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  • dogbird0219 dogbird0219 Jan 27, 2009 5:20 AM Flag

    Geithner baby! Welcome back!


    USA people are damn fools!
    USA went into a sovereign nation. Removed their leader and hung him. Killed his children. Took his money! Killed a few of his friends. Why can't it be done with CEOs and their executives and families?
    TARP money was not used to give Executives $1,600,000,000.00 bonuses. Because the USA people are fools idiots and jerks! No TARP money was used for bonuses! We found the money elsewhere!
    John Thain, the former Merrill Lynch & Co. chief executive officer ousted yesterday, spent $1.2 million redecorating his downtown Manhattan office last year as the company was firing employees, a person familiar with the project said.
    Pay people 20 mill a movie to play make believe.
    While membership in the union has plummeted, the UAW retains assets worth $1.2 billion. Curious about how the UAW will be spending my money and yours, I sifted through the union's most recent annual report filed with the US Department of Labor (which you can find at Who knew hitting the links was so central to the business of making cars? All lost pensions due to corrupt companies? How do you people feel who lost everything in Enron? Your taxes didn't bail out E! How about people who worked and held stock in Global Crossing? 'In what is an unprecedented case of political profiteering, Terry McAuliffe turned a $100,000 initial investment in the company into $18 million in less than a year and a half.
    You make money. The government takes(taxes) some(lots) of that money from you. The government gives that money to their friends(Banks) for a minimal profit. You want to buy something. You don't have the money. You go to the bank and borrow money at a high interest rate. Whose money was it first?
    ‘Dec 22, 2008 ... Merrill Lynch’s Peter Kraus Collects $25 Million, Then Resigns.
    Merrill Lynch & Co. Chief Executive Officer John Thain and two former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. colleagues he recruited may reap almost $200 million for their year running Merrill if they leave or are given lesser roles after Bank of America Corp. buys the brokerage.’
    Give your tax money away why? Maybe the politicans and their families receive the usual 20-30% kick back. That money is gone in one week.
    Invert the pyramid and put the weight of the little guys on top of the high priced do nothing executives!
    Do not pay outstanding credit cards! Bailout to follow!
    Do not pay on credit default swaps! They are not regulated and therefore should not be enforce!
    While the former USA is changing laws and policies as it grows, to nowhere? Revoke all trusts or reduce to max $3,000,000.00 per trust, Declare banks insolvent. Payout the max $250,000.00 FDIC! Get the money circulating! ? If Buffet, Gates and other billionaires were to die the inheritors’ tax kicks in at 3 million and the rest of the money goes to the people(new government) of the former USA.
    the government's version of a 401(k) -- they are also offered a defined-benefit pension plan backed by the U.S. Treasury and largely insulated from Wall Street fluctuations.
    Lawmakers' retirement benefits start earlier and accrue faster than in plans offered to other federal workers, or by the average private company. Lawmakers also get cost-of-living increases, increasingly rare in the private sector.
    Open letter to the military.
    Dear Persons,
    I am a person who has worked hard and mostly played by the rules. I implore you; the country you first fought for no longer exists. From this day on you are fighting for King George and his Nobles. If you should die, fighting who you think is the enemy, you are no longer fighting for the people of the former United States of America! I consider you a fool!

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