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Jack Lew and Citigroup: How the Corrupt Rich Get Richer with Cronyism

Auspex Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 11:07 AM
The occupiers only got the story 2/3 right. There is the government. There are corporations. Each wield a lot of power. Occupiers forget, though, that government and corporations work together, and they do. If an occupier is in Wall street, he should take the time, while he's back east, to occupy DC. But they will never believe that their government and the evil corporations are in the same bed when the lights go out at night...
Dave1605 Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 12:27 PM
Excuse me...CORPORATIONS were the GOOD GUYS, employing MILLIONS OF AMERICANS including ME, best jobs ever! Unfortunately, morons like CLINTON and most politicians, trully evil people who could NEVER make it in the private sector, saw the PROFITS a corporation "CAN" make if properly run, ulike the SOLYNDRA types, and decided to TAKE THEM OVER or run them out in three ways: 1) TAXES 2) EPA regulations 3) imposition of parasitic UNIONS. Compare the number of working people NOW to 10 years ago !!! Hint: Unions "create" ZERO opportunities for anyone ...they invade WHAT IS ALREADY THERE. Ideologically whacked politicians, impressed by pseudo-scientists in Hollywood, like Danson, Clooney or Hanna KILLED MILLIONS OF JOBS in energy production!

If you’re an amoral person with political connections, it’s possible to make a lot of money.

Warren Buffett lined his pockets by making a government-subsidized investment in Goldman Sachs during the financial crisis.

The rest of us suffered and he got richer, but the left seems to be okay with that perverse form of redistribution because he supports class-warfare tax hikes. Sort of like buying an indulgence in the Middle Ages.

Hey, nice work if you can get it.

But Buffett may be an amateur compared to the crony capitalists at Citigroup.

The just-confirmed Treasury Secretary Jack Lew was...

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