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  •  He never built anything (7+ / 0-)

    That's  the thing about finance.  You don't build anything yourself, you just buy and sell paper, people, companies, whatever, but you really don't make anything.  That's what's gone wrong with our country  in the last 30 years.

    The scientific uncertainty doesn't mean that climate change isn't actually happening.

    by Mimikatz on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 01:16:53 PM PDT

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    •  Romneystiltskin found value... (2+ / 0-)
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      billlaurelMD, Dumbo

      And monetized it. However, his peculiar means of spinning straw into gold affected a lot of people's lives and livelihoods.

      The Republican brand: "Consequences, schmonsequences, as long as I'm rich"

      by D in Northern Virginia on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 01:29:27 PM PDT

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      •  No, he found suckers (0+ / 0-)

        and played them for a lot of money.   That is Bain in a nutshell.   Suckers to invest with him and sucker banks to leverage that investment and other sucker banks to pour money into the businesses for "expansion" which turns out to be dividends paid to Bain/Romney who then lets the business go bankrupt.

        All the while charging the suckers who invested with him %30 for the privilege of giving him their money.

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