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December 30, 2011

"Congress has effectively exempted itself from insider-trading rules,"


not that the SEC would have the guts to go after a Senator Schumer or a Speaker Pelosi for these exploits.
And that — not campaign contributions, not lobbying — is the really stinky petri dish of festering corruption at the nexus of Washington and Wall Street. You want a case for limited government? That’s it. -- Repo Men - Kevin D. Williamson - National Review Online

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 30, 2011 12:21 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Ive been sending that out to as many friends/family as possible since last week...
How in the hell do we put a stop to that shit??!!

Posted by: Uncle Jefe at December 30, 2011 1:47 PM

GUNS, BLOOD AND REVOLUTION! They're not going to give up that sinecure easily.

Posted by: Peccable at December 30, 2011 2:29 PM

I'm at the point of believing that nothing will rile us up. Nothing seems to interest the press.

Posted by: Jewel at December 30, 2011 2:53 PM

Torches, pitchforks, tar, feathers, rail, map with directions out of town for all 535 of them. Guess I am kinda old-school in that way.

Posted by: drdave at December 30, 2011 2:56 PM

Sad...true...the death knell for government "of the people, for the people."

Posted by: Tom at December 30, 2011 2:57 PM

This was all predicted by some French guy back in 1850.

Posted by: sTevo at December 31, 2011 5:45 AM

All decent congressmen and senators should be hanging their heads in shame or yelling and screaming for Jon Corzine's head along with the heads of every other finagling cheat on Wall Street and in Congress. Since there is no evidence of shame in either the House or the Senate, and the silence regarding prosecution of the creeps is deafening, especially compared to the cries for Ken Lay's head, by an institution which revels in Enron accounting practices, the only reasonable response by the people of this country is to march on Washington, Tar and Feather every member of Congress, Obama, and his cabinet, and deport them to Zimbabwe.

Posted by: St. Thor at December 31, 2011 7:47 AM

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