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Grand Theft Auto: FOMC City - Bank Robbers Throw Cash Out Of Volvo In South Los Angeles

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Once upon a time we thought that literally throwing cash out of rapidly moving objects was a privilege strictly reserved for Fed chairmen. Not any more. Moments ago, a car chase in South Los Angeles went horribly right, when two bank thieves who managed to find a Bank of America branch which actually had cash in it, and robbed it, proceeded to throw cash out of the moving car as it was being chased by a cohort of cops. Since the getaway car happened to be a Volvo, they naturally failed to get away, but not before they became local Robin Hood-type heroes to the massive gathering of gawkers all of whom would appear gainfully employed if only they were not just standing there, doing nothing, and hoping to steal the already stolen money in a major LA intersection at 11:30 am local time on a Wednesday. At least we now have the first two joint candidates to take over the BOE's soon to be vacant governorship.

Watch below.

The aftermath of the chase is still going and can be seen here.

Finally, an artist's impression of what would have happened if it was a certain Ben Bernanke driving the Volvo.


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Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:37 | 2786779 piliage
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How Keynesian.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:40 | 2786797 Pladizow
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The robbers realized it was only fiat!

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:44 | 2786816 shutdown
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Now THAT is funny!  :)

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:46 | 2786829 Pladizow
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Bernanke will not appreciate the competition and this money velocity will definitely vex him!

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:52 | 2786858 hedgeless_horseman
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"Wow.  Wow."

Megan's journalism professors are so proud of her.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:53 | 2786865 Jason T
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robbers realized it was all just a bunch of IOUs

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:08 | 2786932 ZerOhead
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Police are asking the public to turn the the stolen loot found in the streets over to them.

Any bills with serial numbers that can be identified by BOA will be returned to them.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:08 | 2786944 Dr. Richard Head
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I would anticipate that happening as soon as banksters of the world mark their assets to market. 

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:15 | 2786965 Nothing To See Here
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This is actually bearish for the markets. Those robbers having proved that BOA has cash, it lowers the probability of more QE coming.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:17 | 2786975 Tijuana Donkey Show
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Yes, but this probably impacted their capital ratios quite a bit. 

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:20 | 2786983 SheepRevolution
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Here's a link for a 11 minute video-clip of the Volvo-choppa:

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:28 | 2787027 Dalago
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Imagine that shit?  Fed Reserve going around in volvo's just tossing cash out the window.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:35 | 2787065 waterwitch
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Can someone explain why none of the 20 police cars have their lights flashing?

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:53 | 2787150 BorisTheBlade
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Maybe deep in their hearts they wanted them to get away. Robbers didn't do anything different from your average keynesian central banker, well, except for getting caught.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:04 | 2787207 eatthebanksters
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Just Helicopter Ben's micro-economic policy in action!  (No pun intended). 

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 17:35 | 2787546 FoxMulder
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This was a test of the new Fed stimulus program. See we don't need a helicopter.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 19:51 | 2787834 nmewn
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The Volvo had a Obama/Biden bumper sticker on it...probably another professor snapping & running amok again ;-)

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:27 | 2787300 JohnKozac
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When the jury sees the glove doesn't fit, they will both be let free.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 21:02 | 2787971 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Tijuana Donkey Show said:

Yes, but this probably impacted their capital ratios quite a bit.

When a bank is robbed by someone other than management, I believe the average take is around $1500. Given BoA's propensity for leverage, I'd say this single robbery has had an impact on BoA capital of somewhere between 0.4 and 0.7 Corzines.

Thu, 09/13/2012 - 02:23 | 2788449 Problem Is
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Was JPM Bankster Dimon stealing The Corz's stolen MF Global customer funds a 1.6 Corzines?

Thu, 09/13/2012 - 07:02 | 2788609 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Was JPM Bankster Dimon stealing The Corz's stolen MF Global customer funds a 1.6 Corzines?

Being the unit reference case, that amount would be exactly one Corzine in stolen customer funds.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:22 | 2786995 piliage
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And the public are asking the bankers and cops to go fuck themselves and change careers.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 18:17 | 2787646 fiddy pence haf...
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"That's as good as money, sir" says my avatar

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:57 | 2787426 Freddie
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They were doing The Ben Bernank...aka God's work.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:25 | 2787010 ziggy59
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The alleged robbers should quote corzine...

