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Date: 11 Feb 2009 19:44:02
From: Irish Mike
Subject: More Democrat hypocrisy
Today Washington lawmakers grilled the CEO's of the largest banks about what
they had done with the bailout money. Now I'm totally in favor of that and
it's way past time we crack down of crooked, greedy and irresponsible Wall
Street bankers, stock manipulators and con men like Madoff. In fact, if it
had been up to me Madoff would have been thrown in prison without bail
pending his trial and all of his accounts would have been immediately
frozen. Although, with regard to our lawmakers, they should have had some
controls on those $ hundreds of billions _before_ they handed it out to the
banks. As a side note, Wednesday's hearing came a day after Treasury
Secretary Timothy Geithner failed to inspire market confidence over the
government's financial bailout plans and sent stocks tumbling.

But here's what I find hypocritical about the Democrats - aside from the
fact that Geithner is a repeat tax cheat and Obama just rewarded his
dishonesty by appointing him Secretary of the Treasury and head of the IRS.
Democratic Rep. Barney Frank, chairman of the House of Representatives
Financial Services Committee, opened the proceedings by telling the bank
CEOs they needed to understand Americans' anger and frustration and
cooperate with lawmakers willingly, "not grudgingly, not doing the minimum."
Now this is the height of hypocrisy! Barney Frank and Chris Dodd were the
Democrat chairs of the congressional banking and finance committees for the
past two years. F-MAE and F-MAC lost 90% of their stock value under the
"guidance" of these two buffoons. As late as July, 08, just weeks before the
collapse of F-MAE and F-MAC, Frank told investors that both organizations
were sound and not in danger of collapse. Of course Dodd and Frank were
both getting large political contributions from both organizations. Well
neither of these two incompetent morons has taken the slightest bit or
responsibility or express the smallest bit of remorse for their part in this
financial disaster. If Obama and the Congressional Democrats had any real
integrity or sense of ethical responsibility, both Frank and Dodd would be
stripped of their banking and financial committee responsibilities
immediately. But then if they had integrity and ethics, you wouldn't see so
many crooks and tax cheats being appointed to Obama's administration.

Irish Mike






 
Date: 11 Feb 2009 20:58:39
From: Steam
Subject: Re: More Democrat hypocrisy
On Feb 11 2009 4:44 PM, Irish Mike wrote:

> Today Washington lawmakers grilled the CEO's of the largest banks about what
> they had done with the bailout money. Now I'm totally in favor of that and
> it's way past time we crack down of crooked, greedy and irresponsible Wall
> Street bankers, stock manipulators and con men like Madoff. In fact, if it
> had been up to me Madoff would have been thrown in prison without bail
> pending his trial and all of his accounts would have been immediately
> frozen.

He's a crafty one though, of course he should have been locked up without
bail, but who knows where all of his accounts are? He is very
sophisticated, and more than likely has hundreds of millions stashed away
where nobody knows where it is.

Stupid enough to do this where it was inevitable that he would be caught,
or maybe smart tnough to know he would get out after a few years and still
have his fortune hidden away. That is, if one of his adoring fans doesn't
pay him an unannounced personal visit.

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Date: 11 Feb 2009 23:36:40
From: MZB
Subject: Re: More Democrat hypocrisy
Another day, another moronic diatribe by Mike.

If my Red Wings fail to win the Cup this year, at least I could look forward
to a post from Mike on how the Dems./Liberals screwed that up.

