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  •  If the banks had taken responsibility for the (4+ / 0-)
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    AoT, dfarrah, Horace Boothroyd III, Wino

    disaster they created and not taking the public's largesse as an opportunity to enrich themselves yet more, as if they deserve bonuses whether they perform or not, people might feel differently. If they weren't borrowing public dollars and lending it back to us for profit, and calling themselves job creators and geniuses and taking yet more bonuses for it because, you know, they "earned it", they "deserve" it, people might have a thimble of respect for them.

    Frankly, anyone who falls in this category or defends it is not, in spirit, a Democrat. They don't know the meaning of the word.

    When 1% take 121% of the gains from "recovery", people actually recovering from lost employment are trading down on wages and benefits. Current strategies by moderates don't even consider winning the Class War.

    by Words In Action on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 04:15:49 PM PST

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