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Profit Is King

Updated on December 27, 2017

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Straight Pimpin'

"All money is dirty if you go back far enough." Martin Amis

King of the Castle

peasants beware
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Profit Is King


Profit Is King

It can buy you a thing

It can make you a ring

Around your heart

Profit is King

Demanding and mean

Your fat it makes lean

For shark meat

Profit is King

The sorrow it brings

Is matched by its endless devouring

Profit is King

It can't dance or sing

But lives and the planet it's souring

Profit is King

Without compassion, his Queen

An umbrella you'll need for his showering

$$$$$$$$$

It's a racket!

Capitalism is the legitimate racket of the ruling class.
Al Capone

What have we?

We may have democracy, or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both. -- Former Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis

Hungry for it All

money nourishes me
money nourishes me | Source

No Loyalty to Country

Exhaustive Study Finds Global Elite Hiding Up to $32 Trillion in Offshore Accounts


http://www.democracynow.org/2012/7/31/exhaustive_s

Bill Hicks Wisdom

not buying the dream
not buying the dream | Source

Story of Man

Telling It Like It Is



The Untouchables: PBS documentary


http://video.pbs.org/video/2327953844

George Carlin, Prophet

America's wealthiest donate 1.3% of their income, while the poorest donate 3.2%

Lower-income Americans are presumably no more intrinsically generous (or “prosocial,” as the sociologists say) than anyone else. However, some experts have speculated that the wealthy may be less generous—that the personal drive to accumulate wealth may be inconsistent with the idea of communal support. Last year, Paul Piff, a psychologist at UC Berkeley, published research that correlated wealth with an increase in unethical behavior: “While having money doesn’t necessarily make anybody anything,” Piff later told New York magazine, “the rich are way more likely to prioritize their own self-interests above the interests of other people.” They are, he continued, “more likely to exhibit characteristics that we would stereotypically associate with, say, assholes.”


http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2013/04/why-the-rich-dont-give/309254/

Iggy Pop....the news

Modern Day Slavery

“The private contracting of prisoners for work fosters incentives to lock people up. Prisons depend on this income. Corporate stockholders who make money off prisoners’ work lobby for longer sentences, in order to expand their workforce. The system feeds itself,” says a study by the Progressive Labor Party, which accuses the prison industry of being “an imitation of Nazi Germany with respect to forced slave labor and concentration camps.”

http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-prison-industry-in-the-united-states-big-business-or-a-new-form-of-slavery/8289

This is Unconscionable

The 100 richest people in the world earned enough last year to end extreme poverty suffered by the poorest on the planet four times over, Oxfam has said.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21094962

Syke!

how blind do you have to be?
how blind do you have to be? | Source

Redistribution?

to the top!
to the top! | Source

March 14, 2013


Senator Sherrod Brown explains, “The four largest behemoths, now ranging from $1.4 trillion to $2.3 trillion in assets, are the result of thirty-seven banks merging thirty-three times. In 1995, the six biggest US banks had assets equal to 18 percent of GDP. Today, they are about 63 percent of GDP.”


http://www.thenation.com/article/173336/sherrod-brown-goes-after-big-banks

March 20, 2013


"WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan cadre of House lawmakers will move on legislation to deregulate Wall Street derivatives Wednesday, less than a week after Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) released a devastating report on the multibillion-dollar derivatives debacle at JPMorgan Chase.

"The road to hell is paved with these bills," said Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.), an advocate of financial reform."


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/19/wall-street-deregulation-_n_2910168.html


When Banks Own the Loan

Source

In Parting

I will end with something just recently said by Pope Francis.

"We must fight corruption with determination. It is an evil based on the worship of money and it offends human dignity."


And, of course, that old stand-by....Love of money is the root of all evil.

May your treasure be where your heart is.


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    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      6 days ago from Cape Cod, USA

      “Republicans, judgment day is approaching. You have spent two years—three, if we count all the way back to Mexican Rapists Day in June 2015—praising Trump’s “exquisite” leadership and brushing aside his lies and assaults on democracy as no big deal. Nobody expects anything of you but cowardice.“

      https://www.thedailybeast.com/republicans-your-mom...

