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Tim Geithner: Prone to ‘Odd Fits of Giggling’
NY Mag ^ | 9/6/10 | Nitasha Tiku

Posted on 09/06/2010 11:50:15 AM PDT by Nachum

"Tim was organized and low-key, although given to occasional bursts of profanity and odd fits of giggling." —Ex-car czar Steven Rattner dishes on the Obama administration's views of Detroit during the bailouts in his upcoming book, Overhaul. No one was spared. According to Rattner, Obama asked, "Why can't [GM and Chrysler] make a Corolla?"

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: fits; geithner; giggling; odd; overhaul; rattner; taxcheat; taxcheattimmy

1 posted on 09/06/2010 11:50:20 AM PDT by Nachum
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2 posted on 09/06/2010 11:52:07 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
"Tim Geithner: Prone to ‘Odd Fits of Giggling’"

Well, elves are supposed to be jolly, even evil incompetent elves.

3 posted on 09/06/2010 11:52:52 AM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: Nachum
Report: "Tim Geithner: Prone to ‘Odd Fits of Giggling’"

Response: I can believe this report as it fits a member of this bungled group allowed to hold office.

4 posted on 09/06/2010 12:00:00 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Nachum
"Tim was...given to occasional bursts of profanity and odd fits of giggling."
When his head turns around 360 degrees and he projectile vomits then it'll be official. Until then his demonic possession is just speculation.
5 posted on 09/06/2010 12:01:59 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Nachum
Maybe he knows who stole the cookies...


BHO Tax Cheats


6 posted on 09/06/2010 12:02:10 PM PDT by FrankR (It doesn't matter what they call us, only what we answer to....)
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To: Nachum

They’re all crazy.


7 posted on 09/06/2010 12:02:17 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012 (Proud Infidel)
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To: Nachum

GM DID build a Corolla. It was badged as a chevy model. But it was 100% Corolla. Quite decent.


8 posted on 09/06/2010 12:02:32 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk (Revive The Poll Tax and Literacy Requirement for voter registration.)
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To: Nachum
As for the auto unions, Emanuel let loose with an F-bomb: "F--k the UAW."

Seems like an odd position, the UAW has always been one of the Dems top supporters...........

9 posted on 09/06/2010 12:04:16 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: ilovesarah2012

Just another defective Democrat. No surprises there.


10 posted on 09/06/2010 12:04:57 PM PDT by The Duke
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To: Nachum

Hw was just being gay...


11 posted on 09/06/2010 12:06:28 PM PDT by citizencon
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To: nascarnation
Seems like an odd position, the UAW has always been one of the Dems top supporters...........

Except that there is no honor among theives.

They use each other, plain and simple.

12 posted on 09/06/2010 12:08:54 PM PDT by SteamShovel (UTOPIA...Isn't)
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To: Nachum

Well, he probably sits around on a pocket vibrator.
or maybe he has a pet gerbil.


13 posted on 09/06/2010 12:10:30 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: ilovesarah2012

I am not a psychiatrist, but I did stay in a Holiday Inn. I think the outburst of inappropriate laughter is called hebophrenia. I have probably spelled it wrong. I only stayed one night.


14 posted on 09/06/2010 12:11:22 PM PDT by healy61
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To: Nachum

Ratting by a Rat on a Giggling Geit ???


15 posted on 09/06/2010 12:15:05 PM PDT by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: Nachum

Hey Tim, lay off the weed!!


16 posted on 09/06/2010 12:20:48 PM PDT by luv2ndamend (They call themselves greens because they're too yellow to admit they're reds.)
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To: Nachum
If you'd just helped pull of one of the biggest heists in world history, I guess you'd be prone to fits of giggling, too.
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17 posted on 09/06/2010 12:21:33 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (The upcoming election is the most important in our lifetimes!!! BE THERE!!!!!!!)
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To: Nachum

18 posted on 09/06/2010 12:26:54 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Nachum

Just what we need a tax cheating incompetent with Tourette’s


19 posted on 09/06/2010 12:31:33 PM PDT by njslim
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To: healy61
I think the outburst of inappropriate laughter is called hebophrenia.

Symptomatology of temporal lobe epilepsy
Gelascic epilepsy involves paroxysms (fits) of laughing or giggling, usually associated with pleasure.

20 posted on 09/06/2010 12:40:49 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: healy61
I think the outburst of inappropriate laughter is called hebophrenia.

