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I Am Tired Of Corporate Greed Running And Ruining Our Country

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 910 People

    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 4 Responses Oct 30, 2011

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    Naomi Wolf The End of America revisited New

    Hampshire Liberty Forum 2014
    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F 3 Responses Sep 23, 2014

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    Thanks Corporate America,

    I am stuck in some ****** dishwashing job. I ****** hate having to work with a bunch of overweight losers, who just boss me around, when my real potential of doing something meaningful is constantly walked on, so corporate thugs can make money. I am sick of fast paced...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 2 Responses Nov 13, 2014

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    We are letting fear of the corporate systems

    control our lives. Like its all a big dictatorship where we have to surrender our rights just to get by. Or do we? I would say to everyone out there, do the research on small business, enterpreneur, and then go public and expose those corporate creeps who rule over people...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 2 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    Im sick of people constantly having to move

    around to new locations just to have a job. Im sorry, but moving just sucks. You just get this so called "Fresh start", basically just pointless change like nothing matters, and just throw away your whole previous life, just to be able to get by. Its not right at all. But...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Petition In Support Of Overturning Citizen's United Ruling

    Bernie Sanders is proposing a constitutional amendment aimed at overturning the Citizen's United ruling that gave corporations, both foreign and domestic, complete carte blanche in funding our elections. It suggests (gasp!) that corporations are not people! It goes even further...
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 4 Responses Dec 10, 2011

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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2013

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    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2012

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    A Canadian'S Version Of David Letterman'S Top 10

    This is what other countries think of us, in this case Canada .Do we look like idiots or what?A Canadian's Version of David Letterman's Top 10 10) Only in America...could politicians talk about the greed of the rich at a $35,000.00 a plate campaign fund-raising event. 9) Only...
    DanCan1 DanCan1 61-65, M 1 Response May 29, 2013

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    I believe my mortgage was acquired fraudulently,

    does that help me get a modification?
    Misshimmary Misshimmary 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 13, 2014

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    Mcdonald’s Worker Arrested After Telling Company President She Can’t Afford Shoes

    A woman who has been employed by the McDonald’s Corporation for over 10 years says she was arrested last week after she confronted the company president at a meeting and told him she couldn’t afford to buy shoes or food for her children. Nancy Salgado, 26, told The Real...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    Corporations can't be greedy

    as they are not living organisms. Individuals are greedy. Problem is society now seems to encourage individuals to be greedy by glorifying material possessions.
    jginaus jginaus 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F Sep 23, 2014

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    Today, the Supreme Court did it again.

    They reinforced the image of corporations with inalienable constitutional rights. Corporations (at least the closely held ones) now have had their religious freedoms recognized and endorsed. I'm talking about Hobby Lobby, the retail craft and hobby retailer, who objected to...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M Jun 30, 2014

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    New Study Compares Traders With Psychopaths For Antisocial Behavior. . .

    And the traders came out looking worse.http://www.forbes.com/sites/chrisbarth/2011/09/26/new-study-old-news-stock-traders-are-psychopaths/
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 11 Responses Sep 28, 2011

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    37 lies Americans tell themselves to avoid

    confronting reality by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, NaturalNews Editor (NaturalNews) Have you noticed the incredible detachment from reality exhibited by the masses these days? The continued operation of modern society, it seems, depends on people making sure they don't...
    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 9, 2014

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    I am sick of this American attitude of living

    to work, and how we are expected to idolize jobs, and make endless sacrifices for them. Its like a cult the way people worship their jobs. Im not gonna say it again ITS A JOB! Stop acting like mindless idiots sacrificing everything over to your job. Its totally unnatural...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 2 Responses Jan 26

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    Corporate Greed

    We think of corporate greed as the banks and Wall St. gambling away our college funds and retirement savings in 2009. We think of it in terms of the corporate lobbyists who collectively stuff billions into the pockets of our elected officials to bribe them to represent THEIR...
    musicbook musicbook 56-60, M 6 Responses Jul 24, 2013

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    But help others cope.

    Since we are already enslaved.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Mar 22

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    Lets face it. These bums in Washington are

    caught up in American Greed. They no longer care about you and I. They only care about those people / corporations that line their pockets. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan once said" I could write effective campaign finance legislation in 45 minutes. However I couldn't find...
    horsess horsess 70+, M 3 Responses Sep 8, 2014

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    Elizabeth Warren: The Woman Who Knew Too Much

    THIS IS A MUST READ! People like Elizabeth Warren are really the only hope we have left. She was put through the gauntlet for simply doing her job very well. She is running for senate in Mass, and she needs our support. Elizabeth Warren: The Woman Who Knew Too Much By...
    PHOTMAMA PHOTMAMA 26-30, F 9 Responses Oct 14, 2011

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    This corporate system is just not gonna last

    much longer. It could collapse any day. But if you think about it, its not a big shock. We got so many pointless jobs out there, that in reality only help the corporations from collapsing. But think about it, those penny pinchers are doing everything they can to getting as...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 3 Responses Oct 30, 2014

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    War, What Is It Good For?

    I was watching "Born on the 4th of July" today. This movie is based on the true story of Ron Kovic, played by Tom Cruise. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for. During the...
    Amantcul Amantcul 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 9, 2012

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    whatsname whatsname 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 1, 2014

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    It runs the country but it doesn't run us.

    We are not the country. We just live on the country.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    Stockholm syndrome anyone?

