Skip to comments.Ken Lewis: If Iím Going Down, Hank Paulson and Ben Bernanke Are Coming Down With Me
Posted on 02/05/2010 2:42:22 PM PST by FTJM
No WAY is Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis going to be the only one to answer for the acquisition of crappy Merrill Lynch and its crappy bonuses, "a person close to Lewis's defense team" (who may or may not be Ken Lewis himself) tells Charlie Gasparino today on the Daily Beast. NO WAY will he be a scapegoat, alone, for the people who twisted his arm to go through with the Merrill deal by telling him he would be fired if he didn't. "If this thing goes to trial you can expect both Paulson and Bernanke to be on the witness list." If he's going down, he's bringing them down, too. Bringing them down to Chinatown. Order in the court!
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Hire a food tester, dude.
There’s no honor among thieves.
Really. THis one will never see a courtroom.
Sing, Ken, Sing!
Unfortunately you are right. Too bad, it would be a good start.
I know the banks have been scapegoats. Like being browbeat into giving loans to deadbeats, Crystal the stripper and her pimp....folks with no credit history who were never going to repay.
I know that Obama, Dodd, Frank and the like are spitting in the eyes of those who paid the bidding of those holding the treasury purse strings.
But hey, until some of them open their mouths and tell how it came down Obama will continue to make bogeymen of bankers, Dodd and Frank will get away with their crimes and that’s how I see it.
Washington is getting to be like Nassau in the 1700’s.
Mr Lewis is going to have a heart attack
Frankly - This could be a good popcorn event....
If something happens to Mr. Lewis or he is shut up; we will know where to look.
We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge or gallantry would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other. - John Adams
The ghost of Vince Foster will be visiting Mr Lewis.
Lewis, take them down, all of them.
Ken needs to consult with Glenn Beck on security.
Tag team Girlyman fight!
Cuomo's trying to get on the offensive prior to his run for governor, where he'll be put on the defensive.
Nice try Andy, but Ken Lewis is not going to let you get away with that, even if the mainstream media and the NY GOP do.
This is shaping up as world class entertainment.
Asprirn overdose coming again? The Chicago way....
“Mr Lewis is going to have a heart attack”
Nah. More likely an auto-erotic asphyxiation.
Expect more of this in 2010. Obongo has lost his cool, next they turn on him. Spill the beans Blago and others.
he’ll commit suicide by shooting himself 6 x in the back of his head...
Bank of America was started in San Francisco in 1904 by Amadeo Giannini, American born son of Italian immigrants, as Bank of Italy.
Among many accomplishments, it was the originator of VISA card (initially BankAmeriCard). To compete a consortium of other California banks started Mastercard.
Today THE largest financial services company in the world.
Example of a major company moving Hq. out of California.
If you value American free enterprise capitalism, this is a success story.
Lewis can assemble massive resources to battle the Obama administration.
for the acquisition of crappy Merrill Lynch and its crappy bonusesI'll take mine with extra butter.
Hey Ken two words “Swimming Lessons” find a course that includes “How to swim with concrete over shoes” it may be a 200 series course.
PS Ken, Long walks at Fort Marcy Park should be avoided.
Ken Lewis looks like a guy I wouldn’t mess with.
He is going to end up like Ken LAY. Goes to vacation house and has a massive heart attack. HUMMMMMMMM
Unfortunately some freepers suffer from class envy. They hate the banks and the bankers and are perfectly content with the Obama administration demonizing them. This is supposed to be a conservative forum but the knee jerk reaction is anything but.
Take all of the penis slurpers down!
Any one with common sense knows that there were and are many unnamed here that should be going down just like Lewis. Expose them, investigate them, drag them through the mud, and convict them...ALL.
I HOPE to God he takes Bwarney Fwank with him!
I’m guessing “aspirin overdose” like that Blago witness.
Doesn't help that Obie is trying to settle some Chicago business with a Las Vegas family either.
As long as all his information is backed up and hidden... and his enemies know it... they won’t be able to touch him for fear of that info getting released.
I just hope he’s smart enough to do that.
I'm rooting for Ken Lewis, myself, and can't wait to see him take on Cuomo.
I'm hoping the end result of all this is that Cuomo gets trashed so bad he limps away from the Nov. race; Lewis could be the catalyst which allows the NY economy to heal as a result.
Now we are talking! Paulson and Bernake need to take down some corrupt politicians with them.
I have recently seen a movie or TV program where the bad guy carried a device to slaughter cattle in commercial operations.It used compressed air and when applied to the skull brought instant death and produced a nice round hole in the skull.
I’m convinced that’s what killed Ron Brown and was noted in the autopsy
I have recently seen a movie or TV program where the bad guy carried a device to slaughter cattle in commercial operations.It used compressed air and when applied to the skull brought instant death and produced a nice round hole in the skull
“No Country for Old Men”
Lewis, take them down, all of them.
Don't forget Ron Brown.
>>No Country for Old Men
Especially for Old Quislings.
Eastward ho, NyLons; hoist the Union Jack on the dingy and set sail - GTHOOMC!
The death of Ron had Bill relieved and happy.