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Grassley works to empower Special Inspector General for TARP to conduct

M E M O R A N D U M

TO:      Reporters and Editors

RE:      Grassley letter to Geithner regarding the SIGTARP

Senator Chuck Grassley issued the comment below about his letter to the Treasury Secretary asking for an explanation of the resistance of the Treasury Department to requests for information from the Special Inspector General for the Trouble Assets Relief Program.

Senator Grassley was an advocate for creating a Special IG for TARP to try to hold the program accountable and co-sponsored legislation to strengthen the ability of the Special IG to conduct oversight after the TARP program changed its original mission.

Earlier this year, Senator Grassley also battled the White House after it tried to subject requests of the Special IG to the red tape of the Paperwork Reduction Act.

A copy of Senator Grassley’s letter to…

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The greatest arrogance of all, save the planet. What? Are these fucking people kidding me? Save the planet? We don’t even know how to take care of ourselves yet. We haven’t learned how to care for one another and we’re gonna save the fucking planet? I’m getting tired of that shit, tired of that shit, tired. I’m tired of fucking Earth Day. I’m tired of these self-righteous environmentalists. These white, bourgeois, liberals who think the only thing wrong with this country is there aren’t enough bicycle paths. People trying to make the world safe for their Volvos. Besides, environmentalists don’t give a shit about the planet, they don’t care about the planet. Not in the abstract they don’t. You know what they’re interested in? A clean place to live. Their own habitat. They’re worried some day in the future they might be personally inconvenienced.”

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