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Bets On Geithner's Departure Plunge In Value After White House Says He Ain't Going Anywhere

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Thu, 08/04/2011 - 07:50 | 1523203 louisianagold
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Place him in a steel cage, and try him for treason.

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 07:55 | 1523216 Global Hunter
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Well it would be hard to find somebody else equally as retarded and bent to replace him.

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 07:58 | 1523218 MFL8240
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Add Holder to the list of incompetence, that SOB is a disgrace.  While the coutry is swimming in debt and states are going under, he is in lawsuit with many and does nothing but create problems trying to mold the consituation to is trwisted ideas for this country (Police state).  

Obama MUST go in 2012 or its time to leave the US.  Listened to TRUMP on Gretta last night, as wierd as the guy is, he is right on the money as it pertains to this clowm.

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 07:59 | 1523223 DaddyO
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Well, Bruce's scoop that Geithner was out and Corziine was in is so much hogwash then,eh?



Thu, 08/04/2011 - 08:02 | 1523228 ArkansasAngie
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The only possible solution is to wholesale replace Washington.

I am absolutely positive that out of 300 million people there are plenty of folks who have not worked for TBTF that are qualified to lead the Treasury.

The American people are hungry for change.  It will require unelecting Washington. 

I'm doing what I can at every opportunity.  My money is where my mouth is.  Is yours?

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 09:12 | 1523241 tip e. canoe
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changing the placeholders will do nothing to fix anything unless every single one of those new placeholders will commit to a bottom-up restructuring of the joint.

fascinating new essay by Martin Armstrong on this very subject:


Barbarians at the Gate

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 08:14 | 1523243 Lazane
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tax cheat Timmy can go straight to hell if not now, he will not lose his place in line.

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 08:14 | 1523245 overmedicatedun...
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try voting them out..a 3rd party has barriers in every state..your vote has been selected dem or gop take your pick..but ps they are controlled by the elite so you get more of the same..sad but true.

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 08:17 | 1523253 Snidley Whipsnae
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"anywhere" is exactly where I would like to see him go... but, he would be replaced with a carbon copy...

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 08:17 | 1523254 Archimedes
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Great! Let him stay. I want him to be right by Obama's side as this whole thing blows up!

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 08:20 | 1523258 Ricky Bobby
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Sorry Timmy but the captain has ordered that you will go down with the ship.

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 08:21 | 1523261 Silverhog
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BS, bet he has a date with Peter Pan before the election.

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 08:24 | 1523269 Manthong
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Timothy dutifully oversees the revving up of the economy and now Captain Obama wants to go water skiing.


Thu, 08/04/2011 - 08:34 | 1523286 mayhem_korner
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Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is under intense pressure to remain at his post through President Obama’s re-election campaign next year...

...so that he can be scuttled at a time when maximum political benefit can be extracted.

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 08:49 | 1523323 sbenard
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Heaven help us!

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 09:03 | 1523356 RECISION
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 ...we have bad news. He ain't going anywhere. 

The White House has made it clear it does not want to lose Geithner


I thought the way it happening at the top was that glowing statements of support were the kiss of death. The instant they start talking about how valuable and indispensable you are, that is when they are preparing to punt you out of play...

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 09:15 | 1523428 DeadFred
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I the eports world whan the team owner calls a press conference to say he has complete confidence in the head coach you know the man will be gone within a week. Geithner's out of here.

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 09:15 | 1523429 DeadFred
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I the eports world whan the team owner calls a press conference to say he has complete confidence in the head coach you know the man will be gone within a week. Geithner's out of here.

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 12:48 | 1524215 Monday1929
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To say JPm did not require a bailout is like saying.....

Help me out, fellow ZHers.

Wed, 09/14/2011 - 04:46 | 1667387 chinawholesaler
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