Congress Shocked To Find That Being CEO Of A Bankrupt Company Is The New Killing It

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Tue, 11/15/2011 - 18:35 | 1880616 Seasmoke
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i always thought that was everyones goal in life

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 18:55 | 1880714 WestVillageIdiot
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How does the level of disgust at this whole fucking debt-driven farce rise any higher?  Every time you think you can't be any more sick of this fucking shit, they turn over another rock and more cockroaches go scurrying.  And where the fuck is Mister Hope and Change and "I didn't get elected to help fat-cat bankers"?  Where the fuck is that guy and his transparency?  Oh, that's right, he is too busy trying to figure out how to get the NBA going again.

And on top of the fucking debacle that are Fannie and Freddie we all know that the FHA has been the world's largest dumping ground the past 3 years in any attempt to keep housing unaffordable while still spending billions and billions for "affordable housing".  It is sick in every fucking sense of the word.  Fuck this fucking fuck of a fuck. 

And the helicopters hover over the Financial District.  Probably to keep tabs on some rag-tag "protestors" while the rapists continue to sodomize the economy and walk off with huge rewards for fucking everybody in the shower.  And the police are just there to make sure are rights are not exercised in any way that threatens their masters. 

Nice job, you fascist fucks that like to have your pictures taken and pretend you are human.  And fuck your children, too.  We all know they will be as fucking disgusting as your are. 

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 19:25 | 1880818 route40misery
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sad to say, but in remembering Marie Antoinette, the whole family was disposed of. I don't advocate killing, but possible imprisonment of their whole genetic line (will rid us of most sex offenders/incestual sick mother fuckers).  Suggestions include waterboarding the Blankfeins???  Just food for thought.......



Tue, 11/15/2011 - 19:57 | 1880901 trav7777
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ROTFL..."top talent" in organizations that are fucking 55% black??!?!  WTF, talk about does not fucking compute.

FNM/FRE are diversity dumping grounds full of complete incompetence.

And Bachus can go fuck himself along with the entire Congress.  Fucking new rules going into effect to shut down coal plants, driven by the NE demofags.  Where the fuck is their electricity supposed to COME FROM?  Fucking FAIRIES?

Oh, but look, NG is so cheap, let's put EVERY single watt of generation capacity onto when it peaks and declines savagely we can all go fucking dark in an instant.  JFC, these morons all need to be locked in a room and burnt to death.  I mean, they are so sick and revolting that you kind of demand a really tortuous death for them.

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 20:14 | 1880915 whstlblwr
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Guess you make living from dirty coal.

Just reading about clusters of asthma in hundreds of children from West Virginia.

Wed, 11/16/2011 - 01:28 | 1881735 francis_the_won...
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Trav, please read "The Delinquent Teenager".....just got finished with it and it gives you great "reasonable" discussion points to deal with those energy idiots.

Wed, 11/16/2011 - 02:59 | 1881822 SilverRhino
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You're still a bit of a dick but +1 for goddamned style / being dead on target on this one!

Wed, 11/16/2011 - 04:23 | 1881889 BailoutBandit
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A bit of a dick? This guy is a fucking nazi.  Diversity dumping grounds?  Yeah, well, like the point of the article was that the good ole white boys at the top who are killing it aren't exactly role models for work ethic, neither are they successful at running the company, or smart.  In fact they're incompetent morons who lucked into a bailout bonanza.  Guess you missed that point.  Go fuck yourself.

Wed, 11/16/2011 - 04:32 | 1881893 BailoutBandit
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Good ole white boy from Pennsylvania.  MBA from Harvard.  Diversity dumping ground. JFC.  Trav you are mentally handicapped.  You probably could get diversity hired for that.  Should really look into it.  Fucking tard.


Tue, 11/15/2011 - 23:04 | 1881370 lotsoffun
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some chinese friends of mine taught me this one, which they explained basically implied f-you and your family all the back to the cave.


#5. "Fuck the 18 generations of your ancestors" (Cao ni zu zong shi ba dai)

Read more: The 9 Most Devastating Insults From Around the World |

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 19:26 | 1880824 LookingForTruth
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+1 Excellent Rant!

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 20:17 | 1880942 nmewn
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"One wonders, inversely, just how shocked the public would be to find out how many congressmen and women traded in advance of congress itself legislating new rules as relate specifically to the GSEs."

Hold me closer tiny dancer...

Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is the latest lawmaker to get caught up in allegations of insider trading while a member of Congress.


Then-Rep. Emanuel reportedly sold up to $250,000 in Freddie Mac stock on February 21, 2003 days before it dropped by 10 percent — and weeks before it was publicly revealed that the entity was under criminal investigation for inflating earnings.

Read more:

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 21:00 | 1881028 Theta_Burn
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Thumb through this site

Talk about useless eaters

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 21:38 | 1881103 nmewn
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I didn't see Bwaney Fwank.

Has he turned his other cheek? ;-)

Wed, 11/16/2011 - 01:31 | 1881737 francis_the_won...
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Rahm Emanuel is corrupt? 

