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BobIsBob Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 12:57 PM
Not Exactly. The Kennedy fortune was made by Joseph Kennedy, the father of John and Teddy. Joseph Kennedy was the front man for J.P. Morgan, the banker, who also bankrolled Thomas Edison. Kennedy would start rumors on stock hikes for stocks Morgan owned a lot of, then they would sell high. He would also bad mouth stocks that Morgan wanted to buy, driving the stocks up. He became known as the 'Wolf of Wall Street'. The original. Much of this sort of manipulation became illegal in the late 1920's and early 1930's. Joseph Kennedy always operated just inside the law. When Prohibition was repealed, Kennedy was the US Ambassador to Great Britain. He got that job to get him out of Wall Street. It is rumored that he was responsible for the crash

Conservatives dislike big government. Liberals dislike big business.
Let's find common ground.
When big business gets in bed with big government, the baby is ugly.

Gun violence is down over time. Mass shootings are down over time. But the authoritarian mindset cannot let bloodshed go to waste. They will come after your rights at any opportunity, and this is an opportunity.

It's up to us whether the freedom grab stands or drives a reaction and change.

If Puritanism is the fear that someone, somewhere might be having fun, then liberalism is the fear...