Mel


"Irish Mike" <mjostar@ameritech.net > wrote in message
news:shKkl.17436$c45.16676@nlpi065.nbdc.sbc.com...
> Today Washington lawmakers grilled the CEO's of the largest banks about
> what they had done with the bailout money. Now I'm totally in favor of
> that and it's way past time we crack down of crooked, greedy and
> irresponsible Wall Street bankers, stock manipulators and con men like
> Madoff. In fact, if it had been up to me Madoff would have been thrown in
> prison without bail pending his trial and all of his accounts would have
> been immediately frozen. Although, with regard to our lawmakers, they
> should have had some controls on those $ hundreds of billions _before_
> they handed it out to the banks. As a side note, Wednesday's hearing came
> a day after Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner failed to inspire market
> confidence over the government's financial bailout plans and sent stocks
> tumbling.
>
> But here's what I find hypocritical about the Democrats - aside from the
> fact that Geithner is a repeat tax cheat and Obama just rewarded his
> dishonesty by appointing him Secretary of the Treasury and head of the
> IRS. Democratic Rep. Barney Frank, chairman of the House of
> Representatives Financial Services Committee, opened the proceedings by
> telling the bank CEOs they needed to understand Americans' anger and
> frustration and cooperate with lawmakers willingly, "not grudgingly, not
> doing the minimum." Now this is the height of hypocrisy! Barney Frank and
> Chris Dodd were the Democrat chairs of the congressional banking and
> finance committees for the past two years. F-MAE and F-MAC lost 90% of
> their stock value under the "guidance" of these two buffoons. As late as
> July, 08, just weeks before the collapse of F-MAE and F-MAC, Frank told
> investors that both organizations were sound and not in danger of
> collapse. Of course Dodd and Frank were both getting large political
> contributions from both organizations. Well neither of these two
> incompetent morons has taken the slightest bit or responsibility or
> express the smallest bit of remorse for their part in this financial
> disaster. If Obama and the Congressional Democrats had any real integrity
> or sense of ethical responsibility, both Frank and Dodd would be stripped
> of their banking and financial committee responsibilities immediately.
> But then if they had integrity and ethics, you wouldn't see so many crooks
> and tax cheats being appointed to Obama's administration.
>
> Irish Mike
>




  
Date: 11 Feb 2009 21:11:26
From: IHeartWuzzy
Subject: Re: More Democrat hypocrisy
On Feb 11 2009 11:36 PM, MZB wrote:

> Another day, another moronic diatribe by Mike.

Needless to say, Mikey won't be producing that _Black Swan_ moment anytime
soon.

> If my Red Wings fail to win the Cup this year, at least I could look forward
> to a post from Mike on how the Dems./Liberals screwed that up.

Mike once posted that Bob Dole's E.D. was caused by Nancy Pelosi so,
yeah... count on it!

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Date: 11 Feb 2009 21:13:53
From: Clave
Subject: Re: More Democrat hypocrisy
"IHeartWuzzy" <a55120d@webnntp.invalid > wrote in message
news:uknc66x3b.ln2@recgroups.com...
> On Feb 11 2009 11:36 PM, MZB wrote:
>
>> Another day, another moronic diatribe by Mike.
>
> Needless to say, Mikey won't be producing that _Black Swan_ moment anytime
> soon.
>
>> If my Red Wings fail to win the Cup this year, at least I could look
>> forward
>> to a post from Mike on how the Dems./Liberals screwed that up.
>
> Mike once posted that Bob Dole's E.D. was caused by Nancy Pelosi so,
> yeah... count on it!

Just a bit ago on another ng a poster didn't see any hypocrisy or immorality
in Dick Cheney getting all those "other priorities" deferments while still
supporting the war *other* people were going off to fight. See, it was all
Lyndon Johnson and the Democrats' fault for setting up the deferment system
that allowed him to do that.

Jim




    
Date: 11 Feb 2009 21:38:45
From: IHeartWuzzy
Subject: Re: More Democrat hypocrisy
On Feb 12 2009 12:13 AM, Clave wrote:

> Just a bit ago on another ng a poster didn't see any hypocrisy or immorality
> in Dick Cheney getting all those "other priorities" deferments while still
> supporting the war *other* people were going off to fight. See, it was all
> Lyndon Johnson and the Democrats' fault for setting up the deferment system
> that allowed him to do that.
>
> Jim

Hear ya...

Btw, Jim, no need to pull punches, bro'... that other NG poster was none
other then FL frickin' Turbo, wasn't it?

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Date: 11 Feb 2009 22:06:41
From: Clave
Subject: Re: More Democrat hypocrisy
"IHeartWuzzy" <a55120d@webnntp.invalid > wrote in message
news:58pc66xui.ln2@recgroups.com...
> On Feb 12 2009 12:13 AM, Clave wrote:
>
>> Just a bit ago on another ng a poster didn't see any hypocrisy or
>> immorality
>> in Dick Cheney getting all those "other priorities" deferments while
>> still
>> supporting the war *other* people were going off to fight. See, it was
>> all
>> Lyndon Johnson and the Democrats' fault for setting up the deferment
>> system
>> that allowed him to do that.
>>
>> Jim
>
> Hear ya...
>
> Btw, Jim, no need to pull punches, bro'... that other NG poster was none
> other then FL frickin' Turbo, wasn't it?

