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Unread 2nd March 2013, 06:20 PM
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Originally Posted by ArmyMatt View Post
when I said Samuel L Jackson, I meant Jules Winfield + Frozone + Ordell Robbie + Mace Windu + Nick Fury + Shaft
Throw in Agent Neville Flynn for good measure.
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I think Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer should be the whips, being Indiana Jones and Catwoman and such. and the guy from the Muppet show that always blew stuff up as Sec of Homeland Security, and merge the NSA, CIA, and FBI, put Samuel L Jackson at the helm, and call it SHIELD
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Just to add a bit of insult to injury:

Since we’ve bailed out the 10 largest banks $83 billion this year alone, should they give it back to us by paying into the U.S. Treasury the amount of this year’s sequester? After all, it’s the same amount.

On February 20th, Bloomberg News editors headlined, “Why Should Taxpayers Give Big Banks $83 Billion a Year?” and issued the first-ever thorough and current analysis of the taxpayer-subsidy to the Wall Street mega-banks. They found that this subsidy is $83 billion this year, but they made no note of the fact that this amount is only $2 billion less than this year’s sequester cuts are estimated to be, so that all that would need to be done, in order to avoid those cuts, would be to have those mega-banks that we bail out every year forego their subsidy from taxpayers, for just one year. Unfortunately, this would be easier said than done.

That $83 billion subsidy this year is, according to Bloomberg’s, also approximately the amount of profits that those banks are “earning” this year. So, if the mega-banks wouldn’t refund it out of what we gave them last year, then they could just refund it by paying to us – who, after all, bailed out their stockholders enormously in 2009 – the “profits” that they made this year.
This Year’s Subsidy to Wall Street = This Year’s Sequester Cuts | The Big Picture
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Just to add a bit of insult to injury:



slam the revolving door ... no matter whose fingers might get "caught"
Throw the bums in jail!
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