      *************

      At least have the decency to keep not caring. Everything you learn about him, keep shrugging it off. Then we can say you stayed true to your ideals: nothing matters, the end justifies the means.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      6 days ago from Cape Cod, USA

      The democrats are not going for impeachment, they are looking into the Trump crime family behavior.

      As they said; they want to see whether he has been making decisions for America, or for himself.

      If u have a problem w that, dont know what to tell ya.

      I could remind u of all the years u spent screaming that Hillary used all her offices for personal gain.....and all the years u spent investigating her.

      But u wont care, nor apply it to Trump.

      Which is why thank God, the dems have the house.

      Now those grifters will finally be stopped, and their usery exposed to the world.

      And dont for 1 second think we will forget you repubs who sat there and did nothing about it.

      You think you got what u wanted out of Trump.

      You sold your country and your soul.

      And its obvious u are not ready for it to end.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      10 days ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Democrats have wanted an ifrastructure bill since Obama. It wasnt them holding it up.

      And you can bet your bottom dollar they wont get one now unless Trump gets HIS companies in there. HIS friends get the contracts.

      I remember that shit here, when they did the Big Dig......and that scurrilous company got the contract.....they ended up getting lot of business after we demolished Iraq, too.

      Then i found out it was part of my 401k plan! You cant escape it. Bechtel...that was the name. Yeah.....do some googling into that.

      Anyway, i think its a pipe dream to expect anything good from this president.

      And even when he abuses republicans, they sit and take it, like lap dogs.

      Dear Democrats......we did not put you there to be lap dogs.

      We put you there to put an end to this menace.

      A president is not a king. He is not above the law. He does not have the right to abuse his power and treat fellow Americans like cow manure.

      Bring on the tax returns. We need to know where his loyalties lie. Cause hes running OUR country.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      13 days ago from Cape Cod, USA

      The doomsday clock has moved to 2 minutes to midnight. Chomsky says it’s you, Republicans. You.

      Vote democrat to save this country and the world.

      https://youtu.be/uQvig0KvUaE

      No hype. Your own Bible describes the Brood of Vipers. Well, take a look around.

      They don’t give a crap about anything but money. They are sick.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      2 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      This is the thing......people on the right complain and complain about “those” people talking “their” money, but have no problem with something like this:

      First Lady spends 100k for 6 hrs in a hotel in Cairo, Egypt.

      Every time Trump golfs, we pay.

      Michelle Bachman, Rick Perry getting lots of gvt money for their private farms.

      Subsidizing business by providing food stamps and healthcare for their workers because they don’t pay enough.

      Etc etc etc

      There is no shortage of spending money. And I hate “my” money going to people who are already rich.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      2 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      “Republicans are suing in 20 states that mandating insurance companies to provide pre-existing condition insurance coverage options is unconstitutional. Donald Trump’s administration is refusing to defend against this lawsuit,”

      Republicans will NOT protect pre-existing conditions! They are lying to get elected.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      2 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Umm, Congress has not sat on its feet regarding immigration. And you can’t call me a stupid libtard, because I watched it as it happened.

      Trump told the Dems and Repubs, “come up with a plan on immigration. Any plan, I’ll sign it. I leave it up to the good people in this room” (paraphrase)

      Well, they did. Congress handed Trump a bipartisan plan, and he rejected it.

      Look no further than Dumpy drawers to find the culprit.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      2 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Trump/Republican budget 2019

      https://www.cbpp.org/research/federal-budget/house...

      I only hope these cuts hit those who still swoon at his feet.

      Like he told his wealthy New York friends, “you’ll get your taxes down”

      And that’s about it . Millions and millions will be hurt.

      What else is new? Ever?

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      2 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Honestly, i dont know where people get their info from...

      .

      J1's, who come here to work for the summer pay taxes. One young woman told me that last year she paid $2,5000 in, and got $700 back. Who benefitted? We did.

      Business owners who have seasonal businesses get plenty help from the gvt. Many of their employees collect unemployment to get thru the winter so as to be available for work in the spring. Who pays that? All of us. Who benefits most? The biz owner.

      And plz tell me where u go to get "free money"?

      I live in liberal mass....i tried to get gelp after my divorce....they told me "sell your car and come back when you're broke."

