[conspire] OT: One way to feel cleaner

Deirdre Saoirse Moen deirdre at deirdre.net
Tue Feb 7 12:48:05 PST 2012

On Feb 7, 2012, at 12:40 PM, Rick Moen wrote:

> Quoting Ehud Kaldor (ehud.kaldor at gmail.com):
> ['Inside Job']
>> if you are taking pills against blood pressure boiling, make sure you
>> have them handy while watching.
> Nicely put.  Yes, that was pretty nearly Deirdre's reaction, upon
> watching this very meticulous movie (and recipient of the 2010 Academy
> Award for Best Documentary) the first time.  About the time she got to
> Goldman and others making a $4 billion quick profit 'betting' (taking a
> huge position in credit default swaps) on collapse of the very same
> subprime mortgage market they were underwriting at the time, it's a
> lucky thing no AIG or Goldman executives were around.
> I like very much the fact that the movie names names.

I'm glad I didn't see it in a theater because I needed to get up and rage several times during the film.

Much as I'm sad "Exit Through the Gift Shop" didn't win the documentary Oscar, I'm glad this was the film it lost to.


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