The Incredible Hypocrisy Lives On......

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    After the AIG debacle, why would the Fannie and Freddie bonuses be given a free ride?

    Bwaney Fwank came out with some very convincing mock outrage about it. I thought surely they wouldnt do it.

    But apparently they are:
    (its from the politico. I still cannot post urls. wilhosa, lets not go through that again)

    Thats pretty stupid. But hey, we keep electing them.

    Lets see, both AIG and Fannie/Freddie have govt money.

    Fannie and Freddie were always govt actors.

    AIG was at least private, once.
     
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    Lockhart also argues that the Obama administration has given Fannie and Freddie a key role in its plan to stabilize the housing market and preventing foreclosures – and the success of their effort depends on keeping the expert staff on hand.


    Fannie, Freddie to pay out bonuses - Victoria McGrane - POLITICO.com


    You have to wonder.. will Congress tax these bonuses at 90% like the AIG bonuses?
     
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    Thank you for posting the link.

    My question is are these the same executives that brought about the mortgage debacle?
     
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    oh man
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    never should have bailed these morons out
     
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    Who'd have ever thought that after two short months we'd be missing the Bush administration?
     
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    Ditto Me that EVER!
     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    If we want to the temple not to crumble we need to pay the priests.

    Apparently, we still want the same corrrupt sytem we've been suffering with.

    It isn't serving most of us all that well, but it's serving enough of the people with power and influence that they'll spend trillions (of the taxpayers' money) to get it going again.
     
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    Otter_Creek worst president ever

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    gypsies in the palace and inmates running the prison.
     
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    Hey its only been a trillion per week for 9 weeks now.

    In 20 years history will not be kind to this administration.
     

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