Dunno for sure, but the resemblance can't be denied, and I've never seen the
two in the same place...

Jim




 
Date: 11 Feb 2009 21:53:00
From:
Subject: Re: More Democrat hypocrisy
On Wed, 11 Feb 2009 19:44:02 -0500, "Irish Mike"
<mjostar@ameritech.net > wrote:

>Today Washington lawmakers grilled the CEO's of the largest banks about what
>they had done with the bailout money. Now I'm totally in favor of that and
>it's way past time we crack down of crooked, greedy and irresponsible Wall
>Street bankers, stock manipulators and con men like Madoff. In fact, if it
>had been up to me Madoff would have been thrown in prison without bail
>pending his trial and all of his accounts would have been immediately
>frozen. Although, with regard to our lawmakers, they should have had some
>controls on those $ hundreds of billions _before_ they handed it out to the
>banks. As a side note, Wednesday's hearing came a day after Treasury
>Secretary Timothy Geithner failed to inspire market confidence over the
>government's financial bailout plans and sent stocks tumbling.
>
>But here's what I find hypocritical about the Democrats - aside from the
>fact that Geithner is a repeat tax cheat and Obama just rewarded his
>dishonesty by appointing him Secretary of the Treasury and head of the IRS.
>Democratic Rep. Barney Frank, chairman of the House of Representatives
>Financial Services Committee, opened the proceedings by telling the bank
>CEOs they needed to understand Americans' anger and frustration and
>cooperate with lawmakers willingly, "not grudgingly, not doing the minimum."
>Now this is the height of hypocrisy! Barney Frank and Chris Dodd were the
>Democrat chairs of the congressional banking and finance committees for the
>past two years. F-MAE and F-MAC lost 90% of their stock value under the
>"guidance" of these two buffoons. As late as July, 08, just weeks before the
>collapse of F-MAE and F-MAC, Frank told investors that both organizations
>were sound and not in danger of collapse. Of course Dodd and Frank were
>both getting large political contributions from both organizations. Well
>neither of these two incompetent morons has taken the slightest bit or
>responsibility or express the smallest bit of remorse for their part in this
>financial disaster. If Obama and the Congressional Democrats had any real
>integrity or sense of ethical responsibility, both Frank and Dodd would be
>stripped of their banking and financial committee responsibilities
>immediately. But then if they had integrity and ethics, you wouldn't see so
>many crooks and tax cheats being appointed to Obama's administration.
>
>Irish Mike
>

Mike,
I've made it a point to answer many of you political posts over the
last couple years. I've change handles just about every time. This
will be my last reply to one of your posts.

Know this - the reason your opinion DOES NOT MATTER is that your way
of thinking is why this country is in the mess it's in. You can rant
and rave and drool about democrats and liberals all you want, it was
your people, your president, your policies and your pigishness that
caused the economic collapse, started wars for no reason and lowered
America's standing in the world - perhaps permanently. The
ever-shrinking minority of rightwing dimbulbs like yourself have had
their chance. They have blown that chance, bigtime. You know it. We
all know it. Nothing good came out of the past eight years. In fact
it's looking like your boys have ushered in what may be one of the
scariest times in our history. To continue to spout your pitiful,
myopic bullshit is your right as an American (you are an American,
aren't you, Irish Mike?). To ignore you and get on with the serious
business of trying to heal a badly wounded (raped?) country is the
struggle the rest of us will deal with.


  
Date: 12 Feb 2009 12:14:09
From: Tom White
Subject: Re: More Democrat hypocrisy
gre@t.com wrote:
> Mike,
> I've made it a point to answer many of you political posts over the
> last couple years. I've change handles just about every time. This
> will be my last reply to one of your posts.

Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the absolutely essential
principles Mike recommends the nation follow; we could be facing
a catastrophe.



