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sarcasmo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-15-11 06:15 PM
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11. Koch criminal enterprise.
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  -Leaked Documents Reveal Major Speculators Behind 2008 Oil Price Shock: Hedge Funds, Koch, Big Banks, kpete  Sep-15-11 05:46 PM   #0 
  - how about now?  ixion   Sep-15-11 05:47 PM   #1 
  - No This Time It's Different!  wellst0nev0ter   Sep-15-11 05:56 PM   #5 
  - Matt_Taibbi_Hater =EQUALS= Corporatist Shill  vets74   Sep-16-11 07:06 AM   #86 
     - +1000  valerief   Sep-16-11 04:07 PM   #108 
  - Yep, gas is almost as expensive now  DissedByBush   Sep-15-11 07:59 PM   #27 
  - it's 3.85 in CT, very close to price in '08 when oil was at $150/barrel  wordpix   Sep-15-11 11:44 PM   #66 
  - Now, dems blame the speculators, and repugs blame the dems  bhikkhu   Sep-15-11 09:44 PM   #52 
     - No, Paul Krugman said that oil speculation had nothing to do with it.  The Doctor.   Sep-15-11 11:25 PM   #64 
     - Krugman has good points on most things  bhikkhu   Sep-16-11 12:10 AM   #68 
     - Document your assertions  CAcyclist   Sep-16-11 09:49 AM   #92 
     - Here is Paul Krugman's actual opinion from 2009  CAcyclist   Sep-16-11 09:53 AM   #94 
     - "Blame" ties to criminal acts. Goldman/Aleynikov "secret sauce" breaks exchanges' security  vets74   Sep-16-11 07:53 AM   #87 
  - Kick and Rec one time for the teabaggers  Kingofalldems   Sep-15-11 05:51 PM   #2 
  - Won't do much good  Andy823   Sep-15-11 09:20 PM   #46 
     - That must be why none of the MSM  dotymed   Sep-15-11 09:57 PM   #56 
     - Elucidate, my dear Watson.  raccoon   Sep-16-11 09:59 AM   #95 
        - Not at all.  dotymed   Sep-16-11 01:14 PM   #101 
     - Teabaggers have been told to  Enthusiast   Sep-16-11 02:08 AM   #70 
  - kr nt  bananas   Sep-15-11 05:53 PM   #3 
  - kr  Norrin Radd   Sep-15-11 05:55 PM   #4 
  - A veritable who's who of criminal high rollers n/t  Hydra   Sep-15-11 05:57 PM   #6 
  - The extra money out of our pockets went to these named speculators.  Waiting For Everyman   Sep-15-11 06:00 PM   #7 
  - Nobody could have imagined...  yardwork   Sep-15-11 06:03 PM   #8 
  - "We need to end all regulation and let the 'free market' rule. Smirk." - Republicons  SpiralHawk   Sep-15-11 07:09 PM   #18 
  - Just like planes into buildings.........nt  Enthusiast   Sep-16-11 02:11 AM   #72 
  - I am quite certain that OPEC had nothing to do with it...  Cool Logic   Sep-15-11 06:03 PM   #9 
  - But...High prices are Obama's fault!  lindysalsagal   Sep-15-11 06:14 PM   #10 
  - Well, of course, Obama isn't pals with any of these anti-democractic corporations ... is he?  defendandprotect   Sep-15-11 10:56 PM   #60 
  - Koch criminal enterprise.  sarcasmo   Sep-15-11 06:15 PM   #11 
  - Quite the group of players. eom.  Hotler   Sep-15-11 06:35 PM   #12 
  - The speculators are scum .... but ....  cosmicone   Sep-15-11 06:39 PM   #13 
  - No, we'd just be paying $8.00 a gallon like they do in Europe.  bluesbassman   Sep-15-11 08:06 PM   #30 
     - The $8/gallon in Europe is not due to demand  cosmicone   Sep-15-11 10:29 PM   #59 
