February 20, 2009

Go get him Rick. I saw the Nixon criminal---G.Libby doing a commercial pimping gold too and throwing the American dollar on the floor on FOX News. They are such good Americans, aren't they?

More on Stanford Financial

Stanford Financial Group, which federal regulators say is involved in a massive investment fraud, has described members of its board of directors as seasoned financial minds overseeing the bank's executive team.

In fact, two of those members who live in this dusty Central Texas town are octogenarians who live in quiet retirement. One of them is a stroke victim who hasn't communicated with anyone in almost nine years.

The other is James Stanford, the 81-year-old father of the central figure in the alleged fraud, R. Allen Stanford. The elder Stanford keeps a small office in Mexia (pronounced Muh-HAY-uh) with a sign that says "Stanford Financial Group" outside but who readily acknowledges he just uses it as a place to "hang out."

James Stanford said he couldn't believe the allegations against his son and would be heartbroken if they were true. But he added his advice: "Do the right thing."

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