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JPMorgan Chase's Reputation Falls To Lowest Level On Record In Wake Of $2B Loss

JPMorgan Chase's Reputation Falls To Lowest Level On Record In Wake Of $2B Loss

Commented May 23, 2012 at 20:48:08 in Business

“i'll believe there is bad news for JPM and GS when people start getting arrested. if bad reputation was going to stop them, they would have stopped long ago”

TronnyD on May 24, 2012 at 10:09:45

“Well the sad thing is they probably didn't do anything illegal. Wrong? sure. But when you have politicians in your pocket and control the way your industry is regulated you influence the laws and loopholes in your favor. Sad sad hour for our country, legal corruption at its finest”

Tootsie56 on May 23, 2012 at 21:03:37

“I agree. I think they may finally be getting scared. I want them in jail and not on "White Collar Crime" charges that take them out of circulation for a year! I want stronger laws and longer sentences! When a doobie gets you more time than stealing billions and insider trading, something is really f'ed up!”
JPMorgan Hearing: Market Regulators Warn They're Broke, Outgunned By Wall Street

JPMorgan Hearing: Market Regulators Warn They're Broke, Outgunned By Wall Street

Commented May 23, 2012 at 02:51:47 in Business

“they have the data and technology to go after naked shorts (actually fails) where company's are being destroyed to profit GS and JPM. deepcapture.com. if they don't have people to analyze the data, i'm confident that the initial analysis could be crowdsourced.”
56 Percent Of Americans Favor Legal Marijuana In New Poll

56 Percent Of Americans Favor Legal Marijuana In New Poll

Commented May 23, 2012 at 02:43:03 in Politics

“"The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the prohibition law. For nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this country is closely connected with this." -- Albert Einstein, "My First Impression of the USA," 1921”

WinslowWong on May 23, 2012 at 03:26:35

“Yeah, but he was smart. And a foreigner. And a Jew. How then can his world view be taken seriously by God fearing Christian Americans?”
FBI Didn't Tell NYPD About Al Qaeda Underwear Terror Plot

FBI Didn't Tell NYPD About Al Qaeda Underwear Terror Plot

Commented May 17, 2012 at 14:47:58 in New York

“wait...which of the agencies is terrorist and which anti-terrorist? i can't keep track without a program.”
Bob Marshall, Virginia GOP Delegate Who Opposed Gay Judge Nominee: 'Sodomy Is Not A Civil Right'

Bob Marshall, Virginia GOP Delegate Who Opposed Gay Judge Nominee: 'Sodomy Is Not A Civil Right'

Commented May 17, 2012 at 14:40:10 in Politics

“marshall is another double-talking and soulless enemy of freedom”
Senators Go After Eduardo Saverin, Facebook Co-Founder, For Dumping U.S. Passport, Avoiding Taxes (UPDATE)

Senators Go After Eduardo Saverin, Facebook Co-Founder, For Dumping U.S. Passport, Avoiding Taxes (UPDATE)

Commented May 17, 2012 at 14:29:47 in Politics

“"Eduardo Saverin wants to defriend the United States of America just to avoid paying taxes."
i imagine he couldn't bring himself to say "unfriend", regardless of the irony or relevancy.
someone at harvard must be proud i guess?”
Jeremiah Wright Ad Proposal Prompts Responses From Obama, Romney Campaigns

Jeremiah Wright Ad Proposal Prompts Responses From Obama, Romney Campaigns

Commented May 17, 2012 at 14:05:42 in Politics

“is Romney admitting that he is just a pawn in a grand game ?”

kikolee8 on May 17, 2012 at 14:12:33

“The GOP never wants an independent thinking president. They want one that the behind the scenes corporate and conservative heavyweights can tell what to do.”

tangelan on May 17, 2012 at 14:11:50

“I think even he knows that.”
On Second Thought, GOP Will Just Repeal Obamacare

On Second Thought, GOP Will Just Repeal Obamacare

Commented May 15, 2012 at 22:52:29 in Politics

“the GOP has a plan. it's just too heinous to reveal prematurely.”
Obama May Be Gay, Claims Family Research Institute's Paul Cameron

Obama May Be Gay, Claims Family Research Institute's Paul Cameron

Commented May 15, 2012 at 22:36:39 in Gay Voices

“that's what is left in the conservative's ammunition box? good thing for them that many of their constituents are simple.”
'The Zodiac Killer Cover Up' Claims To Expose Murderer's Identity

'The Zodiac Killer Cover Up' Claims To Expose Murderer's Identity

Commented May 15, 2012 at 22:19:20 in Crime

“the picture looks mysteriously like an FBI sketch of D.B. Cooper. i'm just saying.
i hope the murderer is not still out there.”
Medical Marijuana Laws For States Supported By More Than Two-Thirds Of Republicans, Poll Finds

Medical Marijuana Laws For States Supported By More Than Two-Thirds Of Republicans, Poll Finds

Commented May 15, 2012 at 22:09:03 in Politics

“1. they forgot to poll the only votes that matter - politicians and the super rich
2. the link to the survey results should probably specify that it is a document download”
huffingtonpost entry

Franciscan University Drops Entire Student Health Insurance Plan Over Birth Control Mandate

Commented May 15, 2012 at 21:45:59 in Politics

“their mission isn't education, it's indoctrination. why should they care about the well being of students when they have their politics to focus on?”