     - what does this have to do with driving SUV's? And $8 gas in Europe & Canada gets you health care &  wordpix   Sep-15-11 11:48 PM   #67 
  - Thank you , Bernie. Now can we hang someone?  aquart   Sep-15-11 06:46 PM   #14 
  - Not as long as there are reality shows and millionaires posing as journalists.  SomeGuyInEagan   Sep-15-11 11:11 PM   #63 
     - Three words: Barack Hussein Obama  tcaudilllg   Sep-16-11 01:00 AM   #69 
  - 'Brunch with Bernie' should be good tomorrow.  santamargarita   Sep-15-11 06:52 PM   #15 
  - Surprise!!!! Oh ya....NOT!  SoapBox   Sep-15-11 07:03 PM   #16 
  - Republicon Family Values = Screw America and Americans  SpiralHawk   Sep-15-11 07:07 PM   #17 
  - These people should be in prison.  glinda   Sep-15-11 07:13 PM   #19 
  - K&R  davidwparker   Sep-15-11 07:13 PM   #20 
  - And this should be posted to the canada group. Bank of Montreal huh?  glinda   Sep-15-11 07:14 PM   #21 
  - They 'play' the same game as all the others...  Amonester   Sep-15-11 10:10 PM   #58 
  - The Return of Koch  EvilMonsanto   Sep-15-11 07:28 PM   #22 
  - This is a perfect example of why the corporate mafia want another  INdemo   Sep-15-11 08:06 PM   #28 
  - Duplicate  INdemo   Sep-15-11 08:06 PM   #29 
  - Bet they did it because they knew everything was near collapse anyway  catzies   Sep-15-11 07:41 PM   #23 
  - Sounds plausible......nt  Enthusiast   Sep-16-11 02:14 AM   #73 
  - The rich are fucking everyone.  sakabatou   Sep-15-11 07:45 PM   #24 
  - In every orifice. And when they're done with them, they break skin and make more. nt  valerief   Sep-15-11 09:03 PM   #42 
  - Simple fix  bl968   Sep-15-11 07:46 PM   #25 
  - They used to have position limits.  subterranean   Sep-15-11 09:33 PM   #49 
  - I'm all for your solution.  Enthusiast   Sep-16-11 02:15 AM   #74 
  - RECOMMENDED. Bookmarked. Everyone should read and bookmark and re-read.  JohnWxy   Sep-15-11 07:46 PM   #26 
  - If we had a real Justice Dept. - or even a real FBI, this list would be investigated. nt  cyberpj   Sep-15-11 08:13 PM   #31 
  - If we had a real media they would report on it.  Enthusiast   Sep-16-11 02:18 AM   #75 
  - If they found out coffee was going to run short, they'd speculate on that  bhikkhu   Sep-15-11 08:20 PM   #32 
  - Legal, but hardly normal to trade bits of paper which represent items you never  plumbob   Sep-15-11 09:43 PM   #51 
     - Bob, you are plumb!  Enthusiast   Sep-16-11 02:21 AM   #76 
  - an economy....  unkachuck   Sep-15-11 08:22 PM   #33 
  - so we finally we have the details......  madrchsod   Sep-15-11 08:28 PM   #34 
  - Shocker  Mr Gerrity   Sep-15-11 08:32 PM   #35 
  - Can we sue them? Class action?  McCamy Taylor   Sep-15-11 08:34 PM   #36 
  - Greed isn't a crime, esp. When you rig the laws  Demeter   Sep-15-11 09:49 PM   #54 
  - When are the big media conglomerates going to pick  rainy   Sep-15-11 08:37 PM   #37 
  - Yeah!  Enthusiast   Sep-16-11 02:22 AM   #77 
  - It's just awesome that the Democrats have told us about this!!11!!  Fumesucker   Sep-15-11 08:43 PM   #38 
  - Koch werent speculators to the upside  dd2003   Sep-15-11 08:51 PM   #39 
  - Leaked? This is an official statement of fact.  WhiteTara   Sep-15-11 09:01 PM   #40 
  - Make them take delivery...  farmbo   Sep-15-11 09:02 PM   #41 
