Today's Quote Of The Day Comes From Tim Geithner

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Tue, 02/15/2011 - 16:21 | 964644 nope-1004
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I'm an idiot.  Deal with it.

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:26 | 964916 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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After sending Timmah a ZeroHedge t-shirt for winning quote of the day, Tyler Durden lit a joint and wondered if Timmah would wear it with his pajama bottoms when he played PPT.

Timmah!

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 18:46 | 965159 Problem Is
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Did you send The Bernank the "Gold Bitchez" mug?

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 18:54 | 965177 bigargon
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well i guess he know the truth that his budget is full of shit.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 05:18 | 966070 StychoKiller
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In related news, Congress actually was debating the merits of honoring Albert DeSalvo when someone finally pointed out that Al was the "Boston Strangler!"

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 16:21 | 964648 trav7777
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Unfairness, bitchez

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 16:21 | 964649 virgilcaine
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Tax time again Tim.

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 16:25 | 964670 Zero Govt
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+ 1  :)

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:20 | 964921 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Taxes paid with bankster blood.

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 16:22 | 964653 equity_momo
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In what context was he talking - from a personal perspective?

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 16:23 | 964664 NOTW777
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at his desk with turbo up

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 16:51 | 964809 Sudden Debt
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About the fact that billionaires have to pay more taxes then a unemployed crippled Veteran.

UNFAIR!!!

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:06 | 964857 MiddleMeThis
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Billionaires pay taxes?  When did that start?

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 16:22 | 964654 lettuce
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no comment

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 16:22 | 964656 NOTW777
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i agree. look at the person heading the treas/IRS

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 16:56 | 964657 hedgeless_horseman
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MUBARAK SAYS `LOTS OF UNFAIRNESS' IN EGYPTIAN POLITICAL SYSTEM

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:09 | 964872 hedgeless_horseman
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SPITZER SAYS `LOTS OF UNFAIRNESS' IN MARRIAGE VOWS

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:12 | 964885 hedgeless_horseman
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HILDEBRAND SAYS `LOTS OF UNFAIRNESS' IN EUROPEAN CURRENCY SYSTEM

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:13 | 964893 hedgeless_horseman
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PAPACONSTANTINOU SAYS `LOTS OF UNFAIRNESS' IN SOVEREIGN RATING SYSTEM

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:15 | 964902 hedgeless_horseman
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OBAMA SAYS `LOTS OF UNFAIRNESS' IN NOBEL PRIZE VOTING SYSTEM

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:17 | 964911 hedgeless_horseman
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BLANKFEIN SAYS `LOTS OF UNFAIRNESS' IN ELECTRONIC TRADING SYSTEM

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:20 | 964919 hedgeless_horseman
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MASTERS SAYS `LOTS OF UNFAIRNESS' IN GLOBAL COMMODITIES SYSTEM

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:27 | 964925 hedgeless_horseman
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SACK SAYS `LOTS OF FUNNY BUSINESS' IN U.S. EQUITIES PRICING

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:29 | 964944 hedgeless_horseman
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ROTHSCHILD SAYS `LOTS OF UNFAIRNESS' IN SOVEREIGN DEBT SYSTEM

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:32 | 964958 hedgeless_horseman
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MADDOFF SAYS `LOTS MORE UNFAIRNESS' IN U.S. SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:42 | 964990 hedgeless_horseman
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GM CHAIRMAN SAYS `LOTS MORE OF U.S. TAXPAYERS' MONEY' IN EMPLOYEE BONUSES

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:44 | 964996 hedgeless_horseman
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U.S. SURGEON GENERAL SAYS `LOTS OF UNFAIR CALORIES' IN VALENTINES CANDY

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:58 | 965003 hedgeless_horseman
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AMERICA SAYS `LOTS OF APATHY' IN U.S.

God bless our children, and strengthen them to undo what we have done, and to do what we have left undone.

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:58 | 965045 tellsometruth
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here here! ( old british parlimentarian accent )...

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 18:37 | 965141 Dapper Dan
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Mrs Dapper Dan says "lots of unfairness in Mr Dappers refractory period"

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 18:53 | 965175 Dexter Morgan
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Dexter Morgan say "LOTS OF UNFAIRNESS" when looking at his member.

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 19:14 | 965218 Zero Govt
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Hedgey, you're on a roll, don't let anyone stop ya Son  ;)

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:30 | 964947 MarketTruth
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And now the non-financial spin:

Silvio Berlusconi says unfairness with jealous Italian women due to sexy 17-year-old Moroccan belly dancer.

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:16 | 964908 aheady
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GEITHNER SAYS 'LOTS OF UNFAIRNESS' HAPPENS WHEN BUBBA CLIMBS IN MY BUNK

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 19:07 | 965199 slewie the pi-rat
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nice, assHHole!

what bit timmy, Tommy OperatickletixtiX?

nope, he's cookin up the cyan-eyed Kool "aid" for the sleeping mcmoneybags who are in "control", like he is!, to see if he can escape the noose and dodge Hanky Panky's Fate.  But it won't werk.

