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Re: What to make of the election?

Post by DrDonkeyLove... » Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:57 am

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The GA bitch in the same briefing also bought stock in pharma and telecommuting tech after dumping. She'd made no other trades since her election, and said everything was going to be fine and this was overblown.

Feinstein's assets were in a blind trust, so unless the blind trust and her are in some kind of conspiracy, that's a big nope.
I saw a blip of the GA senator on TV. She implied that she had a blind trust but I didn't hear her say those exact words.

Feinstein said that her husband handles all the investing. "Feinstein defended herself in a series of tweets on Friday, saying she has "no control" over her assets and the stocks in question were her husband's transactions". Her husband, Richard Blum has been huge into Chinese investing. Was there pillow talk about the virus? Probably, but I don't know if it was much of a factor in these specific stock transactions.

Even if all 4 are 100% guilty, it's the tip of the DC corruption iceberg.

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Re: What to make of the election?

Post by Turdacious » Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:46 am

Grandpa's Spells wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:18 am
The GA bitch in the same briefing also bought stock in pharma and telecommuting tech after dumping. She'd made no other trades since her election, and said everything was going to be fine and this was overblown.

Feinstein's assets were in a blind trust, so unless the blind trust and her are in some kind of conspiracy, that's a big nope.
Burr's a small fish, doesn't appear to have any idea how the game is played, and has no friends (he's a Republican who pissed off the Trump family); the other two are sophisticated and know how to work indirectly.

And there's no indication that any of them got information that wasn't publicly available.
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Re: What to make of the election?

Post by nafod » Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:57 pm

Turdacious wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:46 am
Grandpa's Spells wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:18 am
The GA bitch in the same briefing also bought stock in pharma and telecommuting tech after dumping. She'd made no other trades since her election, and said everything was going to be fine and this was overblown.

Feinstein's assets were in a blind trust, so unless the blind trust and her are in some kind of conspiracy, that's a big nope.
Burr's a small fish, doesn't appear to have any idea how the game is played, and has no friends (he's a Republican who pissed off the Trump family); the other two are sophisticated and know how to work indirectly.

And there's no indication that any of them got information that wasn't publicly available.
Classified intel briefs aren’t publicly available.
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Re: What to make of the election?

Post by Alfred_E._Neuman » Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:22 pm

Turdacious wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:46 am
Burr's a small fish, doesn't appear to have any idea how the game is played, and has no friends (he's a Republican who pissed off the Trump family); the other two are sophisticated and know how to work indirectly.

And there's no indication that any of them got information that wasn't publicly available.
I get what you're saying about anybody being able to dig through the CDC, NIH, and WHO information and probably come to the same conclusion that this was going to be bad. Hell, get your news from anything other than the US mainstream (or worse, FOX/Limbaugh/Etc) and you would have gotten a much different picture than the official Trump message.

What infuriates me here is that they KNEW without a shadow of a doubt how this was going to play out at least two months ago because THEY WERE TOLD EXACTLY HOW in a closed door meeting with the people whose job it is to know. And then they made their plays based on that information, while they downplayed the severity to the public. If it was serious enough to cash out of the market, buy EXTREMELY specific stocks that would make you bank in this downturn and social isolation, then it was for god damned sure serious enough to start getting plans in place, get critical supply lines stocked, set up serious travel restrictions, and try out damnedest to get ahead of the curve. They did none of that. And they should pay.
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Re: What to make of the election?

Post by Turdacious » Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:34 pm

Alfred_E._Neuman wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:22 pm
Turdacious wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:46 am
Burr's a small fish, doesn't appear to have any idea how the game is played, and has no friends (he's a Republican who pissed off the Trump family); the other two are sophisticated and know how to work indirectly.

And there's no indication that any of them got information that wasn't publicly available.
I get what you're saying about anybody being able to dig through the CDC, NIH, and WHO information and probably come to the same conclusion that this was going to be bad. Hell, get your news from anything other than the US mainstream (or worse, FOX/Limbaugh/Etc) and you would have gotten a much different picture than the official Trump message.

What infuriates me here is that they KNEW without a shadow of a doubt how this was going to play out at least two months ago because THEY WERE TOLD EXACTLY HOW in a closed door meeting with the people whose job it is to know. And then they made their plays based on that information, while they downplayed the severity to the public. If it was serious enough to cash out of the market, buy EXTREMELY specific stocks that would make you bank in this downturn and social isolation, then it was for god damned sure serious enough to start getting plans in place, get critical supply lines stocked, set up serious travel restrictions, and try out damnedest to get ahead of the curve. They did none of that. And they should pay.
To be honest, we don't know what they were told, or if the bureaucrat giving the briefing had any expertise. We do know that both the House and Senate dicked around with pandemic preparation funding, and the White House only changed their mind about cutting 2021 CDC funding fucking yesterday. Pretty clear no alarms were going off like they should have been if a real expert had been giving the briefing.
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Re: What to make of the election?

Post by Turdacious » Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:35 pm

nafod wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:57 pm
Turdacious wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:46 am
Grandpa's Spells wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:18 am
The GA bitch in the same briefing also bought stock in pharma and telecommuting tech after dumping. She'd made no other trades since her election, and said everything was going to be fine and this was overblown.

Feinstein's assets were in a blind trust, so unless the blind trust and her are in some kind of conspiracy, that's a big nope.
Burr's a small fish, doesn't appear to have any idea how the game is played, and has no friends (he's a Republican who pissed off the Trump family); the other two are sophisticated and know how to work indirectly.

And there's no indication that any of them got information that wasn't publicly available.
Classified intel briefs aren’t publicly available.
Which nicely hides the fact that many of them aren't useful. And I know you know this from experience.
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Re: What to make of the election?

