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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-14-09 02:18 PM
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17. Most of the rest of his speech was excellent and convincing.
The Wall Street giveaway part was not. He didn't even seem to believe his brief, nonsensical rationale for giving trillions to corrupt bankers who caused the problems.
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  -I still can't tell if Obama has drunk deeply of the Summers-Geithner Kool Aid, leftofthedial  Apr-14-09 12:00 PM   #0 
  - Goldman Sachs announced it was repaying its $10,000,000,000 share of the first bailout.  Occam Bandage   Apr-14-09 12:04 PM   #1 
  - This one doesnt care  Egnever   Apr-14-09 12:06 PM   #2 
  - Shhh...  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Apr-14-09 12:08 PM   #5 
  - Why is that you keep spreading that all over the boards without having the first clue  depakid   Apr-14-09 12:17 PM   #7 
  - Because it is true. nt  Occam Bandage   Apr-14-09 02:18 PM   #18 
  - Give me ten trillion dollars.  leftofthedial   Apr-14-09 12:20 PM   #9 
  - "We are getting not an 8:1 multiplier from this giveaway, but more like a 1:8 divisor"  empyreanisles   Apr-14-09 12:06 PM   #3 
  - That's theoretically true,  leftofthedial   Apr-14-09 12:18 PM   #8 
     - businesses need credit  CreekDog   Apr-14-09 02:52 PM   #24 
  - Here's the thing - it is fine to speak passionately  truedelphi   Apr-14-09 12:08 PM   #4 
  - History does show that bank health predates economy improvement. As much as we hate those who gamed  MarjorieG   Apr-14-09 12:13 PM   #6 
     - My point is not that I am hoping we avoid economic health!  truedelphi   Apr-14-09 12:38 PM   #10 
        - what you said.  leftofthedial   Apr-14-09 01:25 PM   #11 
  - you seem to think Obama is too stupid to do what you want him to do  CreekDog   Apr-14-09 01:32 PM   #12 
  - I can't tell if he's mesmerized or just as corrupt as Summers.  leftofthedial   Apr-14-09 02:16 PM   #15 
     - why corrupt?  CreekDog   Apr-14-09 02:31 PM   #21 
        - Give me $5 million for a few hours of work every couple of weeks.  leftofthedial   Apr-14-09 04:44 PM   #27 
           - you were referring to Obama as "probably" corrupt  CreekDog   Apr-14-09 05:06 PM   #30 
  - Have you considered the third possibility that he's right, and you're wrong?  Hanse   Apr-14-09 01:38 PM   #13 
  - Of course I have.  leftofthedial   Apr-14-09 02:16 PM   #16 
  - That would make him the regurgitator -in- Chief  biopowertoday   Apr-14-09 02:01 PM   #14 
  - Most of the rest of his speech was excellent and convincing.  leftofthedial   Apr-14-09 02:18 PM   #17 
  - The way Obama deep-6'd Volcker (who wanted Glass-Steagall re-implemented)  gulfcoastliberal   Apr-14-09 02:21 PM   #19 
  - They seem dead set on not fixing our economy, but rather on propping it up.  leftofthedial   Apr-14-09 02:31 PM   #20 
  - It's up to Congress to reinstate Glass-Steagall.  Hello_Kitty   Apr-14-09 02:40 PM   #23 
     - Most think O runs on his own power like Bush....  vaberella   Apr-14-09 04:46 PM   #28 
  - Maybe he's thinking further ahead.  backscatter712   Apr-14-09 02:39 PM   #22 
  - That's the most sensible analysis I've heard yet.  LooseWilly   Apr-14-09 04:40 PM   #26 
  - Another take  Hawkowl   Apr-14-09 04:10 PM   #25 
     - It's been said that Obama's dragging his feet prosecuting war crimes  LooseWilly   Apr-14-09 04:49 PM   #29 
        - Oh I agree completely  Hawkowl   Apr-14-09 05:36 PM   #31 
           - Cheers...  LooseWilly   Apr-14-09 06:02 PM   #32 

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