  
Date: 11 Feb 2009 21:14:19
From: FL Turbo
Subject: Re: More Democrat hypocrisy
On Wed, 11 Feb 2009 21:53:00 -0500, gre@t.com wrote:

>On Wed, 11 Feb 2009 19:44:02 -0500, "Irish Mike"
><mjostar@ameritech.net> wrote:
>
>>Today Washington lawmakers grilled the CEO's of the largest banks about what
>>they had done with the bailout money. Now I'm totally in favor of that and
>>it's way past time we crack down of crooked, greedy and irresponsible Wall
>>Street bankers, stock manipulators and con men like Madoff. In fact, if it
>>had been up to me Madoff would have been thrown in prison without bail
>>pending his trial and all of his accounts would have been immediately
>>frozen. Although, with regard to our lawmakers, they should have had some
>>controls on those $ hundreds of billions _before_ they handed it out to the
>>banks. As a side note, Wednesday's hearing came a day after Treasury
>>Secretary Timothy Geithner failed to inspire market confidence over the
>>government's financial bailout plans and sent stocks tumbling.
>>
>>But here's what I find hypocritical about the Democrats - aside from the
>>fact that Geithner is a repeat tax cheat and Obama just rewarded his
>>dishonesty by appointing him Secretary of the Treasury and head of the IRS.
>>Democratic Rep. Barney Frank, chairman of the House of Representatives
>>Financial Services Committee, opened the proceedings by telling the bank
>>CEOs they needed to understand Americans' anger and frustration and
>>cooperate with lawmakers willingly, "not grudgingly, not doing the minimum."
>>Now this is the height of hypocrisy! Barney Frank and Chris Dodd were the
>>Democrat chairs of the congressional banking and finance committees for the
>>past two years. F-MAE and F-MAC lost 90% of their stock value under the
>>"guidance" of these two buffoons. As late as July, 08, just weeks before the
>>collapse of F-MAE and F-MAC, Frank told investors that both organizations
>>were sound and not in danger of collapse. Of course Dodd and Frank were
>>both getting large political contributions from both organizations. Well
>>neither of these two incompetent morons has taken the slightest bit or
>>responsibility or express the smallest bit of remorse for their part in this
>>financial disaster. If Obama and the Congressional Democrats had any real
>>integrity or sense of ethical responsibility, both Frank and Dodd would be
>>stripped of their banking and financial committee responsibilities
>>immediately. But then if they had integrity and ethics, you wouldn't see so
>>many crooks and tax cheats being appointed to Obama's administration.
>>
>>Irish Mike
>>
>
>Mike,
>I've made it a point to answer many of you political posts over the
>last couple years. I've change handles just about every time. This
>will be my last reply to one of your posts.
>
>Know this - the reason your opinion DOES NOT MATTER is that your way
>of thinking is why this country is in the mess it's in. You can rant
>and rave and drool about democrats and liberals all you want, it was
>your people, your president, your policies and your pigishness that
>caused the economic collapse, started wars for no reason and lowered
>America's standing in the world - perhaps permanently. The
>ever-shrinking minority of rightwing dimbulbs like yourself have had
>their chance. They have blown that chance, bigtime. You know it. We
>all know it. Nothing good came out of the past eight years. In fact
>it's looking like your boys have ushered in what may be one of the
>scariest times in our history. To continue to spout your pitiful,
>myopic bullshit is your right as an American (you are an American,
>aren't you, Irish Mike?). To ignore you and get on with the serious
>business of trying to heal a badly wounded (raped?) country is the
>struggle the rest of us will deal with.

And your Messiah Obama, will lead the way, eh?

Keep a close watch on America's allies and enemies abroad to see how
they react to this administration.

Come back in about a year or so with your next handle, and we can all
talk.

Okay ??!!??



   
Date: 12 Feb 2009 02:22:07
From: bub
Subject: Re: More Democrat hypocrisy
On Wed, 11 Feb 2009 21:14:19 -0600, FL Turbo <noemail@notime.com >
wrote:

