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  •  How about Rumsfeld getting to keep... (2+ / 0-)
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    Matt Z, wonderful world

    his Gilead Science stock during his tenure as SecDef?  He had to recuse himself from all discussions of the Avian Flu crisis because he refused to give up his stock.

    It seemed to work out for him though.  With all the Avian Flu issues, oh, and the government stockpiling $1 billion worth of Tamiflu, Rumsfeld saw his Gilead stock go from $7.45 a share to $67.70 when he left office. (H/T to Naomi Klein via "Shock Doctrine")

    Nothing to see here.  Move along everyone....

    "Dissent is the Highest form of Patriotism." Tommy J.

    by Dissentinator on Tue Jan 25, 2011 at 10:36:08 AM PST

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