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From The SEC To Goldman Sachs In One Easy Step: The Revolving Door Farce Full Frontal

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This particular news from Goldman and the SEC needs absolutely no introduction, explanation, or conclusion. It is, as Homer J. Simpson would say, "a tidy little package."

  • GOLDMAN HIRES EX-SEC INVESTMENT MGMT CHIEF BUDDY DONOHUE: MEMO
  • GOLDMAN NAMES DONOHUE GENERAL COUNSEL OF GSAM INVESTMENT COS

Shocking. Absolutely shocking. Elsewhere, completely unfounded rumors that various DOJ staffers are planning to join assorted Mexican drug cartels shortly.

 

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Mon, 10/08/2012 - 10:48 | 2867580 CvlDobd
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I buy meth from my parole officer.

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 10:53 | 2867603 Zer0head
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Arthur Levitt comes to mind

 now  of Bloomberg, Carlysle and Goldman

 

and his lovely seaside home

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 10:57 | 2867613 HoofHearted
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"It's a big club...and we ain't in it."

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:04 | 2867626 GetZeeGold
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Can't afford the dues any longer - Jon Corzine

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:14 | 2867646 BaBaBouy
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Lifetime, Perpetual Travel Between NYC and Tel Aviv ...

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:20 | 2867684 machineh
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... and a free 24/7 home/office porn feed ... just like workin' for the dotgov ...

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:27 | 2867843 Zer0head
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damn but don't those Czechs have a transparent society

 

http://bit.ly/Q8medK

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 12:05 | 2868210 Popo
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Zerohedge jokes have a way of becoming tomorrow's news.

 Elsewhere, completely unfounded rumors that various DOJ staffers are planning to join assorted Mexican drug cartels shortly.

I give this 2 months to be true.

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 13:03 | 2868431 LMAOLORI
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Goldman Sucks isn't the only revolving door alot of them go to Citi Fraud. That's not really a Joke that news already broke though of course it's not the Lame Stream News covering it.

Stratfor Sources: U.S. Troops in Mexico as Feds Aid Cartels

Corporate Crime, Russia, Peter Orszag and Getting Away with Murder

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 10:48 | 2867582 EscapeKey
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Goldman Secs.

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:23 | 2867729 machineh
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Scientists call it 'ovine sodomization' ... or "screwin' the sheeple" in the vernacular.

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 10:50 | 2867586 Xibalba
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incest is best....when it's in finance

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 10:55 | 2867607 HD
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The result is the same. Deformity and dysfunction.

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 10:52 | 2867592 Cognitive Dissonance
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Around and around

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 10:52 | 2867594 Schmuck Raker
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Was it an all cash deal, or did GS give up one of their starters in a trade?

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 10:53 | 2867595 ebworthen
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Q.  "So Mr. Donohue, how are the hens and how many eggs do they lay per day?"

A.  "Fat, and as many as you want."

 

Q. "When does the guard dog sleep?"

A.  "There is no guard dog."

 

Q.  "When does the farmer come out to get the eggs."

A.  "He brings eggs, and leaves the gate to the hen house open."

 

Q.  "What is the farmer's name?"

A.  "Eric Holder; his cousin who gives him free eggs is Ben Bernanke."

 

"Excellent...excellent..."

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 10:54 | 2867600 autonomos
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No sheeple were shocked in the making of this cartoon

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 10:54 | 2867606 Inthemix96
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Jesus "H" Christ.

I am shocked, shocked I tell you that these corrupt mother fuckers are corrupt.

You could have knocked me over with a barge pole.....

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:29 | 2867632 GetZeeGold
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Well.....go figure....those thieves turned out to be nothing but a bunch of crooks.

 

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 10:57 | 2867612 centerline
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Cue the public outrage in 3....2....  oh nevermind.  Who am I kidding?

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 10:58 | 2867614 Conman
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Bankers and regulators already know they can do what ever they fucking want. So meh, no one besides readers here care. Whos on dancing with the stars and monday night football?

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 10:58 | 2867615 q99x2
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Arrest them. Any and all nuances to the word arrest may be applied.

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 10:58 | 2867617 Super Marco
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SEC and Goldman Sachs... no relation at all. I couldn't keep a straight face saying that in my head.

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 10:58 | 2867618 infinity8
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"Buddy" - perfect.

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:11 | 2867647 kill switch
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I'm not sure this was covered here, as I did a search and couldn't find any reference... If ZH did cover it,,,I'll post it here in case some missed it...

Judge Rules Against CFTC Positions Limits    JPM  has free hand...

http://www.silverdoctors.com/breaking-judge-throws-out-cftcs-position-limits-rule/

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:27 | 2867845 GetZeeGold
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Ticked off Justice Roberts......that package was supposed to be for him.

 

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:18 | 2867663 Darth Mul
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Pop Quiz:

Which ethnoreligious group, renowned for its ethnocentrism, and constituting 2.5% of the American population, nevertheless can chair all of the following without a single news outlet, commentator, or blog [even ZH] ever daring to address the sheer, breath-taking overwhelmingly disproportionate influence?:

  • The Fed
    • The FOMC
  • FDIC
  • SEC
  • CFTC
  • CBO
  • Council of Economic Advisors
  • National Economic Council
  • Office of Management and Budget

{pretty much all of the major agencies overseeing/regulating banking and finance, that is.}

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_United_States_federal_agencies

 

     Purely a coincidence, I'm sure.  Simply the best qualified people.  'Diversity' is good for local police and fire departments, but not for those steering the ship of government into the nearest iceberg.

