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  •  The rich are pathologically so. (3+ / 0-)

    Can they control themselves? So far, the answer is a resounding NO!

    Too Big To Jail

    •  Right. You don't have to be smart to be rich, (3+ / 0-)

      just ruthless or lucky or born to the right family.  Far over 90% of all the wealthy got that way through inheritance, since R's have been making more and more exceptions and loopholes for the vastly wealthy.

      It's time to soak the rich, and yes, as a means in and of itself, it would still be right.  The vastly unequal power they are accumulating undermines democracy.

      "The law is meant to be my servant and not my master, still less my torturer and my murderer." -- James Baldwin. July 11, 1966.

      by YucatanMan on Sat Dec 08, 2012 at 06:21:19 PM PST

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