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Insider Trading: Senate Version

I have been seeing a bunch of articles implicating US senators of insider training. Here is one example.

Why have no charges been brought against these POS? Martha did her time. I would at think at a minimum that they should be removed from office for these felonious actions that are well documented.

Going forward, I don’t see a rational for allowing representatives to own individual stocks. There is just to much conflict of interest to allow it.

What are your thoughts?

What vehicle should they use for retirement?

I am okay with them using things like index funds. Additionally, US senators do not need retirement. They get paid for life after office, which is also BS IMO.

Edit: They have really good benefits, but not quite what I was thinking.

I have a lot of things I think we should hammer like this at the national level which I believe would limit corruption. Nothing would pass though because “what about freedom.” Which in congressional speak would be freedom to get rich from corruption.

Lobbying and election spending should be reigned in big time. But I suppose that is limiting free speech. You should definitely have the freedom to buy your vote. It’s what the founders would have wanted.

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I can no longer herp-derp myself into arguing or believing from a given point or principal in support of people who are so bold faced lacking in principal and who’s only point in anything is to take/make as much money as they possibly can.

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What was that report like 70 of the 85 lines that killed derivatives after the bank bailouts were written by Citigroup lobbyists. We had a financial crisis. Said let’s work on stuff to keep it from happening again. And then hired the guys who helped cause it!

The big banks said you will not attempt to make rules for us unless we help or write them for you. We should have wiped our ass with the constitution and started the whole thing from scratch right there.

But free speech. Bring that money in. Roll in that free speech. No such thing as too much influence.

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96.72457777777773% chance absolutely nothing will happen to them.
At worst in 12-18 months time a couple will have to squirm and eat crow for an afternoon before a judicial committee


Hopefully people take that stance come time to vote. I think people are going to be pretty frustrated with covid-19 by November. Hopefully some political opponents bring up their illegal profiteering from the virus.

There’s less chance than that. Their investments are managed through a blind trust. They don’t communicate with their money managers and they don’t ever know what they are invested in.

No doubt, she came home and told her connected husband the situation and he got word to the right people but unless someone spills the beans, which they have no incentive to do, there will be no repercussions. Let’s hope the voters remember.

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Spot on sir.

Epstein also committed suicide.