GAO Audit Exposes Fed's Corruption Once Again

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Clueless Economist's picture

I just got my BS in Economics from ITT Tech.  I am a very attrative female looking get a job at CNBC.  In order to get an on air job, which of the men should I look to sleep with?  Steve Liesman, Joe Kernan, Rick Santelli, Jim Cramer or Larry Kudlow?  Thanks for any help!!

illyia's picture

Maria - she's got the Money, Honey...

centerline's picture

Post some pics so that we can pass them along.  :-)

Commander Cody's picture

A gang bang with a happy ending should suffice.

alien-IQ's picture

Ask Erin Burnett. She'll know.

Cursive's picture

@Clueless Economist

Link to pics or GTFO.

hedgeless_horseman's picture

...which of the men should I look to sleep with? Steve Liesman, Joe Kernan, Rick Santelli, Jim Cramer or Larry Kudlow?

I am not so sure that Steve Liesman is a man in the traditional sense. 

Dr. Richard Head's picture

A womane banging Liesman - that's a lesbian encounter.  Liesman is the bulldyke of the couple. 

Henry Hub's picture

Hey Clueless_Economist. I can think of a few positions I would like to try you in!

Libertarian777's picture

Turbo Timmy, I believe he's tired of paying $170k.

BlackholeDivestment's picture

 Clueless, the bar is pretty high, are you sure you could hold your lunch and not just pass out, or something, from the pure talent that's currently deployed? really can't teach or learn this kind of talent, you are born with it or you're not.


centerline's picture

The Fed is a private corporation owned by the banks.  Enough said.  Bad idea of the century (unless your a banker).

alien-IQ's picture

same shit different day.

the song remains the same.

PlausibleDenial's picture

I am more like "Dazed and Confused".  Good show on them on Bio last night.

Cognitive Dissonance's picture

"This is a clear case of socialism for the rich and rugged, you're-on-your-own individualism for everyone else." Well, didn't everyone know that by now?

To know something is one thing. I know I will die some day. But to know you will die tomorrow is an entirely different matter.

We may 'know' about these various financial crimes and corruption. But we don't "KNOW" them to such an extent that we are compelled to action.

Cognitive Dissonance's picture


It is our proximity to danger, and not the danger itself, that creates the urgency to act or not to act.

centerline's picture

It is still in the abstract.  People don't see the direct connections to thier lives (yet).  If they did, it would be hell to pay.

scatterbrains's picture

when ever I read stuff like this my thoughts turn to heros like Joe Stack.

Rodent Freikorps's picture

The whistle blower for Fast and Furious has been fired.

Our govt. has gone over the edge.

YesWeKahn's picture

"As a prominent example, he pointed out that the chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase was on the New York Fed's board of directors at the same time the firm was receiving more than $390 billion in Fed assistance. The firm also helped clear loans for the Fed during its emergency lending."



StychoKiller's picture

Why isn't Mr. Sanders grilling Eric (Place)Holder for his lack of doing (well, pretty much anything!) about these alleged crimes?  The Stupid, it burns!!

entendance's picture

a senior Eurosystem source told Market News International that the ECB would continue to accept Greek paper in the event of a default, but only if it were covered by guarantees put up by the Eurozone governments.

Hondo's picture

Corrupt as usual.....another reason to realize unless you are part of the club (elite) you, and your hard earned savings, are nothing but fish food.

Marley's picture

Some people are more equal than others.

Raynja's picture

Altho the lobotomy will not be transitory, your memory of the procedure will be

jmc8888's picture

It's something we should as a society know by now, that socialism for the rich = fascism, and that's what we have as an extreme form of now.  (as opposed to the lesser but still same form for the past whatever decades)

But hey, when they're not watching Jersey Shore, or some other 'non-reality, reality series', they watch a half hour a week of Not Necessarily The News, parading as News.


hedgeless_horseman's picture
by hedgeless_horseman
on Thu, 07/21/2011 - 12:34


07-21 10:13: US Senator Sanders says GAO found that NY Fed's Dudley received waiver to let him keep investments in AIG and GE as firms were rescued


"When you see that money is flowing to those who deal, not in goods, but in favors - when you see that men get richer by graft and by pull than by work, and your laws don't protect you against them, but protect them against you - when you see corruption being rewarded and honesty becoming a self-sacrifice - you may know that your society is doomed."