They "don't know where the money is."

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:07 | 2787223 eatthebanksters
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No's from segregated accounts!

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:47 | 2787391 Miss Expectations
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I think that the drive thru at JP Morgan Chase was too long to make a quick vaporizing deposit.

Thu, 09/13/2012 - 04:36 | 2788520 Black Friday
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If only they were driving one.


Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:42 | 2786804 LaLiLuLeLo
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:Bernanke's wet dream

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:44 | 2786819 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Bernanke wishes he was this Keynesian.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:47 | 2786839 azzhatter
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You know Bernanke jacked off to this video

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:05 | 2786920 SheepRevolution
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Actually, he should learn something from this video:

1. Print money

2. Throw them out through the window

3. Aggregate demand skyrockets

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:24 | 2787002 piliage
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But he will ignore the fact that the effects are:

1) Localized

2) Short Term

3) Unsustainable

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:43 | 2786810 flacon
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Assholes... now they will be charged with littering.... it happened just a few months ago - throwing cash on the ground is littering - a felony. 

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:18 | 2787266 BorisTheBlade
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I say they were spreading wealth and facilitating trickle down effect from the last round of quantitative easing. Money was picked up and spent shortly thereafter thereby contributing to consumer spending and GDP growth therefore helping economy recover. Cops chasing them for hours burned X amount of gas thereby contributing to government spending and further boosting GDP numbers. Plus, cops were busy in the process, thus employment in the government sector was positively affected. Of course Krugman will disagree and say what they did was not nearly enough and they should've picked a bigger car and throw money faster while not getting caught much longer, well they probably don't have a PhD. Amateurs.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:49 | 2786840 LMAOLORI
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No how progressive seems people don't know the real story of Robin Hood he stole money from a tyrannical government who was taxing it's subjects into abject poverty to give back to the people. The folks who stole this money are common thieves.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 22:10 | 2788068 goldfish1
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where do you live

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:01 | 2787195 FL_Conservative
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What, they didn't have a helicopter?  What putzes!!

Thu, 09/13/2012 - 02:02 | 2788432 Xue
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They are just trying to stimulate aggregate demand.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:37 | 2786782 Janice
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Robb'in da Hood!

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:43 | 2786811 SheepRevolution
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Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:49 | 2786847 veyron
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Q Weed 3

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 19:17 | 2787760 Muppet of the U...
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Wed, 09/12/2012 - 19:19 | 2787764 James
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The City of Weed, California for some reason keeps having to replace City limit signs.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 21:05 | 2787976 TheFourthStooge-ing
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The City of Weed, California for some reason keeps having to replace City limit signs.

They should just sell the damned things on the internet and turn an expense into income.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:44 | 2786817 SemperFord
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Da Hood is right, you can tell by the apartment buildings, still, better fo the Po people to have that cash than anybody in DC or the majority of governement workers. Besides, they can just print more, right Ben?

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:51 | 2786856 DosZap
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Guess Bernie couldn't afford fuel for da choppa.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:27 | 2787022 waterwitch
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Volvo copter Ben.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:37 | 2786786 Watts_D_Matter
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Gives a new meaning to "FAST MONEY".....

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:38 | 2786788 zilverreiger
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robin hood , it begins, break out the guillotines


too bad it's not silver and gold they are throwing out

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:41 | 2786799 ParkAveFlasher
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Ppfff, they don't keep money substitutes in banks!

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:38 | 2786790 Gene Parmesan
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Hmm. South LA is a strange place for BOA to keep all of its cash, but it's good to know that they have/had some in at least one of thier branches.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:52 | 2786862 SoCalBusted
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Robbery actually occurred in Santa Clarita, pretty much lily white.  Need cash to go to all the shopping centers and Magic Mountain.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:57 | 2786888 SoCalBusted
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Forgot to add...  A few years ago it was decreed to no longer use the term "South Central" to describe this ghetto.  The approved term is "South LA" to sound more genteel.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:15 | 2786966 insanelysane
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The South of LA, just like The South of France.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:32 | 2787050 JoeSexPack
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Funny that many parts of LA are 10+ miles further south than South LA.


