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  •  Actually, that's true. But, the greater truth... (8+ / 0-)

    ...is that the banks and Congress simply pressured the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) to enable off-balance sheet accounting for the banks, back in 2008 and 2009. That's the FACT that you conveniently omit in "your pure bullshit."

    What part of "the banks run the place" -- from the top down -- do you not understand?

    You have gone to great lengths to hijack the threads in the comments of this diary. Then again, both you and I know this is a nasty habit of yours that the management of this joint seems to continually overlook.

    "I always thought if you worked hard enough and tried hard enough, things would work out. I was wrong." --Katharine Graham

    by bobswern on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 08:15:08 PM PST

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