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Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:50 | 3569026 Uchtdorf
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Plenty.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:55 | 3569054 SilverIsKing
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BHO is 'outraged' by what has transpired.  Looks more like "fauxtrage" to me.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:57 | 3569065 NotApplicable
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My country????

LOL

 

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:03 | 3569081 Stackers
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It can assassinate you by Presidential order

It can indefinitely detain you without trial or even after decleared innocent by trial

It can raid your house with para-military goon squads terrorizing your family in search of two guys with a pressure cooker

It can read and record all your private communications

It can throw you in a small cage where you will be molested and assualted for years on end

It can tax income never earned in or returned to the U.S.

It can seize 80% of your income with nothing other than a form signed by an IRS low level enforcer

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:03 | 3569104 pods
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Can't forget, it can even seize your property without ever charging you with any crime.

That is the rainmaker for them.

pods

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:04 | 3569111 fonzannoon
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and you are not even allowed to keep the rainwater.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:10 | 3569123 Pladizow
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The best thing a person can do for them self is to have NO country!

In what state must America be, for Bill Gross to make the comments of a Zero Hedge blogger?

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:12 | 3569152 The Juggernaut
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Would now be a good time to abolish the IRS?

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:22 | 3569203 Say What Again
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Either way, its still ...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BULLISH

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:22 | 3569202 insanelysane
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:05 | 3569121 Agent P
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The Bill of Wrongs

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 12:29 | 3569562 machineh
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Sad that protesting illegality is now dismissed as 'activism.'

There's nothing activist about expecting government to respect the law.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:02 | 3569076 jbvtme
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the irs has been harrassing americans for a 100 years.  this is a dog and pony show designed to cover up some other bullshit, like where's the fucking gold or where's the recovery...

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:29 | 3569233 Catullus
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Be careful. There are a lot around here who haven't had enough of being outraged over nothing. Managed dissent is a concept they've never heard of. Or the fact that the president is designed to be a polarizing figure so half the population can abhor or support him at any given time.

God forbid people actually get pissed at the IRS or CIA or SEC. No. They have stupidly call it all Obama's fault as if the guy isn't an empty suit who watches Sportscenter all day.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:57 | 3569396 Uchtdorf
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Correct, except it's the Lifetime Channel, not Sportscenter.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:55 | 3569056 The_Alchemist
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Submissiveness to go around!

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:02 | 3569097 asteroids
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Where is the vaseline?

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:28 | 3569230 Rory_Breaker
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Didn't you get the memo? You have to bring your own vaseline.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:58 | 3569067 Skateboarder
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Yep. Free food, free phones, free cash, etc.

I saw one of the most disgusting stickers on a car window - "Freedom Isn't Free" written proudly over the American flag.

WHAT THE FUCK!?

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:05 | 3569120 pods
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Of course it isn't free.

The rest of the world has to be continually waterboarded with fiat for our freedom.

pods

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:41 | 3569304 Doubleguns
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Freedom cost the lives of our soldiers that is what that bumper sticker means. For christs sake it has nothing to do with all the free shit being handed out. 

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 12:03 | 3569440 Hippocratic Oaf
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He can't hear you, he's on his skateboard

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:32 | 3569250 xtop23
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How bad must the true underlying reality be for even main stream guys to be speaking out?

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:35 | 3569270 SilverIsKing
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Controlled dissent.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 13:09 | 3569769 JustPrintMoreDuh
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Gross better fall in line or he might just get Breitbart'ed.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:51 | 3569029 Edward Fiatski
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Fuck 'em.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:53 | 3569034 mac768
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OBAMA(ADMINI)STRATION...

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:53 | 3569035 1971
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AP,IRS, HELLFIRE MISSILES

 

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:54 | 3569039 Mad Mohel
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He must be getting reamed, because all his recent commentary has him on the fast track to get "disappeared".

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:55 | 3569052 azzhatter
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Has Bill recently discovered he's not in the club?

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:58 | 3569072 1C3-N1N3
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Still bitter about not being on the Fed's leak-to list.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:04 | 3569105 scatterbrains
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Actually isn't it smarter to have a mole inside one of the firms on the early fed memo list ?  This way he was never included or a part of the conspiracy ring but can certainly profit from it.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:10 | 3569144 1C3-N1N3
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Good moles are hard to find these days.

The only message I ever get from my moles is "stay outta the sun or we'll kill you!"

Buncha dicks.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:53 | 3569040 LawsofPhysics
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Relax Bill, the Fed via their PD's will buy all your junk bonds.  Rates cannot rise.  Fucking shill.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:55 | 3569048 ATM
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I agree rates cannot rise but he will be paid back in worthless toilet paper, which in Venezuela is worth alot.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:57 | 3569064 LawsofPhysics
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Don't kid yourself, Bill has a great life and turns his own stash of trash paper into assets of real value all the time.  I have family in Corona Del Mar, trust me on this.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 16:21 | 3570624 resurger
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+1

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:54 | 3569044 ATM
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Bill is now on the terror list. The POTUS can decide when, where and how he is to die, or so says the POTUS.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:03 | 3569101 ParkAveFlasher
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Wake me when he tweets about Syria.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:11 | 3569146 s2man
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That is what I was gonna say, but thought I'd read the comments, first.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:54 | 3569045 The_Alchemist
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#StockholmSyndrome