Damnit, my faith in our system is slipping.

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 19:59 | 1880905 sosoome
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"...eliminate the money motive from politics."

No amount of new laws or regulations will achieve such a goal. Money and power will always be linked. The penners of the constitution understood that, and offered no provision for gubermint funded housing schemes. If we'd just pay attention to that document in the first place, most of these human greed issues would be kept at a minimum.

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 20:17 | 1880941 Contra_Man
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Agreed... nothing is perfect.  However, it's much better than the Status Quo if everyone has an equal, democratic voice, no?   So then, should we rotate the political term limits of public service for the rich and powerful pocket politicians?  Hard annual "date certain" service limits would aid in breaking up crony relationships as mentioned, allowing us all to participate, at some time or another, with introducing legislation favouritism now given only to the powerful elite? Perhaps, only then can we remove legislative corruption and power from the all powerful Corporate Entity.  Proportional Representation Bitchez!

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 21:07 | 1881041 sosoome
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Throw out the illgotten 16th and 17th amendments as a first step. Those two have screwed us more than we know. Let's try it as it was intended before trying to erect some new "system". We haven't had a constitutional republic since 1913.

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 21:54 | 1881155 pvzh
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You are delusional if you think that

Hard annual "date certain" service limits would aid in breaking up crony relationships

Because politicians will be in a hurry to pilfer as much as they could in the short time they have. Corruption will be far more overt, rampant, and pervasive.

Wed, 11/16/2011 - 01:36 | 1881742 francis_the_won...
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Perhaps not.  There is a precedent of citizen government with limited terms that lasted for quite some time. 

The glory of Rome at it's finest......and don't anyone dare disagree without reading Will and Ariel Durant's History of the World......Rome had some non-corrupt centuries.

Wed, 11/16/2011 - 13:04 | 1883030 Contra_Man
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That is exactly why we need many more "sosoome's", "pvzh's", "wonder_hampster's" and even more lunchbox "Joe Doe's" elected to be our Reprsentatives, but only elected by "natural persons" - not via 1350 inner-nominated directorships, non-publically elected, corporately-controlled boards of more than 35,000 large scale donation providers/corporate lobbying groups, but rather real people, now the 99%, who have been stuck holding the bag.

So, those newly-elected 99% political leaders, "...will now be in a hurry to pilfer as much as they can in the short time they have.  Corruption will be far more overt, rampant, and pervasive" towards the 99%... and that is by some accounts, a good form of democratically-elected "crony capitalism".   

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 19:44 | 1880865 Theta_Burn
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Don't hold back man, tells us how you really feel

Good points all

Many are outraged, but not enough yet. most are worried about the more important things like rent and dinner.

Its clear now that chaos is gaining traction. they will allow a few weeks of protest to let the plebs blow off some steam. then just end it when they see fit.

Pent up disgust will explode from the stupidist thing happening like police brutality or shooting, not from the theft of billions from good ole boys.

O/T its been a while since ive been to the Village, down town, hate the fucking no parking





Tue, 11/15/2011 - 19:51 | 1880880 whstlblwr
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Here is some GOOD news:

"Senators introduce "STOCK Act" to stop "insider trading" in Congress

Some one makes a difference; gets the coverage from 60 minutes show, shines light on crony capitalism.

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 20:09 | 1880927 NotApplicable
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Pfft! Pure election-year fodder for the herd, designed to highlight the upcoming election as the "most important one, EVAR!"


Tue, 11/15/2011 - 20:20 | 1880933 whstlblwr
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Maybe, we can call and show support. Fuck them for profit on inside information that directs course of country.

Congress work is long hours, and less pay, so this nice little perk, fuck them, work for the people.

Wed, 11/16/2011 - 01:43 | 1881747 francis_the_won...
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Well, the good news is that they may admit that this might be wrong.

The bad news is that there is no mention of trusts (family trusts, "blind trusts", etc...) or the "hey buddie, you might want to put some money into this" bullshart that happens every freakin day.

Ron Paul is right about auditing the Fed.  Who wants to audit Congress? (I'm including all of their non-personal accounts).  Nobody is talking about those.

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 20:53 | 1881012 RafterManFMJ
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Dear .gov

If you let home prices fall to 1x income, where they should be, as you let our incomes fall (currently, incomes are lower than 1973 when adjusted for inflation), I, the RafterMan do solemnly swear to buy a farm with 10 acres for the sum of 35,000 Federal Reserve (redeemable for nothing, nowhere, on demand) Notes.

Until then, I'll quietly vote with my shut pocket-book while you try your damnedest to fuck this nation in the ass and save your bankster buddies by keeping the housing market marked-to-fantasy.

Wed, 11/16/2011 - 01:44 | 1881751 francis_the_won...
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Great vow, Rafter, and I'd probably enjoy having you as a neigbor.....if you could better define inflation?

Wed, 11/16/2011 - 20:24 | 1885267 RafterManFMJ
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Great vow, Rafter, and I'd probably enjoy having you as a neigbor.....if you could better define inflation?


