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A List of Goldman Sachs People in the Obama Government
The Seminal ^ | April 27, 2010 | fflambeau

Posted on 05/10/2010 1:53:40 PM PDT by voveo

But that’s just the tip of the Goldman Sachs iceberg. Here you will find, I believe, the most comprehensive list of people-groups yet available to show how Obama’s administration has really become the Goldman Sachs administration. But I need your help. I suspect there are far more people out there with such ties that I have missed even though I have spent lots of time researching this issue. If you know of other people who should be on this list, please help out and give the details in a comment to this diary.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections

1 posted on 05/10/2010 1:53:40 PM PDT by voveo
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Goldman Sachs Will Be Sitting Pretty With Emanuel in the Obama White House
Timothy P. Carney, Examiner Columnist, November 21, 2008

Goldman Sachs always has clout in Washington, as evidenced by the firm’s alumni serving as Treasury secretaries under both Presidents Bush and Clinton. Today, in these tumultuous times of bailouts and meltdowns when the investment banking leviathan needs Washington more than ever before, Goldman can leverage its most valuable asset yet—incoming White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel.

Goldman Sachs is the giant of Wall Street, and more than any other investment bank, Goldman is surviving the current financial storm.

Traditionally a Democratic booster, and one of Barack Obama’s top sources of funds in this past election, Goldman has always had some particularly strong allies within government.

Emanuel is one such ally. An interesting early chapter in the Goldman-Emanuel relationship took place in the setting of Bill Clinton’s campaign for the White House in 1992. Clinton hired Emanuel as his chief fundraiser. At the same time, however, Emanuel was on the payroll of Goldman Sachs, receiving $3,000 per month from the firm to “introduce us to people,” in the words of one Goldman partner at the time. This is certainly a noteworthy relationship, but it’s one that has almost entirely escaped scrutiny. (snip)

In his four terms in Congress, Emanuel has raised $74,750 from Goldman, making the firm his number four source of funds.

Goldman has helped Emanuel. How has Emanuel helped Goldman? The most obvious answer, as mentioned in this column two weeks ago, is in Emanuel’s lead role in shepherding the “$700 billion” bailout—first proposed by former a Goldman CEO, Bush Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson—through the skeptical House.

Of course, back in the Clinton days, Goldman benefited from NAFTA and the bailout of the Mexican currency, with Emanuel pushing NAFTA through Congress, and Rubin hammering out the peso bailout.

Did Goldman improperly funnel money to the Clinton campaign by subsidizing Emanuel’s salary in 1992? Did Goldman’s help to Clinton spur the Democratic president to push NAFTA and the Mexican bailout?

The answers to these questions are opaque, and with Emanuel burrowed deep within the Obama White House, the continued relationship between Goldman Sachs and Obama’s right hand man won’t be easy to follow.

Watch which regulations of Wall Street Obama fights for. Watch where the bailout money goes. And don’t be surprised to see Goldman soon sitting pretty once again.


2 posted on 05/10/2010 1:56:50 PM PDT by Liz (If teens can procreate in a Volkswagen, why does a spotted owl need 2000 acres? JD Hayworth)
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To: voveo

Probably be easier to have a list of who doesn’t have a connection to GS.

3 posted on 05/10/2010 2:00:05 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: voveo

Clinton - BUSH — and the impostor’s administrations? -—NOPE—it’s been 16 + years of the Goldman Sachs administration.

4 posted on 05/10/2010 2:07:00 PM PDT by eleni121 (For Jesus did not give us a timid spirit , but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline)
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To: ilovesarah2012
Probably be easier to have a list of who doesn’t have a connection to GS.

Those would be the Marxists and muslims.

From another point of view:

Obama: Trilateral Commission Endgame
5 posted on 05/10/2010 2:10:52 PM PDT by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: voveo
Eighty percent of legitimate American citizens have no clue; and eighty percent of that eighty percent are politically apathetic.

Which means sixty four percent of American citizens are being bludgeoned out of the middle class without even having an inkling.

And because "Republicans" in Washington DC who know (including GWB incidentally), refuse to talk.

Incidentally, father GHWB in his last speech (Houston) after being manipulated out, said something like" "hold on to your wallet."

Johnny Suntrade

6 posted on 05/10/2010 2:16:40 PM PDT by jnsun (The Left: the need to manipulate others because of nothing productive to offer.)
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To: voveo
I'm surprised Corzine, the former Governor of New Jersey, isn’t working for Obama. He too, worked for Goldman Sacks till he pissed too many people off with his greed and screwing others financially. He was literally blackballed on Wall Street. His way of getting even was to BUY the governorship in New Jersey.
7 posted on 05/10/2010 3:01:02 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: voveo

1. (Barack Obama)
2. Joe Biden
3. Robert Altman
4. Lael Brainard
5. Warren Buffett
6. Hillary Clinton
7. Gregory Craig
8. Thomas Donilon
9. Bill Dudley
10. Douglas Elmendorf
11. Rahm Emanuel
12. Diana Farrell
13. Stephen Friedman
14. Michael Frohman
15. Jason Furman
16. Anne Fudge
17. Mark Gallogly
18. Timothy Geitner
19. Gary Gensler
20. Michael Greenstone
21. “The Hamilton Project”
22. Robert Hormats
23. Neel KashKari
24. Karen Kornbluh
25. Jacob “Jack” Lew
26. David Lipton
27. Eric Mindich
28. Peter Orszah
29. Mark Patterson
30. Steve Rattner
31. Robert Reischauer
32. Alice Rivlin
33. James Rubin
34. Robert Rubin
35. Gene Sperling
36. Adam Storch
37. Larry Summers

8 posted on 05/10/2010 3:04:45 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: blueplum

A shorter list would be the list of people NOT associated with Goldman Sachs.

9 posted on 05/10/2010 3:05:28 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: voveo

BTW, if you leave a job in the private sector and are appointed to a public sector position such as the FED, Treasury, White House ETC...

YOU pay NO TAXES on any bonus you receive.

10 posted on 05/10/2010 3:14:44 PM PDT by Zeneta (Why are so many people searching for something that has already found us ?)
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To: voveo; Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...
The list, ping
11 posted on 05/10/2010 3:38:40 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at
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To: voveo

That’s racist

12 posted on 05/10/2010 4:11:58 PM PDT by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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