The 1%, at it again...

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    This time it's stealing billions from the electronics company, Olympus; including $687 million for advice from a Cayman Island company that disappeared soon after cashing the check. (How do you cash a $687 million check, anyway?)

    Apparently it's been going for decades. And the accounting firms paid to audit the books were most likely in on it. But anyway, after Enron, Madoff, Exxon, Worldcom, LTCM, Lehman Bros., Arthur Anderson, etc., it makes you wonder: what percent of the 1%'s money is obtained through outright fraud?
     
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    So your solution is to spray paint small businesses and do everything in your power to destroy them.

    OWS is lucky they have not been assaulted severely yet...
     
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    What percent of the 1%ers' money is obtained through fraud, do you think?
     
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    what percentage of your intellect drips out of your ear onto your pillow at night?
     
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    Are you always this angry?
     
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    I don't know if the mad-dog defense of corporate overlords is something caused by watching too much Fox News, or if it goes deeper than that.

    There was a hilariously sad tumblr called something like "We're the 53%" by people who mostly weren't. (Many of them didn't have health insurance.)

    There was a woman whose father got cancer, and went back to work even though his doctors told him not to, because he couldn't otherwise support himself. "This is the American Dream," she wrote. "The cancer still grows."

    It's sad how easily people are manipulated.
     
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    Why not you protest Pelosi you know that Botox crazed inside trading former Speaker of the house.. She is worth over 54 million. While your at it go protest Reid .. He is supposed to be a resident in NV but lives in the Ritz Carollton in DC most of the year.
    Or anyone in office these days. They are the reason for most of this and they are part of the 1% but you chose to put your anger on people who create jobs.. Not saying that all of them are good companies you always have a few bad apples but in government I would say 99% are bad apples in one way or another.
     
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    are you always this obtuse?
     
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    Hey dummie, he didnt say a fucking thing about small business.
     
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    Link or it didn't happen.
     

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