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You remember Ken Langone, the founder of Home Depot, who compared those who spoke of income inequality to Nazis. (To be fair he also went Godwin on Rand Paul and Ted Cruz.)

Langone is back in the news. He has threatened to withhold his charitable giving to the Catholic Church unless Pope Francis backs away from the criticism of capitalism. He also doesn't appreciate the Pope speaking about income inequality. Perhaps the pontiff us a closet Nazi.

Billionaire Ken whined to New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan and suggested that he might withhold contributions for the restoration of St. Patrick's Cathedral. The good Cardinal assured Langone that the Pope loves rich people too.

It is rather apparent that people such as Langone have no allegiance to anything but themselves and their wealth. They were "good Catholics" and all gung-ho for John Paul II and Benedict, but when there is a criticism of capitalism, their faith appears to waver.

Similarly, even though American capitalists are US citizens, and even though the US government has taken action countless times to protect their corporate interests, when the fat cats think taxes are too high, they move their headquarters to other countries. And even though working class kids have died in military actions to defend their wealth, they have no problem outsourcing their jobs overseas. So much for loyalty to one's country.

It will be interesting to see if the Pope will tone down his rhetoric to placate these corporate gangsters.

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