Normally, we all look to events for encouragement or emotional uplift that demands that we get up out of our chairs. Not everyone. Some people are motivated 24/7/365 against injustice, denial of human rights or intense need by some member or segment of society. When Haiti happened, for example, or when the monster earthquakes hit [...]
Entries Tagged as 'billionaires'
May 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Lobbying, Politics, Wall Street
June 16th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Economics, Lobbying, Politics, Populism, Wall Street
This is about our country.We have been through the Second Age of the Moguls and it was worse than the first, if that is possible. In those days, there were no regulations, less than ten percent income tax, often as not ignored, and a country just beginning to feel the environmental weight of massive forests [...]
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