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Watch History Being Made As Solyndra Execs Plead The Fifth, Confirm Failure Of Government Stimulus Program

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Is this the beginning of the end of Obama, with impeachments and much more to follow? Today's pleading of the 5th amendment by Solyndra execs may be the starting point. Watch the live hearing below.

 

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Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:19 | 1700712 Comay Mierda
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on a comical side note - fox news debate poll that showed Ron Paul winning just disappeared down the memory hole

before:
http://www.prisonplanet.com/fox-news-poll-ron-paul-wins-orlando-debate.html

after:
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2011/09/22/who-won-debate/

fucking MSM presstitute sons of cocksucking crack cocain whore bitches

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:22 | 1700729 the not so migh...
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They really didn't change the way people are thinking.  Futile attempts now.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:29 | 1700756 MillionDollarBonus_
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Die-hard libertarians are going to have some explaining to do when their children are paying the price for their opposition to fiscal and monetary stimulus. It is quite astounding that despite the consensus among economic experts, libertarians still believe that their understanding of economics is superior. Among other questions, extremist libertarians should be prepared to answer the following questions that will innevitably be asked their children and grandchildren:
1. Why did you staunchly oppose the stimulus programs that according to almost all Ivy League economics professors were essential for America's economic recovery?
2. Why did you not do your part by spending and boosting aggregate demand?
3. Why did you cause a credit collapse by saving and paying down debt, when the economic advisors had specifically warned you against this in advance?
4. Why did you support racist fanatics like Ron Paul even though they had been completely exposed and discredited by the media?
5. Why did you refuse to support ANY of Obama's jobs bills?
I know what I will tell my kids. What will you tell your's?

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:32 | 1700764 NeoCapitalist
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Haha very good.... got a good laugh

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:37 | 1700781 Fish Gone Bad
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Barack "For Sale" Obama.  That might just leave a mark.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:39 | 1700794 MillionDollarBonus_
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And as it happens, don't think that spotty libertarian college students are excused either. You will be held accountable for sitting on the sidelines while the rest of the younger generation were getting involved in the Obama revolution.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:41 | 1700803 CH1
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Troll.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:42 | 1700810 Fred C Dobbs
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ignorant troll.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:52 | 1700870 Spastica Rex
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No, it's performance art.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:05 | 1700924 Mudduckk
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I'd tell my kids and grandkids to quit their bitchen, strap on the knee pads and go lay some tile.  Or plumbing. Or fix a car, but for chrissakes learn a skill and do something of value.  That something should please you and the client you help.  We can't all be speculators.  And I damn sure wont tolerate Trolls in my house.

http://midwest-mosaic.blogspot.com.

Like Buffet said, if we were but 100 persons dropped on an island with a sack of rice seed no infrastructure but arabale land and a favorable climate, the two fellows who decided they should trade rice futures would be the least valued in our society.  In fact they would look mighty tasty while we wait for the harvest.

I'll add trolls would look mighty tasty too.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:09 | 1700935 Spastica Rex
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I don't understand a word you just said.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWmzMNck_z8

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 12:26 | 1701726 Freddie
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Good luck with that because Pedro will lay tile, paint, cut grass or whatever at 1/3rd what you kids will get paid.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 21:34 | 1704199 Mudduckk
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You sir are an ass.  What a fine excuse for laziness.  Fear of Pedro.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:12 | 1700949 DeadFinks
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Million dollar tongue in bonus cheek.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:25 | 1701016 tekhneek
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We have 10 USD and 5 apples.

$2/apple

+10 USD

We have 20 USD and 5 apples.

$4/apple

+10 USD

We have 30 USD and 5 apples

...$6/apple

Just because you add more currency doesn't mean you add more money. I don't know why keynesian's don't understand this most rudimentary fact of economics.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 14:36 | 1702621 DRT RD
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You worked the last one backwards, how cute.  I'll bet you fucked up some Keynesian Economist on that the reversal.  HAHAHAHa

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 14:36 | 1702622 DRT RD
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You worked the last one backwards, how cute.  I'll bet you fucked up some Keynesian Economist on that the reversal.  HAHAHAHa

Sat, 09/24/2011 - 00:15 | 1704451 Mauibrad
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Video: Solyndra Execs Plead FFW to the 5th    

Sat, 09/24/2011 - 09:49 | 1704948 EINSILVERGUY
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Fischer equation

MV = PQ

Balanced equation.  An increase in M (money or in todays terms Currency)  would require a correpsoning increase in either Price or Quantity.

