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Edweird Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-29-08 04:49 PM
Response to Reply #26
33. I've learned that any deal requiring an immediate decision is a rip-off.
Legitimate business give you time to ponder.
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  -Banks To Us: "Thanks For The Cash - Now Fuck Off, Suckers" MannyGoldstein  Oct-29-08 12:38 PM   #0 
  - why is that executive not named in the article??  grasswire   Oct-29-08 12:44 PM   #1 
  - Prison time  hawkowl88   Oct-29-08 12:49 PM   #2 
  - Fuck prison, we need guillotines!  backscatter712   Oct-29-08 01:38 PM   #12 
  - We need 4,188 guillotines, 2 per city.  asteroid2003QQ47   Oct-30-08 11:57 AM   #126 
  - I second that..  sendero   Oct-29-08 06:17 PM   #55 
  - Thank God It Passed  Fumesucker   Oct-29-08 12:51 PM   #3 
  - DU's version of "let them eat cake".  Zhade   Oct-29-08 06:54 PM   #70 
  - Same as the airline bailout after 9-11. United used it to fund their  SharonAnn   Oct-29-08 07:32 PM   #86 
     - You'd think that Charlie Brown would eventually learn..  Fumesucker   Oct-29-08 07:47 PM   #88 
     - Thank you for reminding DU about that (forgotten)  bluesmail   Oct-29-08 09:24 PM   #97 
  - tar and feathers  Swamp Rat   Oct-29-08 01:00 PM   #4 
  - $850 Billion for the BFEE and not one thin dime for universal health care.  Octafish   Oct-29-08 07:40 PM   #87 
     - Oi!  Swamp Rat   Oct-29-08 08:17 PM   #93 
  - If they don't want it, then give it back. nt  Selatius   Oct-29-08 01:05 PM   #5 
  - Where did all the bailout cheerleaders go?  pokerfan   Oct-29-08 01:19 PM   #6 
  - I want to line them all up and kick their collective asses  Cronus Protagonist   Oct-29-08 01:32 PM   #9 
  - *blows dog whistle*  Marie26   Oct-29-08 01:52 PM   #16 
  - But-but-but- Didnt you "do your research" like they advised?  Dr Fate   Oct-29-08 01:57 PM   #18 
  - You just don't understand...........  pokerfan   Oct-29-08 02:12 PM   #21 
  - Yeah, no shit.  MadrasT   Oct-29-08 04:08 PM   #30 
  - They are still around, I am not holding my breath on any of them admitting  harun   Oct-29-08 10:46 PM   #100 
  - Indeed.  chill_wind   Oct-30-08 07:27 AM   #117 
  - You mean they actually thanked us?  Robbien   Oct-29-08 01:20 PM   #7 
  - the banks should get punished after this bullshit stunt  Blue_Tires   Oct-29-08 01:23 PM   #8 
  - what do we expect when an ex-Wall Street tycoon (Paulson - Goldman-Sachs)  Triana   Oct-29-08 01:33 PM   #10 
  - More than that, sweetie - try about $10,000 per wage earner from their paychecks  closeupready   Oct-29-08 01:38 PM   #11 
  - why was JPMorgan given funds in the first place,  1awake   Oct-29-08 01:39 PM   #13 
  - Cause they're in good w/the Bush Adm.  Marie26   Oct-29-08 01:51 PM   #15 
     - You got THAT all WRONG  Horse with no Name   Oct-30-08 01:11 AM   #103 
        - You are right. This is pure cronyism. But then, what do you expect from  JDPriestly   Oct-30-08 07:52 AM   #119 
        - Uh, that's what I said  Marie26   Oct-30-08 10:14 AM   #120 
           - Sorry I forgot that humor and sarcasm was long gone from here  Horse with no Name   Oct-31-08 10:17 PM   #130 
  - This is surprising how?  Marie26   Oct-29-08 01:44 PM   #14 
  - Where are all the DU egg-heads with their lectures now?  Dr Fate   Oct-29-08 01:55 PM   #17 
  - Vanished  gratuitous   Oct-29-08 01:59 PM   #19 
  - They Are On Other Threads Making Stupid Pronouncements  Fumesucker   Oct-29-08 02:01 PM   #20 
  - I had the same problem  Hydra   Oct-29-08 02:36 PM   #22 
  - And about 90% of the public knew we were getting screwed also  kenzee13   Oct-29-08 05:17 PM   #38 
     - I wrote letters,called and sign petitions....  unapatriciated   Oct-30-08 03:40 AM   #109 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-29-08 02:50 PM   #25 
  - There is another one that keeps posting who swears their innocence & purity. Yeah right.  TheGoldenRule   Oct-29-08 03:41 PM   #28 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-29-08 07:12 PM   #82 
  - It's a crime how pointing out the suckers who attacked us for being right gets posts deleted.  Zhade   Oct-29-08 08:20 PM   #94 
  - I don't know how HamdenRice feels about...  TwoSparkles   Oct-29-08 11:40 PM   #101 
  - Good question  kgfnally   Oct-29-08 05:36 PM   #40 
  - Along with the..  sendero   Oct-29-08 06:22 PM   #57 
  - The truth has scrambled their brains into omelettes.  Zhade   Oct-29-08 06:59 PM   #75 
  - The Neocons don't do "bail-outs". Just "super bonuses".  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Oct-29-08 02:47 PM   #23 
