Libertarians need to stand up to corporate greed

By tovarichpeter   follow   Wed, 1 May 2013, 12:08pm PDT   ↑ Like   ↓ Dislike   492 views   10 comments   Watch (0)   Share   Quote  

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2013/04/the-case-against-cronies-libertarians-must-stand-up-to-corporate-greed/275404/

Reuters The Republican attack on President Obama's economic policy has changed subtly, but significantly, in the last three years. In 2009, he was allegedly a "socialist" and a "Marxist" who lusted for government control of the entire economy. But lately, that has given way to more nuanced charges of "crony capitalism" -- of giving special, friendly treatment to certain companies and industries, or allowing powerful corporations to essentially write the laws, themselves. Republicans shouted about Obama's green energy handouts and industry bailouts. Mitt Romney assailed him for picking winners and losers.

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APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch   befriend (27)   ignore (33)   Wed, 1 May 2013, 12:18pm PDT   Like (2)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 1

It's taken these assholes five years to figure out Obama wakes up with banksters surrounding his bed every morning stroking their hard-ons and nodding knowingly, and he asks them, "OK, which of you do I suck off first?"

Dan8267   befriend (17)   ignore (12)   Wed, 1 May 2013, 2:07pm PDT   Like (2)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 2

And then he does them all at once.

APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch   befriend (27)   ignore (33)   Wed, 1 May 2013, 5:35pm PDT   Like (1)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 3

Dan8267 says

And then he does them all at once.

The Schlong Gobbler in Chief.

Vicente   befriend (7)   ignore (0)   Wed, 1 May 2013, 5:56pm PDT   Like (1)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 4

Libertarians against greed?

What's next?

Republicans embracing atheism, gay marriage, science, and gun control?

Pull the other one!

Lam   befriend (0)   ignore (0)   Wed, 1 May 2013, 9:02pm PDT   Like (1)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 5

APOCALYPSEFUCK is Shostakovich says

Dan8267 says

And then he does them all at once.

The Schlong Gobbler in Chief.

I thought Republicans got off to the Magic (i.e. Invisible) Hand

marco   befriend (0)   ignore (0)   Wed, 1 May 2013, 9:30pm PDT   Like (1)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 6

Obama sold me out ( and all of America) in his first 60 days in office, to his Bankster and Wall Street buddies (contributors). I can't believe I fell for his D+ Martin Luther King speaking imitation, and rang doorbells, donated, and voted for him. Even Bush put some financial criminals in jail. Not Obama.

Here's what a black man with a PHD in constitutional law thinks of him :

".....we end up with a Republican, a Rockefeller Republican in blackface, with Barack Obama.... a black mascot of Wall Street oligarchs and a black puppet of corporate plutocrats.”

Dr. Cornel West
Yale University

marco   befriend (0)   ignore (0)   Wed, 1 May 2013, 9:32pm PDT   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 7

R.e. Obama / Bernanke/ Geithner/Dimon/Blankfein/Moynihan/..... etc etc etc. .......

"Was there ever a people whose leaders were as truly their enemies as this one?"

-Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

errc   befriend (5)   ignore (3)   Wed, 1 May 2013, 10:34pm PDT   Like (1)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 8

Vicente says

Libertarians against greed?

What's next?

Republicans embracing atheism, gay marriage, science, and gun control?

Pull the other one!

Lol!

And the democrats are the best alternative because they are selfless and care more about the poor then themselves

mell   befriend (8)   ignore (5)   Thu, 2 May 2013, 1:35am PDT   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 9

errc says

Vicente says

Libertarians against greed?

What's next?

Republicans embracing atheism, gay marriage, science, and gun control?

Pull the other one!

Lol!

And the democrats are the best alternative because they are selfless and care more about the poor then themselves

The parties who get the most donations are the parties of corporate greed. Go figure ;)

edvard2   befriend (0)   ignore (1)   Thu, 2 May 2013, 1:55am PDT   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 10

The way I see it is that the "Libertarian party" somehow got re-purposed into simply being another arm of the GOP. Most of what they claim is different sounds almost exactly the same as the GOP, meaning somehow running a government with no taxes and no government intervention.

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