Well I'd say inflation is an expansion in the money supply, coupled with a static or increasing velocity of said money.


Von Mises says:

"Inflation, as this term was always used everywhere and especially in this country, means increasing the quantity of money and bank notes in circulation and the quantity of bank deposits subject to check. But people today use the term `inflation' to refer to the phenomenon that is an inevitable consequence of inflation, that is the tendency of all prices and wage rates to rise. The result of this deplorable confusion is that there is no term left to signify the cause of this rise in prices and wages. There is no longer any word available to signify the phenomenon that has been, up to now, called inflation. . . . As you cannot talk about something that has no name, you cannot fight it. Those who pretend to fight inflation are in fact only fighting what is the inevitable consequence of inflation, rising prices. Their ventures are doomed to failure because they do not attack the root of the evil. They try to keep prices low while firmly committed to a policy of increasing the quantity of money that must necessarily make them soar. As long as this terminological confusion is not entirely wiped out, there cannot be any question of stopping inflation."


So I suppose I am close to correct.  Let me know where that plot of land is, I have experience in small scale farming and a 6.8 SPC AR platform rifle; and much more! Contact for resume. :)

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 20:56 | 1881018 TheFourthStooge-ing
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WestVillageIdiot figured it out:

Fuck this fucking fuck of a fuck. 

And the helicopters hover over the Financial District.  Probably to keep tabs on some rag-tag "protestors" while the rapists continue to sodomize the economy and walk off with huge rewards for fucking everybody in the shower.  And the police are just there to make sure are rights are not exercised in any way that threatens their masters. 

Nice job, you fascist fucks that like to have your pictures taken and pretend you are human.  And fuck your children, too.  We all know they will be as fucking disgusting as your are.


"Here's to your fuck, Frank."


Tue, 11/15/2011 - 21:54 | 1881157 Bicycle Repairman
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"Fuck this fucking fuck of a fuck."


Tue, 11/15/2011 - 22:16 | 1881208 JuicedGamma
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Classic " Fuck this fucking fuck of a fuck. "!

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 23:17 | 1881429 thebark
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your response contained a bit of foul langaue...but I couldnt agree more! Its an absolute joke the shit thta goes on in this country...but the day is coming when these financial wizards will be drug from their homes and then beaten and burned!

Wed, 11/16/2011 - 01:47 | 1881732 francis_the_won...
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WVI, I am the one who voted your wonderful rant down.  As of this post, 60 people liked your rant, and I'm the only one who voted it down....for the love of gawd, man, you should have used the word f$ck more often......I'm disappointed you held back.

And of course I agree with everything you said.

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 19:14 | 1880782 The Big Ching-aso
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"Winning by fucking-up as often as possible!!!"

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 18:38 | 1880636 TheJokingJollyRoger
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If the post office goes bankrupt will we finally send everything to email?



Tue, 11/15/2011 - 18:42 | 1880660 Irish66
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Why not, MF Global did it

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 19:20 | 1880799 The Big Ching-aso
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Banana Republics reward incompetence and cronyism like capitalism used to reward hard work and brains.

Guess what kind of Republic we're now.


Wed, 11/16/2011 - 01:49 | 1881759 francis_the_won...
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"If the post office goes bankrupt will we finally send everything to email?"

2002 missed this post.

(Translation.....that's when the post office "officially" went bankrupt.)


Tue, 11/15/2011 - 18:38 | 1880637 Cdad
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Man, you kill me, Tyler.  Lolololol.

Where can Cdad get one of these CEO jobs?  

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 18:56 | 1880719 topcallingtroll
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You could do it.
I could do it.

A rolloff or runoff portfolio doesnt require two million per year salary.

Can you do basic financial math?
Do you understand the concept of convexity?
You are hired. Congratulations

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 19:18 | 1880793 Cdad
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Sweet!  Where is my corner office, and how hot is my secretary? 

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 20:41 | 1880984 Grinder74
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You get Sharon Buy-a-lick

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 21:43 | 1881119 Cursive
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Where can Cdad get one of these CEO jobs?  

There's a long initiation ritual.  For starters, you need to find a first-born and eat it.  Later stages require a lot of sodomy (pitch AND catch) and lots of feces eating.

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 18:42 | 1880661 Eireann go Brach
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Cue James Brown singing "Killing it in America!

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 18:43 | 1880662 Snakeeyes
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Seriously, look at the HUD/FHA forecast of hoime prices. +6.1% in 2014 NO MATTER WHAT SCENARIO OCCURS (Euro meltdown, etc).

HUD Release FHA Annual Report – Optimistic House Price Assumptions (Pollyanna Ignores Europe)

These clowns will say anything to stay in the game.

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 20:11 | 1880931 NotApplicable
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What else can they do? Admit incompetence?

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 21:01 | 1881031 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Admit it? They can't even spell it.


Tue, 11/15/2011 - 18:43 | 1880666 nasdaq99
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We're pissed about the $14B LOSS BEING REPORTED BY THE USPS today also.......

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