U.S. banks should "undermine" Occupy protesters: memo

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    The memo also suggests that Democratic victories in 2012 should not be the ABA’s biggest concern. “… (T)he bigger concern,” the memo says, “should be that Republicans will no longer defend Wall Street companies.” (now that is scary. But have no fear. Republicans won't forget their "corporate masters")

    Two of the memo’s authors, partners Sam Geduldig and Jay Cranford, previously worked for House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. Geduldig joined CLGC before Boehner became speaker; Cranford joined CLGC this year after serving as the speaker’s assistant for policy. A third partner, Steve Clark, is reportedly “tight” with Boehner, according to a story by Roll Call that CLGC features on its website.

    Exclusive: Lobbying Firm's Memo Spells Out Plan to Undermine Occupy Wall Street (VIDEO)

    Using shorthand for Occupy Wall Street, the memo said:

    "It may be easy to dismiss OWS as a ragtag group of protesters but they have demonstrated that they should be treated more like an organized competitor who is very nimble and capable of working the media, coordinating third party support and engaging office holders to do their bidding. To counter that, we have to do the same."

    U.S. banks should undermine Occupy protesters: memo | Reuters

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    Says a lot about a movement that Fox says is "falling apart".

    Funny, if those same companies would invest in rebuilding America's infrastructure, the movement would probably die.
     
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    Some of these lobbyists need a steel-toed crotch stomp followed by a perp walk.
     
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    Sounds like cronyism.
     
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    Lobbyists are slimier than slugs, eels and defense lawyers.
     
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    there are lobbying laws

    why no prosecutions ?
     

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