The "progessive" (TOTALLY RETRO) on cumming VALUE ADDED TAX  which will put more people on the street than Ray-gun-0-mickz.  Just what we "deserve", huh.  i'm sure that all the fuking nazis and brown-shits on thiiis site will be go straight into ecstatic convulions of JOY, and slewie hopes to hell you fucking ODE-dee on it!

nice to see you display some tactical design 4 a change, two!

love and let me kiss yer ass, right where the bullet went in!

are you married?  i'm glad jomama didn't mizcarry!

Peace, love, and R&R

moi.

 

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 16:22 | 964658 Everyman
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"Turbo Tax" timmy said that?!?!?!

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 16:39 | 964744 Cognitive Dissonance
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I was recently audited by the kind and considerate IRS. After the audit was done and all papers were signed (so they couldn't try to screw me anymore) I asked the agent and her supervisor (who was there in the room at the time to "accept" the audit findings) what they thought of "Turbo Tax Timmy", my exact words.

They both blushed and said nothing. It seems that at least within my local IRS shake down office and measured by the standards of the IRS even the agents are embarrassed by Timmy.

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 16:58 | 964832 gmj
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You are doomed.

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 19:10 | 965206 slewie the pi-rat
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try the BM, cog dis psy. and don't keep any fuking re-cordz, eithner!

moi

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:00 | 964837 downrodeo
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that is a job where you really need to believe in what you're doing...

 

I'd bet a card carrying libertarian within the IRS is more rare than a day in the red at JPmorgue-in.

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:06 | 964856 PhotonJohn
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I was audited by the IRS a couple of years ago and it was a pure sham. I had a small business and that only thing the agent went through was my day trading activities and home deductions. I had a second home and my accountant had accidentally put it on the wrong line and another (no way to confirm if it really was an accident). The agent clearly did not understand stock trading as all she was able to do was try to reconcile the numbers at the bottom of the page. I tried to explain to her that the basis may not be found in that year and what she was doing was not valid. I provided her with a complete spreadsheet breakdown of all fees and basis. I even found my previous employer's notes about exercising options and employee stock purchase (I had transferred some of these into my brokerage). Long story short, she made threats to move all proceeds to income and yelled at me during the audit. I told her if she did not understand she should refer to their experts (they have specialists in financial products). I went to her manager and the territory manager to resolve it. 9 months later I had a $2k refund which I doubt she had ever had to give. These people in the 1040 and small business self employed (SBSE) are Gestapo plain and simple. Never give into their tactics. They work for us!

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:24 | 964936 Amish Hacker
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If you want the IRS audit enforcement division to crawl all over you like African fire ants, just put "self-employed general contractor" in the Profession box and file a Schedule C.

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:32 | 964960 LeBalance
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"They work for us!"

Thanks for the laugh.

So obviously /sarc/ that I blew a neuron before I got your drift.

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 18:10 | 965073 Rick64
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 I have had some battles with them to and found that I was more knowledgeable then they were on a number of areas. I agree with you about not being afraid or giving into their intimidation techniques.

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 18:47 | 965163 Calculated_Risk
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I had the displeasure of talking to the Idiot Recycling Service...

It took 5, yes 5 people to figure out they made a mistake. And for my competence, I get audited. FUCK YOU IRS!

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 20:24 | 965371 slewie the pi-rat
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the last time they came after a friend of mine with more than a feather, they sent her a billie douche that she had sold something so she must report to them about the proceeds and pay the taxes, and the clock wuz running on the penalties and "interest", of course.  so, i advised her to "respond" with a 16-pounder and two gatling gunz,  as per: what the FUK makes you think i made any "money" with the $50K "share" i cashed out for?  please do not hesitate to respond, in full, regarding any EVIDENCE you might have regarding my ongoin willingness to fuk you wunder-barz right where i hear your "voice" originates.  p.s. the dog ate my homework, again! pps  c'mon DOWN!,

would you believe she took my free advice, & that wuz the end of it?

don't be scared, my friendZ, just make sure ya know the local rules, OK? 

1)  check to make SURE you can see the gameboard correctly.

2)  NEVER "waive thyme", be a sage, sParsely, rosemary!

3)  put on BEST show they've ever seen, as per the Berrigan Bros.

4)  if you get conViC-ted, remember:  "don't do the crime, if ya can't do the time."

5)  try not to get "rendered" to, uh...Egypt, too, ok?

be    serve   learn 

YouTube - Volunteers - Jefferson Airplane [Live at Woodstock 1969]

peace.

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 17:45 | 965001 e_goldstein
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i think he just needs to read the 'help' files on his version of turbo tax.

 

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 16:23 | 964663 ReallySparky
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Truth is stranger than fiction.

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 16:44 | 964778 tellsometruth
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plus one

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