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Greyhound Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-04-10 12:44 PM
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19. Remember the Evergreen/Enron extortion of California?
Beige Davis lost his political career because he wouldn't call their bluff, the perpetrators got away with over $10B taxpayer dollars, and the 5th largest economy (at that time) on earth was sent into a free-fall it never recovered from, and who went to jail for it?

BTW, who was in charge of the Federal government while this crime was being committed?


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  - Not only Jefferson County, in my state, but whole countries  dixiegrrrrl   Apr-03-10 08:46 PM   #1 
  - thank god we still have 100's of billions for Obama's wars nt  msongs   Apr-03-10 08:51 PM   #2 
  - +1  L0oniX   Apr-04-10 07:20 AM   #8 
  - And ain't it grand that Mr Obama is so concillatory that he lets  truedelphi   Apr-04-10 03:19 PM   #23 
  - It became the business model, in 1990, for corporations to see their customers as a type of  applegrove   Apr-03-10 09:57 PM   #3 
  - K & R! nt  earth mom   Apr-03-10 11:16 PM   #4 
  - An important piece.  HCE SuiGeneris   Apr-03-10 11:21 PM   #5 
  - This article makes me wonder how much of California's financial  JDPriestly   Apr-04-10 01:43 AM   #6 
  - The flim flam continues.  Vinca   Apr-04-10 07:14 AM   #7 
  - Time for a reboot? nt  Trillo   Apr-04-10 11:43 AM   #9 
  - $260 a Week  erpowers   Apr-04-10 11:56 AM   #10 
  - That's the problem with Kleptocracy, they buy the laws they want so it is not illegal.  Greyhound   Apr-04-10 12:04 PM   #12 
  - The local governments have no responsibility for agreements they entered?  RB TexLa   Apr-04-10 12:00 PM   #11 
  - When a confidence scam is run, it is not the victim's fault.  Greyhound   Apr-04-10 12:11 PM   #13 
     - Very few people consider personal responsibility to be a meme.  RB TexLa   Apr-04-10 12:12 PM   #14 
        - There is a big difference between personal responsibility and the  Greyhound   Apr-04-10 12:32 PM   #16 
        - Did the local governments sign contracts? They, as anyone, are responsible for their end of a  RB TexLa   Apr-04-10 12:35 PM   #17 
           - Simple, yes that's the word.  Greyhound   Apr-04-10 12:45 PM   #20 
              - So you do understand that personal responsibility is a simple concept. You understand but don't  RB TexLa   Apr-04-10 04:01 PM   #25 
                 - You apparently are unable to understand the difference between an obvious  Greyhound   Apr-04-10 04:30 PM   #26 
                 - Oh, come now. We mustn't let the proles escape responsibility by talking about the abuse of our  laughingliberal   Apr-04-10 06:32 PM   #29 
                 - And do you understand the concept of "fraud"?  brentspeak   Apr-04-10 06:43 PM   #32 
        - It's a 'meme' when it lets the scammers off the hook and blames the scammed  laughingliberal   Apr-04-10 06:30 PM   #28 
           - Why? Because of the "Golden Rule". They who have the GOLD make the RULES.  bertman   Apr-04-10 07:20 PM   #34 
  - recommend  amborin   Apr-04-10 12:15 PM   #15 
  - Bushco made that possible and when Spitzer wrote that  malaise   Apr-04-10 12:37 PM   #18 
  - Nice. Course I'm sure that's all been fixed now, right?  laughingliberal   Apr-04-10 06:45 PM   #33 
  - Remember the Evergreen/Enron extortion of California?  Greyhound   Apr-04-10 12:44 PM   #19 
  - Mustn't forget that CA's $9 billion lawsuit against Enron magically disappeared when  laughingliberal   Apr-04-10 06:34 PM   #30 
  - "Caveat emptor" is Latin for "get a brain morans."  Cessna Invesco Palin   Apr-04-10 03:02 PM   #21 
  - Looting Main Street: How the nation's biggest banks are ripping off American cities  truedelphi   Apr-04-10 03:17 PM   #22 
  - OMG!  Liberal_in_LA   Apr-04-10 03:20 PM   #24 
  - Now, now...There you go again...  bvar22   Apr-04-10 06:08 PM   #27 
  - +1000 nt  laughingliberal   Apr-04-10 06:35 PM   #31 
  - K&R  Richard Steele   Apr-04-10 07:25 PM   #35 
  - Paying a fourth of $260 for health insurance? (I know, not the main point; but I pay over $500/mo!)  WinkyDink   Apr-04-10 08:22 PM   #36 
 

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