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Octafish Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-13-11 11:09 AM
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19. ''Money trumps peace...uh, sometimes.'' -- George Walker Bush
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  -I am tired of Big Oil and Wall Street running Washington. Octafish  May-13-11 10:06 AM   #0 
  - I watched Inside Job the day before yesterday  Donnachaidh   May-13-11 10:11 AM   #1 
  - CORRECT  Skittles   May-13-11 10:14 AM   #2 
  - I suspect, if anything, they are silently applauding the continued rape of America  Donnachaidh   May-13-11 10:28 AM   #8 
  - Exactly. 20 Trillion + in CDO's and other toxic assets floating around still  ixion   May-13-11 11:02 AM   #18 
  - They won't even acknowledge  Enthusiast   May-14-11 08:49 AM   #53 
  - It was the largest heist in history.  Octafish   May-13-11 10:22 AM   #6 
  - Why is justice afraid to go after the financial crimes?  Hotler   May-13-11 12:33 PM   #27 
  - Core question, yours. Let's call for Dr. Black...  Octafish   May-13-11 02:16 PM   #33 
  - The full powers of Congress, yes, but since (most of) Congress is....  Amonester   May-14-11 10:45 AM   #66 
  - Again, they hardly  Enthusiast   May-14-11 08:52 AM   #55 
  - excellent article  2banon   May-14-11 10:07 AM   #62 
  - Exactly. If you look at the insiders it becomes clear that his presidency is irrelevant at best.  readmoreoften   May-13-11 03:29 PM   #40 
  - Well, my thoughts are that we won't be able to  socialist_n_TN   May-13-11 10:16 AM   #3 
  - Bernie Sanders, socialist, is one of the few to stand up for economic justice.  Octafish   May-13-11 10:31 AM   #10 
     - Yeah thank God for Bernie........  socialist_n_TN   May-13-11 10:39 AM   #12 
        - yeah, proof that there ARE still a few centrists remaining.  Jackpine Radical   May-14-11 10:24 AM   #64 
           - I'm glad we agree Jack......  socialist_n_TN   May-14-11 04:18 PM   #67 
  - Powerful financial interests  SOS   May-13-11 10:19 AM   #4 
  - ''Money trumps peace...uh, sometimes.'' -- George Walker Bush  Octafish   May-13-11 11:09 AM   #19 
  - Whatta u gonna do about it, tough guy? Go Libya on their asses?  Shagbark Hickory   May-13-11 10:21 AM   #5 
  - War seems to be their approach to all our problems. Mine is to use the Truth.  Octafish   May-13-11 11:15 AM   #20 
  - K/R I'm sick of them controlling our government and  Autumn   May-13-11 10:22 AM   #7 
  - One family's been mixing the public business with theirs for generations.  Octafish   May-13-11 12:10 PM   #23 
     - Thank you Octafish, for keeping a light on these  Autumn   May-13-11 12:18 PM   #26 
     - PLUS ONE...............nt  Enthusiast   May-14-11 08:55 AM   #56 
  - It has gone from Of the People, By the People and For the People to...  YellowRubberDuckie   May-13-11 10:31 AM   #9 
  - Ah, don't wimp out........  socialist_n_TN   May-13-11 10:42 AM   #13 
  - Friendly Fascism  Octafish   May-13-11 12:17 PM   #25 
  - There's nothing anyone can do about it anymore.  L0oniX   May-13-11 10:36 AM   #11 
  - Maybe, maybe not.........  socialist_n_TN   May-13-11 10:43 AM   #14 
  - Well, they're still prosecuting NAZIs all these years later.  Octafish   May-13-11 01:53 PM   #32 
  - k*r You want my thoughts?;)  autorank   May-13-11 10:45 AM   #15 
  - And THAT'S why it's a dictatorship.........  socialist_n_TN   May-13-11 10:53 AM   #17 
  - I'd pay for yours, Mr. C.  Octafish   May-13-11 02:25 PM   #34 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   May-13-11 10:46 AM   #16 
  - We'll need to take over govenment and expropriate the capitalist  blindpig   May-13-11 11:32 AM   #21 
  - LOL! n/t  SDuderstadt   May-13-11 11:39 AM   #22 
  - Word!......  socialist_n_TN   May-13-11 01:11 PM   #29 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   May-13-11 01:37 PM   #30 
  - Me too. But there is no way to get rid of it currently.  mmonk   May-13-11 12:14 PM   #24 
  - The MIC needs oil. Big Oil needs the MIC.  Ikonoklast   May-13-11 12:47 PM   #28 
  - Excactly, Ikonoklast. Petro biz is bigger than all national budgets combined. You gave me an idea...  Octafish   May-13-11 02:37 PM   #35 
  - "We should nationalize the Big Banks, Big Oil"  SDuderstadt   May-13-11 02:41 PM   #36 
     - Currently, they don't pay taxes and enjoy multibillion and multitrillion subsidies, sduderstadt.  Octafish   May-13-11 03:11 PM   #37 
        - NONE of the banks or oil companies pay taxes...  SDuderstadt   May-13-11 03:15 PM   #38 
           - Laugh all you want, sduderstadt. The big fish avoid taxes and benefit from US taxpayer subsidies.  Octafish   May-13-11 03:26 PM   #39 
              - A loan isn't a "subsidy"...  SDuderstadt   May-13-11 03:35 PM   #41 
                 - It is when you make money off it, sduderstadt.  Octafish   May-13-11 03:47 PM   #43 
                    - Overnight loans aren't....  SDuderstadt   May-13-11 03:51 PM   #44 
                       - Whatever you say, sduderstadt. The truth is, crony capitalism runs the show.  Octafish   May-13-11 07:34 PM   #47 
                          - I say accuracy is good...  SDuderstadt   May-14-11 08:35 AM   #51 
                          - Sometimes capitalists are cronies, sometimes not...  blindpig   May-14-11 09:19 AM   #59 
  - Good point.  Enthusiast   May-14-11 08:57 AM   #57 
  - I agree  Ichingcarpenter   May-13-11 01:47 PM   #31 
  - Dude! That poor kid.  Octafish   May-13-11 03:42 PM   #42 
     - good response for Dude  2banon   May-14-11 10:19 AM   #63 
  - Washington DC: a wholly owned subsidiary of Exxon-Mobil  Initech   May-13-11 04:31 PM   #45 
  - Ha ha ha ha ha!!!!  Octafish   May-13-11 05:05 PM   #46 
  - K & R  HCE SuiGeneris   May-13-11 08:21 PM   #48 
  - K&R  maryf   May-13-11 09:12 PM   #49 
  - Well then get out there and vote!  Hubert Flottz   May-14-11 08:30 AM   #50 
  - Not that I discurage voting..............  socialist_n_TN   May-14-11 09:26 AM   #60 
  - I think the bottom line is that bribery of public officials is legal in our country  Time for change   May-14-11 08:46 AM   #52 
  - I am tired of a government that gropes people at the airport  woo me with science   May-14-11 08:50 AM   #54 
  - Well, vote them out then  nxylas   May-14-11 09:16 AM   #58 
  - What do we do about it?  90-percent   May-14-11 10:00 AM   #61 
  - I believe the tide is turning  Patchuli   May-14-11 10:34 AM   #65 
 

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