Posts Tagged ‘the SEC’
Termites attack Capitol Hill! Their destructive job almost done….
If you’re attempting to keep up with the dance cards of the crooks in and about Washington and Wall Street, you can hardly do better than Zachary Roth’s outing today of the connections between Allen Stanford, the SEC (and their belated filing against him), jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff, Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff, ex-governor Ron Blagojevich, top Rs (including Feeney, Sweeney, Ney, and Katharine Harris and her mascara), along with Dems Chuck Schumer, Charlie Rangel, Chris Dodd - and then-chair of the Senate Banking Committee, Paul Sarbanes, whose conscience came cheap at only $1,000:
Apparently Sarbanes’ wasn’t much of a conscience to begin with or had been worn to tatters by years on Capitol Hill as one of the pocket-liners we’ve come to know and despise.
This revelation by TPM on the matter is a good example of why I began my Political Astrology blog, Stars Over Washington, in Oct 2005…blog description: ‘astrological comments on America, on Washington DC, and on the politicians who infest them.’
‘Plot Thickens ‘ Update 6:24 pm est: from Bloomberg News comes this: