Many on Wall Street say greed is necessary

Many on Wall Street say greed is good, or at least necessary. Apparently they watched the Oliver Stone movie Wall Street (1987) and interpreted it as a training tool for how to get rich instead of its intended purpose of revealing what’s wrong with the financial system.

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Reuters – Texas To Test 1965 Voting Rights Law In Court

I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: Republicans see the writing on the wall. Demographics are shifting in this country, shifting in a way that is not good for a party of old white men. It is therefore the goal of the Grand Old Party to get as few people to the polls as possible, with a preference towards those for which the 1965 voting rights act did not apply.

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Senate GOP Leader McConnell Offers Obama Temp Bush Tax Cut Deal

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) is doubling down on failed trickle-down economic theory. He wants to keep the Bush tax cuts in place, but more importantly the tax cuts for who he and fellow Republicans call “job creators.” Or who I and fellow liberals like to call “rich people.” Funny, I thought middle-class consumers were the job creators because they buy the products and services that fuel job growth. Silly me.

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