San Pedro, Wilmington, Harbor Gateway, etc.


Changing a slum's name won't work.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 19:06 | 2787736 piliage
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It's a historical anomaly related to the funding and building of the port of los angeles. LA actually has a long thin strip that runs along what was the railroad track and red car from Union Station to the ports. It's actually really interesting period often overlooked in american history, the fight between the Central Pacific and Southern Pacific for control of the freight rights and location of the then new port of Los Angeles.


Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:40 | 2786793 ParkAveFlasher
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Will this spark The Riots?  Lots of dry hay out there...

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:44 | 2786802 Dr. Richard Head
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That brought literally the biggest smile to my face.  It's been a long time since true happiness has been reflected in me by the actions of others.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 19:20 | 2787766 Muppet of the U...
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I made a few K today.  as usual.  I think I smiled at some point today.  Probably when Nat Gas conintued its upstreak.


But this story, actually made me happy.  I got this giant fat grin, like 5 minutes after reading this.  Its still huge.  If I wasn't living in a hell hole surrounded by morons and muppets, LOL, I would be happy enough to piss myself.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:43 | 2786803 williambanzai7
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Volvos are like cockroaches, when the world ends they will be the last cars.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:51 | 2786857 Big Swinging Richard
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I had a 1979 240Dl w/ more than 200K before the muffler went bad.  I finally had to get rid of it because the wife was embarrased to ride in it.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:08 | 2786941 Urban Redneck
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I took one up one two wheels one, after that my girlfriend was scared to ride in it (if I was dirving)...

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:22 | 2786971 hedgeless_horseman
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Mattias' custom 242 T6 will not embarrass you or your wife.

Then there is his Volvo P1800...


Drive Safely, bitchezzz!!!


Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:53 | 2787402 Miss Expectations
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I'm sending this to my brother.  He totaled his P1800 back in 1977.  He's still not over it.

Edit:  This is what I drive:

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 19:25 | 2787779 Muppet of the U...
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all you suckers run out and spend like 80k on a new car.  All you need is a passat.  Thing HAULS ASS.  0-60 in 5.6, accelation from 80-120 in <5 seconds. 

I've taken one 120 down a 35, running from police.  they didnt have a chance.  vw passat is the underground champion.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 22:28 | 2788102 mick_richfield
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Ah, but I will never give up my humble Jetta TDI, doing 73 mph, and getting 42 mpg.  Almost 600 miles on a tank (if I drive on fumes.) 


High-tech diesel == love.


Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:57 | 2787170 Uncle Remus
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From the Empirical Observations Dept.: The only thing worse than a Caddy driver is a Volvo driver.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:42 | 2786807 buzzsaw99
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Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:52 | 2786860 earnyermoney
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can't have the muppets cutting into the City Water revenue stream due to reduced usage.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:43 | 2786809 Robslob
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Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:44 | 2786813 Bastiat
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That's Bernanke driving through Manhattan.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:46 | 2786828 Janice
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Are you sure?

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:44 | 2786814 Bastiat
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Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:46 | 2786833 Janice
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Wed, 09/12/2012 - 21:52 | 2788047 StychoKiller
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Lotta dupes around today... :>D

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:45 | 2786822 Sofa King Confused
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Stealing from a bank......the nerve of some people

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:47 | 2786838 larz
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they were taking their money back - refund

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:47 | 2786835 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Now if only those people will spend it on iFonez we may find the recovery we have been hoping for!

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:46 | 2786836 TheCanadianAustrian
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Paul Krugman got tired of waiting for the fed to rescue the economy, and he finally snapped.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:53 | 2786867 azzhatter
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Kruggy does seem like a Volvo driver

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:57 | 2786890 LMAOLORI
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Prius would be my guess for kruggy it's got the smug factor

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:06 | 2786926 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Hopefully they crash the Volvo so we get some "Broken WIndow Fallacy" up in this biotch.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:24 | 2787007 LMAOLORI
Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:50 | 2786837 Bennie Noakes
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They should have used a helicopter.

