Taibbi hits it out of the park.

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  1. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

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    Matt Taibbi's Latest Attempt to Wrangle the Vampire Squid - Business - The Atlantic Wire


     
  2. Rwilliams

    Rwilliams Veteran Member

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    Them damn evil american corporations. If they would only leave our great country and take their jobs somewhere else. We could all work milking unicorns and snorting rainbow dust while daddy Obama pays all our bills.
     
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    martin Banned Forever

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    private corporations cant "rob the american people" unless the government gives them money.
     
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    Rwilliams Veteran Member

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    American business ,and yes American corporations, are what made America the richest country on earth through the free enterprise capitalist system. It is our corporations that have invented all the innovations that led to our success. If you stifle our free enterprise system you take away the incentive that drove our success. Why would you want to limit business from growing and producing wealth for this nation. It is the drive for profits , both personal and business, that has made this country rich. We should be trying to figure out how to maximize as much profits for American business. The more money our American companies make in the global market the more money they bring back to America. More tax money they pay on their profits the better for the country. We should be trying to figure out how to grow every American business. The more growth the more jobs for everyone.
     
  5. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

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    Voodoo economics have failed for the past 3 decades. When are you going to realize that?

    but that isn't what this thread is about, it's about holding the people who wrecked our economy responsible.
     
  6. SabanFan

    SabanFan The voice of reason

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    When you wreck your car, you don't expect the body shop to make it worse.
     
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    martin Banned Forever

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    by obama and bush bailing them out?
     
  8. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

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    If that's what has to happen then so be it. But Wall Street should not get a pass either. Goldman should not get a pass. Lehman bros should not get a pass. the list goes on and on.
     
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    SabanFan The voice of reason

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    Goldman Sachs paid a $550 Million settlement to the SEC and Lehman Brothers filed Chapter 11 and was liquidated. Hardly "getting a pass".
     
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    specifically what do you think goldman has done wrong?
     

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