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Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: In the years just after 9/11, even being In the years just after 9/11, even being breathed on by a suspected terrorist could land you in extralegal detention for the rest of your life. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Contracting corruption has been around since the construction Contracting corruption has been around since the construction of the Appian Way. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Why is JP Morgan getting so much heat? Why is JP Morgan getting so much heat? Maybe because it is a massive international crime syndicate. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Wall Street crime, in part, is a confidence Wall Street crime, in part, is a confidence game in which the criminal justice system itself is the mark. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: It would be inaccurate to say the Tea It would be inaccurate to say the Tea Partiers are racists. What they are, in truth, are narcissists. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: We may be many things, we Americans, but We may be many things, we Americans, but we always get the job done. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Lenders to trade their long-term income streams for Lenders to trade their long-term income streams for short-term cash. Say — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Capitalism is a system for determining objective value. Capitalism is a system for determining objective value. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: The average Tea Partier is sincerely against government The average Tea Partier is sincerely against government spending - with the exception of the money spent on them. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: The notion of "long-term greedy" vanished into thin The notion of "long-term greedy" vanished into thin air as the game became about getting your check before the melon hit the pavement. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski should be herded Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski should be herded into a rocket and shot into space for their brown-nosing of Trump A — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: The individual incentive not to commit crime on The individual incentive not to commit crime on Wall Street now is almost zero. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Too-big-to-fail, meet small-enough-to-jail. Too-big-to-fail, meet small-enough-to-jail. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: The problem with the Tea Party is that The problem with the Tea Party is that it's been used in a way that scares people into supporting an agenda that's counter to their own interests. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: There is a reason it used to be There is a reason it used to be a crime in the Confederate states to teach a slave to read: Literacy is power. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: The NFL, sadly, has a fatal environmental problem: The NFL, sadly, has a fatal environmental problem: It kills its workers. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: In a society governed passively by free markets In a society governed passively by free markets and free elections, organized greed always defeats disorganized democracy. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Ratings agencies are the glue that ostensibly holds Ratings agencies are the glue that ostensibly holds the entire financial industry together. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Ironically, the very brokest people in America, Hispanic Ironically, the very brokest people in America, Hispanic immigrants, are one of America's last great cash crops. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Gross Domestic Product - the substitution, in effect, Gross Domestic Product - the substitution, in effect, of ideas for physical value. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: America has two national budgets, one official, one America has two national budgets, one official, one unofficial. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Everything in America is so uniform. In Russia, Everything in America is so uniform. In Russia, everywhere you go is completely insane. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Being a wiseass in a groupthink environment is Being a wiseass in a groupthink environment is like throwing an egg at a bulldozer. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Everybody I knew, practically, was a journalist when Everybody I knew, practically, was a journalist when I was a kid - my father, all of his friends. I never wanted to be like those people. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: TV is the ultimate leveling phenomenon. It makes TV is the ultimate leveling phenomenon. It makes everyone, rich and poor, equally incapable of dealing with reality. That — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Intrusive government and layer upon layer of regulatory Intrusive government and layer upon layer of regulatory red tape. When — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Curiously, for instance, the drop in violent crime Curiously, for instance, the drop in violent crime is most pronounced in cities with high immigrant populations. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Like wars, forest fires and bad marriages, really Like wars, forest fires and bad marriages, really stupid laws are much easier to begin than they are to end. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Since the end of the Cold War, America Since the end of the Cold War, America has been grasping left and right for an identity. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Within the cult of Wall Street that forged Within the cult of Wall Street that forged Mitt Romney, making money justifies any behavior, no matter how venal. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: 'Prop trading' is just a fancy term for 'Prop trading' is just a fancy term for banks gambling in the market for their own profit. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: If the law doesn't apply equally to everybody, If the law doesn't apply equally to everybody, then you don't really have a system of law. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: I get the cynicism thing all the time, I get the cynicism thing all the time, although I don't really know where that comes from, because I think I'm actually the opposite of a cynic. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: This is America: Corporate stealing is practically the This is America: Corporate stealing is practically the national pastime, and Goldman Sachs is far from the only company to get away with doing it. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Obviously the commercial news media tries to get Obviously the commercial news media tries to get you worked up and terrified so you'll buy products that they're advertising. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: I think America has the best assholes in I think America has the best assholes in the world. I defy the Belgians or the Japanese to produce something like a Donald Trump. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: Elections, like criminal trials, are ultimately always about Elections, like criminal trials, are ultimately always about assigning blame. — Matt Taibbi
Taibbi Quotes By Matt Taibbi: The one thing that I do is take The one thing that I do is take really complicated systems and subjects and make them accessible to regular people. — Matt Taibbi