Capitalism: How Do You like it Now, Mr and Ms Merica?

An Outsider's Sojourn II

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Here is a more than disturbing article for you to peruse and ponder, Mr and Ms Merica:

Corporations Lobbying Government Reap 76,000% Return on Investment

Nick Bernabe

Activist Post

Forget the penny stocks, amateurs, the greatest investment you can make in America is bribing the government to give you political favors.

According to research conducted by The Sunshine Foundation, an organization focused on corporate and government accountability,

After examining million records, including data on campaign contributions, lobbying expenditures, federal budget allocations and spending, we found that, on average, for every dollar spent on influencing politics, the nation’s most politically active corporations received $760 from the government. The $4.4 trillion total represents two-thirds of the $6.5 trillion that individual taxpayers paid into the federal treasury.

According to Zero Hedge, between 2007 and 2012, 200 of America’s most politically active corporations spent a combined $5.8 billion…

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2 thoughts on “Capitalism: How Do You like it Now, Mr and Ms Merica?

    1. newsfortherevolution Post author

      I definitely think it would be. Under the current system all wealth is being redistributed from the people to the financial elite, which is basically socialism for the rich. We need to need to reverse this and redistribute the wealth back to the people. Strong socialist policies would be reinvesting national wealth back into the people. This would create a much more equal and far more productive society. The countries that traditionally had the highest quality of life were those countries that had the most socialist policies

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