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wroberts189 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-03-09 02:33 PM
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2. And to think of how much people struggle to pay them every month. nt
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  -Another bailed out bank partying on our dime - Wells Fargo Clear Blue Sky  Feb-03-09 02:26 PM   #0 
  - If you complain about banks using bailout funds to par-tay, then you are advocating "CLASS WARFARE"  ck4829   Feb-03-09 02:27 PM   #1 
  - Then let's declare it  Zodiak   Feb-03-09 03:21 PM   #16 
  - The WAR is ON.... i wonder if i can crash a bank party... FREE FOOD ! ! !  happygoluckytoyou   Feb-03-09 03:51 PM   #25 
  - Americans will NEVER revolt  Corey   Feb-04-09 02:57 AM   #97 
  - fuckers. when my house is paid off, buh-bye forever.  roguevalley   Feb-03-09 04:39 PM   #34 
  - good luck  chad78   Feb-03-09 04:44 PM   #36 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-03-09 04:55 PM   #38 
     - on it's own dime?  NeoConsSuck   Feb-03-09 07:47 PM   #87 
  - I keep hearing this line from finance pundits and insiders.  pa28   Feb-03-09 05:58 PM   #60 
  - nothings is subsidized...  chad78   Feb-03-09 06:06 PM   #65 
     - Looks like they cancelled the trip.  pa28   Feb-03-09 06:33 PM   #80 
        - The hell they weren't  PBS Poll-435   Feb-03-09 07:24 PM   #84 
           - To be fair, the dividends suck - only 5%...but WFC being higher quality  Lucky Luciano   Feb-03-09 08:02 PM   #89 
           - I'm not sure how you concluded that.  pa28   Feb-03-09 09:27 PM   #92 
  - Hmm, class warfare sounds good to me. nt  ProgressIn2008   Feb-03-09 08:17 PM   #90 
  - And to think of how much people struggle to pay them every month. nt  wroberts189   Feb-03-09 02:33 PM   #2 
  - Same bank that foreclosed on an Ohio woman who  Skwmom   Feb-03-09 02:33 PM   #3 
  - why in the hell would someone accept an ARM  Lance_Boyle   Feb-03-09 02:34 PM   #4 
     - Some people are easy to take advantage of.  Skwmom   Feb-03-09 02:43 PM   #5 
     - That's not 40%. It's 27% -- not such a huge down payment.  Brazenly Liberal   Feb-03-09 03:05 PM   #12 
        - They hold ours also and customer service has tanked  glinda   Feb-03-09 03:35 PM   #18 
  - Names and faces. Addresses too.  YOY   Feb-03-09 02:45 PM   #6 
  - Bailed-out Wells Fargo plans Vegas casino junkets  RiverStone   Feb-03-09 02:48 PM   #7 
  - Pure arrogance  HelenWheels   Feb-03-09 02:48 PM   #8 
  - Well, as some on DU were defending Luxury Boxes and Jets...  LanternWaste   Feb-03-09 02:48 PM   #9 
  - U.S. made general aviation jets are the best in the world.  BrightKnight   Feb-03-09 06:24 PM   #73 
  - "Recognition events are still part of our culture," spokeswoman Melissa Murray said. "It's really im  cherish44   Feb-03-09 03:48 PM   #23 
  - Give them a $25 reduction on their next refinancing. Valid for 90 days.  LiberalFighter   Feb-03-09 05:12 PM   #41 
  - Get your facts straight before grabbing your pitchforks.  Phx_Dem   Feb-03-09 04:15 PM   #29 
  - An excellent point being ignored by the pitchfork folks...  Lucky Luciano   Feb-03-09 05:14 PM   #42 
  - Why were they being given this money in the first place?  AntiFascist   Feb-03-09 06:00 PM   #62 