Demand is not sufficient to warrant the neccesaary increase in capital Hardware or personnel so the price is the corresponding variable impacted

 

 

 

 

Sat, 09/24/2011 - 09:49 | 1704949 EINSILVERGUY
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Fischer equation

MV = PQ

Balanced equation.  An increase in M (money or in todays terms Currency)  would require a correpsoning increase in either Price or Quantity.

Demand is not sufficient to warrant the neccesaary increase in capital Hardware or personnel so the price is the corresponding variable impacted

 

 

 

 

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:48 | 1700849 dexter_morgan
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fucking idiot moron troll........what do these people get paid anyways? Must be damn good to say bltantly stupid shit like this all day.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 11:39 | 1701425 LowProfile
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Dude, he's kidding.  Look at his nickname.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:50 | 1700863 Nothing To See Here
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What I'm gonna do is printscreen your posts and show em to my children : see, that's how idiotic people were back then and that's why you have this burden on your shoulders.

Behold the future, thanks to retarded sheeps like you : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-iPXY-m2iZ0

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:58 | 1700900 mfoste1
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fuck your mother you TROLL

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:36 | 1701075 scatterbrains
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I was thinking more road rage type event... dude stripping off belt after belt from his pickup truck mounted 50cal in this idiots head.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 11:40 | 1701428 LowProfile
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Dude, he's kidding.  Look at his nickname.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:38 | 1700791 TheTmfreak
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I wanted to watch this, however, the democrats make it absolutely unable to be watched. These political clowns are just beyond irritating.

Here is the logic by the moronic democrat from mass.

Republicans block a bill that gives money for "green jobs." Therefore republicans are trying to "kill" the green industry.

Hum... So he is basically stating that the green industry is PURELY and TOTALLY dependent upon government money and that it is unable to compete in the world WITHOUT government money? If thats the case, (which in some ways thats true, others not, in the case of solyndra, obviously it is) then obviously the green industry is a BAD INVESTMENT. He is either a fucking moron, or just a complete political hack. I'll assume both.

 

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:43 | 1700819 CH1
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So he is basically stating that the green industry is PURELY and TOTALLY dependent upon government money and that it is unable to compete in the world WITHOUT government money?

Precisely. You are probably too young to remember, but Jimmy Carter did the very same thing in the 70s, and as soon as guv money stopped, the entire industry fell in a heap. No way would I put money into such a thing.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:58 | 1700898 TheTmfreak
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I read an article earlier about Solyndra, and the only thing that came out to me was them stating that they closed due to an "OVERSUPPLY OF THE GLOBAL SOLAR PANEL MARKET."

Which, if anybody watched the Daily Show episode on this (which wasn't half bad, he's been making some good ones lately even if I don't care for him...) it showed a republican congressman from California, grilling a (i think) DOE guy about the over supply and competition with the (i think) thin film market. He then stated how China completely moved away from that market as a result, yet thats what Solyndra went straight into.

The disengeniousness of some of these people blows my mind. This is literally on the order of digging ditches and filling them back up to dig them again. If there is an oversupply that means there is very little demand for them. What this congressman clearly doesn't understand (or understands but is a political hack) is that there has to be a BUYER ON THE OTHER END of these products.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:25 | 1701017 MillionDollarBonus_
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Your argument is based on the premise that resources should be allocated based on the subjective preferences of free market participants. But it is now perfectly clear that their preferences are simply WRONG. Only experts in economics are qualified to allocate resources efficiently. This is the most objective means of resource allocation possible and will provide people with what they SHOULD have according to qualified professionals, rather than want they WANT.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:28 | 1701037 TheTmfreak
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You know your right. There should be more economics advisors. Everybody should have their own advisor so that they know EXACTLY what they should be buying as mandated by their government masters!

