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Barbra Streisand Takes A $1.3 Million Bath. But Not The Good Kind Of Bath
The Smoking Gun ^ | 3 August 2010 | Unattributed

Posted on 08/04/2010 3:11:22 AM PDT by mkjessup

Count Barbra Streisand among the many victims of the global financial meltdown. Internal Revenue Service records show that the Hollywood star’s charitable foundation saw its investment portfolio take a whopping $1.3 million hit as a result of the Wall Street collapse.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: baabaa; liberaldumdum; schadenfrude; streisand
Heh, heh, heh.
1 posted on 08/04/2010 3:11:25 AM PDT by mkjessup
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To: mkjessup

That’s not even one concert appearance for her..


2 posted on 08/04/2010 3:14:30 AM PDT by Neidermeyer
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To: mkjessup

The old blabber mouth has been relatively quiet lately too.


3 posted on 08/04/2010 3:21:04 AM PDT by Dem Guard (The + IRS = Theirs)
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To: Neidermeyer

Yeah, but she might have to start drinking generic bottled water instead of Evian or (*gasp*) even TAP water! lol


4 posted on 08/04/2010 3:21:19 AM PDT by mkjessup (The Shah don't look so bad now, eh? But NO, that asswipe Jimmah said the Ayatollah was a 'godly man')
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To: mkjessup

hey it’s tax deductible


5 posted on 08/04/2010 3:21:31 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: Dem Guard
The old blabber mouth has been relatively quiet lately too.

Don't look a gift horse (especially THAT horse) in the mouth, lol

I remember during the GWB years, that Blabs was always trashing him on her pathetic website, but never EVER did she allow any visitors to comment in response, let alone provide a way to contact her via email, she knew then what everyone already knew, she's a mental midget when it comes to the issues and policies of the day, all she does is march in lockstep to whatever the liberal-left mouthpiece of the week says is the 'Party line'.
6 posted on 08/04/2010 3:24:18 AM PDT by mkjessup (Peeeeeeople....who need peeeeeeople, need to tell Babs to ***STFU!!!*** LOL)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
hey it's tax deductible

Maybe Babs will remember that when she files online with H & R Block next year. ;)
7 posted on 08/04/2010 3:25:25 AM PDT by mkjessup (Memmmmmmories .... of the way we werrrrrreee (before she got FAAAAATTTTT!!!!) LOL)
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To: mkjessup
We ALL took a bath.....

$1.3 sounds pretty mild ....if we all look at our 401Ks, we would all see something proportionately similar...

....with Babs money she would obviously lose more than me...

‘Release the Kiken’

8 posted on 08/04/2010 3:26:04 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: mkjessup

Babs did come out and say Obama’s economic policies were no good. Funny how Liberals don’t get it until they’re affected.


9 posted on 08/04/2010 3:27:14 AM PDT by hershey
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To: Vaquero
We ALL took a bath

Yes we did. Thank God it wasn't with Barbra.

Seriously, "I feel your pain", my 401K is now mostly a memory of happier times, like back when I had a full head o' hair.

"Release the Kiken", indeed! ;)
10 posted on 08/04/2010 3:29:59 AM PDT by mkjessup
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To: hershey
Babs did come out and say Obama’s economic policies were no good. Funny how Liberals don’t get it until they’re affected.

You're right. It all depends on whose Gore is being ox'd.
11 posted on 08/04/2010 3:30:51 AM PDT by mkjessup
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To: mkjessup

Hopfully, the next “bath” the souless socialist “Progressive”-ly deviate piggie takes, will cost her seven fold more. The harlot of BA-Al that she is.


12 posted on 08/04/2010 3:31:31 AM PDT by DGHoodini (Iran Azadi!)
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That’s true, but damn she can sing! She should stick to that.


13 posted on 08/04/2010 3:46:58 AM PDT by tal hajus ( too disgusted to care...much)
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To: mkjessup
Chump change for those rich elite rats.

Why do we need a story about her?...most Americans have been hit much harder.

Screw her and if she has any friends, screw them too.