      I had a friend with a bad back who tried to get help....they told her "find a job where you can sit"

      Id like to know where it is that an "illegal" can get " free money", when its hard enough for Americans!

      And how do they vote?

      I don't believe you.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      3 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      "Pittsburgh Synagogue Attack Is The 294th Mass Shooting In the U.S. In 2018 "

      Guns are sacred. Life is not.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      3 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      "Texas election officials confirmed that voting machines used in 30% of its counties (including its biggest) are switching people’s votes, including the Senate race between Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke. The GOP-appointed officials say they have "no legal authority" to update them."

      Cheat to win. fkn losers.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      3 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Watching trump's showdown

      https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/trumps-sho...

      Later watching putins revenge

      https://www.pbs.org/video/putins-revenge-mzz1lp/

      But i will say, i was listening to npr once, and heard her say "in the interest of full disclosure, i must tell you we use Kapersky for our internet security."

      As u know, this is a Russian firm....and it makes me now a little suspicious of them.

      The Red Mafya......i mentioned it once here and was called a jew hater.

      Lock down, usa.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      3 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      So. Mike Pence, the VP said the caravan is funded by Venezuela. He also said middle easterners are in the mix. (Geee, wonder why he said that?)

      And right wingers are going to do what? Condemn him for obvious political lies, or soft-soap him, like they do President Dumps-a-Load?

      “I've fact-checked every word Trump has uttered for two full years. This is one of his most dishonest weeks in political life. He's lying about so many different things at once, and in big ways -- not exaggerating or stretching, completely making stuff up.”

      —Daniel Dale, Washington correspondent for The Toronto Star

      ******

      FYI, if u soft-soap it, you have zero credibility. Which is ok, just know it.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      3 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Trump said hes a nationalist.

      Thats it. Wrap it up.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      4 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      4 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Hitler, part duex......return of the 4th Reich.

      https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-declares-war-o...

      If you can’t see it, we’ll Resist without you. Alt Reichers. Yuk

      Just substitute “Jew” for immigrant, Muslim, Democrat.....you’ll get it.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      4 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      People Power...

      When they gut social security and Medicaid to pay for their tax cuts for the rich, wages drop, and COL keeps going up, it won’t be the economy stupid , it will be sheer survival.

      2019 will be like 1819 England.

      “Please sir, I’d like some more”

      Also, in Nicaragua, they have banned protesting....people are being beaten and arrested.

      That too, will be a norm here. Already is for BLM and natives resisting the pipeline. Brought out military tanks for them.

      England just had huge march to stop the surge of far right movement. Italy, etc.

      We must remember the Womens March here. Day after the election. Hold on to that.

      Most people who bothered to vote, voted for Hillary. We are still here, tho all of media ignores us.

      Anyone thinking these elite snobby woman abusers get to keep ruling over our lives, better think again.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      4 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      5 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      5 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      “Susan Collins Gets ‘Six Figure’ Payback From Dark Money Group After Voting ‘Yes’ On Kavanaugh - The group, Judicial Crisis Network, issued a press release expressing its gratitude to Collins for her “yes” vote.”

      Wonder why they want old Boofy Brett?

      Can you guess maga?

      Oh, I can. But then, it ain’t brain surgery......*doink*

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      6 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      My goodness

      @StephenKing

      “When Al Franken was accused of sexual impropriety, Susan Collins demanded he resign. Without a hearing.”

      Yes, ma’am. They all did. But you know, a lifetime appointment is just so much less important than a senator who can get voted out at any time.

      Especially a Republican one. Why, they rushed the seat for him, after holding the previous one.

      You’d think they own the country, or something.

      Old

      White

      Men

      And their Hillary hating enabler females

      Blech

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      6 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Investigation is over! Imagine that....954 days on emails. 4 days on attempted rape.

      Men who used private servers in gvt.....not even an issue.

      Now let’s not pretend we don’t know how this goes.

      HE will be confirmed.

      SHE will be torn to shreds by Rightwing Media.

      WE will once again keep the abuse to ourselves.

      Back the the future....welcome to 1950.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      6 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      “I got peanuts” from my dad, Donald Trump has said. Our investigation found Trump received the equivalent today of at least $413 million from his dad and at least another $61M in loans. Not $1 million - at least $61M

      *******

      Hmmm. Even more reason to see his tax returns. He’s hiding crimes.

