Tim Geithner And Senators Hold Press Briefing On Debt

Tyler Durden's picture

Not sure what this is all about, but Timmy is about to throw some more mutual assured destruction fire and brimstone bombs. Watch it live here.

h/t @CrownThomas

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Cassandra Syndrome's picture

Alien invasion if Debt Ceiling isn't raised?

Popo's picture

Unfortunately for Timmy,  he's the boy who cried "wolf"

camaro68ss's picture

Turbo timmy- "America, if the debt is not raised, satin will rise from hell to eat all american souls.Im super cereal about this guys, it must be raised."

LeBalance's picture

"satin???" :::: how luxurious!

camaro68ss's picture

"satan" I’m just portraying turbo Timmy cant spell. get it. lol so funny

wanklord's picture

Americans are a bunch of stupid animals easy to manipulate and subdue.The sooner the US economy collapses the better, so these brutes will finally learn NOT to live beyond their means.

Rick Masters's picture

Are you a bot you stupid wanker? You said the same thing the other day verbatim. or are you just stupid. BTW, if America collapses, who is going to protect your ass from Russia. Da da.

Tim White's picture

The longest orgasm in world history...the Russians have been coming for over 60 years!

pods's picture

Sorry chap, but all nations now issue debt money at interest.  So when the debt (money) stops increasing, we are all done.

Unless you are a now well capitalized bankster ready for taking real property at pennies on the dollar, you are in the same boat, but on a different deck.


TheDriver's picture

As an American, I really want to junk you [looks around at co-workers] but I won't. *sigh

AldousHuxley's picture

Most people are dumb. Learn things the hard way no matter how much smart folks warn.

Lord Welligton's picture

Satin? Doesn't sound to scary at all.

Cow's picture

he's testifying before Congress as we speak

TruthInSunshine's picture


John Williams' Shadow Government Statistics: 

CHART: Inflation Hits 10%
FunkyMonkeyBoy's picture

They're already here. You not got your shades on?

LongBalls's picture

$10 say's Anthony Weiner is in the center of this circle jerk.

cougar_w's picture

I hope he comes on with devil horns and a pitchfork and sets everyone on fire while eating their mortal souls. On live TV.

That would rawk.

Cognitive Dissonance's picture

I like how your mind works. I assume they keep you in a cage at your place of employment?

cougar_w's picture

Are you kidding? No cage at all and no leash most days and they let me write ... wait for it ... internet security software!

Yes, they are fools. But I love my work so I let them live.

Cognitive Dissonance's picture

Now that's just crazy talk.

That you would let them live I mean.

Rick Masters's picture

You're funny, Courgar. Thanks for the laugh.

Cdad's picture

I wonder if, at this point, it is even possible for bankers and politicians to be more hated than they already are?  

I'm going to go ahead and be surprised if it is possible.

"We're still doing a lot of business in Europe.  We hope the Europeans appreciate that." J. Dimon

SheepDog-One's picture

I think its only possible bankers can be even more hated when the last of the clingers-on, the true believer middle class remnants, get their foreclosure notices.

MsCreant's picture

I like your take. I had more of a Send in the Clowns kind of vibe feel about this.



Hugh G Rection's picture

eat their mortal souls?


In a room full of senators I think he would go hungry...

AmazingLarry's picture

Briefing or griefing? 

MayIMommaDogFace2theBananaPatch's picture

+5 fiatscoes

BTW -- on the outside chance that no one else around has asked:

Is there something you could share with the rest of us Amazing Larry?!?!?


AmazingLarry's picture

NICE! You're the first I've seen, MommaDog. Now, would you like fruit or mint?

knukles's picture

Whining, pissing, moaning and best of all....

Classic Victimization... It's not my fault, I wasn't there, I did my part, Hammie did it not me, the dog ate my homework, nobody can prove it, I have an excuse, why does everybody hate me, if they'd do it my way (compromise) then it'd all be OK, they're the problem not me, I'm fair and honest, they're dumb.....

chet's picture

At this point, we'll get a compromise along the lines fo the McConnell proposal, I think.

The GOP can't run the House.  It's the difference between being a protest movement and a functioning governing body. 

The compromise will pass with mostly Dem votes, but enough Reps to give it a majority.

CrashisOptimistic's picture

You do not understand conference rules.

No Speaker can bring a bill to the floor with the intent of passing it over the majority of his or her own caucus.  This is why Pelosi never brought a tax increase to the floor.  Her own caucus would vote it down.

Hastert did it one time decades ago and was told that if such a thing ever appeared to be about to take place again, he would be replaced before the vote.

Nope, you never ever can pass a bill over the majority of your own party.

chet's picture

I do understant those rules.  The point I'm trying to make is that the GOP house "leadership" can't pass any legislation (for the very reason you describe).  So in what sense are they leading anything at all?  They wanted the job, but they can't get er done.

They keep looking at Obama, like "you have to do something!"  But Obama can't run the White House and Congress.  Boehner and Cantor, you wanted the house, so figure out how to do something with it.

HITMAN56's picture

wow Timmy looks like shit

binky's picture

He smells like it too.

DaveyJones's picture

comment of the week award

MsCreant's picture

If it looks like a shit and smells like a shit...

binky's picture

Good thing he didn't step in it.

Uncle Remus's picture

Take it the White House in a paper bag and light it?