REPUBLICANS - DEMOCRATS - This is potentially the most important post you will read this year!!! It is something that has the potential to cause wars, starvation, and the collapse of our democracy.
We were ALL outraged over the "too big to fail" banks we had to bail out! Remember? Well guess what? They are about 1/3 bigger now! Only now if these obscenely powerful banks continue playing their derivative type games and lose again... taxpayers will be on the hook for even more! If even that will be enough! It may well be that they will simply crash and destroy the world economy.
We the people were clear that this should never happen again! Remember? So what has happened?
The obvious answer was of course to break them up so they could not have this kind of destructive power over our economy. Equally obvious was since they cheated and gambled with taxpayer money and lost and walked away with fat bonuses (and not ONE went to jail), WE NEEDED A COP ON WALL STREET! Instead the banks and wall street spent many millions buying and gaming our system. They convinced many people that regulation was a bad thing... and they bought amoral greedy politicians who helped sell their lies.
WAKE UP AMERICA! Banks and billionaires have a stranglehold on our economy and our democracy. I don't give a damn what party you support, this is an issue that should scare hell out of you and piss you off! Stop believing the lies and smoke screens used to distract you and when you hear a politician supporting efforts to de-regulate wall street... he or she is a corporate prostitute, interested only in helping the mega wealthy get even more powerful. When you hear the tired excuse that regulation is big government over-reach, remember that the real big government we need to fear is the shadow government manipulated by bankers and power brokers like the Koch brothers who have been buying our democracy silently for years. If we do not rise up against them, they will suck the life blood from our country and leave chaos and increasing suffering in their wake.
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