Saturday, January 4, 2014

Cardinal Dolan’s Friends – Rich Catholics Against the Pope and the Poor – A Total Human(?) Pig Kenneth Langone

This guy Ken Langone sounds like a lunatic minus one straight jacket in his defense of the sharks, the rich and his total disregard and hatred for the poor.

The quote below defending his crony friend Grasso and his $190 million severance package from the NY Stock Exchange. No Insider Trader there. Yeah right.
Anything but repentant following the revelation and repudiation of the Grasso deal by NYSE executives, Langone told Forbes magazine in 2004: “They got the wrong f—ing guy. I’m nuts, I’m rich, and, boy, do I love a fight. I’m going to make them s— in their pants. When I get through with these f—ing captains of industry, they’re going to wish they were in a Cuisinart — at high speed.”

While Langone passionately defended the outlandish grasping of the super-rich like his friend Grasso, however, he has displayed far less indulgence toward workers, especially those struggling to support their families on poverty wages. Until just last year, he was a director of Yum! Brands, the global fast food conglomerate that includes Taco Bell and Kentucky Fried Chicken among its holdings — and that spends millions annually to hold down the minimum wage and prevent unionization of its ill-paid employees and farmworkers.


Charlie Chaput Gleefully Funds $250,000 Bail For His Favorite Child Endangerment Monsignor Bill Lynn

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput said in a letter to clergy and parishioners today that helping Lynn come up with $25,000 to post 10 percent of his bail was "both reasonable and just." He said Lynn remains on administrative leave and may not function in public as a priest.

Chaput described the appeals court decision as a matter of legal substance rather than technicalities.

Lynn "presents no danger to anyone," the archbishop wrote. "He poses no flight risk. The funding for his bail has been taken from no parish, school or ministry resources, impacts no ongoing work of the church and will be returned when the terms of bail are completed. Nor does it diminish in any way our determination to root out the possibility of sexual abuse from the life of our local church."

David Clohessy, director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, said Chaput has refused to "take harsh, clear disciplinary measures against those who hurt or let others hurt kids."