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Matt Taibbi: Goldman Non-Prosecution: AG Eric Holder Has No Balls

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n the notorious Hudson transaction, Goldman claimed, in writing, that it was fully 'aligned' with the interests of its client, Morgan Stanley, because it owned a $6 million slice of the deal. What Goldman left out is that it had a $2 billion short position against the same deal. If that isn't fraud, Mr. Holder, just what exactly is fraud? Holder's non-decision on Goldman is more than unsurprising. It amounts to an official announcement that the government is no longer in the business or prosecuting smart criminals. It's pathetic. The one thing you pay any lawyer to have is balls, and our nation's top attorney has none.

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Eric Holder has prosecuted no white collar crimina... by Dennis Kaiser on Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 at 10:38:50 AM
...Dennis -- you are absolutely correct.  ... by Sheila Samples on Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 at 2:37:14 PM
And whistleblowers, gun control, family farms, etc... by Robert James on Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 at 2:49:46 PM
    i believe Mr. Holder has balls.... by robert braunstein on Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 at 12:17:12 PM
It takes a lot of chutzpah to blatantly lie about ... by Robert James on Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 at 2:45:43 PM