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:55 | 1701168 MillionDollarBonus_
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That is not necessary. This could be achieved by letting professional economists set prices of all consumer and capital goods. This will ensure that the optimal amount of each good is consumed. If there is too much comsumption of a particular good then its price will be raised. If there is too little consumption of a good, its price will be lowered.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 11:29 | 1701382 rcintc
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The free market does that all by itself through supply and demand.

Chew on this....

You create a product, it costs $10 to produce. You need to charge $15 and sell x amount so you can live your life and pay your bills etc... But in your world, there are price controls and the overlords in charge say you can only charge $9 for your product even though there is enough demand at $15.

Now what happens, you tell me....

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 11:37 | 1701418 MillionDollarBonus_
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As I said before, the 'demand' is a subjective preference of fallible individuals. The most objective way to allocate resources is according to the intricate mathematical models of financial experts.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 11:43 | 1701441 LowProfile
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Comedy gold! Dude, you're a riot.  Please dress up in a suit and give us some YouTube videos.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 11:43 | 1701445 LowProfile
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Comedy gold! Dude, you're a riot.  Please dress up in a suit and give us some YouTube videos.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 12:07 | 1701615 TheTmfreak
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All hail king krugman!

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 12:38 | 1701790 Jena
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Have you EVER run a business of your own?  Risked your own money?  Hired employees, with all the responsibility that brings?  Produced a product?  Dealt with clients?  You learn far more by doing it than by analyzing what others have done.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 11:57 | 1701544 Lndmvr
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So, if i blast off an amount of 762x39. Will the price go up or down, or will it depand upon what I'm blasting at?

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:32 | 1701054 Hobbleknee
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You live under the delusion that these choices haven't already been made for us.  Government control is omnipresent and pervasive.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:42 | 1701102 bugfixx
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You obviously don't respect that pesky thing called FREEDOM.  If one thing is absolutely clear since 2007, it's that your "qualified professionals" are a bunch of arrogant, incompetent, corrupt tyrants, who couldn't hold a job in the real economy based on any useful skills.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 12:32 | 1701763 Freddie
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You are f****ing hack for watching TV and support the elites TV propaganda machine.  Keep watching TV serf.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:07 | 1700929 snowball777
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You mean like oil subsidies?

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:35 | 1701052 TheTmfreak
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Thats a litttttle different.

You look at how much money is obtained from oil subsidies and its paltry to big oil. They're not really "subsidies" either. Nearly all money earned by oil companies is from business conducted outside the United States. Infact US local, state and federal governments make money from US oil sales than oil companies.

The difference is if you removed the millions of dollars of "subsidies" they would still exist, hell I doubt there would even be a price increase.

Also, let me be clear that I do not support redistribution of wealth nor proping up any company, industry or individual for any reason. You clearly missed the point of the entire discussion regarding the fact that these companies are implicitly held up BY government funds and the "industry" wouldn't exist (in its current form) without government interventionism.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:09 | 1700927 G-R-U-N-T
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This hearing will resume after the election....

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:43 | 1700775 RemiG2010
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You are being so antisemitic MDB! I think, I am going to call ADL!

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:37 | 1700784 Fred C Dobbs
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They will not be asking that in the future.  It will be obvious to them that Obama was a liar and a phony.  

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:49 | 1700854 Abitdodgie
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Name one time when ANY truth came out of Obama  mouth .................take your time , no rush .................................... well there you have it , I rest my case.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:52 | 1700871 dexter_morgan
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when he said he did cocaine as a youth?

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:38 | 1700789 clones2
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What you have been doing has been working so well.......

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:48 | 1700852 dexter_morgan
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fucking idiot moron troll........what do these people get paid anyways? Must be damn good to say bltantly stupid shit like this all day.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:58 | 1700897 fuu
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Don't you have a podium appearance today?

 

Also, stealing Redneck Repugnicant/Libertarians for Prosperity's schtick is just lame.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:59 | 1700901 BruntFCA
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Dude, that post was meant to be self aware and ironic....please tell me I'm right?

