Corporate Cash Flooded This Election -- On Both Sides Of the Aisle

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    Interesting interview. Read the transcript or watch the video of it here:

    Jeff Cohen: Major Corporate Money was Behind Dems as Well | CommonDreams.org

    Your thoughts?
     
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    Color me shocked! :doubt:
     
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    LOL, stopped reading when I got to this..
    and I saw the link went to some site called, Common Dreams.:lol:
     
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    There are always winners and losers on Wall Street. Seems that the winners are banks and the losers are small investors. This doesn't fit Obama's rhetoric of punish the Fat-cats. Seems like the fat-cats got fatter under Obama and much of America became unemployed in the process.

    I don't think every bank did well.....just the ones that played ball with Obama. Many of the banks in the North East are run by Progressive Liberals so of course they helped elect Obama and of course they made billions in return. Hundreds of banks went under and were bought up by other banks using TARP funds. Same thing is going to happen with Q2, the easing of the debt through a $600 billion generation of new cash into the market. We take a pay-cut and banks will use the cash to shore up their bottom-lines.
     
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    There are doubtless banks who cozied up to Obama better'n others, mudwhistle. I find it hard to believe there are banks run by Progressive Liberals, though.

    I'd like "Too Big To Fail" carved on my tombstone now, wouldn't you? How nice to be so rich and powerful that you're declared immune from the rule of law by the POTUS.

     
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    Like MOST people don't already know a LOT OF CORPORATE cash goes into the Democrat Party.

    what's funny is SOME lefties like to PRETEND the Democrat party is ALL backed, by the little people MONIES, for the LITTLE PEOPLE.

    that one always crack me up.
     
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    http://www.opensecrets.org/overview/index.php
    Better site.
     
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    The Fed, Fanny Mae, and Freddie Mac are being run by them as we speak.

    Don't give into the stereotypes. Most banks are in Blue states. It would only make sense that bankers would come from those states or at least live there. New York and Delaware voted Democrat the last several cycles. There is a pervasive Liberal attitude in large metropolitan cities. Progressives and Liberals will bitch all day about capitalism but they're not afraid to take advantage of it. They tend to have a do as I say but not as I do attitude.

    Too Big To Fail is code for....I need to help my supporters. Obama opened the money trough for those who played ball and he shut down anyone who he didn't like. A prime example was the auto dealership closing last year. Those who supported him stayed open and those who didn't were shut down.
     
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    I'm glad someone explained that to others on here.

    ~Kudos
     

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