>On Wed, 11 Feb 2009 21:53:00 -0500, gre@t.com wrote:
>
>>On Wed, 11 Feb 2009 19:44:02 -0500, "Irish Mike"
>><mjostar@ameritech.net> wrote:
>>
>>>Today Washington lawmakers grilled the CEO's of the largest banks about what
>>>they had done with the bailout money. Now I'm totally in favor of that and
>>>it's way past time we crack down of crooked, greedy and irresponsible Wall
>>>Street bankers, stock manipulators and con men like Madoff. In fact, if it
>>>had been up to me Madoff would have been thrown in prison without bail
>>>pending his trial and all of his accounts would have been immediately
>>>frozen. Although, with regard to our lawmakers, they should have had some
>>>controls on those $ hundreds of billions _before_ they handed it out to the
>>>banks. As a side note, Wednesday's hearing came a day after Treasury
>>>Secretary Timothy Geithner failed to inspire market confidence over the
>>>government's financial bailout plans and sent stocks tumbling.
>>>
>>>But here's what I find hypocritical about the Democrats - aside from the
>>>fact that Geithner is a repeat tax cheat and Obama just rewarded his
>>>dishonesty by appointing him Secretary of the Treasury and head of the IRS.
>>>Democratic Rep. Barney Frank, chairman of the House of Representatives
>>>Financial Services Committee, opened the proceedings by telling the bank
>>>CEOs they needed to understand Americans' anger and frustration and
>>>cooperate with lawmakers willingly, "not grudgingly, not doing the minimum."
>>>Now this is the height of hypocrisy! Barney Frank and Chris Dodd were the
>>>Democrat chairs of the congressional banking and finance committees for the
>>>past two years. F-MAE and F-MAC lost 90% of their stock value under the
>>>"guidance" of these two buffoons. As late as July, 08, just weeks before the
>>>collapse of F-MAE and F-MAC, Frank told investors that both organizations
>>>were sound and not in danger of collapse. Of course Dodd and Frank were
>>>both getting large political contributions from both organizations. Well
>>>neither of these two incompetent morons has taken the slightest bit or
>>>responsibility or express the smallest bit of remorse for their part in this
>>>financial disaster. If Obama and the Congressional Democrats had any real
>>>integrity or sense of ethical responsibility, both Frank and Dodd would be
>>>stripped of their banking and financial committee responsibilities
>>>immediately. But then if they had integrity and ethics, you wouldn't see so
>>>many crooks and tax cheats being appointed to Obama's administration.
>>>
>>>Irish Mike
>>>
>>
>>Mike,
>>I've made it a point to answer many of you political posts over the
>>last couple years. I've change handles just about every time. This
>>will be my last reply to one of your posts.
>>
>>Know this - the reason your opinion DOES NOT MATTER is that your way
>>of thinking is why this country is in the mess it's in. You can rant
>>and rave and drool about democrats and liberals all you want, it was
>>your people, your president, your policies and your pigishness that
>>caused the economic collapse, started wars for no reason and lowered
>>America's standing in the world - perhaps permanently. The
>>ever-shrinking minority of rightwing dimbulbs like yourself have had
>>their chance. They have blown that chance, bigtime. You know it. We
>>all know it. Nothing good came out of the past eight years. In fact
>>it's looking like your boys have ushered in what may be one of the
>>scariest times in our history. To continue to spout your pitiful,
>>myopic bullshit is your right as an American (you are an American,
>>aren't you, Irish Mike?). To ignore you and get on with the serious
>>business of trying to heal a badly wounded (raped?) country is the
>>struggle the rest of us will deal with.
>
>And your Messiah Obama, will lead the way, eh?
>
>Keep a close watch on America's allies and enemies abroad to see how
>they react to this administration.
>
>Come back in about a year or so with your next handle, and we can all
>talk.
>
>Okay ??!!??


but what about the change?