     - Paulson should be sent to prison for this and more. n/t  Hansel   Feb-03-09 06:28 PM   #76 
  - Something really, really stinks here...  CoffeeCat   Feb-03-09 11:55 PM   #95 
  - Yeah, the crooks that can talk someone into an unfair loan arrangement  Skwmom   Feb-03-09 04:41 PM   #35 
     - again, ignorance...  chad78   Feb-03-09 04:47 PM   #37 
        - Well the woman who paid 40 k down on a 147 k loan and  Skwmom   Feb-04-09 10:55 AM   #102 
  - Wait, let's not be too hasty  gratuitous   Feb-03-09 02:48 PM   #10 
  - Maybe the dumbest post on the thread  PBS Poll-435   Feb-03-09 05:44 PM   #55 
     - Thank you  gratuitous   Feb-03-09 06:17 PM   #70 
  - W-A-I-T just a minute!  doodadem   Feb-03-09 02:52 PM   #11 
  - They were told THEY HAD TO TAKE IT  glinda   Feb-03-09 03:38 PM   #19 
  - and better party like its 1999 BECAUSE WE MAY BE BROKE IN 2010  happygoluckytoyou   Feb-03-09 03:53 PM   #26 
  - I know. It's my understanding they stayed away from the subprime nonsense, viewing it as The Plague.  DRoseDARs   Feb-03-09 05:38 PM   #52 
  - I thought citibank bought wachovia (eom)  grasswire   Feb-03-09 05:49 PM   #57 
     - They tried  PBS Poll-435   Feb-03-09 05:52 PM   #59 
        - ...and failed. They wanted govt $$$ to do it, WF paid with their OWN cash thank you very much.  DRoseDARs   Feb-03-09 06:03 PM   #64 
           - Exactly  PBS Poll-435   Feb-03-09 06:26 PM   #75 
  - I am not sure I believe this at all.  Winterblues   Feb-03-09 03:06 PM   #13 
  - Believe it.  Kensan   Feb-03-09 04:01 PM   #27 
     - not quite...  chad78   Feb-03-09 04:38 PM   #33 
     - It's not that simple  Kensan   Feb-03-09 05:48 PM   #56 
        - misconceptions...  chad78   Feb-03-09 05:59 PM   #61 
     - Your logic does not hold up - WFC was already too big to fail  Lucky Luciano   Feb-03-09 05:19 PM   #44 
        - You are correct...but  Kensan   Feb-03-09 06:06 PM   #66 
  - ANYONE ELSE FUCKING SICK OF THIS SHIT  Mari333   Feb-03-09 03:07 PM   #14 
  - ROFL  PBS Poll-435   Feb-03-09 05:38 PM   #51 
  - Are there ANY bank CEO's who are not GOP?  diamidue   Feb-03-09 07:50 PM   #88 
  - I'm still pissed at Wells Fargo for not approving my car loan two years ago..  tridim   Feb-03-09 03:18 PM   #15 
  - Maybe they are trying to win back the bail-out money for us. n/t  denverbill   Feb-03-09 03:30 PM   #17 
  - When did Wells Fargo receive "25 billion in bail out money"? News to me.  Beam Me Up   Feb-03-09 03:38 PM   #20 
  - It must have to do with their recent buyout of Wachovia  KamaAina   Feb-03-09 05:03 PM   #39 
  - Hit back at Wells Fargo....  vinylsolution   Feb-03-09 03:39 PM   #21 
  - That is not what this story is about.  PBS Poll-435   Feb-03-09 05:42 PM   #53 
  - Obviously, the finance industry needs Xtreme oversight. These people are wasteful pigs.  Zorra   Feb-03-09 03:43 PM   #22 
  - When you are rich  Magleetis   Feb-03-09 03:48 PM   #24 
  - fact-check...  chad78   Feb-03-09 04:11 PM   #28 
     - Yep. Wells Fargo pays $371.5 million in dividends to TREASURY DEPT.  Phx_Dem   Feb-03-09 04:23 PM   #32 
  - LBN Rules...please post actual headline  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-03-09 04:17 PM   #30 
  - And so are you . . . clueless. Get the facts before you smear.  Phx_Dem   Feb-03-09 04:19 PM   #31 
