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  •  The criminal "bust-out" model applied to the US (10+ / 0-)

    government ... I can't get it out of my mind that we experienced a Bain/criminal leveraged "bust-out" during the Bush years.

    Taxes lowered on the super-wealthy at the same time the bust-out was financed with debt and the proceeds flowed to Cheney's cronies, looting the treasury and leaving the taxpayers on the hook for the bill.


    "Let us not look back to the past with anger, nor towards the future with fear, but look around with awareness." James Thurber

    by annan on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 08:22:36 AM PDT

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    •  Cue "Bainfellas": (1+ / 0-)
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      "All my life I wanna'td be a gangstah, er Leveraged Buyout titan!"

      "..The political class cannot solve the problems it created. " - Jay Rosen

      by New Rule on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 02:33:54 PM PDT

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