Skip to comments.Mad Maxine's Minority Fat-Cat Bankers
Posted on 08/03/2010 10:26:30 PM PDT by Nachum
Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of California is notorious for her high-decibel rants against corporate executives and career exploitation of identity politics. Class warfare and racial division are her two-decade-long stock and trade. She would normally be first in line (and in front of the cameras) to lambaste the very kind of Porsche-driving, luxury beach house-partying bank officials who begged her for a government handout. If they were white, that is.
But the minority fat cats who lobbied her during the fall 2008 financial meltdown represented the black-owned OneUnited Bank. They were her longtime friends, donors and fundraisers. Her husband was an investor in one of the banks that merged into OneUnited. He later served on the company's board of directors. Both Woman of the People Waters and her hubby have owned six-figure sums of OneUnited stock at various times over the past six years. Mr. Waters remained a OneUnited stockholder at the time Rep. Waters went to bat for the company. However, that indelible conflict-of-interest odor didn't stop her from intervening to arrange a high-powered meeting between OneUnited and then-Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and 20 of his minions, who engineered a special federal rescue of the teetering company behind closed doors.
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do as they say,not as they do
Isn't that racist?
I swear, the revolution is going to start soon. The depth of our pols’ corruption is so great that no amount of cynicism is enough to keep up with it. They all need to be taught some serious lesson.
“I swear, the revolution is going to start soon. The depth of our pols corruption is so great that no amount of cynicism is enough to keep up with it. They all need to be taught some serious lesson.”
They know it too and hat’s why they been busily ramping up the police state. That’s what the “Fusion Centers” are for.
Maxine Waters is ethically challenged?
Most of the time she is speaking such gibberish the clarity of that fact never comes through.