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  •  Like how Obama fined BP $20 billion and (1+ / 0-)
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    virginislandsguy

    Goldman $550 million?

    Seriously, Ray.  Put down the CT hat.  Corporations only have the power the elected give them.

    80% of us are EMPLOYED by corporations.

    "The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason." - Thomas Paine

    by shrike on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 05:04:30 PM PST

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    •  There should have been thousand of banksters (2+ / 0-)
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      Mokurai, wsexson

      in prison.  Supranational corporations are the enemy of democracy and are in the process of taking full control of the country.  And they are pushing radical right-wing laws across the country.

      •  In the Savings and Loan debacle (2+ / 0-)
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        Ray Pensador, GayHillbilly

        there were over 1,000 prosecutions and more than 800 convictions and prison sentences. This time, nobody could tell Elizabeth Warren when was the last time they took a bank to trial.

        Ceterem censeo, gerrymandra delenda est

        by Mokurai on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 06:15:19 PM PST

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        •  It's like people are burying their heads in (0+ / 0-)

          the sand!

          •  No, we acknowledge there are problems (0+ / 0-)

            As have been the case in almost every democracy.   From Slavery to the Japanese Internment camps, from business sins to prison problems.

            But the difference is we believe that for all these faults, none of them form the slipperly slope that immediately lead to Fascism, and we believe that there are open advocates of the strategy that takes all of the faults and keeps moving without your conclusion.

            Gandhi's Seven Sins: Wealth without work; Pleasure without conscience; Knowledge without character; Commerce without morality; Science without humanity; Worship without sacrifice; Politics without principle

            by Chris Reeves on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 08:18:36 PM PST

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