Then it would have been monetary stimulus, not bank robbery.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:12 | 2786948 SheepRevolution
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Are you fucking kiddin' me?! Take a look at those niggers (yes, it's a really cool word) chasing all that money, the very same day iPhone 5 is being released! AGGREGATE DEMAND UP!!!

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:47 | 2786842 SunBlaster
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Found $800 on the sidewalk of LA, just in time for my IPHONE 5 pre-order.


Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:54 | 2786870 azzhatter
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might have been Tim Cook

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:55 | 2786877 DosZap
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Found $800 on the sidewalk of LA, just in time for my IPHONE 5 pre-order


Get the Samsung Galaxy III, better phone, slick gadgets, so the reviews state..............( I own a 4yr old Samsung).

None of this $100.00 a mo charges crap for a stupid phone.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:58 | 2786893 SunBlaster
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Alredy done, holding it in my hand as I type!

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:06 | 2786929 chunga
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Your avatar reminded me of Trav77.

Did he get captured or something? Haven't seen him posting in a while.

Thu, 09/13/2012 - 02:08 | 2788439 merizobeach
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Trav is dead, bitchez.  Did Tyler kill him?

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:02 | 2786843 Mercury
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Well were they being Robin Hoods or trying to fill the street behind them with people to stymie the cops?

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:33 | 2787045 Zero Govt
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the Cops were only after speeding tickets anyway, bloody Govt thieves

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:48 | 2786845 Eternal Complainer
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Maybe it's a pre planned staged reverse psychological operation by the Fed to get the sheep use to/numb to the historically monumental type of global collusive absolutely breath taking money printing operation about to hit the world.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:49 | 2786848 Dr. Engali
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Well it's not money out of helicopters, but it's a start.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:10 | 2786954 SheepRevolution
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It's money out of a Volvo, what else could one possibly need?

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:51 | 2786859 sodbuster
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Maybe it was Ben and Timmay- they are both thieves! Maybe the chopper was in the shop!!

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:52 | 2786861 NuYawkFrankie
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Any news on how much Maxine Waters managed to scoop-up?

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:55 | 2786876 rhinoblitzing
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Cash for Clunkers!

Actually a nice microcosm -Red Herring -

Throw money around as a distraction as the bad guys get away

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:54 | 2786868 hannah
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this blows the whole 'QE isnt moeny printing because it doesnt get into the economy' bullshit....! that fiat is now in the economy.....!

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:14 | 2786869 Atlantis Consigliore
Atlantis Consigliore's picture   these QE 3 are false: Bernflunky denies having sex with a Volvos; its STIMULUS:  QE 3?

Now you listen carefully, I Did not have QE 3 with a Volvo.  I know this cause she said she burned the dollars. (dress) whatever!!!  

I feel your 40 DD Foodstamps.


Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:55 | 2786878 q99x2
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I was in the right place but it must have been the wrong time.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:56 | 2786886 Kreditanstalt
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Maybe the central bankers ARE out of bullets...

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:01 | 2786912 Tirpitz
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They try to make it up with a higher firing rate.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 17:34 | 2787540 e_goldstein
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They can always borrow from NOAA or SSA.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:57 | 2786887 hannah
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this was on CNBC...the reason that the BAC branch actually had some moeny was that ben started QE3 and was delivering the cash. the 'robbers' are actually goldman sachs employees that got a tip the money was going to the bank.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:58 | 2786898 JustPrintMoreDuh
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Since the getaway car happened to be a Volvo, they naturally failed to get away ... 



Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:32 | 2787323 Aductor
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We should put the Chairman in a Volvo then.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:59 | 2786900 Tirpitz
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Cannot discern it clearly, but the car's license plate looks a bit like


Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:59 | 2786905 Questan1913
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Superlative little essay.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:01 | 2786910 Seasmoke
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thats a good way to get a jury of your peers to say NOT GUILTY !

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:01 | 2786911 insanelysane
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I am sure the good citizens of the USSA will turn the money back over to the central planners as the central planners know best when it comes to handing out cash.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:04 | 2786916 Tirpitz
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Plus which recipients are worthy of all the dough.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:03 | 2786914 10mm
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Last Bank O Americo robbery ak's and drum mags were used.Now Volvos and flying shit currency.WTF.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:04 | 2786917 Seasmoke
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just think of all the suckers who were at work and missed this........bunch of fools !