You realized that "spending money", is really spending promisary notes....notes which have *your chilldrens income* down as surety. In other words, your spending money which has not yet been collected in order to "boost aggregate demand". You can tell your children, "Hey I saved the economy by posting you as collateral ROFL!". I'm sure they'll love you for it.

Jobs Bill? Well refer to the above, if *only* it was possibe to gain prosperity by printing and or borrowing money! Ivy league buffoons who think that war is good for the economy - broken window fallacy says "no".

Meh, the more I read MBD...... it *must* be a joke post, but I already typed this.

 

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:00 | 1700908 New American Re...
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Blah blah blah.... Now, I have a question for you.   What do your questions have to do with what is happening next, and can you even tell me what is happening now, which is the next looming event?   No?   It's the revolution, and you're totally unprepared.   But don't let that bother you, you have a lot of company.   Solyndra is just a mile marker, a sign post that hardly anyone can read.   I'll have the front running guide book on the revolution that has already started out in October, you can catch up on it all then.   Good luck.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:08 | 1700932 Blano
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My kids know better than to go in debt and listen to Ivy Leaguers.

'Nuff said.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:09 | 1700936 trav7777
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champagne trolling...love it

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:12 | 1700948 TrulyBelieving
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You are the type I warned my kids about. Only wish there was someone to warn your kids.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:18 | 1700972 SteveNYC
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Brilliant satire. Green arrow. Your consistency is phenomenal.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:18 | 1700975 pinehog
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Libtard, first let me state that I realize my reply is for my benefit, not yours, as I am clear none of my thoughtful points will come close to penetrating such a dense structure as your skull must be:

1.  Even if your bullshit statement were true, how does this matter?  Because some know-nothing Keynesian academics with misshapen heads support a policy that has repeatedly proven not to work, we should support it?  Morons like you that see academics, with no real world experience as our saviors, are exactly what is wrong with this country.

2.  Wow!  So to you it makes more sense for the government to take money from the private sector and then politically choose how to spend it, versus just keeping it in the private sector?  This makes sense to "spur demand"?  Go back in time to communist Russia please.

3.  Yeah, saving and paying down debt is our problem.  This must be a joke.  Nobody could really be this stupid and still be able to turn on a computer.

4.  Not sure how to even reply to this one.  Racist?  Oh, I get it now.  When a libtard disagrees with someone they call them a racist.  

5.  Yeah, the government creates jobs.  Again, as in #2 above, please explain how it makes sense to take money from the REAL job creators, then give it to those with PURE political motivations, to "create" jobs?  How???  Please explain.

 

 

 

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:25 | 1701020 Hobbleknee
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For real.  Solyndra proves him wrong.  Guess he missed the obvious.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:19 | 1700979 Hobbleknee
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1. Why did you staunchly oppose the stimulus programs that according to almost all Ivy League economics professors were essential for America's economic recovery?

 

They got their stimulus in spite of opposition, so where's the recovery, dumbass!

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:34 | 1701069 Toolshed
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Brilliant Sir!! Do you write for Colbert by any chance? If not you should.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 11:52 | 1701516 Cindy_Dies_In_T...
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Totally, and a lot of people don't get it. BRAVO, well played. Still looking forward to Hamy's return. Someday Hamy...someday.

 

In the meantime, I just reported ALL of you to ATTACK WATCH. LOL

 

(Also, I drink a lot).

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 11:05 | 1701214 Phillycheesesteak
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You're kidding, right? Greece borrowed until they couldn't borrow anymore. How's that working out for them? Ireland borrowed until it couldn't borrow anymore. The result? Disasterous. And who among these Ivy League economists actually predicted the economic collapse of 2008? Not one. I didn't even think people as stupid as you even read Zerohedge.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 11:05 | 1701216 Phillycheesesteak
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You're kidding, right? Greece borrowed until they couldn't borrow anymore. How's that working out for them? Ireland borrowed until it couldn't borrow anymore. The result? Disasterous. And who among these Ivy League economists actually predicted the economic collapse of 2008? Not one. I didn't even think people as stupid as you even read Zerohedge.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 11:40 | 1701302 Prometheus the ...
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MDB is the best parody troll I have seen in years. Jolly Good

