Let Protectionism Reign: Tiny Tim, Corrupt Lame Duck Both Slam FX Intervention

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DJ* US Senator Dodd Criticizes Japan Currency Intervention
DJ* US Senator Dodd:Unilateral Currency Intervention A Concern
DJ* Geithner Sees "Substantial" intervention by China on Currency

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NOTW777's picture

top criminals complain about other criminals

tom a taxpayer's picture

"Bene, Don Corleone. I need a man who has powerful friends. I need a million dollars in cash. I need, Don Corleone, all of those politicians that you carry around in your pocket, like so many nickels and dimes."

MsCreant's picture

Kettle, you are soooo Black. 

hedgeless_horseman's picture

It's the White House, not the Glass House. 

Throw stones at will!

carbonmutant's picture

The trick in being a Democrat is finding someone to blame...

SRV - ES339's picture

The trick in being a Democrat is finding someone to blame...

Can't disagree... but you forgot to include Republicans, Tea Baggers, and the various third party groups... the blame game is multi-partisan!

grunion's picture

Hah! Made me snort tea all over...again! You're funny.

Missing_Link's picture

So after our own government "intervenes" in everything via massive money-printing, trillion-dollar stimulus programs and bank bailouts, and fudged economic data, we're going to point fingers at others for "interventionist" policies?  WOW.

WSP's picture

WOW is right---the hypocrisy and downright arrogance of these clowns is beyond belief---truly beyond belief.   Of course, Dodd and Geitner are both criminals who standard modis operandi is to lie, cheat, and steal their way to whatever objective they may have. 

Virtues such as honesty and integrity mean nothing to these dirt bags so when considered in that light, it really is not suprising that Dodd and Geitner would call the kettle black.

solgundy's picture

it's all George Bush's fault

Seer's picture

No, there was his dad (CIA dick-head), and before him, Prescot.

zaknick's picture

Person who junked you is an ignorant troll.


Bush family=war criminals/drug traffickers/etc

LeBalance's picture

Golly, let's just flat out ignore British Royalty its pet narcotrafficers (Sassoons) and the little ruckus they started in China (Opium Wars) when the Emperor of China wished to discontinue sales of that substance into their kingdom.

Brits used their military, won, re-opened their drug routes, and got Hong Kong as restitution.

Let's also completely ignore the Blood relations between British royals (Holy Roman Empire) and folks like say...every single President since the First one.

Yeah they do all walk the Bloodline (I mean Red Carpet).

They are not criminals because they own the country.

You are their chattel, so you and I have no rights.

And while we are ignoring reality, let's just ask one more question:

"What flower in Afghanistan that yields a $950B / year crop was burned by the Taliban and makes one hell of a better motive for invasion than the cover story?"

Marley's picture

"In 2001, prices surged tenfold from 2000, to a record high, after the Taliban all but eliminated opium poppy cultivation across the Afghan territory under its control. So why, with last year's bumper crop, is the opposite not occurring?"



Note to self; remove all Ancestry.com files.

Seer's picture

Have to wonder what it's like to live life as a dumb, ignorant fuck.  These folks probably jack off to pictures of Bush... the savior(s) from the evils of neoliberalism (never mind that by the very definition the Bushes are/have been hardcore neoliberals)

And, before you junk me you fucks, I did NOT vote for Obama.  Actually I don't vote: ain't going to support a corrupt system.

Kayman's picture

But Timmy, I have on good authority that CHINA IS NOT A CURRENCY MANIPULATOR. Source: U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.

China must take supreme pleasure watching the U.S. disintegrate.

vote_libertarian_party's picture

....and lest we forget.  All these guys are doing is TALKING.  No bills signed.  No regs changed. 

All show for the cameras.  No real China currency changes.

Chump's picture

Egg Zachary.  Wake me when they stop with the election season gum-flapping and actually, you know, do something.  But, as others have pointed out, complaining about other countries' currency manipulation is pretty damn hypocritical.

SteveNYC's picture

Hypocrite fucks! What about the manipulation by the Federal Reserve? Oh, as long as we obfuscate and cover up our manipulation, it's valid!

I'm thinking old sparky and Alcatraz.....

MsCreant's picture

Hemp is eco friendly and can be recycled.