  
Date: 12 Feb 2009 00:14:43
From: Irish Mike
Subject: Re: More Democrat hypocrisy

<gre@t.com > wrote in message
news:9u17p4t7p17nudf8892nk9632otn77pgu7@4ax.com...
> On Wed, 11 Feb 2009 19:44:02 -0500, "Irish Mike"
> <mjostar@ameritech.net> wrote:
>
>>Today Washington lawmakers grilled the CEO's of the largest banks about
>>what
>>they had done with the bailout money. Now I'm totally in favor of that
>>and
>>it's way past time we crack down of crooked, greedy and irresponsible Wall
>>Street bankers, stock manipulators and con men like Madoff. In fact, if
>>it
>>had been up to me Madoff would have been thrown in prison without bail
>>pending his trial and all of his accounts would have been immediately
>>frozen. Although, with regard to our lawmakers, they should have had some
>>controls on those $ hundreds of billions _before_ they handed it out to
>>the
>>banks. As a side note, Wednesday's hearing came a day after Treasury
>>Secretary Timothy Geithner failed to inspire market confidence over the
>>government's financial bailout plans and sent stocks tumbling.
>>
>>But here's what I find hypocritical about the Democrats - aside from the
>>fact that Geithner is a repeat tax cheat and Obama just rewarded his
>>dishonesty by appointing him Secretary of the Treasury and head of the
>>IRS.
>>Democratic Rep. Barney Frank, chairman of the House of Representatives
>>Financial Services Committee, opened the proceedings by telling the bank
>>CEOs they needed to understand Americans' anger and frustration and
>>cooperate with lawmakers willingly, "not grudgingly, not doing the
>>minimum."
>>Now this is the height of hypocrisy! Barney Frank and Chris Dodd were the
>>Democrat chairs of the congressional banking and finance committees for
>>the
>>past two years. F-MAE and F-MAC lost 90% of their stock value under the
>>"guidance" of these two buffoons. As late as July, 08, just weeks before
>>the
>>collapse of F-MAE and F-MAC, Frank told investors that both organizations
>>were sound and not in danger of collapse. Of course Dodd and Frank were
>>both getting large political contributions from both organizations. Well
>>neither of these two incompetent morons has taken the slightest bit or
>>responsibility or express the smallest bit of remorse for their part in
>>this
>>financial disaster. If Obama and the Congressional Democrats had any real
>>integrity or sense of ethical responsibility, both Frank and Dodd would be
>>stripped of their banking and financial committee responsibilities
>>immediately. But then if they had integrity and ethics, you wouldn't see
>>so
>>many crooks and tax cheats being appointed to Obama's administration.
>>
>>Irish Mike
>>
>
> Mike,
> I've made it a point to answer many of you political posts over the
> last couple years. I've change handles just about every time. This
> will be my last reply to one of your posts.
>
> Know this - the reason your opinion DOES NOT MATTER is that your way
> of thinking is why this country is in the mess it's in. You can rant
> and rave and drool about democrats and liberals all you want, it was
> your people, your president, your policies and your pigishness that
> caused the economic collapse, started wars for no reason and lowered
> America's standing in the world - perhaps permanently. The
> ever-shrinking minority of rightwing dimbulbs like yourself have had
> their chance. They have blown that chance, bigtime. You know it. We
> all know it. Nothing good came out of the past eight years. In fact
> it's looking like your boys have ushered in what may be one of the
> scariest times in our history. To continue to spout your pitiful,
> myopic bullshit is your right as an American (you are an American,
> aren't you, Irish Mike?). To ignore you and get on with the serious
> business of trying to heal a badly wounded (raped?) country is the
> struggle the rest of us will deal with.

Like most liberals you conveniently forget the fact that Democrats have
controlled congress and chaired all the banking and finance committees for
the last two years. Or that it was the Democrats that forced banks to make,
high risk subprime loans. But the truth is, screwing up this economy was a
joint Democrat and Republican effort. The Democrats laid the ground work
with their requirement that F-MAE and F-MAC
have up to 50% of their entire investment portfolios in high risk, subprime
mortgages. Obama played a personal role while working as an arm twister and
shakedown artist for ACORN in Chicago. You might recall this is the same
ACORN that is under investigation for voter fraud in 13 states. Obama and
the other ACORN thugs played the race card on any bank that did not make
enough high risk loans to unqualified borrowers. He helped ACORN file a
lawsuit against a Chicago finance company and blocked their merger plans
because they had not made enough high risk subprime loans. ACORN won in
court and banks and finance companies all across the country lowered their
lending standards as a result. Plus, thanks to Bill Clinton, F-MAE and
F-MAC were buying up subprime loans as fast as the banks could write them.
So the banks got greedy and started bundling and reselling these high risk
loans. And then the Democrats took over Congress two years ago. That meant
they also took over the chairmanship, and control, of all the banking and
finance committees . They put a couple of incompetent buffoons, Chris Dodd
and Barney Frank, in charge of the congressional banking and finance
committees.

