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    In England of even 2 centuries ago, a regular person could kill a regular person and then get hanged for it. But if an Aristocrat killed a regular person, they got fined a few shillings and admonished to not do that again, if they could avoid it.

    Who receives which penalties under the Law depends on which class you belong to. Smoke a little pot, off to jail for years with you. Be a bank making tens of millions from drug-money laundering, pay a 1% fine on your profits. And promise you'll never be caught doing that again.

    The more things change...

    The Internet is just the tail of the Corporate Media dog.

    by Jim P on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 09:42:34 AM PDT

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