Comment by Jim Campbell
March 15, 2019.
I had hoped to quit giving this air head from Puerto Rico, note how scripted she is and how she has no follow-up questions to her bizarre assertions.
She represents a very big danger to her fellow socialists from the left.
Nope, she would be what is called in an intensive care unit a flat-liner.
We can only hope someone has put a do not resuscitate order on her chart.
To call her clueless would be the understatement since the morons in NY elected her, they are even worse.
Got to love her concern about needing sea walls for damage caused to the climate from a pipeline which is absurd as she it.
Clinically, the image below seems to some up the plethora of medical and psychological problems to a tee.
However, as time progresses it can be said with certainty that her issues will progress and not for the benefit of United States Citizens.
Let’s just back up for a second…
The House Financial Services Committee of the 116th Congress is now chaired by Rep. Maxine Waters(D-CA).
No, really — the woman with the illustrious distinction of being named the Most Corrupt Member of Congress, not once, not twice, but 4 times, is the chair of the Financial Services Committee.
If that’s not enough of a joke, it seems Rep. Alexandria Ocasio ‘Dark Money’ Cortez(D-NY) is also on the committee.
And even though she, like, went to Boston University, or whatever, and, like, has her Bachelor’s Degree — she double-majored in Economics and International Relations — she can’t seem to get either one straight.
Occasional-Cortex decided it was a great time to, like, you know, strut her stuff, or whatever, and like, totally hold the Big Banks accountable, for like, crimes against humanity, and like, even worse — the environment.
She began saying that she wanted to question whether it was true that Wells Fargo doesn’t put ‘profits ahead of people’ and to address the ‘human rights abuses’ as well as the ‘environmental disasters’ that are financed by the bank.
Is she implying that Wells Fargo lends money to particular companies with the intention of perpetrating human rights abuses and environmental disasters?
Sloan wipes the floor with Occasional-Cortex.
AOC: Why was the bank involved in the caging of children and financing the caging of children to begin with?
The erudite scholar attempted to grill Wells Fargo CEO Timothy Sloan on Tuesday at a hearing titled, ‘Holding Mega-banks Accountable:
An Examination of Wells Fargo’s Pattern of Consumer Abuses.’
Predictably, she failed.
WATCH: Occasional-Cortex Tries To School Wells Fargo CEO – Watch Him BBQ Her
SLOAN: I don’t know how to answer that question because we weren’t.
AOC: So you were financing, involved in debt financing in CoreCivic and GEO group, correct?
SLOAN: For a period of time, we were involved in financing one of the firms, we are not anymore. I’m not familiar with the specific assertion you are making, we were not involved in that.
And THEN it went really downhill…
Not only does Rep. Ocasio-Cortez believe that lending institutions are complicit with what borrowers use the money for, she believes that banks should be held accountable for it.
Let’s just follow AOC’s logic for a second. (This might be difficult if you have a moderate IQ or above and don’t regularly use illicit drugs, but — bear with me.)
Recently, a former FEC commissioner said that it appears that there is enough evidence to conduct a criminal investigation into AOC’s campaign financing.
It appears that AOC’s Chief of Staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, was funneling of money from PACs to private companies while he was her campaign chair.
If she and/or Chakrabarti were to be found guilty, then, by her convoluted logic, the donors would be held criminally responsible.
Maybe Wells Fargo funded the private companies that built holding facilities for the influx of people illegally crossing the southern border and the ‘cages’ for children, but the real travesty is that they provided funding for the fossil fuel industry.
That is a cardinal sin according to the Church of the Enviro-facists.
‘Cause ‘Green New Deal’, yo.
AOC: Should Wells Fargo be held responsible for the damages incurred by Climate Change due to the financing of fossil fuels and these projects?
SLOAN: I don’t know how’d you calculate that, Congresswoman.
AOC: Say from spills, or when we have to reinvest in infrastructure building sea walls from the erosion of, um, from the erosion of infrastructure or cleanups, wildfires, et cetera.
SLOAN: Related to that pipeline? I’m not aware that there’s been any of what you’ve described that’s occurred that’s related to that pipeline.
AOC: How about, uh, the cleans up from the leaks of the Dakota Access pipeline?
SLOAN: I’m not aware of the leaks associated with the Dakota Access pipeline that you’re describing.
Poor Rep. Ocasio-Cortez wasn’t getting the soundbite that she wanted, so she had to bring out the big guns — ask about a hypothetical.
AOC: So, hypothetically, if there was a leak from the Dakota Access pipeline, why shouldn’t Wells Fargo pay for the clean up of it since it paid for the construction of the pipeline itself?
SLOAN: Because we don’t operate the pipeline, we provide financing to the company that’s operating the pipeline.
Watching AOC speak in the House is like watching Legally Blonde without any of the intelligent parts.
My father used to always say, ‘Everyone has a right to be stupid, but some people abuse the privilege.’
That’s rather fitting in AOC’s case.
A new player has now taken the field, one that came ‘out of nowhere.’
She cut her teeth working for Bernie 2016, and has picked up a trick or two about ‘community activism.’
Alexandria Occasio-Cortez (‘AOC)’ has a take-no-prisoners arrogance, a deep loathing for the history and institutions of America, the unflinching zealotry of a convert to a cause, and a rigid ignorance impervious to all logic.
Add to that mix her youth, her social media savvy, and the unswerving obedience of the Media(D)’s Partisan Press, and you have a wannabe American revolutionary with lofty goals every bit as transformative as Lenin, Castro, Che Guevera or Mao.
And naturally, she’ll conveniently forget any of her objections to ‘dark money’ so long as it applies to any of her wealthy benefactors.
H/T Clash Daily.