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  •  They will do what aristocrats have done forever -- (8+ / 0-)

    pay servants, including their private police, just enough that the servant class will consider themselves privileged and above the rabble "out there", and will defend and protect their lords (and most importantly their privileged jobs), and not rebel.

    "We can either have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few. But we can't have both." - Justice Louis Brandeis

    by flitedocnm on Mon Jan 27, 2014 at 09:10:16 PM PST

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    •  Then they can eat the servants! n/t (2+ / 0-)
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      CA wildwoman, JVolvo

      Float like a manhole cover, sting like a sash weight! Clean Coal Is A Clinker!

      by JeffW on Mon Jan 27, 2014 at 09:37:30 PM PST

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    •  Erik Prince and his "security" firm, (2+ / 0-)
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      StrayCat, peptabysmal

      Blackwater, Xe, Academi or whatever they're currently calling it needs to be dismantled like right now.

      Reaganomics noun pl: blind faith that unregulated capitalism can provide unlimited goods for unlimited people on a planet with finite resources. Synonyms: trickle-down; voodoo economics. Antonyms: common sense. Related Words: Laffer curve.

      by FrY10cK on Tue Jan 28, 2014 at 05:17:35 AM PST

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      •  Good luck. Last I checked, they still have US Gov (1+ / 0-)
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        contracts. And Prince is now headquartered in Hong Kong, where he is pretty much untouchable.

        "We can either have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few. But we can't have both." - Justice Louis Brandeis

        by flitedocnm on Tue Jan 28, 2014 at 08:38:23 AM PST

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