      Oh, and another lie.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      6 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      13,000 detained children.....

      KA-CHING!

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      2 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      I am sick and godam tired of "the good ole boyz"

      Anyone else?

      https://youtu.be/W8zvwn6PRiw

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      2 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Stone Cold

      @stonecold2050

      ·

      Poverty exits not because we cannot feed the poor, but because we can’t satisfy the rich.

      *************

      Clap, clap, clap

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      2 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Lol...I knew it!

      "CLINTON DERANGEMENT SYNDROME:

      A severe, apparently incurable mental state characterized by fruitless obsession with a former presidential candidate and major political player, triggered primarily by her continued consumption of oxygen.

      SYMPTOMS: Talking about uranium a lot."

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      2 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Pence says God wants him to be prez. Pastors for Trump say if you dont support Trump, God will smite you.

      Who is this God? Nothing that i know of.

      And why is this God in power in this country?

      Where did this God come from?

      And why does it hate women?

      I reject. I shut down. I demand better.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      2 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      "Rick Scott - in his financial disclosure for his FL Senate run - shows $2.9M+ invested last yr in the Cayman Islands - a known tax haven. He has an estimated $25 to $62 Million sitting in untaxed offshore accounts."

      RABA: Rob America Blind Again.

      Or, as we all can see, Return of the Robber Barons.

      YUK

      Thanks maga. The swamp is now an ocean.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      3 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Maybe its the no good bums in the military that are so proud to use food stamps?

      https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.military.com/payc...

      ******

      Meanwhile, the good ole MAGAs in gubmint are contemplating yet another tax cut for uber rich people.

      Trickle Up....aint it grand? Again.and again and again

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      3 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

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      Leslie McCowen 

      3 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Speak, while you still can:

      John Oberlin;

      "The Trump/GOP tax scam:

      - 1% of the country got 99% of the benefits

      - 99% of country will pay for the $1.5 TRILLION deficit

      - Trump/GOP are doing it again with capital gains taxes

      - they're rigging the economy to suppress workers and support oligarchs like Russia

      - it's a big con"

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      3 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Betsy Devos owns a 40 million dollar yacht......imagine the money you must have to buy a 40 million dollar yacht.

      This is draining the swamp?

      Please be honest for once.

      I dont think any of our ex presidents have that kind of money!

      Wall Street elite?

      How about Christian elite? Can that be spoken about?

      It’s known Rebekah Mercer is anti abortion and hates Hillary Clinton.

      Can these things be spoken about?

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      3 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      "What's terrifying is that Republicans in the Senate and House Intel Committees have seen the intelligence that Carter Page was recruited by the Russians.

      Yet they've carried on, calling the investigation a witch hunt and demonized American Intelligence agencies."

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      Leslie McCowen 

      4 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Oh yes, the American elites:

      "public contempt is the only possible consequence elites face for little crimes like torture and child kidnapping. it is illuminating that this upsets their elite buddies.

      they are kidnapping children and probably worse and you are mad that they are refused service in restaurants. american elites are horrible."

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      4 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Inflation hits 6 year high.....wiping out any wage gains for average Americans.

      http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-infl...

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      Leslie McCowen 

      4 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      The US State Department released its annual report on global human trafficking that stressed the dangers of putting children in government-run facilities.

      The report stated that "children in institutional care, including government-run facilities, can be easy targets for traffickers."

      *****

      Any questions?

      WE NEED TO STOP HIS AZZ

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      Leslie McCowen 

      4 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      EPA Whistleblower Kevin Chmielewski ON Scott Pruitt:

      “not only did we not drain the swamp with this man, I think we put a bigger swamp creature in there."

      Got it? It's all big fat wool over your eyes.

      "Believe what I say, not what I do".....

      Any carnival barker, anywhere.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      4 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      "Immigrant families are being charged thousands of dollars in airfare to get children out of federally contracted migrant shelters. One family was asked to pay $4,000."

      Imagine! Its like that dictator who charged families for the bullets used to kill their family member.

      "Its all about tha money. M o n e y"

      Private prisons make da bucks. Need more and more and more people to lock up. Need more and more laws on the books. Its horrifying.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      4 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      I still am numb.....I can’t get it thru my head.

