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July 24th, 2009
04:55 PM ET

Beat 360° 7/24/09

Ready for today's Beat 360°? Everyday we post a picture – and you provide the caption and our staff will join in too. Tune in tonight at 10pm to see if you are our favorite! Here is the 'Beat 360°' pic:

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on Capitol Hill July 24, 2009. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Have fun with it. We're looking forward to your captions! Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.

UPDATE – BEAT 360 WINNERS:

Staff Winner:

Jay Kernis

For the last time, it's Geit-ner, not Geith-ner!

Viewer Winner:

Joseph Murphy, San Francisco, CA

Secretary Timothy Geither just BEFORE he is told that the tax on Medical Marijuana is only going to help the State of California.


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soundoff (319 Responses)
  1. Judy Zeller

    The truth? O.k....I never bleach my teeth til they match the color or my eyes....that's how thrifty I am.
    Judy Zeller
    Seattle, Wa.

    July 24, 2009 at 7:13 pm |
  2. Denise, Leawood KS

    This close-up proves I'm in the "Pore House"

    July 24, 2009 at 7:13 pm |
  3. Martina Ilstad Germany

    Tell me: where is your money,where is it?I will find it,because i need it!
    Because i am the moneymagician!

    July 24, 2009 at 7:13 pm |
  4. Gayle McCauley Malden,Mass.

    The wise and calm Timothy Geithner does his best impression of his idol,Yoda!

    July 24, 2009 at 7:11 pm |
  5. Jill from West Los Angeles

    I hope I don't look the way I feel... like a deer caught in headlights.

    July 24, 2009 at 7:10 pm |
  6. Vivien Wolsk, NYC

    Timothy Geithner, in true Leprechaun fashion, announces his surprise solution of a Pot of Gold to our economy crisis!

    July 24, 2009 at 7:07 pm |
  7. Tim Gibson

    Here's Johnny!

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    July 24, 2009 at 7:03 pm |
  8. Greg Myers,Houston TX

    Geithner totally loses interest as visions of Megan Fox dance through his head.

    July 24, 2009 at 7:03 pm |
  9. Tim Gibson

    My name is Legion and we are many.

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    July 24, 2009 at 7:02 pm |
  10. Brad in San Francisco

    Famous ventriloquist, Timothy Geithner, permitting his dummy, Mr. Moneybags, to answer the tough questions.

    July 24, 2009 at 7:02 pm |
  11. Orion - Portland, Maine

    "All work and no play makes Timmy a dull boy."

    July 24, 2009 at 7:02 pm |
  12. Orion - Portland, Maine

    "Heeere's Johnny!!!"
    "I don't want to hurt yah, I just want to bash your brains in!"

    July 24, 2009 at 7:01 pm |
  13. josh

    error repair- 'dirst' should be 'first', of course, sorry.

    July 24, 2009 at 7:01 pm |
  14. Orion - Portland, Maine

    You can't read his lips, cuz he's lying through his teeth.

    July 24, 2009 at 7:00 pm |
  15. Orion - Portland, Maine

    This is my best Nicholson impression.
    "The truth, you can't handle the truth!"

    July 24, 2009 at 6:58 pm |
  16. josh

    okay, texas holdem it is. who deals dirst? josh -edmonton, canada

    July 24, 2009 at 6:57 pm |
  17. Linda, Upstate, New York

    I'm pretty sure today's increase in minimum wage equals an increase in our tax revenue. Someone get me a calculator.

    July 24, 2009 at 6:57 pm |
  18. Kathy

    The economy is on an ...upswing...yeah, upswing...that's the ticket...

    July 24, 2009 at 6:56 pm |
  19. Eddy - Ontario, Canada

    Darn! Hope they don't see in my eyes that I'm totally confused.

    July 24, 2009 at 6:56 pm |
  20. Fernando

    Please don't ask me about my 2000 Taxes....gulp!... who can I blame now?

    July 24, 2009 at 6:55 pm |
  21. Matt Cooke, Montrose, NY

    Well Representatives, the reason why it hasn't worked yet is I'm really saving all the TARP money to buy a really GREAT Christmas gift for my boss.

    July 24, 2009 at 6:54 pm |
  22. Steve Kravitz (Aventura, Florida)

    Anybody know where I can borrow some money to pay my back taxes?

    July 24, 2009 at 6:52 pm |
  23. Franky, Land of Lincon

    Anderson, I'm afraid to, I am and let alone we conserves get freaked out seeing him, it makes it worse!! LOL!!! :)

    Oh wait, I got one!!