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 11:30 | 1701389 joshua10
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And let us ignore the fact that what the Executive branch, Treasury, and the Federal Reserve have been doing is blatantly UNCONSTITUTIONAL! IT'S AGAINST THE HIGHEST LAW OF THE LAND!!! Their actions shows wanton and naked contempt toward the Constitution and The People. Where in the U.S. Constitution does the government have the power to create a central banking system that loans out tens of trillions of taxpayer funds to foreign banks, companies, and individuals and then has the unmitigated temerity to refuse to tell Congress and The People who these recipients ARE!!! Where in the U.S. Constitution does the Federal Reserve have the right to transfer privately defaulted risk (toxic assets) from Too Big To Fail zombie banks unto the public balance sheet???? The government established the moral hazard that has brought the entire country to the brink of disaster, and you have the gall to defend that moral hazard???

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 12:31 | 1701758 jonan
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1. appeal to authority much?

2. appeal to spending much?

3. appeal to debt much?

4. ad hominem much?

5. appeal to shovels much?

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:19 | 1700982 Bagbalm
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"-despite the consensus among economic experts"

You mean the same self important dick-heads that created this mess and will never change their opinions even when failure stares them in the face?

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:26 | 1700741 achmachat
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I've been following this closely although I'm from Europe, and I have to admit that I don't quite understand how it is possible that the majority of the people can be THIS much disconnected from what is actually going on during these straw polls.

I contemplate quite often if a situation like this could ever be possible over here; if we do have enough independant media or not.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:37 | 1700782 Zedge Hero
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Ron Paul, Federal Reserve loans in the trilions, Occupy Wall Street Protest this week- It's all dismissed by the Main Stream presstitutes and therefor it's as if it never happens..... 

 

Occupy Wall Street Protest

http://www.youtube.com/user/zedgehero?feature=mhee

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:50 | 1700859 Moneyswirth
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Nobody should take this Occupy Wall Street "protest" crap seriously.  Not when all you see are a bunch of lazy asses in their early 20s, still trying to "find themselves" while living off of daddy's trust fund, setting up tents on wall street, but typing away on their $2000 Mac Books, and $500 iPhones, texting on their Droid phones, drinking bottles of Fiji water, while majoring in "general studies" at Columbia U.

There's something wrong when people like this are bitching about jobs, but I have to hire some Mexicans to mow my fucking lawn.  Hey, Winthorp Jr., camping out on Wall Street "protesting"...come here and trim my hedges you lazy tuckfard! 

Bunch of lazy-ass hypocrites.

The English protestors put these people to shame.

 

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:53 | 1700877 Spastica Rex
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You could mow your own lawn?

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:10 | 1700939 Incubus
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Or just cement the shit over. Who needs the goddamned vanity of a lawn, anyway? 

 

What, people don't have anything better to do with their lives than cut grass? 

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:10 | 1700940 snowball777
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So you think the economy would be substantially improved by millions of lawn-mowing gigs?

You're the lazy fucktard. And you don't have to hire illegal labor, you chose to do so.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:57 | 1701175 Moneyswirth
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Way to miss the point snowball.  

Who the hell was talking about "substanially improving" the economy.  I'm talking about this dumb protest.  Yeah, people CHOOSE to hire migrant workers because Winthorp Pennypacker IV, age 21, will ask for $50/hour and a bonus to do it.  

 

 

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 11:28 | 1701379 Takingbets
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When I was a child back in the sixties and seventies all us neighborhood kids would make rounds mowing neighbors lawns for extra spending money. I don't think I ever saw any of those trucks full of illegals towing a trailer full of lawn equipment during those years???? Where has America gone too?

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 13:56 | 1702389 Freddie
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It is really F'ed up.  People want perfect lawns and landscaping now.  A kid with a lawnmower cannot do that anymore.   Was is Turd Fergusion saying? Is he in a warm bath with Buffett?