ICD-10 Criteria for Hebephrenic Schizophrenia
A form of schizophrenia in which affective changes are prominent, delusions and hallucinations fleeting and fragmentary, behaviour irresponsible and unpredictable, and mannerisms common. The mood is shallow and inappropirate and often accompanied by giggling or self-satisfied, self-absorbed smiling, or by a lofty manner, grimaces, mannerisms, pranks, hypochondriacal complaints, and reiterated phrases. Thought is disorganized and speech rambling and incoherent. There is a tendency to remain solitary, and behaviour seems empty of purpose and feeling. This form of schizphrenia usually starts between the ages of 15 and 25 years and tends to have a poor prognosis because of the rapid development of "negative" symptoms, particularly flattening of affect and loss of volition.

Sounds more like the epilepsy described in my other link to me, but I'm not a physician so YMMV.

21 posted on 09/06/2010 12:47:21 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Nachum

But so was Baron Bomburst.


22 posted on 09/06/2010 12:54:39 PM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine.)
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To: healy61
Undesirable Language
Compulsive cursing, or coprolalia , is often the result of neurological conditions such as Tourette syndrome (TS), frontal lobe damage, epilepsy , schizophrenia, dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and mental retardation.

Who knows? So many things fit.

23 posted on 09/06/2010 12:55:48 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: philman_36

Maybe he was just punch drunk? Ask Steve Kroft.


24 posted on 09/06/2010 1:04:39 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: Nachum
Timmy

25 posted on 09/06/2010 1:06:40 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: The_Media_never_lie
Maybe he was just punch drunk?
I'm still going with demonic possession.

Ask Steve Kroft.
I wouldn't even give him 60 seconds, much less 60 minutes.

26 posted on 09/06/2010 1:11:36 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Nachum

Geithner isn’t qualified to be a bank teller.


27 posted on 09/06/2010 1:38:54 PM PDT by roaddog727 (It's the Constitution, Stupid!)
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To: Nachum
Remember how we had to have Geitner as Sec. Treasury, no one else coild save us?

Wonder if that had anything to do with obummer's mother working for Geitner's father when she was in Indonesia.

28 posted on 09/06/2010 1:59:44 PM PDT by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: philman_36

I would like to know what got cut during that 60 min. session in order to protect Hussein.


29 posted on 09/06/2010 2:36:05 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: Nachum

Him and that gay congressman from New York who resigned should get together, two giggling gayboys.


30 posted on 09/06/2010 2:45:21 PM PDT by decisis
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To: njslim
Just what we need a tax cheating incompetent with Tourette’s

It fits.

I'm pretty sure I see some autism in Obama.

He's a creepy strange guy, and he picked creepy strange people to serve his administration.

31 posted on 09/06/2010 2:56:03 PM PDT by SteamShovel (UTOPIA...Isn't)
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To: Nachum

32 posted on 09/06/2010 3:02:20 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: The_Media_never_lie
I would like to know what got cut during that 60 min. session in order to protect Hussein.
The necessary questions weren't asked to start with so there was nothing to cut.
33 posted on 09/06/2010 3:04:49 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: philman_36
I would like to know what got cut during that 60 min. session in order to protect Hussein.

The necessary questions weren't asked to start with so there was nothing to cut.

So true.

34 posted on 09/06/2010 3:38:50 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: philman_36

WOW, man that describes Timmy G to a tee. You must have this stuff up!


35 posted on 09/06/2010 5:08:14 PM PDT by dusttoyou (Let the other side get all wee-wee'd up, Remember come November)
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To: dusttoyou

Proof read is my friend.

You must have MADE this stuff up!


36 posted on 09/06/2010 5:10:24 PM PDT by dusttoyou (Let the other side get all wee-wee'd up, Remember come November)
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To: philman_36

Yikes!! this describes someone I know.


37 posted on 09/06/2010 10:54:59 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: Nachum

I can’t wait to read this book. I’d bet on it being a #1 on the NYT best-seller’s list for a while.


38 posted on 09/07/2010 2:16:24 AM PDT by LibertyRocks
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To: Nachum

Anyone heard anything about Rahm lately? We haven’t seen hide nor hair since the scene at the Wailing Wall, have we? This report brings his name up. Is he even in DC anymore? And the giggling—he can’t BELIEVE his own position of power, it is so incredulous, EVEN TO HIMSELF! He giggles to get over the stress of filling a position for which he isn’t remotely qualified.


39 posted on 09/07/2010 2:47:18 AM PDT by browniexyz
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