    I get so fed up with people who act like prideful doormats, acting like we should just surrender to the power of the corporations. I dont know whats worse, the people who support this system, or those who take a defeatist attitude towards it. But anyone with half a brain...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 3 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    Every post and every comment

    and every reply (especially the replays) on this exp. category are so long. and sometimes irrational and doesn't contribute. Ain't nobody got time to read this.
    whatsname whatsname 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 31, 2014

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    Today I read a news article about a class

    action lawsuit brought against a big pharmaceutical company because the anti- psychotic medication this company produces causes birth defects. The families suing were compensated punitive damages and legal fees which means they had a solid claim to the injustice and harm they...
    nonolover nonolover 36-40, F 4 Responses May 26

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    How did it get that way you ask?

    Voter apathy, sickeningly low voter turnouts, and the stupidity and ignorance of the average citizen. THAT'S how things were allowed to get bad! THAT'S how Congress got in corporations' pockets! And we didn't pay attention or care enough to stop it! We don't even verify the...
    SofaKing9000 SofaKing9000 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    Wake Up And Take A Look.......

     Why is it easier to believe that 150,000,000 Americans are being lazy rather than 400 americans are being greedy!
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Jul 6, 2013

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    The Death Of The Twinkie: No, It Wasn't The Unions, Folks. . .

    Not mentioned above: While the company was filing for bankruptcy, the Hostess executives received salary increase of $ 7.6 million.
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 19 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    Im getting sick of pro-corporate idiots

    trolling this groups stories insulting anyone who does not buy into their corporate propaganda
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 Oct 31, 2014

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    Sad Reality: In America, Even Full-Time Minimum Wage Workers Live In Poverty

    GREED IN AMERICAIf you hold a minimum wage job in America, you will simply never be able to advance to a higher economic level, even if you’re working full-time. That’s what The Guardian stated earlier today, along with the grim proclamation that “the federal minimum wage...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2013

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    People talk about the 1% like they are the bad

    but the real people we should be worrying about is .01%. They are the rich getting richer not the 1%. I can't even talk about the .001% or else the NSA would label me a commie if they didn't already. Sad
    whatsname whatsname 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 31, 2014

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    11 A courageous young mother Whose life was no

    walk in the park Working so so hard so her kids don't suffer She's my definition of a role model No older brothers or sisters No mama or papa Dreaming of leaving the gutter A beauty queen externally n internally Ageing quick working legally God bless her Life's a test not a...
    shabazz213 shabazz213 31-35, M Apr 16, 2014

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    Big Money Buys Us Elections And Elected Officials

    The Center for Responsive Politics has recorded 402 revolvers in the Obama administration alone and hundreds serving in Congress and different agencies. American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a shadow congress with over 2000 corporate members drafting business...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 18, 2012

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    The U.S. Gov't Is Obligated To Work For We The People First And Foremost

    Because The U.S. Govt Is A Monopoly Of Our Currency And They Regulate Our Free Markets, They Alone Control Our Economy, Not Wall Street, Select Financial Institutions Or Corporations!! The U.S. Gov't is CONSTITUTIONALLY obligated to work for We The People, but they truly believe...
    tmajor tmajor 41-45, M 4 Responses May 18, 2011

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    You Cannot Eat The Whole Food Supply, Throw It Up And Distribute It As Food

    Sorry about the crude analogy, but that is pretty much how Corporate America works. With the Governments help, they dominate all economic opportunities, and then provide us with mediocre jobs and low wages. And yet the Republicans are still supporting these rich and powerful...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 1 Response Oct 26, 2012

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    Like our phony "work" ethic.

    Better yet, its a slave ethic that just glorifies work for works own sake. The so called Corporate work Ethic cares more about the quantity and time spent working, where the more the better. Never mind the benefit or harm of the work. The more work done, the better, no...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 2 Responses Nov 30, 2014

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    Hate To Say I Told You So, .... But

    "The end of democracy and the defeat of the American Revolution will occur when government falls into the hands of the lending institutions and the moneyed incorporations." Thomas Jefferson, 1816.
    AngryWhiteMan AngryWhiteMan 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 4, 2012

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    Who is running America?

    Have you ever asked that question? Under the doctrine of Parens Patriae, "Government As Parent", as a result of the manipulated bankruptcy of the United States of America in 1930, ALL the assets of the American people, their person, and of our country itself are held by the...
    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F 3 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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    I work for a corporation,

    I know how they cuddle up to people just to get their money. People say they run America. I disagree. They run the government but they don't run America. We are what makes America.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M Sep 24, 2014

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    Jeff Immelt As Chair Of The Jobs Council: Talk About The Fox Watching The Hen House!

    Forgive my cutting and pasting a letter from MoveOn.org, but this does a good job of laying out why GE CEO Jim Immelt shouldn't be head of the Jobs Council:  It's crazy, but the New York Times reported that while GE made over $14.2 billion in profits last year, they didn't pay...
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 14 Responses Mar 30, 2011

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    Travel Agent Obliteration

    Me & my travel agent colleagues were bit by the corporate greed bug starting back in 1995. After many many years of receiving 10% commission on all airline tickets sold we were just suddenly notified that our commissions would be reduced by all the airlines. Starting in 1995 and...
    star2092 star2092 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2011

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    And the world... Seriously all they care about

    is where they can get their next pay check from. The next thing they can exploit in order to achieve a steady flow of cash to pay their stockholders and just better their pockets. They don't get much regulations and seem to be exempt from the rules of the common folk. I had a...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 10, 2014

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    Modern capitalism isn't working.

    The greed has become too ingrained. But the alternatives have un appealing aspects.