    Geithner: Here's...Johnny!!!! LOL!!!!! :)

    July 24, 2009 at 6:51 pm |
  24. Mamode (Hartford CT)

    If Arnold can sale California on Ebay, then Geez, why can't I sell the rest of the Country on Ebay.

    July 24, 2009 at 6:51 pm |
  25. Seth, Philadelphia, PA

    Timothy Geithner unsuccessfully attempts to distract the House Financial Services Committee by showing off his progress with Crest Whitestrips.

    Seth, Philadelphia, PA

    July 24, 2009 at 6:51 pm |
  26. Sean Marier (Los Angeles)

    Sorry, but the commissary burritos get me every time.

    July 24, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  27. josh

    Okay you bankers-my car needs new tires – and my birthday is coming up josh edmonton,alberta

    July 24, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  28. Tarja, Finland

    Just listen how many words I can speak in a shortest possible time, and still make sence( I hope.)

    July 24, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  29. Mamode (Hartford CT)

    These questions are tough. Let me try my best Clint Eastwood impersonation, maybe I can scare them away.

    July 24, 2009 at 6:49 pm |
  30. Darshan Sawant, Portland OR

    The voice in Geithner's head – Money, Money, Money its so funny in the rich man's world :-)

    July 24, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  31. Scott K. OH

    I didn't say thaaaat... Did I?

    July 24, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  32. Norma Lee

    (Geithner to himself) If they mention "record bonuses" once more, I WILL scream!

    July 24, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  33. Todd Wilson

    “Quick, everyone put on your 3-D glasses and watch Timothy Geithner’s nose grow and grow….I think his nose is going to touch us!”

    Todd Wilson
    Thomasville, Georgia

    July 24, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  34. Heather,ca

    So here's my plan;you ask me questions I keep on grinning, you get fustrated and we're done. How's that sound? We have a plan?

    July 24, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  35. Mamode (Hartford CT)

    Snake Eyes vs Goggly Eyes.

    July 24, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  36. Frank, New York

    I hope i don't have anything in my teeth or hanging out of my nose

    July 24, 2009 at 6:46 pm |
  37. Charlotte Lauren, San Francisco, Bay Area, California

    Thank God, I'm too busy to surf AC Cooper's website!

    July 24, 2009 at 6:45 pm |
  38. Nicole, Meteghan, Nova Scotia

    If I smile and stay very quiet, maybe they won't ask me where those billions of dollars are

    July 24, 2009 at 6:43 pm |
  39. Michelle Johnson, Lomita, CA

    Uhhh . . . I don't remember?

    July 24, 2009 at 6:42 pm |
  40. Shawn D Shaw

    Arrrrrr...Me hearties, all this booty is mine...(why am i talking like a pirate?)

    July 24, 2009 at 6:42 pm |
  41. Shereen Baptist, CA

    Today's horoscope: Avoid fake smiles. A close caption might appear on AC beat 360. One may win a T.shirt on your behalf.

    July 24, 2009 at 6:42 pm |
  42. Joe Anello - Dracut, MA

    I'm giving them my best smile. Why are they still questioning me?

    July 24, 2009 at 6:42 pm |
  43. Nicole, Meteghan, Nova Scotia

    On the stimulus...The truth? You can't handle the truth. Um, well, we're not really sure what the truth is.

    July 24, 2009 at 6:42 pm |
  44. Jari from Fullerton, OC, California

    This is way too hard, I really need to increase my fiber intake!!

    July 24, 2009 at 6:41 pm |
  45. Dave K, San Diego, CA

    Secretary Geithner waits for a response from the Finance Committee after disclosing that he's been using "Wise_Latina" as his twitter name for weeks.

    How about a first ever CA winner??? I'll send donuts to the staff if I win....

    July 24, 2009 at 6:40 pm |
  46. Shereen Baptist, CA

    Today's horoscope: Avoid fake smiles. A close caption might appear on AC 360. One may win a T-shirt on your behalf.

    July 24, 2009 at 6:40 pm |
  47. Amy Fort Myers, FL

    C'mon Tim you can do it..." We welcome this debate."

    July 24, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  48. Tarja, Finland

    Yes,you grill me now but I`ll show you some grilling on my backyard BBQ:

    July 24, 2009 at 6:38 pm |
  49. Joseph Murphy of San Francisco

    Geithner tries to fake a smile to hide his disappointment when he learns that the President has invited Professor Gates, Sergeant Crowley over for a beer and not him...again....

    July 24, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
  50. Audrey from San Jose, CA

    ...and the bailout money goes to GM, AIG, and Timothy Geithner's dermatologist.

    July 24, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
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