 

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:26 | 2867806 machineh
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Blimey, the damned Irish are takin' over everything! /sarc

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 12:23 | 2868295 helping_friendl...
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How many of that, alleged, 2.5% hold Israeli passports?

I don't buy the 2.5%. I think it is much higher. It's got to be 25% in NY.

I think we need a Constitutional Amendment making dual citizenship a felony in this country. 

Choose: Israel or the United States?

The public deserves to know which country Congress, ultimately, serves.

This Zionist bullshit has to end. Let them go back to Poland from whence they came.

http://198.62.75.1/www2/koestler/

I don't think it is fair for the taxpayers to provide blood and treasure not knowing whose cause is the ultimate beneficiary.

It has become quite obvious the "Stern Gang" has siezed control of the US Gov't.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lehi_(group)

 

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 13:52 | 2868601 lesterbegood
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(original Amendment Article XIII Section 1.) 
Amendment 13. (Colorado Territory printed the last known U. S
Constitution in its Statutes publication showing the 13th Amendment in
1868. Removed 12/6/1865.) 
1) If any citizen of the United States shall accept, claim, receive,
or retain, any title of nobility or honor, or shall, without the
consent of Congress, accept and retain any present, pension,
office or emolument of any kind whatever, from any emperor, king,
prince, or foreign power, such person shall cease to be a citizen
of the United States, and shall be incapable of holding any
office of trust or profit under them, or either of them. (This
amendment was replaced with the NEW 13
th
Amendment in 1865).

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 14:47 | 2868799 Darth Mul
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AIPAC not having to register as a foreign agent, especially after the various spying scandals, but simply given its mission (and they're entitled to try to get the US support Israel - the problem is the amount of "capture" by Jews who put Israel First} is prima facie proof that we live under a Zionist Occupation Government,

 

You don't have to 'hate' or even dislike Jews to think that they wield too much power and influence - and that their disproportionate power {more especially the Likudnik Ziocons amongst them, very arguably a minority of Jews} necessarily means a loss of democratic power and influence for the overwhelming majority of the country that aren't Jews.

 

By the way, we're very used to Jews being over-represented in various areas.

 

One place they're significantly under-represented?  The US military.

 

Which puts the mostly Jewish group of neocons advocating for constant ME intervention in a different light, don't it?

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:22 | 2867701 Meesohaawnee
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but but CNBS told me last night the SEC was serious about curbing HFTs!! this cant be. They dont lie

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:24 | 2867763 Darth Mul
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Take a look at the 'advisors' around both Romney and Obama and you'll understand, whatever 'discomfiture' you may feel at having the thought, that we do live under a Zionist Occupation Government.  It's a matter of which group of Jews you want - the super far right Likudniks like Adelson and Kristol and Zakheim behind Romney or the slightly less insane Chicago Jewish Mafia behind Obama.

 

Either way - there's a revolving door between entities the Fed bailed out and donors to both candidates.

Check it out.

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 14:41 | 2868782 Darth Mul
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Wow.

 

What are the odds that Guatemala would have the presidency of the UN Security Council... and that they'd select as their delegate one of about 800 Jews in the whole country?

http://www.guatemalaun.org/

Maybe he's a great dude.  But I suspect he's a 'Israel supporter' - like virtually every executive in hollywood and major newspapers.

 

But we can't talk about the ZOG.  No matter how many AIPAc spies or caught, or how many Jews Clinton appointed for funds, or how Bush appointed a dual citizen son of a Mossad agent the head of a {at the time} new umbrella security organization...  headed up in the senate by another Orthodox Jew Sen. Lieberman... no matter how Obama seems dedicated to appointing Jews as his chiefs of staff or in any position having to do with banking/finance within the executive... despite the disproportionate amount of Jews in the  Federal Reserve System, and at Goldman Sachs.....  

 

the undying refrain is that the ZOG is an "antisemitic canard" - meaning to suggest, of course, that it's neither true nor fair.

 

Cute.

 

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:27 | 2867839 fuu
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Bet he keeps the government pension too.

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:45 | 2868113 HANKREARDON
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It is so hard to be cynical.

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:45 | 2868118 Yen Cross
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 I can't believe this "Katy Stockton"on CNBS , trying to give rational technical analysis, based on 200 day moving averages and market breadth!

 How often in even this ponzi market does a stock cross it's 200 day moving average. Oh wait, Katy must be trading "smoothed averages".

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:52 | 2868157 SumSUN
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If ya can't beat 'em, join 'em?

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 12:08 | 2868231 Itch
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Its a disgrace, these thieving tramps, everyone of them should be kidnapped and tattooed with the word PARASITE across their foreheads. They are nothing but disgusting sell out tramps, "only taking whats mine, i worked for it, im smart and special"...you're a lowlife parasite tramp Donohue and i hope you fucking choke you conniving slut. 

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 12:20 | 2868282 toms
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JUST THINKING...WHAT would happen if the MIDDLE CLASS STOPPED PAYING their TAXES, EN MASSE...JUST WONDERED?

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 13:34 | 2868537 Quantum Nucleonics
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Begs the question, why would Golden Slacks want an SEC moron that can't tie his own shoes?  It's not like GS doesn't already have complete regulatory capture of the SEC.

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