      We are taking babies from mothers, putting them on buses and sending them all over the country to strangers.

      Does no one know this? Wtf is going on?

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      5 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      You all should have known from the first.

      Men who brag about sexual prowess are not good leaders.

      Conquest is not sexy. Its depraved.

      "Kill the planet, the beautiful planet

      A wasteland of ruins suits them better.

      Kill the people, the beautiful people. There is no place for them here."

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      Leslie McCowen 

      5 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      "A reminder that the guy being cheered is someone who executed his uncle and dozens of other officials, had his half-brother killed and starved his people in favor of building up a nuclear arsenal."

      And killed an American in his "care".

      That Trump praises him is ok w you, but you cant take that Hillary calling racists and homophobes deplorable.

      Got it.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      5 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      The Medicare Trustees report indicates that the Trump administration is reversing the progress made under Obama in controlling Medicare costs -- great job folks!

      (link: http://cepr.net/press-center/press-releases/dean-b... cepr.net/press-center/p…

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      Leslie McCowen 

      5 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

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      Leslie McCowen 

      9 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Geezus, it's funny to see the Trumpers defend trickle down.

      Dont you see what has been going on in this country?

      Beginning with Reagan, and every gop leader since.

      It has been a continuous onslaught.

      First they decimated the middle class, now they're coming for poor people.

      And, after they explode the debt with tax cuts, why they will HAVE to take from social security and Medicaide.

      Next year is the goal. They are holding off til after the midterms, so they can rope more of you in with their lies.

      And when they come for your social security, then you will care. And it will be too late.

      And the sole purpose...the only goal is for the 0.01% to keep more money.

      THIS is what passes for governing.

      And get a clue: deficits go down under dems....did with both Obama and Clinton.

      This time, no one is going to fix your mess for you.

      We are ending this ridiculous charade.

      We need to part ways permanently. How that is done, I don't know. I just know this experiment has failed.

      I refuse to be under your idiotic rule, which you stole and cheated to get in the first place.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      9 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

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      Leslie McCowen 

      10 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Trump his not "shrinking beurocracy." He is destroying the United States government.

      Allllll so uber rich can park their money tax free.

      In OUR country!! A Robber Baron's paradise.....what is this, 1929???

      Hmmm, fat, bloated, lazy rich guy as prez.......hmmmmm

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      10 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Kochs funding Nunes and Gowdy's ploy to thwart trump/Russia investigation??

      https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2017/03/25/k...

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      Leslie McCowen 

      11 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Is this true???

      "TRUMP Sent Marines to Niger Illegally to Support Russian Troops Guarding Mines"

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      Leslie McCowen 

      12 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

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      Leslie McCowen 

      12 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      "Follow the Money: Right Wing Media Edition":

      https://medium.com/@ninaandtito/follow-the-money-r...

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      Leslie McCowen 

      12 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      "Follow the money & the Geopolitics peeps. What has replaced the TPP? New Silk Road. China helped Ru in the Election hack."

      *****

      *thud*

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      Leslie McCowen 

      12 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      "Papadapolous timeline is key. Shows Trump campaign knew Russia had hacked emails **before** the DNC leak was public. Amazing."

      ---roger stone...the con hero around here tweeted it before it happened!!

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      Leslie McCowen 

      12 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Knock knock...

      Can somebody tell me how hillary was helped by putin?

      Cause i can show you donnie was

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      Leslie McCowen 

      13 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      btw, TRUMPCARE

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      Leslie McCowen 

      13 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Heres how rich people break the law, and get away with it:

      https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.vanityfair.com/ne...

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      Leslie McCowen 

      13 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      This sob trump is the worst scum you can scrape off the street.

      He has deliberately and on his own used his power as prez to sabotage the aca.

      Just think about that. He does not care for peoples lives.

      You hillary-haters have put a true monster with the power of life and death in charge, and let him torture people.

      This is unforgivable.

      From now on, my criteria when i meet someone is "did you vote for trump?"

      If so, i dont want to know you.

      He was a heartless bastard when you put him in there.

      And the only thing will redeem you is when its proven that the machines were hacked as well as our gubmint.

