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  •  This is our "royalty" telling the serfs (1+ / 0-)
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    joe wobblie

    what to do. This isn't what they want for themselves mind you, but they want YOUR ass out there plugging away. WHY? Because they get money from you in all sorts of ways. First of all, you get more productive when you are scared and they like that don't they? They don't pay you more though do they?

    So are you beginning to see that our capitalistic society is really smoke and mirrors? If not look more closely. Romney's firm took on ailing firms, killed parts, sold off parts, but mostly laid off people. Investors (people like Romney who have extra money) put money into the firm so that they could pick up ailing companies and got money back when the value from the companies was milked dry. This is not about you and me being well taken care of. This is about you and me getting downsized, laid off or sold off with the bit of company we were working for. It has been glorified, especially in the light of Romney's success. But the darker aspects have been ignored. Romney got taxpayer bailouts when he could get them. He got HUGE taxpayer bailouts for the Olympics. But he also managed to get more for some of his business doings.

    So we SOCIALIZE the wealthy's interests and we are capitalized by those same interests.

    Corporations are not people. The people that run them are possible sociopaths, in that they have very little compassion for others. And these are the people who are running everything in our country. They will lie to us, cheat us, take everything from us and yet never acknowledge our existence or our value.

    It might be that Romney's greatest weakness is that he too is that sociopath. He knows he wants the presidency but he has no connection with us. But we belong to the pool of voters who are the key to his next success. It will be interesting to see the pretzel he bends himself into when it comes to the general election.

    Congress is at 9% approval rating - within the +/- of making herpes more popular than congress! - Webranding

    by glitterscale on Mon Apr 16, 2012 at 07:04:34 AM PDT

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