Here’s some statistics that should bother the hell out of all of you…
The Federal Reserve Bank is a private bank
The upper 1 percent of Americans are now taking in nearly a quarter of the nation’s income every year.
The largest financial crime in American history took place and resulted in no criminal charges. No Wall Street or bank executive has been charged with anything.
We could eliminate half the predicted shortfall in the national budget by simply failing to renew the Bush tax cuts.
Jamie Dimon (JPMorgan CEO) made $5700.00 every day of last year, totaling $20.8 million bucks. Plus, he and his 6 lieutenants made another $30.2 million in bonuses.
Borders executives intended to pay themselves $8 million in bonuses until a US Trustee objected. The company spokesman said, “The proposed programs were designed to retain key executives at Borders as we proceed through the Chapter 11 reorganization process.” In short, retain those whose management bankrupted the corporation.
And some quotes…
Such a lifestyle of constant credit being owed is indentured servitude.
Capitalism is good. Crony Capitalism, where people with wealth get to write their own laws to help themselves and put competition out of business is what the U.S. has, though, and that’s not capitalism. It’s evil.
I believe in a fair day’s work for a fair day’s pay. Isn’t that an American credo? How did it get twisted around into an obscene wage for shameless plunder?
“He who dies rich dies disgraced.” Andrew Carnegie