This is why capitalism is broken

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Economic systems are only as good as the people running it. We keep demanding our politicians be "business friendly" then they go to Washington and give away the store to big business. We call that capitalism in America. Businesses are free to buy as many congressmen as they can afford.

Need tissues commrade?
If you like capitalism as a system you should be working to save it rather than attacking those who are critical of it's failures.
No one here has pointed out a failure.
 

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Economic systems are only as good as the people running it. We keep demanding our politicians be "business friendly" then they go to Washington and give away the store to big business. We call that capitalism in America. Businesses are free to buy as many congressmen as they can afford.

Need tissues commrade?
If you like capitalism as a system you should be working to save it rather than attacking those who are critical of it's failures.

Asking you if you need a tissue is attacking you?
* rolls eyes *

I know how hard it has been for you to cope with your Chronic Clinical TDS / Trump OCD which is clearly getting worse.
 

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Economic systems are only as good as the people running it. We keep demanding our politicians be "business friendly" then they go to Washington and give away the store to big business. We call that capitalism in America. Businesses are free to buy as many congressmen as they can afford.

Need tissues commrade?
If you like capitalism as a system you should be working to save it rather than attacking those who are critical of it's failures.

Asking you if you need a tissue is attacking you?
* rolls eyes *

I know how hard it has been for you to cope with your Chronic Clinical TDS / Trump OCD which is clearly getting worse.
You're one of those who do not know enough about to the topic to participate but you do it anyway.
 

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Frontline workers at 13 of the 20 top U.S. retail companies — including Walmart, Amazon, Kroger, among others — saw an average pay increase of just $1.11 an hour, or 10%, a new analysis by the Brookings Institution found. At the same time, those companies' profits increased 39% year over year, while their stock prices went up by an average of 33%.

“Compared to the windfall profits we've seen at the very big companies, by and large, their workers have seen very little of that actual profits,” Molly Kinder, a fellow at Brookings and author of the report, told Yahoo Money. “This is on top of wages that are often so low, they’re poverty wages. And these jobs, of course, are terribly risky.”

What’s even more bizarre about this, to me, is that impoverished republican voters are okay with this. Big Business can do no wrong!
Stupid liberals

Ross Perot tried to warn the nation against NAFTA and free trade with china but very few people other than Donald trump listened

there are too many uneducated or under qualified people for the number of simple jobs offered at Walmart

the law of supply and demand is driving down wages and nothing else

bring back factory jobs from china and the lower end of society will be in demand again provided we stop admitting poor people from around the world

for those who tell us that Americans are too good to get their hands dirty I say fire the lib educators who run the schools and begin teaching children basic skills again instead of just brainwashing them to be homosexuals who hate white people
 
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Economic systems are only as good as the people running it. We keep demanding our politicians be "business friendly" then they go to Washington and give away the store to big business. We call that capitalism in America. Businesses are free to buy as many congressmen as they can afford.
We've so badly misapplied capitalism that the OPPOSITE type of economic system is starting to look good to some.

The hardcore Right has been convinced by its "thought leaders" that their simplistic, shallow, pseudo-libertarian view of capitalism is the only way to apply it, and it has predictably led to the profound imbalances we're seeing.

The socialists should be THANKING these people for their HELP.
 

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All of the risk to society, none of the gains.
The rich get richer, the poor poorer ......which my elders lamented back when i was in short pants.

The thing is , the general population (or middle class, per se') never seems to look upstairs.

It's always targeting each other, while the 'powers that be' blame whatever party or political stance

We The People got no game......~S~
 

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Economic systems are only as good as the people running it. We keep demanding our politicians be "business friendly" then they go to Washington and give away the store to big business. We call that capitalism in America. Businesses are free to buy as many congressmen as they can afford.

Need tissues commrade?
If you like capitalism as a system you should be working to save it rather than attacking those who are critical of it's failures.

Asking you if you need a tissue is attacking you?
* rolls eyes *

I know how hard it has been for you to cope with your Chronic Clinical TDS / Trump OCD which is clearly getting worse.
You're one of those who do not know enough about to the topic to participate but you do it anyway.

Nice purse swing in high heels honey.


Will you take THE TRUMP VACCINE For SARS-COV2 when Your POTUS and Commander-In-Chief has it ready for you?
 

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Economic systems are only as good as the people running it. We keep demanding our politicians be "business friendly" then they go to Washington and give away the store to big business. We call that capitalism in America. Businesses are free to buy as many congressmen as they can afford.

Need tissues commrade?
If you like capitalism as a system you should be working to save it rather than attacking those who are critical of it's failures.
No one here has pointed out a failure.
It has certainly failed to build working class wealth and stability.
 

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Economic systems are only as good as the people running it. We keep demanding our politicians be "business friendly" then they go to Washington and give away the store to big business. We call that capitalism in America. Businesses are free to buy as many congressmen as they can afford.

Need tissues commrade?
If you like capitalism as a system you should be working to save it rather than attacking those who are critical of it's failures.
No one here has pointed out a failure.
It has certainly failed to build working class wealth and stability.
No it hasnt

We have both
 

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Economic systems are only as good as the people running it. We keep demanding our politicians be "business friendly" then they go to Washington and give away the store to big business. We call that capitalism in America. Businesses are free to buy as many congressmen as they can afford.

Need tissues commrade?
If you like capitalism as a system you should be working to save it rather than attacking those who are critical of it's failures.
No one here has pointed out a failure.
It has certainly failed to build working class wealth and stability.

