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Fireworks: Kudlow, Santelli Rail Against the Corruption of TARP and Gov't in the Private Economy
NewsBusters ^ | April 24, 2009 | Jeff Poor

Posted on 04/24/2009 12:32:27 PM PDT by Rufus2007

If CNBC on-air talent has really had their hands tied by General Electric and NBC management on criticizing the current administration's economic policy, you couldn't tell it from watching Rick Santelli and Larry Kudlow.

On CNBC's April 24 "The Call," Santelli expressed his frustration with an overreaction by the government to solve the financial crisis when Kudlow asked him about the expansion of bailout obligations from the original TARP bailout price tag $750 billion to the $3 trillion.

"Listen - I'm glad I didn't say that, I'm glad I didn't say all that," Santelli said. "Do I disagree with it? Probably not. But, I'll take it a step farther - in the beginning, whether it was the commercial paper program, there was a need just like babies have a need for milk. But I don't need to drink a couple of gallons anymore."

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cnbc; larrykudlow; ricksantelli; tarp
Makes me wonder if CNBC management said, "Wow - they're on to us. Maybe we better cut them loose."
1 posted on 04/24/2009 12:32:27 PM PDT by Rufus2007
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To: Rufus2007

I think its worse than even Ayn Rand could have imagined


2 posted on 04/24/2009 12:34:54 PM PDT by GeronL (TYRANNY SENTINEL. http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com LIBERTY FICTION at libertyfic.proboards.com)
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To: GeronL

Why should we expect anything good from government? It is a corrupt body and a body completely out of control.


3 posted on 04/24/2009 12:41:25 PM PDT by mulligan (A)
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To: mulligan

Thats right. This is the natural tendency of a government.

Mulligan... The Galts Gulch bank?


4 posted on 04/24/2009 12:43:19 PM PDT by GeronL (TYRANNY SENTINEL. http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com LIBERTY FICTION at libertyfic.proboards.com)
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To: Rufus2007
RICK ROCKS!!!!
5 posted on 04/24/2009 1:28:50 PM PDT by NordP (CONSERVATIVE AGAIN IN 2010 ..... Now, is it 2012 yet ???)
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To: NordP

Rick would be a good pick up for FOX financial.

Vince


6 posted on 04/24/2009 1:36:53 PM PDT by Mouton
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To: Mouton

Yes.....a great Financial Analyst is a terrible thing to waste ;-)... - GET RICK ON FOX!!!!!!


7 posted on 04/24/2009 2:38:22 PM PDT by NordP (CONSERVATIVE AGAIN IN 2010 ..... Now, is it 2012 yet ???)
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