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  •  I think perhaps his speech was as much meant to (1+ / 0-)
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    be motivational, as in, to motivate the ruling elite to loosen the purse strings and start paying better wages.

    It certainly doesn't sound like he's initiating any legislation to change matters and this was an attempt to rally public support. I think he's pretty much committed to trickle-down economics and is just trying to give it a little shake.

    "We must make our choice. We may have democracy, or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both." - Louis Brandies

    by Pescadero Bill on Sun Jul 28, 2013 at 08:30:39 AM PDT

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