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 15:45 | 1702939 Spastica Rex
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I mow my landlord's lawn and my son mows my parents' lawn and I'm happy with the shiatty job he does for them.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:55 | 1700748 Mercury
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Even The National Review (as in: the life work of WF Buckley the "founder of modern American conservatism") is openly mocking him on their site: http://www.nationalreview.com/

Scroll down to the "A Cabinet Too Far" slideshow.  Way to support one of the most prominent champions of limited government guys.

Just another indication that the GOP is going to throw up an 'Obama-lite' candidate in 2012...which is why it will be better in the long run if Obama gets re-elected and the collapse comes that much sooner.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:55 | 1700885 Joe Sixpack
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I vote we start calling the Fux News.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 13:58 | 1702402 Freddie
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You are a retard if you think anything of the networks are different.  They all tell the same lie and sheep/losers watch TV which enpowers them.  You are probably a serf who wtaches TV.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:56 | 1700886 free_as_in_beer
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It's very easy to blame the MSM for dissmissing him, but even as a follower I have to question the relevance.  Ron Paul has a very organized following. 

Yes they can:

- perform well at a paid for straw poll, where someone else bought victory

- win an online poll

- raise a large sum of money in a single day

To me, it is a very coordinated effort.  It does not represent a huge percentage of future votes.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:22 | 1700725 j0nx
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Two words as to why there will never be an investigation or anything else for that matter: Eric Holder.

Now move along, nothing to see here sheep.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:39 | 1700793 hedgeless_horseman
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Who is Eric Holder?

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:46 | 1700828 j0nx
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The guy who sits behind his desk surfing porn all day long ignoring generational criminal activity in financial and corporate sectors and epic black on white hate crimes. If he gets a hint of a sniff of some white on colored crime then look the fuck out though. Yeah that guy. That racist, useless as tits on a boarhog POS guy.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:58 | 1700883 hedgeless_horseman
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Can you pick the Attorney General of the United States of America out of this lineup?

 

 

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:02 | 1700916 bob_dabolina
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The second guy? No I mean the the fifth guy. They all look the same.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:29 | 1700965 LMAO
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No,no, that be Denzellllll Washington bro!

I can see you's confused man after all he too a govement shill.

 

@it

Ooooh noes, he no govement shill, the man jus spreadding the peas man! Now where that junk button at?

"I am honoured to attend the Nobel Peace Prize Concert this year and participate in this historic and momentous event to help spread the message of global peace,"

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:27 | 1701027 Hobbleknee
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It's the guy with his driveway paved in Gibson guitars.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:11 | 1700944 Blano
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Yet another ignorant Negro who cares more about illegal alien criminals than his fellow citizens.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:45 | 1700826 FubarNation
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He is black.  He gets a pass too.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:23 | 1700732 Robslob
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When people wake up and realize the guy "NOBODY" wants to be President makes him "THE RIGHT GUY" for the job.

 

 

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:26 | 1700743 Fruffing
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Teapot Dome, bitchez!

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:27 | 1700747 Seasmoke
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Waxman you are a dolt !

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:28 | 1700753 GFORCE
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Vote rigging will keep Paul out. This the endgame folks.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:29 | 1700758 alien-IQ
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it is now, more than ever, obvious that people above a certain net worth threshold who possess the right connections and run in the right social circles can lie to congress or any court with impunity while the rest of us, if caught committing similar offenses, would be tried and fried for perjury.

it's not that the system is broken...it's that the mask of a fair system ever having existed has melted off revealing a system as corrupt as any banana republic or dictatorship on the planet.

the myth of American exceptionalism is the real joke.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:43 | 1700818 disabledvet
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Sure sounded like a no comment to me. Actually "on advice of my attorney I regret to say I'm a liar and a thief."

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 16:14 | 1703060 j0nx
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I've been saying this for years. The term penned by me: "America is nothing more than Mexico in a suit".

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:34 | 1700771 gratefultraveller
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OT

from http://urbansurvival.com/week.htm

"if you plug in that document number and hit search (archive) you get the original filing. which as far as i can tell pledges every person and all real land in the usa as collateral against a $14.3 trillion dollar loan. the owner of record on that property (every person and all real land) is the irs. and finally attached is a brochure for the nawpa which talks about 1000 miles of tunnels and weather engineering and climate control and utilizing the magnetosphere."