                                                     -Ayn Rand

                                                       Atlas Shrugged

centerline's picture

I read that somewhere else recently (can't remember where though... those brain cells must have committed suicide).  This particular line just makes me want to cry.  It couldn't any better summarize the world I have personally known for the bulk of my adult life and professional career.  The sad part is that this behavior is not just reserved for the elite.  It has penetrated every level of society.

Random_Robert's picture

"The sad part is that this behavior is not just reserved for the elite.  It has penetrated every level of society."

Well of course it has. Human endeavor, like electricity or flowing water, seeks the path of least resistance...

People emulate the behaviors of others. So, when they see "successful" people behaving badly, they assume that the behavior is what made them successful...

And thus, another "Snooki" enters the world. Talentless, meaningless, but somehow worthy of emulating....


TruthInSunshine's picture


Does anyone know if Atlas shrugged yet?

I'm thinking he may have, and it was just missed in the fast paced world of information, disinformation, misiniformation and malinformantion that is blasted at us in the New Normal Times.

Cognitive Dissonance's picture

Doomed yes.

But there is no time frame here and one man's 'doomed' is another man's successfully kicked can. 'They' will burn Rome until the cockroaches overrun their safe house, the safe house they just abandoned.

packman's picture

hh: infinitely apropos!  The perfect place to break out that quote.  Never was it more applicable.


slewie the pi-rat's picture

now, now, these guys are masters of our universe, so with a note from home, school isn't that important. or is it? 

somebody ask barney whether this is covered, or not, now, ok?

if it isn't, just put it on his fixit list.  thnx. 

TruthInSunshine's picture

slewie, you know as well as anyone that Obama is just a waterboy for the global banksters.

Not only would he not need to approve any waiver, they'd tell him to STFU if he dared to offer his opinion on the matter.

White.Star.Line's picture

If the FED truly faced an audit, they would provide an abacus, a case of rum, and a team of 3 year toddlers to assist with the task.

illyia's picture

TD - I am lifting this post in entirety and putting it over on the Kossacks - as they are entirely clueless. Chipping away at ignorance, daily.


TruthInSunshine's picture

You're doing good work.

Only III % of sheeple can be awakened.

But that III % ultimately becomes a critical subset of the population in the battle between good and evil.

Try to get to them before they're tagged and bagged, full on style, by the establishment (hopefully sooner than 18 or so):

illyia's picture

In semi-entirety. Boy are they touchy over there... the copyright thing. What are ZH policies on lifting whole docs?

Anyway: 5 paragraphs per source only, and properly attributed.


packman's picture

Just imagine what would come out if we had gotten the full and deep audit that Ron Paul wanted, rather than the watered-down Sanders audit that we got.


Rodent Freikorps's picture

Seems to have all the pedigrees:

Among other public service activities, Friedman is the Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Columbia University, Chairman Emeritus of the Executive Committee of the Brookings Institution, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also a benefactor of his alma mater Cornell University, particularly its wrestling program as the college's wrestling building is known as the Friedman Center.

Bansters-in-my- feces's picture

chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase was on the New York Fed's board of directors at the same time the firm was receiving more than $390 billion in Fed assistance. The firm also helped clear loans for the Fed during its emergency lending.

Did that say...$390...BILLION......

Pretty soon your talking popcorn money.

Fucking Rothschilds whores....

onlooker's picture

One of the problems of ongoing crime and corruption is the adjustment to it as some sort of "normality'. When the overseers are the contributors to the corruption, it is worse. Then if the media is the puppet of the corrupt, it is a tidy wrap up of rich bitchez win, win, win.


It is not a question of too big to fail, but a question of too big to take down.  

hedgeless_horseman's picture

...too big to take down.

That is what King George III thought.