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:05 | 2786921 NuYawkFrankie
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Must be the FEDs latest QE experiment: Cash FROM Clunkers

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:07 | 2786936 marcusfenix
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lmfao...that's good stuff...

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:06 | 2786925 Seasmoke
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make sure to look both ways before picking up cash off the street

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:06 | 2786928 marcusfenix
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well, there goes BoA's fortress balance sheet cash...

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:22 | 2786999 ziggy59
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See? banks hate it when you do to them what they do to you..

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:23 | 2787000 DavosSherman
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& we all thought Bernanke's kid was a pre-med or med student.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:26 | 2787019 Zero Govt
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"...when two bank thieves who managed to find a Bank of America branch which actually had cash in it..."

That is f'n funny ;))))

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:28 | 2787029 cougar_w
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Subcontractors for the Fed? Or maybe this was a test run for the real thing, being from helicopters, just like Ben promised.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:29 | 2787035 FubarNation
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Jesus I think they need to call in more squad cars - the line of 20 chasing the Volvo just isn't enough.  Idiots.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:42 | 2787098 Zero Govt
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it took $80bn a year and 120,000 troops to find little old Asama Bin Hiding in Afghanistan wonder it took the idiots 8 years, he was hiding next door in Pakistan 

just remember Miami CSI is pure fiction, the State couldn't figure anything out without a public tip-off

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:02 | 2787198 Uncle Remus
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They'll siphon off what fule is left in that Volvo once its in the impound lot and pour it into the PD fuel tank.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 17:46 | 2787566 NuYawkFrankie
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Thank God this didn't happen in New York - the NYPD would've shot about 137 (and counting) bystanders by now.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:37 | 2787077 headless blogger
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I'm just sad the robbers got caught, but at least they did the right thing with the money as the cops closed in.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:23 | 2787288 Peter Pan
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Inevitably the evidence will one day be shredded.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:40 | 2787087 Fix It Again Timmy
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My first reaction to seeing this was that the Bernanke's 'copter must be in the shop for maintenance and he was using the courtesy car...

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:05 | 2787212 lolmao500
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Give these guys a medal.

NOT GUILTY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:10 | 2787232 mick_richfield
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Not nearly guilty enough, if they want to get off scot-free.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:08 | 2787228 mick_richfield
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songs for the Greater Depression


Every time it rains,

it rains - Bennies from heaven.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:21 | 2787278 Peter Pan
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Were they driving a Volvo or was it a Fiat?

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:33 | 2787329 irie1029
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fucking great!  Love the humor!!!!

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:34 | 2787331 in-Credible Banker
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These comments are HILARIOUS!  I love ZH!!!

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:41 | 2787366 Cortez
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Nice to see bailout money being paid back directly to the taxpayers.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 16:56 | 2787425 Esso
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The dude seemed to be a pretty decent wheelman. Didn't see him hit anything.

Wonder how many parked cars the "heroes-in-blue" wiped out?

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 22:35 | 2788110 mick_richfield
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You know they woulda got away clean if they'd thrown some donuts too.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 17:02 | 2787448 viator
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Someone screwed up, this was supposed to happen tomorrow.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 18:25 | 2787460 NuYawkFrankie
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For the sake of whatever is left of the nation's collective sanity, I sincerely hope & pray that that wasn't  O.J. driving the getaway car...

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 18:07 | 2787629 SunBlaster
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Since it's all been distributed and can't be counted BofA can claim they lost 1 Trillion dollars, even thou it's physically impossbile to stash that much moneyn into an SUV, somehow everyone will belive that.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 18:24 | 2787662 fiddy pence haf...
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We need somebody like that inside the Fed.

Float-down economics

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 18:45 | 2787709 bugs_
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now if it had been a GM Volt......

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 22:08 | 2788065 edifice
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If it were a Volt, they would've gone 5 miles and had to recharge.

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 22:17 | 2788078 mick_richfield
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I wonder if they should rename those things GM Ohms...

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 18:51 | 2787715 JupiterAndBeyond
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This is a heck of a lot easier in a helicopter....

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