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Goldman Sachs Staff Buying Guns 'To Defend Themselves Against Public Uprising'

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

"I just wrote my first reference for a gun permit," said a friend, who told me of swearing to the good character of a Goldman Sachs Group Inc. banker who applied to the local police for a permit to buy a pistol. The banker had told this friend of mine that senior Goldman people have loaded up on firearms and are now equipped to defend themselves if there is a populist uprising against the bank.

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