DEBTOR:

THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM 20TH STREET, N.W. WASHINGTON, DC 20551

E PLURIBUS UNUM THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1500 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW WASHINGTON, DC 20220 U.S.

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING SERVICES 1400 DEFENSE PENTAGON WASHINGTON, DC 20301 - 1400

COMPTROLLER OF MARYLAND 1101 WOOTON PARKWAY ROCKVILLE, MD 20852

 

the Secured Parties:

THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 1789 (Assignor) 50 MARYLAND AVENUE ROCKVILLE, MD 20850

NORTH AMERICAN WATER AND POWER ALLIANCE (Assignor) 1400 DEFENSE PENTAGON WASHINGTON, DC 20301 - 1400

U.S. TREASURY DEPARTMENT INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE (IRS) (Assignee) 600 ATLANTIC AVENUE BOSTON, MA 02106

http://sdatcert3.resiusa.org/UCC-Charter/ViewDoc.asp?Film=&Folio=&Pages=...

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:53 | 1700875 pods
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Thanks for the links.  

Got some work to do this weekend, that is for sure!

pods

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:13 | 1700953 snowball777
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Thanks for keeping crack cocaine a growth industry.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:37 | 1700783 LeightonSlade
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Next up: Lightsquared scandal coming soon to a congressional hearing near you.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:38 | 1700786 user2011
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Give me a break...  pleading the fifth ammendment ?!   This is fucked !!

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:47 | 1700841 CH1
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Umm.... yeah!

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:39 | 1700788 bigdumbnugly
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impeach obabma now???

but he's just getting started!

the future's so bright i gotta wear shades.

(really dark ones so i don't have to see)

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:40 | 1700804 JohnFrodo
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I beleive but stand to be corrected, it was GWB who started the funding. It was a bet on a disruptive tech, bad bet as it turns out. Not the biggest waste of $500Billion in recent history by a long shot.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:49 | 1700858 dexter_morgan
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And, your point is what, that since GWB started the funding then that absolved Obama of all the wrongdoings with Solyndra since he took office?

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:58 | 1700899 Financial_Guard...
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The Bush administration denied the loan based on merit. It was revived by Obama because it fell into two desirable categories at once (kind of like hiring a Black woman-killing two birds with one stone) promoting the green industry and new job creation.

Turned out Obama bet on the wrong horse and now he is paying the price.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:59 | 1700902 TrulyBelieving
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Fact is GWB did not start the funding. The deal was brought to his attention and he rejected it. This is all Obummer's baby.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:14 | 1700956 snowball777
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You do stand to be corrected, by a factor of 1000.

 

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 11:06 | 1701227 mr1963
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You need to read the news once in awhile and not MSNBC bloggers dude, as stated - W rejected it and rightfully so. The current administration even knew what they produced cost $6 and the best they could sell if for was $3 and they still went ahead, In other words, for a liberal, this was a layup, send the money.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:42 | 1700808 nah
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BUT CAN HE DANCE

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:46 | 1700834 Gringo Viejo
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Looking at Harrison, I can only assume that when he stands up, his chair's going to rise with him.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:48 | 1700847 the not so migh...
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if i had to blow the presdient to make a livin i would take the 5th too.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 11:43 | 1701449 mr1963
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LOL

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:49 | 1700853 Gringo Viejo
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And Stover, well, he looks like he's going to make some con a very good wife.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:50 | 1700856 ParaZite
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Anything you say CAN and WILL be used against you in a court of law. 

What part of this do people NOT understand?

 

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:58 | 1700894 digalert
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Anything you say cannot be used to help you. WTF do you think they're gonna say? I wouldn't say anything either. As usual, fucking CONgress putting on a show.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:27 | 1701012 Incubus
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During my first legal bullshit implication, I figured I'd be honest & tell what I knew:  stupid ass mustache'd little dipshit detective went with the assumption that I was understating my claims.