14 posted on 08/04/2010 3:50:25 AM PDT by Post5203 (Let's make election 2010 EJECTION 2010. Time for a complete do-over.)
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To: mkjessup
I used to think she had a remarkable voice and actually had a few of her albums. I chucked them all as soon as she opened her political mouth many years ago. Now my skin curdles whenever I see the old hag.
15 posted on 08/04/2010 3:52:28 AM PDT by Dem Guard (The + IRS = Theirs)
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To: Vaquero

Your 401k? Don’t you mean the Federal Govt 401k? They are going to take them over after all, for your safety.


16 posted on 08/04/2010 4:06:16 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

They (the feds) can have whatever is left now, not much left except the husk of the account. Fortunately that wasn’t my sole source in the realm of retirement plans.


17 posted on 08/04/2010 4:11:33 AM PDT by mkjessup
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To: driftdiver
Your 401k? Don’t you mean the Federal Govt 401k? They are going to take them over after all, for your safety.

yup....you are correct sir.....now lets read what Jefferson sez

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from
time to time, with the blood of patriots and tyrants.

18 posted on 08/04/2010 4:14:00 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: hershey
"Funny how Liberals don’t get it until they’re affected."

Yep, they are all about compassion and charity as long as it's with someone else's money. But touch one penny of theirs and they scream like stuck pigs.

19 posted on 08/04/2010 4:24:24 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: mkjessup

I can’t believe that she has not recovered. I lost a significant amount in 2008 when the disaster began in September but since have recovered quite nicely.


20 posted on 08/04/2010 4:26:41 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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I didn't see how much it was worth. If it went from $1.5 million to $200k, then it was a major crash. If it went from $100 million to $98.7 million then she had a brilliant financial advisor who successfully navigated through the crash.
21 posted on 08/04/2010 4:36:48 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Gun control was originally to protect Klansmen from their victims. The basic reason hasn't changed.)
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I wonder whom were the beneficiaries of the foundation...probably some non profit pseudo liberal intellectual groups that support dummocrates.


22 posted on 08/04/2010 4:40:34 AM PDT by Mouton
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To: Neidermeyer
That’s not even one concert appearance for her..

Yup, chump change.
23 posted on 08/04/2010 4:43:55 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: KarlInOhio

A good point Karl.

I suspect that it must have been a significant loss for Blabs because if it were (per your example) a drop from a hypothetical 100 million to 98.7 million, this wouldn’t make the news at all.

I think (I’d LIKE to think) that her liberal-aiding-and-abetting foundation took a major hit.


24 posted on 08/04/2010 4:47:04 AM PDT by mkjessup
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To: mkjessup

Oh my God where can I make a donation (gag)


25 posted on 08/04/2010 5:27:19 AM PDT by bikerman (Obama lied pelicans died)
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To: mkjessup

Isn’t that about what she charges for a concert ticket?


26 posted on 08/04/2010 5:36:09 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Never trust anyone who points their rear end at God while praying.)
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To: mkjessup
Her portfolio's sagging more than her 38L* bra.

How's that hopey changey thing comin’ along Babs?

* 38 Long

27 posted on 08/04/2010 5:37:05 AM PDT by Mobties (I yield back the balance of my time)
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To: mkjessup

“Earth To Babs,How’s That Hopeless Change Working Out For You”?


28 posted on 08/04/2010 6:23:38 AM PDT by bandleader
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>>> Heh, heh, heh.

You’re easily amused.

Singer, songwriter, actress and filmmaker Barbra Streisand was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and has an estimated net worth of $140 million. Her most recent concert tour took in $119.5 million at the box office and was attended by 425,000 people worldwide.

http://www.celebritynetworth.com/richest-celebrities/singers/barbra-streisand-net-worth/

If her investments lost so little in the Obama recession, she has pretty good financial advisers looking after her money.

And btw, since when is Smoking Gun tracking normal and regular investment profits and loss ?


29 posted on 08/04/2010 6:25:07 AM PDT by tlb
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Is that you Babs?

Sing ‘The Way We Were’, for old times sake.


30 posted on 08/04/2010 7:01:08 AM PDT by mkjessup
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To: mkjessup

Babs made most of her money flipping Malibu real estate, not singing. Same with Cher.


31 posted on 08/04/2010 10:37:06 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (.)
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