  - The "neocons" didn't push this bailout down our throats. Reid, Pelosi, Frank, et al did. nt  Romulox   Oct-29-08 02:50 PM   #24 
     - Don't be daft. It was Bush and his crowd who "leaned on" those broken reeds,  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Oct-29-08 03:38 PM   #27 
     - LOL. The Devil made Pelosi do it? Even if true, it just points to incompetence and impotence....nt  Romulox   Oct-29-08 04:27 PM   #31 
     - You're just muddle-headed. Why not make those accusations in your original post,  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Oct-29-08 05:38 PM   #41 
        - The old "But-but-but- the media will be mean to us" argument. Where have we heard that one before?  Dr Fate   Oct-29-08 05:58 PM   #46 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-29-08 06:08 PM   #50 
              - I read your claim that they were "intimidated" as an excuse. Nothing more, nothing less.  Dr Fate   Oct-29-08 06:12 PM   #52 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-29-08 06:17 PM   #54 
                    - But when you called me a "liar"- it was because you had no more excuses left.  Dr Fate   Oct-29-08 06:23 PM   #58 
                       - Somehow I don't think future discussions between us would be productive.  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Oct-29-08 06:31 PM   #60 
                          - Especially when you accuse people of being liars & Republicans when they find disagreement with you.  Dr Fate   Oct-29-08 06:36 PM   #61 
                             - One thing you need to understand. No matter how poorly the Democrats  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Oct-29-08 06:45 PM   #65 
                                - LOL! So Now I'm a against the DEM team because I disagree with *you* and your excuses?  Dr Fate   Oct-29-08 06:56 PM   #73 
                                - I'm just laughing at your nay-saying in advance of a new Democratic administration.  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Oct-29-08 07:05 PM   #78 
                                   - I invited you to continue to defend your excuses on 11/5/08, if you still feel the need.  Dr Fate   Oct-29-08 07:15 PM   #83 
                                - Now we have to worry about the neoliberals  Marie26   Oct-30-08 10:23 AM   #121 
     - The old "but those DEMS were fooled" argument. Where have we heard that one b/f?  Dr Fate   Oct-29-08 05:03 PM   #37 
     - I think you should see an optician. No-one has said they were fooled. They were  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Oct-29-08 05:42 PM   #42 
        - And who is so easily "intimidated"? Why a "fool", of course.  Dr Fate   Oct-29-08 05:55 PM   #45 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-29-08 06:04 PM   #47 
              - Claiming Pro-Bailout DEMS were "intimidated" is indeed an excuse.  Dr Fate   Oct-29-08 06:07 PM   #49 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-29-08 06:11 PM   #51 
                    - I thought you called me a "liar" for not accepting your "intimidation" excuse as well.(See post #50)  Dr Fate   Oct-29-08 06:13 PM   #53 
                       - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-29-08 06:21 PM   #56 
                          - While you are incapable of discussion without pointed personal insults, apparently.  Dr Fate   Oct-29-08 06:28 PM   #59 
                             - What do you mean "go back to it"?  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Oct-29-08 06:47 PM   #67 
                                - More indications that you think I'm a Republican? I thought this was a thread about the bail out.  Dr Fate   Oct-29-08 07:05 PM   #79 
                                   - You thought... You thought the road went down there, but it doesn't. It goes  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Oct-29-08 07:20 PM   #84 
                                      - I called your explanation an excuse. Then you accused me of being a liar & a Republican.  Dr Fate   Oct-29-08 07:24 PM   #85 
                                         - Even more excellent. I don't believe in wasting my words. Or my time.  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Oct-30-08 07:31 AM   #118 
                                            - The mods have already deleted several of your word & time-wasting attempts to smear me above.  Dr Fate   Oct-30-08 11:24 AM   #123 
     - i'm with you  barbtries   Oct-30-08 06:06 AM   #113 
     - Thank you for promoting the truth , however unpleasant  truedelphi   Oct-30-08 01:47 AM   #107 
