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40. Fantastic letter. Too bad this will be ignored in the media while they wait for the next fake
controversy - like Park51 - or a missing white girl.

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  -James K. Galbraith statement to the Deficit Commission: Your proceedings are clouded by illegitimacy Better Believe It  Sep-09-10 09:07 PM   #0 
  - If the above paragraph is too long to read...  DontTreadOnMe   Sep-09-10 09:14 PM   #1 
  - I'd slightly modify your concise summary...  GReedDiamond   Sep-09-10 09:27 PM   #4 
  - That sums it up for me.  Enthusiast   Sep-10-10 06:38 AM   #14 
  - Cogent, well-reasoned and destined to be ignored  gratuitous   Sep-09-10 09:16 PM   #2 
  - A pretty stunning indictment well worth the re-read  depakid   Sep-09-10 09:20 PM   #3 
  - Sure is nice to have really, really smart people on our side. Beautiful testimony.  philly_bob   Sep-09-10 09:39 PM   #5 
  - Private sector debt is the dealing between non governmental entities...  WCGreen   Sep-10-10 06:43 AM   #16 
     - Thanks for the explanation, WCG. If I may paraphrase:  philly_bob   Sep-10-10 07:11 AM   #17 
        - Pretty much the same...  WCGreen   Sep-10-10 07:20 AM   #19 
  - Why aren't people like THIS on the White House Economic Team?  bvar22   Sep-09-10 10:43 PM   #6 
  - Ask William K. Black.  Octafish   Sep-10-10 08:57 AM   #22 
  - Black isn't the only one saying that.  bvar22   Sep-10-10 09:24 AM   #25 
  - Because they don' represent the sharks on Wall Street.  Better Believe It   Sep-10-10 01:13 PM   #32 
  - They only want neoliberal Czechago School Ideologues.  Dr.Phool   Sep-10-10 06:37 PM   #45 
  - Because in a heart beat.......  howmad1   Sep-10-10 07:55 PM   #47 
  - 'The Best Place in History (for This Commission) Would Be No Place At All.'  Bluebear   Sep-09-10 10:46 PM   #7 
  - Well, that ought to stop them  customerserviceguy   Sep-09-10 11:06 PM   #8 
  - kik. first important point: the commission is illegitimate for multiple reasons.  Hannah Bell   Sep-09-10 11:08 PM   #9 
  - kick  lazarus   Sep-10-10 01:01 AM   #10 
  - Galbraith BRINGS IT!  chill_wind   Sep-10-10 01:07 AM   #11 
  - Kick  EFerrari   Sep-10-10 01:10 AM   #12 
  - K & R  democracy1st   Sep-10-10 01:19 AM   #13 
  - K & R n/t  malaise   Sep-10-10 06:42 AM   #15 
  - And Galbraith says that we need more comprehensive FINANCIAL REFORM.  PA Democrat   Sep-10-10 07:13 AM   #18 
  - I predict the Catfood Commission's response will be  hobbit709   Sep-10-10 07:24 AM   #20 
  - Spot on! Nt  xchrom   Sep-10-10 07:52 AM   #21 
  - Fantastic! K&R!!  Parker CA   Sep-10-10 09:08 AM   #23 
  - "no justification for secret meetings"  G_j   Sep-10-10 09:12 AM   #24 
  - The Deficit Commision is Not what it's Title Implies  fascisthunter   Sep-10-10 09:52 AM   #26 
  - How else would they get on that commission?  nightgaunt   Sep-10-10 04:08 PM   #41 
  - Kick  xchrom   Sep-10-10 10:49 AM   #27 
  - TKO! Here's the idea I wish I could jam into every American's ignorant head:  FredStembottom   Sep-10-10 11:35 AM   #28 
  - Brutally devastating to every one associated with/a party to this insult to the intelligence of a  indepat   Sep-10-10 11:42 AM   #29 
  - One thing I think is missing from the discussion...  Roland99   Sep-10-10 11:54 AM   #30 
  - woot  voteearlyvoteoften   Sep-10-10 11:55 AM   #31 
  - Bookmarked this thread. Outstanding article. Thank you very much for putting it here.  Major Hogwash   Sep-10-10 01:44 PM   #33 
  - k/r  Solly Mack   Sep-10-10 01:46 PM   #34 
  - The Cat Food Commission has got to be disbanded.  BrklynLiberal   Sep-10-10 02:19 PM   #35 
  - oh hell yes.  bkozumplik   Sep-10-10 02:20 PM   #36 
  - Hell yeah!  Alcibiades   Sep-10-10 02:22 PM   #37 
  - This should be read in total by all of us. not skimmed.  bkozumplik   Sep-10-10 02:22 PM   #38 
  - I read it all, carefully and thoughtfully,  LWolf   Sep-10-10 08:33 PM   #49 
  - Oh, SNAP!  colorado_ufo   Sep-10-10 02:48 PM   #39 
  - Fantastic letter. Too bad this will be ignored in the media while they wait for the next fake  20score   Sep-10-10 03:25 PM   #40 
  - Whew  november3rd   Sep-10-10 04:17 PM   #42 
  - Someone tell me again  Jakes Progress   Sep-10-10 06:06 PM   #43 
  - K&R a must read!  Mimosa   Sep-10-10 06:12 PM   #44 
  - Galbraith is simply one of the more astute observers around.  izzybeans   Sep-10-10 07:29 PM   #46 
  - Send a copy of this to your congressional delegation.  sulphurdunn   Sep-10-10 08:15 PM   #48 
     - Degrees in communication.  RandomThoughts   Sep-10-10 08:38 PM   #50 
        - I'm of the opinion that the ability  sulphurdunn   Sep-10-10 08:47 PM   #51 

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