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PBS Poll-435 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-11-09 08:49 PM
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47. It is much easier (and more fun, i hear) to blindly criticize
Who has time anymore to use the "Google?"
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  -Seriously. You Were Lied to About the Wells Fargo Employee Recognition Trip PBS Poll-435  Feb-11-09 12:41 AM   #0 
  - This is the same garbage they push over at Freepland. NT.  AyanRand Is Dead   Feb-11-09 12:47 AM   #1 
  - LOL  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-09 12:50 AM   #2 
  - irrational is to say that paulson "forced" them  mkultra   Feb-11-09 08:23 AM   #22 
     - actually, for many banks, accepting TARP money was near-mandatory  crimsonblue   Feb-11-09 05:18 PM   #41 
        - Exactly  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-09 08:39 PM   #45 
        - are you refering to CRA ratings?  mkultra   Feb-11-09 08:39 PM   #46 
  - AyanRand, that was uncalled for..  snowbear   Feb-11-09 12:52 AM   #3 
  - Then I guess the Freepers are smarter than you  Phx_Dem   Feb-11-09 06:10 PM   #42 
  - Right, Paulson forced them to take it. 2% interest on 25 bill = 500 mill.  Hannah Bell   Feb-11-09 12:54 AM   #4 
  - (It was partial 4Q dividends)  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-09 12:56 AM   #5 
     - My heart--it bleeds.  amitten   Feb-11-09 01:04 AM   #6 
        - Ummm... It probably shouldn't  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-09 01:09 AM   #7 
           - Too bad they can't provide better customer service.  amitten   Feb-11-09 01:11 AM   #8 
           - Umm... Ok?  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-09 01:13 AM   #10 
              - You're right--it's off topic because it has nothing to do with  amitten   Feb-11-09 01:22 AM   #11 
           - Depends on how you figure & who does the figuring, e.g.:  Hannah Bell   Feb-11-09 06:39 AM   #16 
           - still sounds like a choice they made.  mkultra   Feb-11-09 08:24 AM   #23 
  - Its bad form to be extravagant nowadays.  dkf   Feb-11-09 01:12 AM   #9 
  - Except that these trips are set up over a year in advance and...  Hansel   Feb-11-09 06:22 PM   #43 
     - Better to cancel the trip than to get buried under bad PR and  dkf   Feb-11-09 11:49 PM   #50 
  - you're weird  PretzelWarrior   Feb-11-09 01:28 AM   #12 
  - Probably  PBS Poll-435   Feb-12-09 01:57 AM   #51 
  - The problem I have with this is the "offer you can't refuse" analogy. It makes no sense.  napoleon_in_rags   Feb-11-09 01:30 AM   #13 
  - like most freeper arguments, it is rooted in poor logic.  mkultra   Feb-11-09 08:38 AM   #25 
  - The agreement was for every bank to take some TARP $  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-09 10:54 AM   #34 
     - So are you defending this one bank?  napoleon_in_rags   Feb-11-09 03:17 PM   #36 
        - That is exactly what I am doing  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-09 04:06 PM   #38 
  - Sorry you didn't get to go to Vegas  revolve   Feb-11-09 01:39 AM   #14 
  - This didn't affect me personally at all  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-09 10:54 AM   #35 
  - I'm happy to see it looks like the gov. made at least one good investment.  Frank Booth   Feb-11-09 01:45 AM   #15 
  - fucking GROW UP, man. You believe that shit???????!!  PretzelWarrior   Feb-11-09 06:40 AM   #17 
  - Dude.  Starry Messenger   Feb-11-09 07:10 AM   #18 
  - I was thinking the same thing............  Marrah_G   Feb-11-09 07:46 AM   #19 
     - I love that one, too.  Starry Messenger   Feb-11-09 07:55 AM   #20 
  - I know I believe it. Not every bank is the same.  Hansel   Feb-11-09 06:29 PM   #44 
     - It is much easier (and more fun, i hear) to blindly criticize  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-09 08:49 PM   #47 
  - Yeah, let's throw a party for the people involved in predatory lending.  Skwmom   Feb-11-09 08:07 AM   #21 
  - Exactly. I feel bad for the little tellers who did not get their trip to Las Vegas  Jennicut   Feb-11-09 09:46 AM   #28 
  - At the end of the day, both that woman and Wells Fargo  DeschutesRiver   Feb-11-09 10:47 AM   #33 
     - Do you understand what predatory lending is?  Skwmom   Feb-11-09 04:25 PM   #39 
        - Sorry for the misunderstanding  DeschutesRiver   Feb-11-09 04:58 PM   #40 
        - I hope I never fail to feel outrage at a post that blames the victims.  Skwmom   Feb-11-09 08:51 PM   #48 
           - Whether they were willing participants, victims or mistaken doesn't enter into the equation?  DeschutesRiver   Feb-12-09 10:20 AM   #55 
        - Do you have the figures on how her payments went to $1500...  Hansel   Feb-11-09 10:25 PM   #49 
  - FACT: in the end, it was their choice and thus they must obey the rule of law  mkultra   Feb-11-09 08:26 AM   #24 
  - They were "forced" to do it?  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-11-09 08:39 AM   #26 
  - So they either take it or get screwed by competitors who got the money and could lend out at low ...  uponit7771   Feb-11-09 09:51 AM   #30 
     - No, that's not it  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-11-09 10:25 AM   #32 
  - As someone who has been with WF for years, I agree with you...  zulchzulu   Feb-11-09 09:07 AM   #27 
  - Yeap and don't forget CHASE also, they were "made" to take the money along with Wells Fargo or get..  uponit7771   Feb-11-09 09:48 AM   #29 
  - Yeah, in addition to the "we won't be there for you" threat  Phx_Dem   Feb-12-09 10:02 AM   #54 
  - Stock price fell from over $44 to under $17 since September.  cherokeeprogressive   Feb-11-09 10:14 AM   #31 
  - Let's be fair here.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Feb-12-09 09:32 AM   #53 
  - LOL  HOLOS   Feb-11-09 03:36 PM   #37 
  - Thank You...  Earth Bound Misfit   Feb-12-09 03:00 AM   #52 

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