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laserhaas

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Thu Apr 21, 2016, 12:02 AM Apr 2016

Lawyer for Congress Offers Sell Out of Constituency to Goldman Sachs [View all]

Last edited Thu Apr 21, 2016, 10:31 AM - Edit history (2)

This is absolutely one of the biggest set of brass chutzpahs this corruption fighting combatant has ever seen. Jeff Kurzon is an attorney at law who is running for Congress, in New York; and he did a snark offer to Goldman Sachs CEO/ Blankfein, to sell Jeff's soul/ sellout of constinuency....for a discounted price ..of $200,000.00

I want to come back as Marilyn and have Jeff's babies.

This ranks right up there with Richard Pryors "Brewsters Millions" wanting to buy your vote.

Basically, Jeff is taking a swipe at hidden transcripts.

No mere snips could do the piece proper justice, so...having Jeff's permission....here's a goody.

JEFF KURZON - DEMOCRAT FOR U.S. CONGRESS (NY-7)
APRIL 7, 2016
Dear Chairman Blankfein,

VIA THE INTERNET

Chairman Lloyd Blankfein

Goldman, Sachs & Co.

200 West Street

New York, NY

Dear Chairman Blankfein,

My name is Jeff Kurzon and I am a second-time candidate to be a member of Congress to represent the people of New York. I am running on a platform to get money out of Congress. We all know what a joke that is. Corporations and banks have always controlled Congress through lobbyist contributions, more recently through political action committees (PACs) and now because of Citizen's United, corporations such as Goldman can spend unlimited amounts of money on elections. All you need is a crafty lawyer to help you buy as much influence as you need in Washington. Goldman comes out looking like a “good corporate citizen” electing its pawns and more profitable than ever.

The purpose of my letter though is to offer my services as speaker to you and your employees, or to put it another way, sell my soul to Goldman Sachs and you. Why shouldn’t I jump on this gravy train of lucrative speaking fees — all I have to do in return is sell out my constituency who will never be the wiser in order to protect the rigged system from which you will amass an even more wonderful fortune. So what if the middle class is decimated by the giant squid pro quo [sic!] relationship where you pay me to espouse my, ahem, wisdom, and I maintain that status quo fiscal policies that benefit you and hurts them.

In my desire to wield power and enrich myself and my friends financially, I am willing to offer you a one hour speech for $225,000, less a 10% discount because I am not yet elected. So for less than $200,000, you can have my divine wit and my eloquent prose. Imagine genetically modified rose petals with dollar bill signs dancing on holy water. You will get a bought future-politician who, once elected, will be sure never to vote in any way to harm Goldman's interest.

The $200,000 is an investment for your employees, creditors and shareholders. Essentially, it is a small investment to save you millions later. You of course can spend freely like this because of the "business judgment rule," which basically says you can do seemingly foolish things like bribe future leaders with funds that should otherwise go to shareholders under the guise of your best judgment. I have only one small request: I’d prefer to address only the highest level of bank employees and of course we should keep the transcript of my “speech” secret.

I look forward to scheduling a date to address your most honorable and worthy financial institution.

Best,

Jeff

p.s. Nice work on getting the bailout. I am glad that AIG did not fail so that you and everyone at the bank could continue to enjoy your large bonuses. Let the New York City suckers who do not understand risky banking be damned.

Source: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-great-american-bubble-machine-20100405

Tagged: GetMoneyOut, Goldman, Campaign Finance Reform, NYCD7

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Bythe way....Mr. Kurzon campaign is intentionally restricted to only $5000 ..as Jeff is a staunch activist for ending Citizens United and getting money out of politics.

Bernie may have just found a new USAG.

Just sayin....


...........................WOW

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