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Egalitarian Thug

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10. And you probably won't hear anybody talking about it, especially the Reich-wing.
Fri May 31, 2013, 07:29 AM
May 2013

The Wall Street economy won.

Government won't enforce laws that major players break, no matter how egregiously, so there are ever shrinking chances of competing with them successfully, so there is less willingness to invest in the start up because the investors don't want to lose their investments. State and local governments, after giving away the farm to the corporations and thus, faced with decreasing revenues, are squeezing small businesses more and more to make them up.

Couple this with the fact that the number of individuals with sufficient assets to self-finance a small or even micro business is still falling and you have a negative feedback loop.

Nobody in power is working for us, there is no longer any refuge or support for people or businesses that are not the plutonomy.

kr HiPointDem May 2013 #1
Finally. A President and Congress that can stand up to special interests like the middle class. MannyGoldstein May 2013 #2
Indeed. Fearless May 2013 #19
Blankfein Turbineguy May 2013 #3
Is there a source for "new regulations killing stat-ups" that isn't Heritage Foundation? JHB May 2013 #4
That is why I couched it with "reasons given" TakeALeftTurn May 2013 #5
I know that the Heritage Foundation is a right wing Neocon think tank TakeALeftTurn May 2013 #6
And you probably won't hear anybody talking about it, especially the Reich-wing. Egalitarian Thug May 2013 #10
All of what you say is true TakeALeftTurn May 2013 #11
Part of the Big Squeeze. Egalitarian Thug May 2013 #12
no capital, no market. HiPointDem May 2013 #15
It's also the quality of the jobs SoCalDem May 2013 #7
Exactly TakeALeftTurn May 2013 #8
and the hit to the family is immeasurable as well SoCalDem May 2013 #9
Well what we need ctsnowman May 2013 #13
and that's exactly what we're going to get!! isn't that great!! they're expanding h1b visas and HiPointDem May 2013 #17
I feel your pain. ctsnowman Jun 2013 #23
Disposable Income? 4Q2u2 May 2013 #14
k/r marmar May 2013 #16
should we expect anything less og1 May 2013 #18
Welcome to DU my friend! hrmjustin May 2013 #20
Welcome to DU, are you equating the Bushs with the Clintons? Have you been on DU uppityperson May 2013 #21
Sorry, TakeALeftTurn, I think your left turn was just to keep you mountain grammy May 2013 #22
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