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closeupready Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-23-09 10:55 AM
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7. Summers makes me sick.
>>the pendulum "should now swing towards an enhanced role for government in saving the market system from its excesses and inadequacies."<<

Translation: When greed destroys the banks' balance sheets, get the taxpayer to bail them out so they can start over at taxpayers' expense.

:puke: Fuck that.
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  -Larry Summers had it wrong on derivatives. And now he wants to lead on "entitlement reforms" Phoebe Loosinhouse  Mar-23-09 10:06 AM   #0 
  - Summers has certainly been wrong, but these are two different things.  BzaDem   Mar-23-09 10:14 AM   #1 
  - yep I was afraid this would happen - looking more and more like Naomi Klein had it right  Kashka-Kat   Mar-23-09 10:17 AM   #2 
  - This feeds the Conspiracy Theorists who firmly believe it does not  OHdem10   Mar-23-09 10:24 AM   #3 
  - Agree. These guys are the worst examples of the "Men in Suits" culture of  terisan   Mar-23-09 10:26 AM   #4 
  - Milton Friedman was his ideological hero.  lurky   Mar-23-09 10:30 AM   #5 
  - There is a CLEAR move to the left in the country which is being missed by both the media and our  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Mar-23-09 10:40 AM   #6 
  - I agree, and the Dem leaders haven't figured that out yet.  lurky   Mar-23-09 11:15 AM   #8 
     - Depends on what you mean. If it means the current crew of triangulating sellouts gets tossed,  closeupready   Mar-23-09 12:11 PM   #9 
        - I'm worried about "antipolitics".  lurky   Mar-23-09 01:28 PM   #10 
  - Summers makes me sick.  closeupready   Mar-23-09 10:55 AM   #7 
     - So you would prefer that there NOT be an enhanced role for government?  BzaDem   Mar-23-09 04:32 PM   #11 

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