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11. No, that was Charles Keating, Jr.
Sat Sep 28, 2013, 08:31 PM
Sep 2013

The "Keating 5", led by none other than John McCain, were senators who wanted to stop the investigations into his actions, that cost 3.4 Billion dollars in 1989, when a billion dollars was a BIG bunch of money!!

The plutocrats are trying to put the far-right genie back in the bottle YoungDemCA Sep 2013 #1
They've lost control leftynyc Sep 2013 #7
Rethug Response busterbrown Sep 2013 #2
Is this Keating the same cosmicone Sep 2013 #3
No, that was Charles Keating, Jr. HuskiesHowls Sep 2013 #11
Thank you. Just the last name gives me nausea. And McCain, projectile vomiting. freshwest Sep 2013 #23
No, Charles Keating wasn't a senator he just was the banker. alp227 Sep 2013 #12
Can't someone DO something? AlbertCat Sep 2013 #4
Rich Rethugs with huge stock holdings golfguru Sep 2013 #5
Exactly.. sendero Sep 2013 #19
The problem is that defaulting on the debt will hurt ALL of us! Duppers Oct 2013 #25
That is pure humbug! golfguru Oct 2013 #26
are you not reading DU & news? Duppers Oct 2013 #27
Federal employees ALWAYS get full back pay golfguru Oct 2013 #28
reducing the U.S.' fiscal troubles would be much easier pscot Sep 2013 #6
The Golem will do what the Golem will do. No use crying about it. Kablooie Sep 2013 #8
They're going to insist WE concede durablend Sep 2013 #9
Rep. Issa did just that when he told a reporter 3x "How dare you" when the kiranon Sep 2013 #20
You'd figure Wall St would have learned their lesson the first time around Snake Plissken Sep 2013 #10
"the political stalemate in Washington" PSPS Sep 2013 #13
Maybe the R's in the House Dyedinthewoolliberal Sep 2013 #14
GOP strategy: One more step and I take out the whole room, starting with myself! nt Javaman Sep 2013 #15
And their strategy works flawlessly Snake Plissken Sep 2013 #18
Before 9/11 nobody thought someone would hijack a plane to slam it into a building. AlbertCat Sep 2013 #24
I've read that Wall Street and the usual players like the Chamber of Commerce don't have control summerschild Sep 2013 #16
Just another bad investment made by Wall Street remember these idots caused the crash in 2008. gordianot Sep 2013 #17
Suuuure they do. blkmusclmachine Sep 2013 #21
You broke it, you bought it. DeSwiss Sep 2013 #22
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