John McCloy's picture

    Has there ever been a greater example of courrption in the U.S Senate than Chris Dodd who has at every juncture placed the interests of the bankers over the American public to ensure his 30 pieces of silver are awaiting him when he leaves the Senate?

This "creature" should be on trial.



gookempucky's picture


All the chickens running around with heads cut off.

All the this bullcrap reminds me of Southpark when they shoved food up their collective ass and everytime they opened their mouth shit came out.

Easiest way for these crooks to loose 30 pounds of fat is just cut off their heads.

WSP's picture

A quick and speedy trial and than a public beheading----seriously----if you beheaded this dirt bag along with his criminal friends, perhaps that would serve as a deterrent in the future.  As it stands now, dirt bags like Dodd must absolutely revel in the the fact that while some might have outrage, nothing ever happens to them so they just keep on taking and screwing and whatever because there are no ramifications to their terrorist crimes against American citizens.

It would be a glorious day to see Dodd and Frank publicly beheaded, not with a guillotine, but rather, the way the terrorists do it----the old fashioned way with a small knife where it takes multiple "saws" to get the job done.  Wonder if CNBS would air that:)

Village Idiot's picture

Imagine Dodd standing in for  Mel Gibson at the end of Braveheart - would he cry out?

Paper CRUSHer's picture

Crying out alright.He's literally standing in the grave as we speak(type),well one foot is anyhow.Dodd's not in too good of a shape.Lets not forget he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Braveheart my ass......more like Graveheart.

ZeppelinJack's picture



you couldnt make this shit up...

MsCreant's picture

No one would believe you.

AbandonShip's picture

We should have cleaned out the worthless public and private leadership in this country in 2008, what good were these m'fers/knobgobblers?

SEC, FDIC, Senate Banking Committe, all major TALF/TARP recipients, most of CNBC (except Rick Santelli), FNMA, FHLMC, Federal Reserve, President's Council of Ecnomic Advisors, etc.

Please feel free to continue this list.

Seer's picture

The buckets would just fill back up with shit.

SheepDog-One's picture

OH! So the US is the only one who is supposed to artificially intervene in currency, markets, prices, data....anyone else even hints of doing it themselves and the Feds throw a hissy fit?

docj's picture

You know, as bad as has been our foreign adventurism down through the years I have to think this is the sort of crap that pisses people off globally even moreso.

So let me get this straight Turbo Tiny and Countrywide Chris: we, the mighty US of A, can screw with FX (and commodities, and equities, and ... ) markets all the live-long day but GOD FREAKING FORBID someone else acting in their own self interest should do the same.  Right?  Right???

Your entertainment value just crashed to zero so STFD and STFU, both of you.

Tense INDIAN's picture

can someone tell me why exactly Tim Geithner has been shouting for a Higher YUAN??

NOTW777's picture

its the MO of this admin.

create problems and then BLAME everyone around u.

notice, cnbc got the memo for todays theme - blame china

Seer's picture

"its the MO of this admin."

It's the MO of ALL administrations!

williambanzai7's picture

If the law is against you, bang on the facts. If the facts are against you, bang on the law. If both are against you, bang on the table.

Problem Is's picture

Dodd was born silver spoon in hand,
Lord don't he help himself.

Dodd's a Senator's son...

Nepotism, cronyism and the elimination of merit advancement in this society is how we have the incompetent oligarchy and their political class puppets we have today.

I have seen the "experienced" "professional" politicians... It is time to fire every incumbent in sight and replace them with the opposite...

carbonmutant's picture

The heat is on...

Shock Audio: Facing ‘Obligations’ From Leadership, Democrat Congresswoman Leaves Voicemail for Lobbyist Cash

A couple weeks ago, House Member Eleanor Holmes Norton made a fundraising call to a lobbyist. The lobbyist wasn’t available, so Holmes Norton left a voicemail.

We have been given a copy of that message.



NotApplicable's picture

"I’m handling the largest economic development project in the United States now, the Homeland Security Compound of three buildings being built on the uh, old St. Elizabeth’s hospital site in the District of Columbia along with uh, fifteen other, uh, sites here for, that are part of the stimulus."

Sounds like Big Brother is beefing up its capacity before the collapse.

Seer's picture

And their budget is what, $35 billion?  Where are the sticks to poke the near $1 trillion that the Pentagon sucks up?

carbonmutant's picture

Squeezing the turnips... for a little extra.

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