  - It is not fair that we can't clone Bernie. K&R  Jefferson23   Sep-15-11 09:07 PM   #43 
  - +1000  Luciferous   Sep-15-11 09:21 PM   #47 
  - Senator Sanders  classysassy   Sep-15-11 09:13 PM   #44 
  - No, but it is a short list imo. Marcy Kaptur, the Congresswoman is another favorite of mine  Jefferson23   Sep-15-11 09:18 PM   #45 
  - Favorite here too..........nt  Enthusiast   Sep-16-11 02:24 AM   #79 
  - That makes two total.  7wo7rees   Sep-16-11 10:27 AM   #97 
  - Close.......nt  Enthusiast   Sep-16-11 02:23 AM   #78 
  - Bernie is a hero.  russspeakeasy   Sep-15-11 09:31 PM   #48 
  - Google [sanders community health center ]  vets74   Sep-16-11 08:09 AM   #88 
  - Can we call it racketeering now?  Arctic Dave   Sep-15-11 09:41 PM   #50 
  - Not unless there is the appearance of illegality.  SnakeEyes   Sep-16-11 11:55 AM   #100 
     - It is if the result is price fixing, which this seemed to be their planned outcome.  Arctic Dave   Sep-16-11 03:36 PM   #106 
  - Who knew?  Octafish   Sep-15-11 09:45 PM   #53 
  - I tried to point that out at the time  Warpy   Sep-15-11 09:55 PM   #55 
  - I took issue with Krugman on his blog in 2008..  girl gone mad   Sep-16-11 03:32 PM   #105 
     - Thanks it's nice to know I'm not the only one.  Warpy   Sep-16-11 05:38 PM   #109 
  - It's how the GOP funds their presidential elections.  Hubert Flottz   Sep-15-11 09:57 PM   #57 
  - +1000% --- Costs corporations a lot to buy our government and elected officials -- !!  defendandprotect   Sep-15-11 11:02 PM   #62 
  - SO much happened in 2008 yet it's seldom mentioned  young_at_heart   Sep-15-11 11:00 PM   #61 
  - You're right.  Enthusiast   Sep-16-11 02:47 AM   #80 
  - And let me guess, nothing will be done to them because they fund everyone's campaign.  Arthur3284   Sep-15-11 11:26 PM   #65 
  - Did you figure that out all by yourself?  Enthusiast   Sep-16-11 02:50 AM   #81 
  - kr nt  Enthusiast   Sep-16-11 02:10 AM   #71 
  - Ed and Rachael should be talking about this...  Sancho   Sep-16-11 04:00 AM   #82 
  - What we were saying, but now confirmed....  dmosh42   Sep-16-11 04:10 AM   #83 
  - Quelle surprise. Non?  Somawas   Sep-16-11 04:28 AM   #84 
  - Hey, don't employees of some of those companies now work in the White House??  progressoid   Sep-16-11 06:54 AM   #85 
  - I recall a story of some speculator who stated  Javaman   Sep-16-11 08:14 AM   #89 
  - Top 25 when all four groups are added together includes China??? as fourth?  Festivito   Sep-16-11 08:28 AM   #90 
  - Caaaaaaaaptainnnnnn Obvious flies in.  obxhead   Sep-16-11 09:02 AM   #91 
  - GREED  blkmusclmachine   Sep-16-11 09:53 AM   #93 
  - Let's blow that list of players up a little more  chill_wind   Sep-16-11 10:23 AM   #96 
  - k&r  KansDem   Sep-16-11 10:38 AM   #98 
  - No to new taxes, but yes to higher gas prices?  SpankMe   Sep-16-11 11:09 AM   #99 
  - where is koch in that list? i don't see it.  DrunkenBoat   Sep-16-11 01:20 PM   #102 
  - K&R... Love the pic  disillusioned73   Sep-16-11 01:46 PM   #103 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Sep-16-11 02:06 PM   #104 
  - K&R n/t  myrna minx   Sep-16-11 04:06 PM   #107 
 

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