Need some boxes or bubble wrap to move to your utopia?
 

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There isn't a single person in the US (who isn't incarcerated) working a job involuntarily.

If you're working a job for less than you feel you are worth, that makes you a fool.
Well here is some simple logic for you. You ready? It is mathematically impossible for every or even most of these low wage workers to get a better paying job. Why? Because they don’t fucking exist. You do get that right? Higher paying jobs are few and far between.
If you have the skills the jobs are out there (hardly a week goes by without a headhunter calling me). If you don't have the skills that is on you.
 

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Economic systems are only as good as the people running it. We keep demanding our politicians be "business friendly" then they go to Washington and give away the store to big business. We call that capitalism in America. Businesses are free to buy as many congressmen as they can afford.

Need tissues commrade?
If you like capitalism as a system you should be working to save it rather than attacking those who are critical of it's failures.
No one here has pointed out a failure.
It has certainly failed to build working class wealth and stability.
No it hasnt

We have both
We do not. Clearly we do not since we are having to bail out all the people living paycheck to paycheck. There's far too many to put it down to laziness or stupidity. The failure of capital growth to trickle down to the working class has been a problem for so long we think that's how it should be.
 

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Economic systems are only as good as the people running it. We keep demanding our politicians be "business friendly" then they go to Washington and give away the store to big business. We call that capitalism in America. Businesses are free to buy as many congressmen as they can afford.

Need tissues commrade?
If you like capitalism as a system you should be working to save it rather than attacking those who are critical of it's failures.
No one here has pointed out a failure.
It has certainly failed to build working class wealth and stability.
No it hasnt

We have both
We do not. Clearly we do not since we are having to bail out all the people living paycheck to paycheck. There's far too many to put it down to laziness or stupidity. The failure of capital growth to trickle down to the working class has been a problem for so long we think that's how it should be.
Please site specific examples of how :

" we are having to bail out all the people living paycheck to paycheck "
 

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Economic systems are only as good as the people running it. We keep demanding our politicians be "business friendly" then they go to Washington and give away the store to big business. We call that capitalism in America. Businesses are free to buy as many congressmen as they can afford.

Need tissues commrade?
If you like capitalism as a system you should be working to save it rather than attacking those who are critical of it's failures.
No one here has pointed out a failure.
It has certainly failed to build working class wealth and stability.
No it hasnt

We have both
We do not. Clearly we do not since we are having to bail out all the people living paycheck to paycheck. There's far too many to put it down to laziness or stupidity. The failure of capital growth to trickle down to the working class has been a problem for so long we think that's how it should be.
We have to bail out no one. We are made to do so.

The fact is there are not too many.
 

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Economic systems are only as good as the people running it. We keep demanding our politicians be "business friendly" then they go to Washington and give away the store to big business. We call that capitalism in America. Businesses are free to buy as many congressmen as they can afford.

Need tissues commrade?
If you like capitalism as a system you should be working to save it rather than attacking those who are critical of it's failures.
No one here has pointed out a failure.
It has certainly failed to build working class wealth and stability.
No it hasnt

We have both
We do not. Clearly we do not since we are having to bail out all the people living paycheck to paycheck. There's far too many to put it down to laziness or stupidity. The failure of capital growth to trickle down to the working class has been a problem for so long we think that's how it should be.
Please site specific examples of how :

" we are having to bail out all the people living paycheck to paycheck "
PPP
 

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The failure of capital growth to trickle down to the working class has been a problem for so long we think that's how it should be.
Our "system" is Keynesean theory for a Monarchy, i.e., top down (gov't being the top) spending and credit- borrow to spend- capitalism is a misnomer in our context, although that's what you've been told we have- capitalism is merely a tool to set a value on goods and services, between the transactors- typically, the market influences the value of either. In our borrow to spend, from the top down policy, humans mandate the market cost of currency, (capital) called interest rates-
 

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Economic systems are only as good as the people running it. We keep demanding our politicians be "business friendly" then they go to Washington and give away the store to big business. We call that capitalism in America. Businesses are free to buy as many congressmen as they can afford.

Need tissues commrade?
If you like capitalism as a system you should be working to save it rather than attacking those who are critical of it's failures.
No one here has pointed out a failure.
It has certainly failed to build working class wealth and stability.
No it hasnt

We have both
We do not. Clearly we do not since we are having to bail out all the people living paycheck to paycheck. There's far too many to put it down to laziness or stupidity. The failure of capital growth to trickle down to the working class has been a problem for so long we think that's how it should be.
Please site specific examples of how :

" we are having to bail out all the people living paycheck to paycheck "
PPP

And surely you realize that was the result of The Red Communist Chinese Flu?

A specific crisis - not a systemic problem.

Guess again?
 

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Economic systems are only as good as the people running it. We keep demanding our politicians be "business friendly" then they go to Washington and give away the store to big business. We call that capitalism in America. Businesses are free to buy as many congressmen as they can afford.

Need tissues commrade?
If you like capitalism as a system you should be working to save it rather than attacking those who are critical of it's failures.
No one here has pointed out a failure.
It has certainly failed to build working class wealth and stability.
No it hasnt

We have both
We do not. Clearly we do not since we are having to bail out all the people living paycheck to paycheck. There's far too many to put it down to laziness or stupidity. The failure of capital growth to trickle down to the working class has been a problem for so long we think that's how it should be.

Living paycheck to paycheck is a choice.
 

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