 

See if I help any fucking pig again.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:51 | 1700865 Rockfish
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Pentagon officials determined that one giant C-130 Hercules cargo plane could carry $2.4 billion in shrink-wrapped bricks of $100 bills. They sent an initial full planeload of cash, followed by 20 other flights to Iraq by May 2004 in a $12-billion haul that US officials believe to be the biggest international cash airlift of all time.


The Times' description of how the billions of dollars entered the country is a must-read:


WTF is that money.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:42 | 1701105 TheVirginian-HGWT
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Winning The Future baby

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:53 | 1700880 Bansters-in-my-...
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Hey Fuck head.....!

Ya you....MillionDollarBonus.

Whats the kids gonna say when they find out you ....ya you......

let the Federal(not) Reserve enslave them.

And YOU O K'd it....

Fuck head.....

 

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:21 | 1700993 dexter_morgan
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+1687.79

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:57 | 1700889 r101958
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This is all disgusting...but, it is all also a diversion.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:58 | 1700896 PulauHantu29
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Special Prosecutor time.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:59 | 1700906 youngman
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This is just the tip of the iceberg....paybacks..payoffs...this is why the government should not be subsidizing anything....serious....it is so rife for fraud and bribes...

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:03 | 1700907 RemiG2010
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OH BOY! WHAT A FARCE!

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:01 | 1700913 VyseLegendaire
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This could make a good movie. 

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:05 | 1700926 New American Re...
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Welcome to the New American Revolution.   It's already in progress, but when you finally notice it, it will be into the second stage, and if your not prepared for that, it will go into the third and most destructive phase.   By then, America will be ready for final capitulation to our glorious kleptocratic ruling elite.   Time to get ready to front run the revolution.    On the streets in October.   Think round, Act square.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:10 | 1700938 RSloane
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Obama will be called to testify - he could plead both the fifth and executive privilege. Go us!

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:11 | 1700942 Negro Primero
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"On the advice of my..... privilege....5th amendment ....constitution....bla,bla, bla, bla" ....CLOWNS  hahahahaha!

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:11 | 1700945 FubarNation
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Waxman.  That guy really tans my hide. 

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:14 | 1700959 Grand Vizier
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History being made???  A little histrionic there, Tyler??? 

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:16 | 1700968 snowball777
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On the advice of the predator drone hovering over my domecile, I choose to assert my rights under the 5th amendment.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:18 | 1700974 pacdm
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and we pay are taxes for this

 

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:21 | 1700990 Narcolepzzzzzz
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Over $1.5 billion down the drain in the space of 2 years.

Montgomery Brewster must be green with envy.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 11:04 | 1701207 Printfaster
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Tyler, time for some editing on your threads.

The first comment by Comay Mierda  is  a thread hijack, and simply should have been pulled without second thought.

I guess there is some value in having that comment there.  You can tell who the Obama paid surfers are and how desperate that they are to drive attention away from the trash occupying the white house.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 12:55 | 1701905 Grand Vizier
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Yay, Censorship!!!  Talk about transparency...  Obviously freedom comes in many forms to Printfaster, unless of course it conflicts with his point of view... 

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 11:13 | 1701270 Ms. Erable
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Much ado about something, but naught will come of it. Certainly not impeachment proceedings - Biden is the perfect insurance policy against that ever happening.

Think about it. Biden is too stupid to be a good puppet - even with the mechanisms in place making it legal for him, as a senator, to bilk the system for tens (if not hundreds) of million$, he had one of the lowest net worth figures in all of congress (not just the senate).

If he can't even learn how to steal for himself, how is he, as president, gonna gloss over stealing for his bosses?

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 13:02 | 1701962 robertocarlos
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Did you not see the sarcasm in MillionDollarBonus's post? It doesn't wrok so good on the internets but that clearly was sarcasm without the /S.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 13:07 | 1701989 faustian bargain
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If the glove don't fit, you must acquit!

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 13:59 | 1702407 Zymurguy
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Going long tar and feathers

Sat, 09/24/2011 - 00:17 | 1704456 Mauibrad
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Video: Solyndra Execs Plead the 5th FFW    

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