (Wis.), Stephen Fincher (Tenn.), Mike Fitzpatrick (Penn.), Daniel Webster (Fla.), Mike Grimm (N.Y.), Nan Hayworth (N.Y.), Jim Renacci (Ohio) and Cory Gardner (Col).
Single Payer vs. Public Option
Americans need a viable third and fourth party who will represent “We The People” instead of the wealthy few who own Congress!
Progressive Democrats / http://pdamerica.org/
Green Party / http://gp.org/index.php
Ralph Nader / http://www.votenader.org/
Ron Paul / http://www.campaignforliberty.com/
Libertarian Party / http://www.lp.org/
Since: Oct 09
#143445 Feb 20, 2013
Obama may have very well have lost support worldwide because of his drone strikes but you’re full of shit with the notion they think Obama’s weak. Muslim countries much like the birfoon have never liked Obama from day one and they like him even less now, but they have a damn good reason the least being his birth certificate.(See drone strikes have killed as many as 4000)
Even so the world and the US would still prefer Obama to Bush or Romney.
“These are among the principal findings from a 21-nation survey conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project from March 17-April 20. The poll also finds that, despite disappointment with Obama’s policies, there is still considerable support for his re-election in many countries, especially in Europe. Roughly nine-in-ten in France (92%) and Germany (89%) would like to see him re-elected, as would large majorities in Britain (73%), Spain (71%), Italy (69%) and the Czech Republic (67%). Most Brazilians (72%) and Japanese (66%) agree”
“But in the Middle East there is little enthusiasm for a second term – majorities in Egypt (76%), Jordan (73%) and Lebanon (62%) oppose Obama’s re-election”
Bet they don’t think Obama’s a Muslim.
Since: May 10
#143446 Feb 20, 2013
Sorry Tootzie, the rednecks moved out twenty odd years ago when you ghetto people moved in. The white people that still live in Morrow are all wiggers.
#143447 Feb 20, 2013
Ha ha, thanks for confirming it. How it must suck, though, to be a birther birfoon and have scores against you like 197-0, 485-0, 9-0, 50 governors to zero, 195 countries to zero. Persist, eh boy, persist. Keep saying it, and glory alleluia, birther birfoons will lap it up.
"Can you hear us coming?" LMAO (LRS tm reg'd)
#143448 Feb 20, 2013
Yet he's president and you're just an insignificant blob.
PS : Check your wallet.
#143449 Feb 20, 2013
A bit late for sour grapes, Rogue, no? He doesn't need "donations" any more, he's into his 2nd and last term. Would you happen to know, from the first he's campaigned for the presidence way way back, how much he's received in campaign donations from both the little guy and the big corporate donours? I have no idea, I admit, but were I a betting man, I'd say the former rather than the latter.
#143450 Feb 20, 2013
Er, Rogue, I didn't exclude any Ottawa district.
Tell us, now, how many gun killings in Jacksonville last year, including her district? Once you've apprised us of that total, you may then partition them by district. We had 7 in 2012, of which TWO (2) were gun killings. Drug dealers. Good riddance. All districts. You?
Oh, and please tell us total murders in Jacksonville, and how many gun killings.
Any comments on the carjacker who killed 4 innocent people in southern California yesterday or day before? All killed with firearm(s). Surprise.
#143451 Feb 20, 2013
OMG, scouring those scandal internet sites again looking for HATE-OBAMA stuff. And so you think you hit pay dirt, right? NOT. How long has this guy held his job? Who appointed him? Is he not one of hundreds of thousands of civil servants, many of whom use their phones, cellulars, computers, e-mails for personal affairs or business? Yes, if he did it, it's wrong and he should face the consequences. Er, how much did he steal? How much did this fraud cost the govt? How petty and small slug can you get? How many Dem-appted officials have gone to jail so far in Obama's administration compared to say, Reagan and Nixon?
And, the biggest of all, you blame the president of the United States of American because this official used his e-mail for his business? What's next, the President created hurricane Sandy?
Since: Oct 09
#143452 Feb 20, 2013
You pay no one’s salary Mr. Liars. You pay the IRS like everyone else. You have no more right to pry into Obama’s personal life than you do McConnell’s, McCain’s or anyone else
#143453 Feb 20, 2013
Thanks for the kiss of death.
#143454 Feb 20, 2013
Funny how you allow your imagination to become your reality. But let me make a point for the record. Most African Americans do not care to live around white folk. I especially don't. Most of the blacks I have known throughout the years and up to today were segregationists, we only wanted quality schools and the right to move into the best homes our hard earned dollars could afford us. Not to be around your criminal, child molesting freaks! And believe you me, we worked a lot harder and longer than you lazy sob's ever did and do even till this day.
I have been in Morrow for two months now on business, and there are just as many rednecks here if not more, than their are African Americans and they all must go to the same dentist. The one that believes in pulling teeth! How they manage to eat a steak is a marvel!
White folk creates ghettos or didn't they teach you that? OHHHH wait... that's a college level course. You wouldn't have a clue.
You only WISH you could owned the kind of property we have. LOL
#143455 Feb 20, 2013
You should go out more. I will pass over the "hate crimes" in Rwanda, Burundi, Congo, Tanzanian children's army, Northern Nigeria, etc. I know, I know, Caucassians are at fault. Yes, partly, but Africans have their share of mea culpas too. Oh, I suppose that doesn't concern you, they are "just" Africans.
And on that last line of yours, we part company.
Since: May 10
#143456 Feb 20, 2013
Sorry Tootzie, The TEA Party is made up most or SMALL businessmen and the Republican Party is controlled by RINOs. It is the Democrats who are sucking up to Obama!!!
Sorry, to but the Green Party and Ralph Nader (Green Party) are Socialistic and are anti-business. And the Libertarians are for the extreme minimum government.
Being a TEA Party Conservative I want a smaller government but bigger than what the Libertarians want.
Oh, under Obama we have gone from ten major banks down to just six who control 58% of all banking cash. Sooo, who is sucking up to the big bankers?!?
#143457 Feb 20, 2013
I owe you nothing. As I said, get out more. You'll find out that basically, and I underline the word "basically", every human being is the same. His entourage makes him what he becomes. I know and have known decent and S.O.B. blacks AND whites. You bend over backwards to glorify your colour. That is reverse racism, which, incidentally, the real blacks, not you, just detest.
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