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Sun Jul 22, 2012, 08:24 PM

Thom Hartmann (July 19, 2012) Bain Capital and El Salvador death squads



From hour 2 of the July 19, 2012 show. Thom Hartmann describes how Mitt Romney founded Bain Capital with the help of wealthy families from El Salvador tied with the right-wing, Reagan administration-backed death squads.

Sources: "The roots of Bain Capital in El Salvador's civil war" (http://www.salon.com/2012/01/20/the_roots_of_bain_capital_in_el_salvador/singleton/) by Justin Elliott, Salon.com

"Bain Capital started with help of offshore investors" (LA Times, 7/19/12) (http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-bain-creation-20120719,0,5698366,full.story)

El Salvador video narrated by Tom Brokaw is from the Oct. 10, 1983 "NBC Nightly News" (http://tvnews.vanderbilt.edu/diglib-fulldisplay.pl?SID=20120722169525146&code=tvn&RC=526809)

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alp227 Jul 2012 OP
cantbeserious Jul 2012 #1
Berlum Jul 2012 #2
alp227 Jul 2012 #4
burrowowl Jul 2012 #3
alp227 Aug 2012 #5
WhoIsNumberNone Aug 2012 #6
Bucky Aug 2012 #7

Response to alp227 (Original post)

Sun Jul 22, 2012, 08:48 PM

1. Rmoney = Blood

eom

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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Sun Jul 22, 2012, 08:57 PM

2. wow - right wing totalitarianism

Soooo republican. So ugly. So opposite of all America's ideals.

You should post this in GD where more people can see...

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Response to Berlum (Reply #2)

Sun Jul 22, 2012, 09:21 PM

4. GD has posts about this issue already.

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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Sun Jul 22, 2012, 09:07 PM

3. Good links to articles, thanks!

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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Wed Aug 8, 2012, 12:56 PM

5. BTTT due to related article in LBN today

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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Thu Aug 9, 2012, 02:50 AM

6. Mitt Romney: Model Republican

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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Thu Aug 9, 2012, 05:11 AM

7. No one acquires large sums of capital without picking up blood money.

This is an important story, so we can safely assume it won't get much, if any, play in mainstream news outlets.

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