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Lament of the Plutocrats
Politico, by Ben White and Maggie Haberman

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Posted By:tisHimself, 12/12/2013 10:52:51 AM

On a recent afternoon, executives at Goldman Sachs invited a few hundred major investors to the auditorium of the firm’s gleaming headquarters in lower Manhattan. The bankers and their guests filed into the sleek, futuristic room and turned their eyes to Hillary Clinton. Ordinarily these masters of the universe might have groaned at the idea of a politician taking the microphone. In the contentious years since the crash of 2008, they’ve grown wearily accustomed to being called names—labeled “fat cats" by President Obama and worse by those on the left—and gotten used to being largely shunned by Tea Party Republicans for

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Blunderbuss, 12/12/2013 11:11:48 AM     (No. 9650956)

There is hard work, customer service, farseeing plans and market vision, in short honest entrepenuership that makes money and spreads wealth. Then there is greed. And the worst kind of greed is to be found in bed with government in an ever entwining incestuous relationship seldom seen in public, but frequently felt by the damage that is done.

Our grandparents knew the difference and looked down on greed. Maybe we should learn from them. Bring back trust busting and honest government.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/12/2013 3:01:34 PM     (No. 9651275)

Yea, take that you money grubbing pigs...by the way the Dimocrap party is at the door wanting contributions...if you don´t give your fair share they will put you out of business.

How´s that for good government!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 12/12/2013 3:24:13 PM     (No. 9651305)

They believed Hillary?

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