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Eric Cantor breaks bread at Goldman Sachs

May 12, 2010

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Washington Examiner It was probably not the best place to be spotted for a rising Republican leader, but just a week after senators were grilling Goldman Sachs executives and as a Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit about the firm’s mortgage investments moves forward, House Minority Whip Eric Cantor was at the megabank’s Battery Park offices […]

Goldman Hearings — A Political Show Trial

April 28, 2010

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By Phil Kerpen – FOXNews.com Congress already created the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. Shouldn’t Congress at least wait for its report before rushing to regulate? Senatorial grilling of Goldman Sachs executives comes, not coincidentally, in the midst of the Democrats’ stalled push for their so-called regulatory reform bill. The SEC’s inspector general is already investigating whether […]

Gangster Government and the DODD Bill

April 22, 2010

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Gangster Government Becomes a Long-Running Series By Micheal Barone, TOWNHALL Almost a year ago, in a Washington Examiner column on the Chrysler bailout, I reflected on the Obama administration’s decision to force bondholders to accept 33 cents on the dollar on secured debts while giving United Auto Worker retirees 50 cents on the dollar on […]

All the President’s Goldman Sachs Men

April 21, 2010

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Michelle Malkin, TOWNHALL While President Obama assails the culture of greed and recklessness practiced by the men of Goldman Sachs, his administration is infested with them. The White House can no more disown Government Sachs than Da Boss-in-chief can disown Chicago politics. Obama is headed to Wall Street on Thursday to demand “financial regulatory reform” […]

Financial Regulation — A Blueprint for Political Coercion

April 21, 2010

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by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann   How odd that when the president’s largest corporate donor, Goldman Sachs, gets indicted, it is seen in the wonderful world of Washington as catalyzing his efforts to modify Wall Street regulation. Goldman’s employees, of course, gave Barack Obama just shy of $1 million, a total only exceeded by […]

Memo to Washington: No more bailouts

April 20, 2010

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W EXAMINER, OPINION Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is catching hell from the Washington establishment for having the temerity to tell the truth about the fine print in the Obama-Dodd Wall Street reform bill. McConnell is raising alarms about the proposal’s provision to make Washington bailouts a permanent feature: “It’s almost as if the people […]

Goldman Sachs Has Hurt Wall Street and Our Country

April 20, 2010

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By Liz Peek, FOXNEWS Will the SEC prevail in its civil lawsuit against Goldman Sachs? It doesn’t matter. The suit brought against the firm has already caused considerable harm to the Goldman franchise , whether or not it is successful. It will likely embolden other claimants who lost money during the financial crisis (and who […]