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I Am Tired Of Corporate Greed Running And Ruining Our Country

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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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    "occupy"

    I believe that there is justifiable anger at what's occurred in the United States of America in terms of stagnate wages, decreased upward mobility, wealth accumulation, Wall Street deregulation, mortgage shadiness, and a tax code that benefits the very wealthy & large banks...
    purpleparrot purpleparrot 41-45, F 1 Response May 17, 2012

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    Corporate Greed: UPS To Drop 15,000 Non-union Employee’s Spouses From Insurance Plan

      Boycott UPS and McDonalds!  UPS and McDonald’s may not have much in common, but in the last couple of days they have certainly found common ground in hating the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Well, they love to call it “Obamacare” like most of the Republicans. UPS came...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Aug 22, 2013

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    Welcome To The Future

    It scares the crap out of me that sooo many people share this opinion, but are clueless when it comes to percieving their own role in maintaining such a morally bankrupt system. Greed is only fed by the prospect of gain, this gain is only obyained by depriving others of what they...
    IrishJeff IrishJeff 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 22, 2012

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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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    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 1 Response Jul 6, 2013

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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 3 days ago

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    America Today

    Everybody look what's going down
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2012

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    International

    Why are we more interested in taking care of other countries while so many in our own country suffer? There are homeless, starving, unemployed, and yet we put billions into aid for other countries. I don't want to hear any bullshit about how we do take care of our own. Marines...
    saddleupjep saddleupjep 18-21, F Apr 4, 2013

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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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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2013

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    Future Jobs Won’t Support Decent Living Standard: Report

    We've been headed in this direction for a long time. Unions busted, good jobs gone only to be replaced with retail and service jobs that offer low pay and poor (if any) benefits. I've been asking the right-wing workers exactly what kind of future they think their kids will have...
    imabear imabear 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 1, 2011

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    John Trudell On Mined Minds And The Great Lie

    John Trudell on Mined Minds and The Great Lie Predator Energy
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Aug 22, 2012

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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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    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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    Money talks and views vote Greed gets the power

    and it's not working out obviously
    rachelle1972 rachelle1972 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    It’s no secret that the economy is messed up. For starters, income and wealth inequality have been growing steadily since the 1970’s. And with a globalized economy, the owners of the means of production can move those means of production to countries with lower wages. This...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 7, 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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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Sep 29, 2013

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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 56-60, M 1 Response May 29, 2013

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    Corporate Greed

    Let me start with a quote from Elizabeth Warren:"There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own. Nobody. You built a factory out there -- good for you. "But I want to be clear. You moved your goods to market on the roads the rest of us paid for. You hired workers the...
    OldRacer OldRacer 66-70, M 3 Responses Aug 23, 2013

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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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    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 10 Responses Oct 14, 2011

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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 7 Responses Jul 24, 2013

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    Lol

    trickle down works i swear!(sarcasm)
    onesadcat onesadcat 16-17, F Sep 2, 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 20 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    Corporate Greed On The Rez

    They are raping the land. Peabody Oil is evicting Navajo's (The Dine) off their own land...yes I know this sounds impossible but trust me, this last sentence was not a typo! The crooked US is allowing the more Crooked British Mining Company Peabody Oil to do this, who is after...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Sep 16, 2012

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    Sick And Tired Of Being Sick And Tired

    reality shows depicting millionaires troubles
    btmsu btmsu 36-40 1 Response Dec 18, 2011

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    I believe my mortgage was acquired fraudulently,

    does that help me get a modification?
    Misshimmary Misshimmary 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    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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    Support Elizabeth Warren's Appointment

    Republicans are doing everything they can to keep the new consumer protection agency from having any power to do what it was created for, primarily by blocking Elizabeth Warren (or anyone for that matter) from being appointed to lead it. Below is a link to sign a petition going...
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 3 Responses May 25, 2011

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    I Live Out Here In Indian Country And I See Corporate Greed In Action Big Time

    They are raping the land. Peabody Oil is evicting Navajo's off their own land...yes I know this sounds impossible but trust me, this last sentence was not a typo! The crooked US is allowing the more Crooked British Mining Company Peabody Oil to do this, who is after Uranium...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Sep 16, 2012

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    Fast Food Workers - McWages

    McResources "Help" Line
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Oct 24, 2013

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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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    Monsanto~the Root Of All Evil.

    That's all I have to say.
    Dirtydux Dirtydux 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    I Live Out Here In Indian Country And I See Corporate Greed In Action Big Time

    They are raping the land. Peabody Oil is evicting Navajo's off their own land...yes I know this sounds impossible but trust me, this last sentence was not a typo! The crooked US is allowing the more Crooked British Mining Company Peabody Oil to do this, who is after Uranium. This...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2012

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    Each and every citizen should be conscious of the people who serve their country selflessly the day they forget doin so it would mean the dooms day countdown for that country has...
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    EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEK!!!!!! My boyfriend is back:) He has been gone for 8 months and now I get him back for a little while:)
    AbbieBaby AbbieBaby 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 1

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    He's our president. Weather you like him or not, I believe we should be supportive and encourage him to do well, after all, he is running our country.
    eleeciadavis eleeciadavis 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Today I ran 18 km (11 miles) . The beginning of my day was full of tension and frustration. It has been a cloudy, somewhat cold and rainy day to add to my mood. Shall I run...
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    This country is going to hell in a hand basket with the liberals and Democrats running and ruining America. We must get these people out of office starting Next November and again...
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 36 Responses 3 days ago

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    Brain death of someone dear and near to us often shatters our hope, and hopelessly people harp hopes to put the patient on life support system for sometime and finally the ultimate...
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    I'm just sick and tired of it all. The feelings and being so emotionally sensitive all the time. The mood swings and not being happy for long. The stupid thoughts of you and I and...
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and we love each other to bits but last June his visa ran out and he had to go back to his country I told him I would wait and that some...
    xbubblesxboo xbubblesxboo 22-25, F Apr 4

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    The Egyptian vulture can certainly offer lot of hope and confidence to large number of people in corporate. More often, the people in corporate give up anything they find hard to...
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    It is not the anger, frustration, enmity, revenge, vengeance, vendetta or the attitude of settling scores that makes the life, its meaning and success, only the purpose of life...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Mar 30

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    Really sick and tired. I've lived with my parents the entire 26 years, it wasn't always this bad but it definitely keeps getting worse. I'll be moving soon so it's fine but I have...