I Am Tired Of Corporate Greed Running And Ruining Our Country

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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

    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

    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

    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
    70+, M
    Aug 23, 2013

    The Control of power is what is

    and what continues to be. The "elite" Cabal of global control through Central Banking Gangsters aren't bothered by keeping their global manipulation a secret anymore. No need, as we have willingly allowed them turn our democracies into Police States in the name of protection...
    Gracie4u Gracie4u
    46-50, T
    3 Responses Sep 9, 2014
    whatsname whatsname
    22-25, M
    1 Response Nov 1, 2014

    Saw this on Facebook,

    Reposting it here Interesting fact: Mussolini, Hitler, and Franco were all "fascists," not "socialists." They HATED socialism. One fascist thinker of the time described fascism as "The perfect blending of business and government." In spite of claims by the far right, the US...
    OldRacer OldRacer
    70+, M
    1 Response Jan 28

    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
    1 Response Sep 9, 2014

    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

    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
    1 Response Apr 8, 2015

    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

    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
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jun 20, 2012

    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, 2015

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

    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
    3 Responses Aug 10, 2014

    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

    Naomi Wolf The End of America revisited New

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

    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
    56-60, F
    11 Responses Sep 28, 2011

    The corruption that is taking place in the

    world today combined with the power that corporations hold over governments is really scary. It has become out of control. I do not know how anybody can call what we are living in as a "democracy". A power has slowly risen up in the governments greater than the people...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Feb 26

    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
    41-45, F
    4 Responses May 26, 2015

    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
    1 Response Nov 13, 2014

    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
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Oct 30, 2011

    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

    It seems so many people are

    now realizing how this country has a greed problem. The politicians allow corporations to send jobs abroad. Yet, it seems so many people are greedy themselves, always thinking about making an extra dollar just to put their nose in the air... Working your *** off for unnecessary...
    aSagittarius aSagittarius
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jun 29, 2015

    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

    Just like the TPP, the TIPP corporate pact

    between USA and Europe would allow corporations to sue nations, provinces or cities, in corporate courts for future loss profits due to national, provincial or municipal regulations. It would push even further a reality that we already are living: the corporations are more...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Feb 23

    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

    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

    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

    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
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Dec 10, 2011

    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

    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

    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
    Mar 5, 2015

    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

    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
    56-60, F
    18 Responses Nov 18, 2012

    Modern capitalism isn't working.

    The greed has become too ingrained. But the alternatives have un appealing aspects.
    Mstroig Mstroig
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 9, 2014

    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

    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
    56-60, F
    14 Responses Mar 30, 2011

    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

    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
    61-65, M
    Jun 30, 2014

    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

    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

    More

    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
    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101
    56-60, F
    Sep 23, 2014

    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

    My tribute to Corporate America based on the

    song Stupid Stupid World. If anyone wants to record it, please do. I have no singing talent. Other workers just like me We seem the same but thankfully Im the only smart one in this Corporate Corporate World All they do is stamp and sit and push and write and type up...
    ratburn ratburn
    18-21
    Mar 13
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