Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend (1 Shares)  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites View Stats   1 comment

OpEdNews Op Eds

How Extreme Is the Business Roundtable? Check Out Its Attack on the Elderly

By (about the author)     Permalink       (Page 4 of 4 pages)
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags Add to My Group(s)

View Ratings | Rate It Headlined to H3 1/17/13

But they're not finished yet. Right now the Roundtable's fighting for more air pollution; more bank crimes, fiscal crises, and BP oil spills; and more Americans without health insurance.

Seniors are the kulaks of the CEO revolution.

If the CEOs of the Business Roundtable are corporate America's Stalinists, to them the elderly are kulaks, those peasants who saved enough to buy a farm -- and whose existence became an ideological offense. When working Americans approach retirement age, they see them as Enemies of the People.

The CEOs of the Business Roundtable claim the government can't afford to redeem its Medicare and Social Security pledges. The government owes more than a trillion dollars to banks and mutual funds, and much of that debt is held by people like the CEOs of the Business Roundtable.

If they don't think the U.S. can afford to keep its commitments anymore -- if they want a United States of America that welshes on its debts -- that would be a good place to start. But for the wealthy, pampered and narcissistic CEOs of the Business Roundtable, sacrifice is always for someone else. They have luxurious lives to maintain -- and a revolution to lead.

Next Page  1  |  2  |  3  |  4

Host of 'The Breakdown,' Writer, and Senior Fellow, Campaign for America's Future

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

Go To Commenting
The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact Author Contact Editor View Authors' Articles

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

How to Fix the Fed: Dismiss Dimon, Boot the Bankers, and Can the Corporations

The Top 12 Political Fallacies of 2012

Pawn: The Real George Zimmerman Story

What America Would Look Like If Libertarians Got Their Way

"F" The Bureaucracy! The White House Can Help Homeowners Right Now

The Price of Evil at JPMorgan Chase


The time limit for entering new comments on this article has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
1 people are discussing this page, with 1 comments
To view all comments:
Expand Comments
(Or you can set your preferences to show all comments, always)

Or at least, the type of Socialism that the wing n... by Sister Begonia on Friday, Jan 18, 2013 at 4:27:02 PM