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8. Bill wags his finger at us (& I shudder at where that finger has been).
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 07:59 PM
Jan 2016

Clinton is one a cadre of politicians and world leaders that Dimon, a registered Democrat, has befriended over the years. The list of political confidants, which includes former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Chicago mayoral candidate and former investment banker Rahm Emanuel, has given Dimon high-level access to top policy makers over the years.

In fact, on the day Clinton took time to talk to Reuters, he was preparing to head to Washington to meet his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, for the White House state dinner with Chinese President Hu Jintao. Also invited by President Barack Obama to the event were Dimon and his wife Judy.

Clinton said it's important for politicians not to ostracize bankers and to seek the counsel of people like Dimon. But he also said Wall Street financiers have an obligation not to repeat the excesses that led to the financial crisis.[/div] (2011)

Golly Bill, is a 35% raise amid cutbacks just a TAD excessive?
Argh....that fucking Jamie Dimon. SoapBox Jan 2016 #1
Allegedly a dem fwiw...asshats like this give our party a bad name wordpix Jan 2016 #19
Sh*t - how nice. 840high Jan 2016 #2
And he deserves every penny of it--to pay his back taxes and reparations Proserpina Jan 2016 #3
Let's hear Hillary and Bernie debate this! wordpix Jan 2016 #20
She daren't go there, and he's too old-school polite to call her what she is. Proserpina Jan 2016 #22
Sick just fucking sick. mountain grammy Jan 2016 #4
+ 1 Stuart G Jan 2016 #17
A $7.4 million BONUS. TrollBuster9090 Jan 2016 #5
Part of that is driven by the tax code. Igel Jan 2016 #18
I wonder if dimon wrote the code wordpix Jan 2016 #21
USA ! USA ! Deny and Shred Jan 2016 #6
This is DISGUSTING in and of itself Plucketeer Jan 2016 #7
Bill wags his finger at us (& I shudder at where that finger has been). Divernan Jan 2016 #8
Ooooh, that's gonna sting - way to go, Bill! hatrack Jan 2016 #15
Kicked and recommended. Uncle Joe Jan 2016 #9
Bernie lsewpershad Jan 2016 #10
Now I"m not disagreeing with the sentiments here but passiveporcupine Jan 2016 #11
Not me....... Capt.Rocky300 Jan 2016 #13
+1000 wordpix Jan 2016 #25
I should have used the term, "paid" ....... Capt.Rocky300 Jan 2016 #27
The Key Difference . . . DarthDem Jan 2016 #14
Jennifer Lawrence doesn't lay thousands of people off and then get paid a bonus hatrack Jan 2016 #16
Nobody ever accused Jamie Dimon of being "popular"! Proserpina Jan 2016 #23
Progressive taxation would cover all of them FiveGoodMen Jan 2016 #28
Yes! Peace Patriot Jan 2016 #29
And this hypocrite........................... turbinetree Jan 2016 #12
It's Bernie Sanders' fault Politicub Jan 2016 #24
Message auto-removed Name removed Jan 2016 #26
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