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  •  Excellent diary! You make points that mostly (1+ / 0-)
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    are never talked about.

    This one, so true, so ignored:

    abiding by the many laws the wealthy have written over the years to protect and enhance their wealth.
    we buy our food from the rich, and as a part of our social contract,
    Your summary here is so good and something I guess he and the GOP has never thought about.
    If Mitt Romney wants Americans to agree to third world working conditions (and he does), then he and every rich person like him must recognize that they have abandoned the social contract they promised would be honored, and the security they have in their property and the hold they have over the laws and regulations that restrict the poor from providing for themselves are also forfeit.

    "extreme concentration of income is incompatible with real democracy.... the truth is that the whole nature of our society is at stake." Paul Krugman

    by Gorette on Wed Sep 19, 2012 at 09:49:51 AM PDT

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