  - What if a whole bunch of homeless people showed up for some free eats?  KamaAina   Feb-03-09 05:04 PM   #40 
  - When I click on your link it says that Wells-Fargo has cancelled the trip.  Arkansas Granny   Feb-03-09 05:19 PM   #43 
  - It was cancelled - the OP was more interested in inciting a riot....EOM  nostalgicaboutmyfutr   Feb-03-09 05:25 PM   #45 
  - "the OP was more interested in inciting a riot" This is pure hyberpole and libelous too. n/t  DRoseDARs   Feb-03-09 05:42 PM   #54 
  - Yes. The Rocky Mountain News has updated their story at the link  Robb   Feb-03-09 05:30 PM   #49 
  - Check the facts  MNLeftie   Feb-03-09 05:26 PM   #46 
  - good looks like they've reconsidered taking the trip, but this article is misleading  maddezmom   Feb-03-09 05:29 PM   #47 
  - It's been class warfare for 40 years  davefromqueens   Feb-03-09 05:30 PM   #48 
  - I DON'T FUCKING CARE ABOUT THIS STORY  PBS Poll-435   Feb-03-09 05:36 PM   #50 
  - BY CHASING THE WORLD'S CHEAPEST WORKERS  KakistocracyHater   Feb-03-09 05:52 PM   #58 
  - seriously? REALLY? Seriously??  chad78   Feb-03-09 06:02 PM   #63 
     - you're 1 of them  KakistocracyHater   Feb-03-09 06:08 PM   #69 
        - you're back??? why?  chad78   Feb-03-09 06:25 PM   #74 
  - The government bought Wells Fargo stock  Hansel   Feb-03-09 06:08 PM   #67 
  - Thank you  PBS Poll-435   Feb-03-09 06:31 PM   #79 
  - I confess I don't understand why they would do that  primavera   Feb-03-09 08:24 PM   #91 
     - If the government is just buying stock in Wells Fargo  Hansel   Feb-03-09 11:00 PM   #94 
  - Shit. These guys own my mortgage. I pay them in full and more every month.  phleshdef   Feb-03-09 06:08 PM   #68 
  - Wells Fargo is owned by Berkshire Hathaway  Omaha Steve   Feb-03-09 06:19 PM   #71 
  - I hope you don't mean that Buffet actually owns the company, entirely...  chad78   Feb-03-09 06:23 PM   #72 
  - He owns about 7% of Wells Fargo's outstanding common stock  PBS Poll-435   Feb-03-09 06:28 PM   #77 
  - They own 7%.....  WriteDown   Feb-04-09 09:07 AM   #100 
  - Holy Crap  Inkyfuzzbottom   Feb-03-09 06:29 PM   #78 
  - BAAAAHHAHAHAA! This cracks me up; I love it.  RadiationTherapy   Feb-03-09 06:35 PM   #81 
  - 1st AIG, then BOA, now this. Pile it high, deep and smelly  benld74   Feb-03-09 06:36 PM   #82 
  - AIG and Merril Lynch/Countrywide (BOA) failed  PBS Poll-435   Feb-03-09 06:55 PM   #83 
  - Some banks were forced to take TARP $ in order to create a smokescreen for poor performers  riderinthestorm   Feb-03-09 07:33 PM   #85 
  - .  PBS Poll-435   Feb-03-09 07:40 PM   #86 
  - It's time to nationalize these banks...  tide72   Feb-03-09 09:43 PM   #93 
  - Would you still want them nationalized with Repugs in charge? - n/t  BrightKnight   Feb-04-09 12:09 AM   #96 
     - The way it's been going it doesn't seem like it would make that much difference  nolabels   Feb-04-09 09:40 AM   #101 
  - Perfect timing....tks for the post!  4_TN_TITANS   Feb-04-09 07:15 AM   #98 
  - I thought Wells Fargo was supposed to be one of the healthiest  harun   Feb-04-09 08:27 AM   #99 
     - They were forced to  PBS Poll-435   Feb-04-09 06:45 PM   #103 
 

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