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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Need I say more?

One of the most interesting news items was on the cover of The Financial Times recently about a guy named Lahde who "made tens of millions of dollars from betting against the financial and property sectors during [the] past two years", and he now wanted to thank "The low hanging fruit, i.e. idiots whose parents paid for prep school, Yale, and then the Harvard MBA, [who were] there for the taking. These people who were (often) truly not worthy of the education they received (or supposedly received) rose to the top of companies such as AIG, Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers and all levels of our government. All of this behavior supporting the Aristocracy, only ended up making it easier for me to find people stupid enough to take the other side of my trades. God bless America. There are far too many people for me to sincerely thank for my success. However, I do not want to sound like a Hollywood actor accepting an award. The money was reward enough. Furthermore, the endless list those deserving thanks know who they are."