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politician counting money during hearing

Any individual who is able to raise enough money to be considered presidential is not going to be much use to the people at large. He will represent…whatever moneyed entities are paying for him…Hence, the sense of despair throughout the land as incomes fall, businesses fail and there is no redress.

Gore Vidal


Working for corporate interestsThese documents show that the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security are treating protests against the corporate and banking structure of America as potential criminal and terrorist activity.  These documents also show these federal agencies functioning as a de facto intelligence arm of Wall Street and Corporate America.

Partnership for Civil Justice Fund


 

derivatives tsunamiThe Derivatives Tsunami is the result of the handful of fools and corrupt public officials who deregulated the US financial system. Today merely four US banks have derivative exposure equal to 3.3 times world Gross Domestic Product. When I was a US Treasury official, such a possibility would have been considered beyond science fiction.

Paul Craig Roberts, Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury under Ronald Reagan


greedy banker

Compensation at the 32 largest banks is slated to hit an all-time high of $207 billion this year, according to a Wall Street Journal estimate. This reward for ripping off the public is almost three times the amount the federal government spends on education.

Robert Scheer


true patriotsIn the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce and brave man, hated and scorned.
When his cause succeeds however,
the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.

Mark Twain


 

banker thievesWall Street speculators who rigged markets are simply smart and savvy businessmen, as Obama called Lloyd Blankfein and Jamie Dimon, whereas the millions who fell prey to their predatory lending schemes are irresponsible borrowers.

Matt Stoller


More important than elections?

If billionaires were allowed to influence the results on American Idol instead of American elections, there would be rioting in the streets.

Andy Borowitz


U.S. heading for its own iceberg

Neither candidate for President has any intention of changing the course of the U.S. Titanic.

James Quinn


 

banker corruptionThe bankers are determined to ruin the entire system in order to retain their power, all while dispensing increasingly nonsensical dogma like from heretical high priests about the effectiveness of their solutions.

Jim Willie CB


corporate fascism

Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power.

Benito Mussolini


NAFTA on steroidsIn response to this article on the Trans Pacific Partnership:

It has already happened.
It is like when the Berlin Wall went up.
It was put up in the night, when you were asleep and now,
with each passing day,
it is solidified, as you lay claim to being ‘awake’….
And so this it it.
You gotta love those cops, and the troops, and the workers and all the good and happy people.
Just doing their job(s).
Just keep doing your job.
Everyone.
Nighty-night.

Ned Lud


 

MF Glbal fraud

MFGlobal  is a blueprint. It was a trial balloon designed to see how much outrage would flow over the fact that over a billion dollars in client funds was stolen and not one single arrest has been made.

Andy Sutton


 

trickle down

The “trickle down” theory:
The principle that the poor who must subsist on table scraps dropped by the rich,
can best be served by giving the rich bigger meals!

William Blum


 

don't argue with idiots

Don’t argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience.

Mark Twain


 

Living Large

“There’s a storm coming, and when it hits, you’re all going to wonder how you could live so large and leave so little for the rest of us.”

Selina Kyle character talking to a 1%er in the Dark Knight movie.


Banker parasite

People who dismiss the unemployed as “parasites” fail to understand economics and parasitism. A successful parasite is one that is not recognized by its host, one that can make its host work for it without spearing as a burden. Such is the ruling class in a capitalist society.

Jason Read


Banker parasite

People who dismiss the unemployed as “parasites” fail to understand economics and parasitism. A successful parasite is one that is not recognized by its host, one that can make its host work for it without spearing as a burden. Such is the ruling class in a capitalist society.

Jason Read


war crimes

We are turning into the worst type of nation, promoting and preparing for war on people outside our nation with the biggest military budget in the world, and on people inside our nation with the biggest prison business in the world.

Ethan Indigo Smith


 

Freedom

The illusion of freedom [in America] will continue as long as it’s profitable to continue the illusion. At the point where the illusion becomes too expensive to maintain, they will just take down the scenery, they will pull back the curtains, they will move the tables and chairs out of the way and you will see the brick wall at the back of the theater.

Frank Zappa


Holder defends bankers

The last big bank bailout was not in the form of money. The Bank Mortgage Settlement Deal was a bailout where changes in the law were made to retroactively transform banks’ illegal behavior into legal behavior.

David Petrovich


 

only banks create money

It does make sense however, when you fully understand that money is the most powerful arbiter of justice in the world and those who administer the creation of money through debt are THE most powerful people in the world.

Thomas Brown

 

only banks create moneyNo money gets into circulation without going into debt to a bank.  There is no other source.  The United States issues no sovereign money!  Therefore Americans are not free people.  It is time for us to admit the truth and either do something about it, or stop blowing up stuff on the 4th of July believing a myth.

Damon Vrabel,  Harvard Business School


 

secret donor?Consider it a blessing that you live in a land of limitless campaigning in which all, even secretive sheiks, are free to contribute unlimited amounts to our elections without being restricted by big government bureaucrats.

Pete Karman


 

Henry Ford on monetary system

It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.

Henry Ford


 

QuantanamoBack in the ’50s and ’60s, kids used to say, when one of us did something the others didn’t approve of, “Hey, it’s a free country.” I’ll bet you haven’t heard that expression for many years. Back in the ’70s, there used to be a joke: “America will never have concentration camps. We’ll call them something else.” Guantanamo, and the long rumored FEMA detention centers, are proof that it wasn’t a joke after all.

Doug Casey


 

War for profit

War is a LIE. Not the “lie” of ideologic or religious causes, but the economic truth of competition between global capitalists for control of resources including minerals, precious metals, oils, cheap labor, and markets. If endless war wasn’t profitable … we wouldn’t have it.

David Swanson


 

happy gamblers

In this casino (Wall Street) the house represents both sides of any bet. The players play with others money and win or lose they still keep their fees.

Paul Randall


hear no evil

Sometimes people don’t want to hear the truth because they don’t want their illusions destroyed.

Friedrich Nietzsche


resistance to tyranny“Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.”

Benjamin Franklin


Corporate control of politics

In fairness to the impartiality of the Supreme Court, the poor as well as the rich have the right to spend unlimited amounts of money for political purposes.

Rudy Avizius


 

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eating the world

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed.

Mahatma Ghandi

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same puppet master pulling strings on both sides

Mainstream American liberals think they’re clear-eyed because they can see the propaganda strings being pulled by Fox and Donald Trump, and mainstream American conservatives think they’re clear-eyed because they can see the propaganda strings being pulled by MSNBC and the Democrats, but the propaganda strings on both trace back to the same puppet master. And seeing that is just the beginning.

Caitlin Johnstone

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vote with your pocketbook

Consumers will ultimately revolutionize our world. When we refuse to give our money to companies that destroy the Earth and its beings, they will either change their ways or cease to exist.

Rachel Horton White

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