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  •  not if they've shorted the market (11+ / 0-)

    If you bet (in the market) on a crash/collapse, and then you have the ability to engineer said crash/collapse, you can make a pile of money. It's better than insider information.

    Wealthy people can make money a number of different ways, and producing goods and services and selling them isn't generally the favored one.

    •  BINGO! THAT is why Democratic Congress members (5+ / 0-)

      need to call for an investigative committee.  Time to make the Birchers "sweat" and neutralize the rabid Right-Wing Industrialists/Corporatists.  This is the opportune time to "take them out at the knees" and seize the narrative.

      Robber Baron "ReTHUGisms": John D. Rockefeller -"The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets"; Jay Gould -"I can hire one half of the working class to kill the other half."

      by ranton on Wed Oct 09, 2013 at 06:55:37 PM PDT

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