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Party Like Its 1917

Pistol Wrote: Mar 27, 2013 3:47 AM
Once again, idiots in the United States are kept precariously afloat by stupider idiots in charge elsewhere. Where else is a poor billionaire to put his assets?
"Let us, Igor Ivanovich, talk about what's happening with Cyprus. The stealing of the stolen is continuing there, I think." Dmitry Medvedev to Russian Deputy Prime Minister

These comments harkened back to famous comments made by Vladimir Lenin who explained Bolsheviks' confiscation of the wealth of capitalists' property by simply stating "we steal what has already been stolen."

The phrase itself was inspired by Karl Marx's "expropriation of expropriators."

If this really was just about stealing money that's already stolen, it might have gotten a few minutes into yesterday's session. Wall Street initially cheered the news as it seemed like an especially...