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:55 | 3569050 Everybodys All ...
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I'd include you along with the IRS Billy boy. You have affectively been feeding off of Bernanke debt and hindering the recovery because of it. You have no shame either.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:38 | 3569291 buzzsaw99
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Methinks Gross, aw, fuckit.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:57 | 3569062 John McCloy
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LOL. Bill sure is loving him some Twitter lately. What till he teaches himself to use Facebook and the Internet. ICANHAZAUDITS.com will be next in his search history.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:58 | 3569066 rqb1
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Bill is getting salty lately.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:10 | 3569143 Agent P
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He's hasn't gotten near as much action since he shaved off the porn-stache...this is just pent up frustration from ever bluer balls...I should know, I'm married.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:58 | 3569075 Dr. Engali
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They still aren't letting you in on th advanced list are they Bill?

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:00 | 3569087 fonzannoon
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I thought Allianz owns his ass now? I am waiting for him to tweet that he wants his gold back now. 7 years is unacceptable.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:08 | 3569133 RSloane
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/pokes the Doc and Fonz

Imagine if hedge fund managers unite against US gov't directed terrorist activities. The gov't doesn't give a shit about thousands of people losing their homes, or unable to feed their families, but what would the gov't do if guys who have billions in walking around money call them on their shit.

NM, that was cheap weed talkin'.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:12 | 3569147 fonzannoon
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Exactly RSloane. If BG really wanted to stand up and be noticed, he would tweet that he dumped all his treasuries and is accumulating physical gold.

Instead, the answer for him, is medium duration corporates....or whatever the fund of the month is.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:41 | 3569309 RSloane
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I think he did both on the PIMCO website. Gross and El-Erian both got laughed off the set of  CNBC when they announced that PIMCO was selling off its treasuries. This was a year or two back, you would have to page through Gross's monthly reports to find where and when. He then started buying treasuries again for whatever reason I don't know. Gross is very open about buying physical gold and has bitched about having to compete with the Chinese in purchase prices for significant amounts. Gross has been also fairly open in stating that there was no recession, but there is/ was a depression, that income inequality is unsustainable, and that the US gov't in the past has confiscated gold and there is no reason to believe they won't do it again.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:12 | 3569148 Dr. Engali
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Problem is all he hedge funds  and big money people are greedy crooks. For every one that gives Auntie Samantha the finger another one will step into it's place. Greed has no morals. 

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:04 | 3569109 RSloane
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I'm sorry, I  can't stop laughing. He sounded so....so....sincere.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:15 | 3569159 Dr. Engali
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It must be that angry "TO" that sets the tone of the message. 

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:04 | 3569110 Savyindallas
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Im really getting to like Bill.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:05 | 3569118 Mercury
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Racist.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:08 | 3569129 Zola
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Yeah Bill Gross , it's a bit too late to wake up!! While you were busy making tons of $$ you turned a blind eye on the total destruction of all American values and now you finally wake up ? The young generation will have NONE OF THIS CONTRIVED QUARTERBACKING. WHERE WERE YOU WITH YOUR MONEY, INFLUENCE etc when THINGS NEEDED TO BE DONE!! 

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:45 | 3569336 Gromit
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Better late than never.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:09 | 3569135 Seasmoke
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How many days since 9/11/2001 ??

That is how many days late you are BG !

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:10 | 3569140 IridiumRebel
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The sickest thing through all of this is watching these complicit piece of shit Obama lovers try to defend him. You useful idiots, YOU will be terrorized too. I cannot even look at facebook anymore.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:20 | 3569179 DonBadajoz
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I stopped using Facebook years ago, as its a GOLD mine, for Data mining...

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:20 | 3569180 DonBadajoz
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I stopped using Facebook years ago, as its a GOLD mine, for Data mining...

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:24 | 3569214 IridiumRebel
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It's pretty much for posting baby pics at this time and nothing else. 

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:10 | 3569142 buzzsaw99
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The gubbermint has been grossly unkind to billionaires like gross.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:25 | 3569222 youngman
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Do you know how much the IRS generates in Political donations....millions....everyone of those laws or regulations, rules....is a donation to some politican to pass it or to stop it...millions...the IRS will not go away...its to much power and money for a POL....its easy money for them...and they are greedy bastards..very greedy

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:38 | 3569290 Zer0head
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F bill gross

 meanwhile

Goldman Sachs hires particle physicist from the Large Hadron Collider

http://news.efinancialcareers.com/141013/goldman-sachs-hires-particle-ph...

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:53 | 3569376 Dollar Bill Hiccup
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Hands in the air Citizen, smile for the camera, your thumb goes here, just a cheek swab of DNA and we'll be on our way.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 12:00 | 3569420 W T F II
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Fed jawboning 'risk assets' down, now Gross will be on Bloomberg in a few minutes.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 12:11 | 3569474 GMadScientist
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Pointless use of troops on foreign soil? Nothing except possibly a hypocritical "rah-rah get em!".

Civil rights stripped away? Not a peep.

But lordy, if someone is temporarily denied a tax-dodge, we better pay attention!

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 12:11 | 3569477 W T F II
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Gross is just ASKING for an audit...!!

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 12:14 | 3569492 Lebensphilosoph
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Do unto the state before it doesunto you.

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