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Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:28 | 1802151 falak pema
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ot : Now how's this for a future US trend?


The FBI Announces Gangs Have Infiltrated Every Branch Of The Military

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Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:33 | 1802166 mjb99na
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Gotta pull out before you blow your load, BITCHEZ!

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:42 | 1802196 Smithovsky
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Cue R.E.M.

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:49 | 1802221 Everyman
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But I feel fine!

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 14:47 | 1802340 rocker
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"It's the End of the (financial) World as we know it."   But I feel fine.   Got PMs?

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 14:54 | 1802357 Mr. White
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"Everybody Hurts" ??

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 15:21 | 1802411 flacon
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"If only we had an alien threat from outside our world - we would all be united." ~ Ronald Reagan & Paul "the-reincarnation-of-Keynes" Krugman





Sun, 10/23/2011 - 16:30 | 1802546 Careless Whisper
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dominlo #2; bailout is DOA politically

i got news for you =======>   they. don't. care.

the central bankers will do whatever it takes to save the shareholders (tbtf) of the banking cartel.


Sun, 10/23/2011 - 19:02 | 1802886 Quaderratic Probing
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They do need big raises and bonuses or we could lose these top quality people

Mon, 10/24/2011 - 00:26 | 1803429 HungrySeagull
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Fuck these top quality people.


Look down here in the field. There be plenty of good men.

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:48 | 1802216 Piranhanoia
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Not in the Air Force. They have a highly tuned group of jesus crusaders ready to kill the world because ol' jeez says its okay.

Wonder what is worse?

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 14:56 | 1802359 TruthHunter
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I think I'm reading Animal Farm

Pigs? People? Gangs? jesus Crusaders? Banksters?


They all look the same to a lesser farm animal  like me.

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 17:16 | 1802640 Dapper Dan
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Fair is Fair on Oct 22, 8:54 AM said:

More importantly this is no different than:

-Goldman Sach's Gang infiltrating & corrupting the Treasury & Fed Reserve
-Xe (aka - Blackwater) infiltrating & corrupting top levels of military decision making
- Koch Brothers & other Oil interests infiltrating & corrupting the EPA enforcement system
- Top Lobbyist & political party big wigs/rackeeters infiltrating & corrupting the Supreme Courts decision making to allow rampant corporatism.

Sorry, but the street gangs in the military likely damages is small peanuts compared to what the other criminal cartesl have done.

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Mon, 10/24/2011 - 02:43 | 1803576 DavidAKZ
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Sun, 10/23/2011 - 16:18 | 1802519 bruinjoe93
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They aren't crusaders of Christ.

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 16:42 | 1802567 buyingsterling
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'ol jeez says it's OK'

Yeah, it's ol jeez's influence on the world that's running it into the ground. Nice sarc, (or nice retardation, can't tell which)

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:54 | 1802230 OutLookingIn
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Just like the good old bad days.

When there was an evil no goodnik communist behind every tree!

Cue: George and the House Committee on Un-American Activities.

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 14:13 | 1802278 css1971
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Terr'rists everywhere!!!!!

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 18:03 | 1802777 Tompooz
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The FBI Announces Gangs Have Infiltrated Every Branch Of The Military


Oh.Bummer, sure you want to bring the boyz home?

Mon, 04/30/2012 - 01:11 | 2384371 jaffa
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The FBI's main goal is to protect and defend the United States, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and to provide leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal, and international agencies and partners. Thanks.
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Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:32 | 1802162 cossack55
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"I recommend you panic"

               Hugh Hendry

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 14:56 | 1802360 Mactheknife
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"A foolish faith in authority is the worst enemy of truth."

                                              Albert Einstein

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:32 | 1802164 maxw3st
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The game may continue as the can continues to get kicked down the road, but the last chart above contains an unavoidable and fundamental illustration of why the current EURUSD rally can be shorted to ultimate profits.

