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Jack Lew and Citigroup: How the Corrupt Rich Get Richer with Cronyism

Stuart95 Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 10:57 AM
You may be correct about the Republicans, but who would have thought that Obama would elevate capital cronyism to an art form? And who would have thought that the press would be completely silent? And who would have thought that the Republicans would be completely unable to shame the administration with the truth?
Jon315 Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 2:30 PM
"And who would have thought that the Republicans would be completely unable to shame the administration with the truth?"

As you seem to suspect, the Republicans are playing the same game. Bipartisan politics are a contest of one-up-manship in the crony game. No side will be attempting to "shame the administration with the truth" - as "the administration" tends to change sides every four to eight years.

One hopes for strong libertarian movement in the future...

If you’re an amoral person with political connections, it’s possible to make a lot of money.

Warren Buffett lined his pockets by making a government-subsidized investment in Goldman Sachs during the financial crisis.

The rest of us suffered and he got richer, but the left seems to be okay with that perverse form of redistribution because he supports class-warfare tax hikes. Sort of like buying an indulgence in the Middle Ages.

Hey, nice work if you can get it.

But Buffett may be an amateur compared to the crony capitalists at Citigroup.

The just-confirmed Treasury Secretary Jack Lew was...

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