The f-word?

October 23, 2009

The secret Paulson-Goldman meeting

For f**k’s sake! Wilkinson thought. He and Treasury had had enough trouble trying to fend off all the Goldman Sachs conspiracy theories constantly being bandied about in Washington and on Wall Street. A private meeting with its board? In Moscow?

Excuse me, but that little four letter ‘f’ word just happen to sneak into the article, and I’m offended. Need I say more?  Please advise the article’s writer to stop quoting offensive words.


This was posted in a blog on your Website. I’m not really sure if that was supposed to be there. If it is, then no problem, but it doesn’t seem a comment I would normally read off a news Website. Just wondering.


We don’t make a practice of using that word, as you can see from my version of the passage above. Our blogger, a member of our commentary team, was quoting from a book, and the decision was made to leave the word in, uncensored. I only saw one reader complaint on it: GBU Editor

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson testifies before a House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 16, 2009. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang

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Oh for f sake. Let me get this straight. Taxpayers bail out Wallstreet, which Goldman is part of, Goldman makes billions, Goldman execs go in and out the revolving gov door, become Department of Tresury Secratarys, make deals with the lying Fed, while the Fed gov puts ordinaray people behind bars for tax evasion for the rest of their lives while putting a gun to the rest to fear them into paying for the thievery of Wallstreet, the Fed, the Treasury……., and you have the unmitigated gall to complain about the ”f” word……..hahahahahahahahahaha! UN ”F” ingbelievable. No wonder the theives are laughing.

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I think there is nothing wrong even if u use the full f-word…… I mean whats so bad in it? Recreation is the basic purpose of life….. keep posting. Will be visiting back soon.

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Or is it that the editor “…saw only one…” ?

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