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 14:33 | 1802256 Smithovsky
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In a sane world that would be 100% true.  Unfortunately that word doesn't apply to most people in a seat of power on this planet.  Either US will print to bail Europe out and EURUSD will be at 1.8 in a year or two, or Europe will change law and will print.  I think the latter is less likely but not out of the question.  What's another 3T when your GDP is 16 (sarcasm, if not obvious).  And a bit of inflation is a bit easier to sell to the people at home than a total financial collapse.  Don't think we'll fall apart just yet, Germany knows it's much better off with EU intact and they'll bite the bullet and kick the can down the road for a few more years.  Not sure which effect will be greater in the eurusd in Europe-prints case, dilution or risk-on.  I agree with the above article about what should happen but shorting is just too obvious and the market doesn't do obvious, at least not until it extracts as much blood as possible.  

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:33 | 1802170 bugs_
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paris troika

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:33 | 1802171 williambanzai7
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Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:42 | 1802195 circusoflife
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how are u able to put images in your comment? Im dumb. I cant figure it out

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:46 | 1802209 williambanzai7
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You can't unless you have contributor permissions.

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:50 | 1802225 Everyman
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Special People Suck.  <sarcasm off>

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 14:34 | 1802320 circusoflife
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thxs for the reply...but that's lame! WAHHHH!  WAHHH!

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 16:25 | 1802533 OldTrooper
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Maybe it isn't quite as lame as it would be if anyone off the street could post photos.  If I wanted crass ads, bad jokes and porn I'd turn on prime-time tv.

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 19:17 | 1802909 circusoflife
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why can't u just let me whine & cry! heh?  :-)

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:50 | 1802224 buzzsaw99
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i've never seen so many apostrophes wasted so badly (2:50)

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 14:36 | 1802322 I am more equal...
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Please don't let it be the pizza's Domino because Godfather's sucks.

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:35 | 1802180 Corn1945
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The debt is unpayable.

The fact this farce has gone on so long tells me:

1) Most "market participants" are unable to do simple math in an Excel Spreadsheet


2) There really are no "market participants" except trading computers who feed headlines into an algorithm

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:48 | 1802210 tickhound
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3) The designed controlled demolition remains on schedule

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:36 | 1802181 Belarus
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EUR at 1.43-1.5 will make  a fine short against the possibiltiy of lower PM and stock prices. Until then, expect a massive ramp, nut job. 


Sun, 10/23/2011 - 14:05 | 1802261 gun4A
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dream on

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:36 | 1802183 Hiwatt
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Europe's got no external imbalances, is rich and can afford to keep delaying solving its internal problems indefinitely. All this domino and doom talk is entertaining but in the end it's just plain cr*p...

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:41 | 1802184 circusoflife
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Your graphics are too complicated.


Hey...who knows what happened after the -- BAY of PIIGS?



Mon, 10/24/2011 - 09:58 | 1804093 JohnF
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I've stolen that phrase for my next presentation...

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:41 | 1802188 deliciousirony
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When I see both Zerohedge and Krugman in agreement that the EU is f**cked beyond repair, I know it's going to be bad.


See his "Deck chairs/Titanic" post for some more hilarity.

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 14:37 | 1802324 Temporalist
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But Krugman is just happy because it's distracting from the U.S. problems.  If it's not the Euro it's aliens to him.

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:43 | 1802197 OutLookingIn
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Total Global Debt Jubilee.


Total Global War.

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:44 | 1802204 Vampyroteuthis ...
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Being slightly cynical, the morons who put us into this mess will never admit they were wrong, thus war it shall be.

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 13:47 | 1802212 OutLookingIn
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I hope and pray that you are wrong.

Cooler heads must prevail.


We can kiss our asses goodbye!

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 18:52 | 1802876 margaris
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I hope the world has a giant energy crysis sooner than later... you cant have long world wars without cheap energy.


Sun, 10/23/2011 - 20:04 | 1803000 FeralSerf
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You could have short, very expensive world wars instead.   They don't care if the proles don't get to eat.

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 18:30 | 1802830 deliciousirony
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plus they can make a nice buck off a big war.

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