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It is certainly not capitalism.

Jeremiah Cornelius (137) writes | about a year ago

United States 4

"There is no way to vote against corporate power. Citizens have no way to bring about the prosecution of Wall Street bankers and financiers for fraud, military and intelligence officials for torture and war crimes, or security and surveillance officers for human rights abuses. The Federal Reserve is reduced to printing money for banks and financiers and lending it to them at almost zero percent interest; corporate officers then lend it to us at usurious rates as high as 30 percent. I do no

"There is no way to vote against corporate power. Citizens have no way to bring about the prosecution of Wall Street bankers and financiers for fraud, military and intelligence officials for torture and war crimes, or security and surveillance officers for human rights abuses. The Federal Reserve is reduced to printing money for banks and financiers and lending it to them at almost zero percent interest; corporate officers then lend it to us at usurious rates as high as 30 percent. I do not know what to call this system. It is certainly not capitalism. Extortion might be a better word. "
http://www.truthdig.com/report/print/rise_up_or_die_20130519/

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4 comments

It's called the the end of the empire (1)

cshark (673578) | about a year ago | (#43775007)

Let's be totally honest, and call it what it is. The system only works as long as people believe it's stable. We're doing the same thing Japan did. We know exactly what happens when you do this. It works for awhile. Then it's over.

Re:It's called the the end of the empire (1)

fustakrakich (1673220) | about a year ago | (#43777061)

Nothing is over! Nothing!

Capitolism (1)

smitty_one_each (243267) | about a year ago | (#43778105)

The anti-Federalists have won the argument, at the expense of the country.
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