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  • astral_tsar astral_tsar Jan 15, 2004 11:29 AM Flag

    We Got him!

    Yeah, not bad. Though literal Disgorgement would be more satisfying than its paler financial counterpart.

    I've long believed that we should get tough on white-collar crime. Theft of $100 million should be taken just as seriously as if it were theft of an automobile.

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    • <<Theft of $100 million should be taken just as seriously as if it were theft of an automobile. >>

      Not if it's MY automobile! In such a case, the death penalty is too kind. Torture first, then draw and quarter in the public square.

    • I worked on the docks in New Orleans with a guy that got 5 years for stealing a candy bar while loading a ship that was headed for the Korea war zone. His dock nickname was We-the People. He was always taking issue with government policy starting with "we got our rights..." Since his theft was on a government port of imbarkation; he was a felon and lost his right to vote. Wonder, if in the end. Fastow and any others he implicates will lose their right to vote? Lou

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