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Selatius Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-23-11 06:20 AM
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2. He could try to institutionalize a mechanism that will prevent others from undoing his damage.
It would serve as a nice, hardy fuck you to any progressive that becomes Secretary of the Treasury for decades to come.
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  -How long before Tim Geithner leaves the Administration? kentuck  Sep-23-11 06:14 AM   #0 
  - the dlc loves him  mdmc   Sep-23-11 06:15 AM   #1 
  - He could try to institutionalize a mechanism that will prevent others from undoing his damage.  Selatius   Sep-23-11 06:20 AM   #2 
  - He's going to stick around for one more round of his favorite game show  customerserviceguy   Sep-23-11 06:21 AM   #3 
  - With all due respect, I think you're being too optimistic..  Fumesucker   Sep-23-11 06:29 AM   #5 
     - I think we will see a coalition  customerserviceguy   Sep-23-11 07:35 PM   #13 
        - A Kucinich-Paul axis?  Recursion   Sep-23-11 07:51 PM   #19 
           - Well, it wouldn't have any common cause  customerserviceguy   Sep-23-11 08:54 PM   #21 
              - Right, but remember some people (me at least) think TARP was a good thing  Recursion   Sep-23-11 09:07 PM   #22 
                 - Would you do TARP the exact way that it was done before?  customerserviceguy   Sep-23-11 09:26 PM   #23 
                    - Exactly? No  Recursion   Sep-23-11 09:49 PM   #24 
                       - I'm sure there are people who would define the term for you  customerserviceguy   Sep-23-11 09:55 PM   #25 
  - January 2013 at the earliest.  Firebrand Gary   Sep-23-11 06:27 AM   #4 
  - Too long. (eom)  aintitfunny   Sep-23-11 06:58 AM   #6 
  - +1  Hoosier Daddy   Sep-23-11 07:38 PM   #15 
  - Not soon enough.  Pab Sungenis   Sep-23-11 08:09 AM   #7 
  - The Europeans won't miss him  Owlet   Sep-23-11 10:50 AM   #8 
  - The 12th of Never...  joeybee12   Sep-23-11 10:56 AM   #9 
  - Not until every dollar has been extracted from the Treasury and given to the banks. n/t  n2doc   Sep-23-11 01:28 PM   #10 
  - absurd - Geithenr has recouped the vast bulk of TARP  banned from Kos   Sep-23-11 01:33 PM   #11 
  - Don't bother. Nobody cares about the facts of TARP  Recursion   Sep-23-11 07:52 PM   #20 
  - He'll have to fight the MIC for it.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Sep-23-11 01:34 PM   #12 
  - Why does DU hate Geithner?  Recursion   Sep-23-11 07:37 PM   #14 
  - Ugh because he helped perpetrate the the mess.  lonestarnot   Sep-23-11 07:43 PM   #17 
  - I never get a less vague answer than that  Recursion   Sep-23-11 07:47 PM   #18 
  - He's been nothing but trouble ever since he got out of college  customerserviceguy   Sep-23-11 10:00 PM   #26 
  - He spent 1 year at Kissinger and 1 year at CFR  Recursion   Sep-24-11 02:19 PM   #27 
     - In this case  customerserviceguy   Sep-24-11 03:45 PM   #30 
  - Geithner is a scapegoat for financial know-nothings to complain about  banned from Kos   Sep-24-11 03:51 PM   #31 
  - Obama needs to fire his rogue ass.  YellowRubberDuckie   Sep-23-11 07:39 PM   #16 
  - he won't be gone until we bail out the EU.....maybe even the  Gin   Sep-24-11 02:24 PM   #28 
  - It will be at least 4 years too late, whenever it happens. nt  LWolf   Sep-24-11 02:29 PM   #29 
  - +1000  Jakes Progress   Sep-24-11 04:01 PM   #33 
  - dupe  Jakes Progress   Sep-24-11 04:00 PM   #32 
 

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