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Response to adirondacker (Original post)

Sat Apr 19, 2014, 02:55 PM

9. I think the right way to term it is "Corporate Feudalism"

>>Hedge Funds and Private Equity firms buying up foreclosed houses by the thousands and becoming landlords;
>>The Banks and The Bailouts with nobody going to Jail (don't get me started about that!);
>>Multinational corporations owing no national loyalty to anyone, anywhere;
>>Those same multinationals moving their headquarters overseas (like to Europe) to avail themselves of the now lower tax rates;
>>The Cayman Islands now being used as "PO Box" headquarters for tax avoidance purposes (see: Stanley Works, et. al).
>>The chorus of big baby billionaires bitching about how badly they're being treated;
>>and on, and on, and on.

Next thing we know, we're going to have to use the title "Lord" for these assholes.

Lord Dimon. Lord Bloomberg. Lord Romney. Lord (put a CEO's surname here). Do you like the sound of that?

I don't.

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