Now enter the Republicans. Bush appointed Christopher Cox as head of the
SEC and Cox just stuck his head in the sand and let the banks do what ever
they wanted. Some Republicans, including John McCain, saw the potential
problems created by these high risk subprime loans but never really blew the
whistle on them or alerted the American public. And President Bush, who was
never a strong communicator any way, basically sat back and did relatively
little to prevent this financial train wreck.

Now enter Obama. He appoints a bunch of old Clinton-era political hacks,
crooks and tax cheats to his administration. He sits back and lets the
Congressional Democrats slap together a disgraceful $ 900 billion pork
barrel welfare and social engineering spending bill with zero input from
Republicans. Then he goes on his televised bully pulpit and uses the fear
factor to get it jammed down the American tax payer's throats. Sadly this
bill has more fat in it than Oprah's ass and will do little to stimulate the
economy, especially in 2009. If he truly wanted to put politics aside he
would have at least looked at the Senate Republican version of the bill
which cost half as much and would have hit the market place twice as fast.
But Obama chose left wing politics over the well being of the America
people. He chose to put all the blame on the Bush administration and to
ignore his own role and that of the Democrats who controlled Congress for
the past two years.

Bottom-line - both political parties own responsibility for this financial
meltdown and both sides, including Obama, have failed the American people
miserably.

Irish Mike




 
Date: 11 Feb 2009 17:18:34
From: Senator Millionaire
Subject: Re: More Democrat hypocrisy
On Feb 11, 7:44=A0pm, "Irish Mike" <mjos...@ameritech.net > wrote:
> Today Washington lawmakers grilled the CEO's of the largest banks about w=
hat
> they had done with the bailout money. =A0Now I'm totally in favor of that=
and
> it's way past time we crack down of crooked, greedy and irresponsible Wal=
l
> Street bankers, stock manipulators and con men like Madoff. =A0In fact, i=
f it
> had been up to me Madoff would have been thrown in prison without bail
> pending his trial and all of his accounts would have been immediately
> frozen. =A0Although, with regard to our lawmakers, they should have had s=
ome
> controls on those $ hundreds of billions _before_ they handed it out to t=
he
> banks. =A0As a side note, Wednesday's hearing came a day after Treasury
> Secretary Timothy Geithner failed to inspire market confidence over the
> government's financial bailout plans and sent stocks tumbling.
>
> But here's what I find hypocritical about the Democrats - aside from the
> fact that Geithner is a repeat tax cheat and Obama just rewarded his
> dishonesty by appointing him Secretary of the Treasury and head of the IR=
S.
> Democratic Rep. Barney Frank, chairman of the House of Representatives
> Financial Services Committee, opened the proceedings by telling the bank
> CEOs they needed to understand Americans' anger and frustration and
> cooperate with lawmakers willingly, "not grudgingly, not doing the minimu=
m."
> Now this is the height of hypocrisy! =A0Barney Frank and Chris Dodd were =
the
> Democrat chairs of the congressional banking and finance committees for t=
he
> past two years. =A0F-MAE and F-MAC lost 90% of their stock value under th=
e
> "guidance" of these two buffoons. As late as July, 08, just weeks before =
the
> collapse of F-MAE and F-MAC, Frank told investors that both organizations
> were sound and not in danger of collapse. =A0Of course Dodd and Frank wer=
e
> both getting large political contributions from both organizations. =A0We=
ll
> neither of these two incompetent morons has taken the slightest bit or
> responsibility or express the smallest bit of remorse for their part in t=
his
> financial disaster. =A0If Obama and the Congressional Democrats had any r=
eal
> integrity or sense of ethical responsibility, both Frank and Dodd would b=
e
> stripped of their banking and financial committee responsibilities
> immediately. =A0But then if they had integrity and ethics, you wouldn't s=
ee so
> many crooks and tax cheats being appointed to Obama's administration.
>
> Irish Mike

Barney Frank and Dodd should be impeached and sent prison with Bush.


 
Date: 11 Feb 2009 17:19:04
From: MrBookworm
Subject: Re: More Democrat hypocrisy
> Irish Mike

You're being called out in the topic "Bush Ass Lickers" Mike. Better not
let them get away with that. You can still type with your tongue inserted
in an anus, correct?

Dean

"When you respond to me, you are responding to a troll." - Paul Popinjay
1/16/2009

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