Komrade Killjoy on May 15, 2012 at 22:24:32

“Yes, we must find a solution to fix the public school system, i agree.”
Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan CEO, Defends Lobbying, Fends Off Critics At Shareholders Meeting

Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan CEO, Defends Lobbying, Fends Off Critics At Shareholders Meeting

Commented May 15, 2012 at 21:43:05 in Business

“dimon is still there and behaving like a secure CEO. because the investments that lost $2B are part of the core strategy. FessUPorShutUP”
Obama On 'The View:' President Corrects Elisabeth Hasselbeck On Gay Marriage Position (VIDEO)

Obama On 'The View:' President Corrects Elisabeth Hasselbeck On Gay Marriage Position (VIDEO)

Commented May 15, 2012 at 21:40:00 in Media

“elisabeth hasselbeck? she was ok on survivor i guess.”
huffingtonpost entry

General Motors Says Facebook Ads Ineffective, Pulls Campaign From Site Ahead Of IPO

Commented May 15, 2012 at 21:35:56 in Business

“for some reason, i am censored every time i refer to facebook as aol junior”
Clarence Aaron Case: Pardon Attorney Torpedoes Plea for Presidential Mercy

Clarence Aaron Case: Pardon Attorney Torpedoes Plea for Presidential Mercy

Commented May 14, 2012 at 21:21:54 in Crime

“international big business has no interest in pardoning him”
R Street Institute, Heartland Insurance Spin-off, 'Will Not Promote Climate Skepticism'

R Street Institute, Heartland Insurance Spin-off, 'Will Not Promote Climate Skepticism'

Commented May 14, 2012 at 21:18:44 in Green

“not all publicity is good publicity. i suspect that they were low/no visibility to most of us before that stunt.”
BrewDog Award Scandal: Scottish Craft Outfit Swindled Out Of Honor By Corporate Diageo

BrewDog Award Scandal: Scottish Craft Outfit Swindled Out Of Honor By Corporate Diageo

Commented May 14, 2012 at 20:29:54 in Home

“Diageo also produces Crown Royal, Jose Cuervo, Smirnoff, Ketel One.
i don't drink any of those brands”
BrewDog Award Scandal: Scottish Craft Outfit Swindled Out Of Honor By Corporate Diageo

BrewDog Award Scandal: Scottish Craft Outfit Swindled Out Of Honor By Corporate Diageo

Commented May 14, 2012 at 20:13:45 in Home

“"No soul and no morals, with the integrity of a rabid dog and the style of a wart hog."
well said and it applies in general to big business.”
Henry Kissinger Pat Down By TSA: Former Secretary Of State Given 'Full Monty' By LaGuardia Security

Henry Kissinger Pat Down By TSA: Former Secretary Of State Given 'Full Monty' By LaGuardia Security

Commented May 14, 2012 at 20:09:15 in Travel

“kissinger shouldn't tolerate that.
he should leave north america and never return.”
Mitchell Guist Dead: 'Swamp People' Star Dies In Louisiana

Mitchell Guist Dead: 'Swamp People' Star Dies In Louisiana

Commented May 14, 2012 at 19:58:52 in Celebrity

“i love those brothers.
rest in peace Mitchell.
btw, why did they refer to him as "the alligator hunter" ?”

MaDark on May 14, 2012 at 21:29:45

“Obviously the person who wrote this article had never seen the show. Mitchell and Glenn were the only ones that didn't hunt aligators.”
Obama To Barnard Graduates: Don't Listen To Media (VIDEO)

Obama To Barnard Graduates: Don't Listen To Media (VIDEO)

Commented May 14, 2012 at 19:55:19 in Media

“many huffposters only read the headline”
'Parks And Recreation' Renewed: NBC Orders Season 5 And 'The Office' Season 9 And 'Up All Night' Season 2

'Parks And Recreation' Renewed: NBC Orders Season 5 And 'The Office' Season 9 And 'Up All Night' Season 2

Commented May 12, 2012 at 03:30:25 in TV

“awake might be the best series on network television”

Ryan Kenneth Leddy on May 12, 2012 at 08:37:45

“It's up there, but Fringe is still the best to me. You gotta be into that kind of thing though. House has been the best for like nearly a decade but the series finale is this monday.”
Michele Bachmann Withdraws Swiss Citizenship

Michele Bachmann Withdraws Swiss Citizenship

Commented May 11, 2012 at 02:25:03 in Politics

“send her into exile”
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