Post by Alfred_E._Neuman » Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:41 pm

Turdacious wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:34 pm
Alfred_E._Neuman wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:22 pm
Turdacious wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:46 am
Burr's a small fish, doesn't appear to have any idea how the game is played, and has no friends (he's a Republican who pissed off the Trump family); the other two are sophisticated and know how to work indirectly.

And there's no indication that any of them got information that wasn't publicly available.
I get what you're saying about anybody being able to dig through the CDC, NIH, and WHO information and probably come to the same conclusion that this was going to be bad. Hell, get your news from anything other than the US mainstream (or worse, FOX/Limbaugh/Etc) and you would have gotten a much different picture than the official Trump message.

What infuriates me here is that they KNEW without a shadow of a doubt how this was going to play out at least two months ago because THEY WERE TOLD EXACTLY HOW in a closed door meeting with the people whose job it is to know. And then they made their plays based on that information, while they downplayed the severity to the public. If it was serious enough to cash out of the market, buy EXTREMELY specific stocks that would make you bank in this downturn and social isolation, then it was for god damned sure serious enough to start getting plans in place, get critical supply lines stocked, set up serious travel restrictions, and try out damnedest to get ahead of the curve. They did none of that. And they should pay.
To be honest, we don't know what they were told, or if the bureaucrat giving the briefing had any expertise. We do know that both the House and Senate dicked around with pandemic preparation funding, and the White House only changed their mind about cutting 2021 CDC funding fucking yesterday. Pretty clear no alarms were going off like they should have been if a real expert had been giving the briefing.
You would hope that if real experts had actually sounded the alarm with the House and Senate, they would have taken action.
I'm actually wondering if the Trump admin and subsequently every other politician was hoping beyond hope this wouldn't blow up for another few months and they could get through the November elections before having to make any real decisions.
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Re: What to make of the election?

Post by nafod » Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:37 pm

Turdacious wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:34 pm
Alfred_E._Neuman wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:22 pm
Turdacious wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:46 am
Burr's a small fish, doesn't appear to have any idea how the game is played, and has no friends (he's a Republican who pissed off the Trump family); the other two are sophisticated and know how to work indirectly.

And there's no indication that any of them got information that wasn't publicly available.
I get what you're saying about anybody being able to dig through the CDC, NIH, and WHO information and probably come to the same conclusion that this was going to be bad. Hell, get your news from anything other than the US mainstream (or worse, FOX/Limbaugh/Etc) and you would have gotten a much different picture than the official Trump message.

What infuriates me here is that they KNEW without a shadow of a doubt how this was going to play out at least two months ago because THEY WERE TOLD EXACTLY HOW in a closed door meeting with the people whose job it is to know. And then they made their plays based on that information, while they downplayed the severity to the public. If it was serious enough to cash out of the market, buy EXTREMELY specific stocks that would make you bank in this downturn and social isolation, then it was for god damned sure serious enough to start getting plans in place, get critical supply lines stocked, set up serious travel restrictions, and try out damnedest to get ahead of the curve. They did none of that. And they should pay.
To be honest, we don't know what they were told, or if the bureaucrat giving the briefing had any expertise. We do know that both the House and Senate dicked around with pandemic preparation funding, and the White House only changed their mind about cutting 2021 CDC funding fucking yesterday. Pretty clear no alarms were going off like they should have been if a real expert had been giving the briefing.
Real experts? There’s no place for such people in this administration. Just serial fellaters.

Watching each of them praise Trump’s leadership is positively creepy. I mean, just fucking weird. Pence in particular, although I guess he knows what needs to be done to keep the PumpkinFuhrer sated.

Props to Burr for looking out for his constituents...his family and donors. Too bad so sad for his voters.
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Re: What to make of the election?

Post by Turdacious » Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:06 pm

nafod wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:37 pm
Turdacious wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:34 pm
Alfred_E._Neuman wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:22 pm
Turdacious wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:46 am
Burr's a small fish, doesn't appear to have any idea how the game is played, and has no friends (he's a Republican who pissed off the Trump family); the other two are sophisticated and know how to work indirectly.

And there's no indication that any of them got information that wasn't publicly available.
I get what you're saying about anybody being able to dig through the CDC, NIH, and WHO information and probably come to the same conclusion that this was going to be bad. Hell, get your news from anything other than the US mainstream (or worse, FOX/Limbaugh/Etc) and you would have gotten a much different picture than the official Trump message.

What infuriates me here is that they KNEW without a shadow of a doubt how this was going to play out at least two months ago because THEY WERE TOLD EXACTLY HOW in a closed door meeting with the people whose job it is to know. And then they made their plays based on that information, while they downplayed the severity to the public. If it was serious enough to cash out of the market, buy EXTREMELY specific stocks that would make you bank in this downturn and social isolation, then it was for god damned sure serious enough to start getting plans in place, get critical supply lines stocked, set up serious travel restrictions, and try out damnedest to get ahead of the curve. They did none of that. And they should pay.
To be honest, we don't know what they were told, or if the bureaucrat giving the briefing had any expertise. We do know that both the House and Senate dicked around with pandemic preparation funding, and the White House only changed their mind about cutting 2021 CDC funding fucking yesterday. Pretty clear no alarms were going off like they should have been if a real expert had been giving the briefing.
Real experts? There’s no place for such people in this administration. Just serial fellaters.

Watching each of them praise Trump’s leadership is positively creepy. I mean, just fucking weird. Pence in particular, although I guess he knows what needs to be done to keep the PumpkinFuhrer sated.

Props to Burr for looking out for his constituents...his family and donors. Too bad so sad for his voters.
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Re: What to make of the election?

Post by nafod » Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:17 pm

Turdacious wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:06 pm

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