  - Hurry, do it fast, must do it NOW! Bullshit from the start.  Fuzz   Oct-29-08 02:52 PM   #26 
  - I've learned that any deal requiring an immediate decision is a rip-off.  Edweird   Oct-29-08 04:49 PM   #33 
  - Those fuckers scammed us all and there is certainly more to come.  TheGoldenRule   Oct-29-08 03:47 PM   #29 
  - But, But, But.. so many self appointed know-it-all whizbang experts here on DU  Edweird   Oct-29-08 04:47 PM   #32 
  - Obama & Krugman, Gordon Brown & Alistair Darling, Kevin Rudd & Wayne Swan  depakid   Oct-29-08 06:06 PM   #48 
     - It really is impossible for you to admit you were wrong, isn't it?  Zhade   Oct-29-08 07:49 PM   #89 
     - What's sad is the instant gratification mentaility  depakid   Oct-30-08 03:53 AM   #110 
     - Sometimes Horse Sense Trumps Learnedness  MannyGoldstein   Oct-29-08 10:31 PM   #99 
     - Of they knew so much, why didn't it work??  truedelphi   Oct-30-08 01:55 AM   #108 
  - Hope this means they won't get any more of the $700 bn nt  SmokingJacket   Oct-29-08 04:51 PM   #34 
  - Corporate Welfare in action  katty   Oct-29-08 04:57 PM   #35 
  - Perhaps one positive? I know I'm grasping at straws here...  coincidenceor...   Oct-29-08 04:58 PM   #36 
  - Thank Gawd It Passed.  KG   Oct-29-08 05:35 PM   #39 
  - Their future payments can be delivered in the form of pitchforks  Hardhead   Oct-29-08 05:49 PM   #43 
  - In behaving like this, American banks are only making it increasingly certain  depakid   Oct-29-08 05:50 PM   #44 
  - They are modern day Pirates  votesomemore   Oct-29-08 06:36 PM   #62 
  - More like cowboy capitalism  depakid   Oct-29-08 06:44 PM   #64 
     - Pirates and Mafioso  votesomemore   Oct-29-08 07:12 PM   #81 
        - Pirate mafia? I smell sitcom!  Zhade   Oct-29-08 07:54 PM   #90 
  - Stricter than $2.2 billion no string gratuities from the American taxpayer? Heaven forfend! nt  Romulox   Oct-29-08 06:45 PM   #66 
     - Ever delved into banking, lending or securities regulations?  depakid   Oct-29-08 08:54 PM   #95 
        - Your post is nothing more than an 'Appeal to Authority'--one of the basic logical fallacies.  Romulox   Oct-30-08 07:18 AM   #115 
  - So they practically bankrupted our country to line their own pocketbooks?  EOO   Oct-29-08 06:43 PM   #63 
  - it would seem so. and i'm shocked such a thing could happen!  KG   Oct-29-08 06:53 PM   #69 
  - "Thank god it passed!"  Zhade   Oct-29-08 06:51 PM   #68 
  - You just don't understand the complexities.  Jim Sagle   Oct-29-08 09:18 PM   #96 
     - HAHAHAHA!!!  Zhade   Oct-30-08 12:52 AM   #102 
     - hahahahaha  Snazzy   Oct-30-08 01:46 AM   #106 
  - gogo capitalism!  W_HAMILTON   Oct-29-08 06:56 PM   #71 
  -'s thanks fuckers.. now give us some more money.....  lib2DaBone   Oct-29-08 06:56 PM   #72 
  - My cousin went to theATM machine at his bank and it was empty  goclark   Oct-29-08 06:57 PM   #74 
  - Despite a 'recession-proof business, perfect credit and an excellent business plan'  fishnfla   Oct-29-08 07:00 PM   #76 
  - Contact Dennis Kucinich  Horse with no Name   Oct-30-08 01:13 AM   #104 
  - What, did we expect them to actually call it a $700B Looting? nt  glitch   Oct-29-08 07:04 PM   #77 
  - Corporate Dems and Republicans betrayed us again  upi402   Oct-29-08 07:08 PM   #80 
  - aren't our knees bleeding and sore now  alyce douglas   Oct-29-08 08:03 PM   #91 
  - Absolutely speechless.  tbyg52   Oct-29-08 08:16 PM   #92 
  - how can this be?  unkachuck   Oct-29-08 09:36 PM   #98 
  - When an Anerican bank receives a dollar from any source, it loans out that dollar up  truedelphi   Oct-30-08 01:46 AM   #105 
  - Regulation is key! They need to let me run that wall street world for 15min...  bridgit   Oct-30-08 04:39 AM   #111 
  - i wish i could say i was surprised  barbtries   Oct-30-08 05:59 AM   #112 
  - We Paid Them to FIRE Us.  HughBeaumont   Oct-30-08 07:10 AM   #114 
  - I gave the bailout the benefit of the doubt and I feel like a fucking idiot today  TornadoTN   Oct-30-08 07:24 AM   #116 
  - They Gave the Biggest Amount of Money, to the Worst Possible Place  Hidden Stillness   Oct-30-08 11:02 AM   #122 
  - And don't forget which  femrap   Oct-30-08 11:25 AM   #124 
  - I knew the bailout was a total swindle/scam/ripoff right from the get go. nt  Pooka Fey   Oct-30-08 11:25 AM   #125 
  - the shareholders, high priced employees, directors promise not to spend it in one place...overseas  Supersedeas   Oct-30-08 01:20 PM   #127 
  - never believed them for a second...  Javaman   Oct-30-08 03:04 PM   #128 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-30-08 03:27 PM   #129 

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