      Ya bunch of phonies. I know one thing.

      Prez clinton would not have families with sick kids wondering if their precious child will live or die for lack or benefit of care.

      A mom with cancer would not be wondering if she will stay alive for her children.

      Church men would not be making policy detrimental to women.

      Puerto ricans would not have been insulted and ignored.

      There would be no ego games with jong un.

      Etc etc etc etc

      Block grants to states? Taxing blue states more and giving the money to red?

      Moron.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      13 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Well well.......robert mercer is helping trump pay his legal bills......

      Wonder what he wants in return? Or is he already getting it?

      Billionaires gotta stick together *wink*

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      Leslie McCowen 

      13 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Republicans let CHIP expire ystd....trump implied puerto ricans too lazy to care about themselves....meanwhile, we pay for another relaxing golf weekend for that fat slug.

      As you perhaps are finally getting....in repubworld, the purpose of gvt is to maintain and further the luxury lifestyle of the very very rich. And nothing more.

      This illegitimate gvt is a travesty on the face of the earth.

      Imo

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      Leslie McCowen 

      14 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      koch bros held summit this past weekend. 18 republican pols there. Koch told them "get us tax cuts and repeal obamacare or no funds for 2018."

      This newest repeal bill takes money from blue states to give to red.

      Removes money for pre existing conditions and puts caps back on life saving treatment.

      All so billionaires get a tax cut. So repub politicians can have money to be reelected.

      Its evil on its face.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      14 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      President dirtbag

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      Leslie McCowen 

      14 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Term limits will make no change. Its not individual politicians who are the problem

      Its the system itself. And the system is money.

      And citizens united cemented its hold.

      And may i remind you citizens united case was centered on a hit piece movie about hillary clinton. And the financier of that movie was robert mercer.

      Connect the mf'ng dots.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      14 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Reality check:

      Trump is the 1%

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      Leslie McCowen 

      15 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Trumps answer to the opiod crisis? Lock them up at a rapid rate.

      Jeff sessions owns stock in private prisons. The more they lock up, the more beds they fill, the fatter his bank account grows.

      ...

      Are you catching on yet?

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      Leslie McCowen 

      16 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Koch bros want to rewrite the constitution. They almost have enough traitor states to do it.

      Now do you get it? We need to separate, before its too late.

      Red states and blue. Own federal gvt.

      Pacifica.....international. i dont care. We just need to do something before they make us all serfs to their monied class.

      Mercer says poor people have no value. You want to live under that? Koch bros been poisoning them for decades. Eff them!

      Come on. Let them do what they want. We wont be forced to bow to them in our maidens bonnets.

      Get thee the hell out of repubbomanland

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      Leslie McCowen 

      17 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Our republican gvr in massachussetts has written a letter begging repubs not to implement acha. It will take $1billion away from medicaide. (Care). This is not semantics, this is life.

      I imagine a lot of people are contemplating death right about now....those without enough money to warrant being alive.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      18 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      isnt it funny.....not one talking head has mentioned that netanyahu and his wife are both under investigation for corruption. not one!

      business as usual. no one will mention the brutal inhumane occupation. roses and champagne! lets make a business deal. barf

      one of trump biggest donors got a sweet deal with saudi arabia.

      this is what its about.

      oh, and ivanka got a lot of money from saudi for her new foundation!

      waiting for the right to call her out, like theyve done to hillary for decades.

      guess ill be waiting forever.

      there is no integrity anywhere. nor any honesty.

      oh, and stop throwing around god! i havent seen it.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      20 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      brexit, hiding in plain sight:

      "an evisceration of our rights and economy to create an offshore haven to serve murdoch, mogg, inc."--a c grayling

      ...trump is pro brexit. trump says fox is only reliable news. murdoch owns fox. murdoch's ex dating putin.

      so many connections....

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      Leslie McCowen 

      21 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      ahhhhh!

      robert mercer is a long time friend of nigel farage....

      brexit, trump.....as maxine waters said, a bunch of "scumbags"!! theyre trying to make money off the collapse of gvts.

      i mean, putin has allegedly skimmed 85 billion for himself.....whats not to emulate!

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      Leslie McCowen 

      21 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      putin had deal w exxon if u recall. 500 billion, to be exact.

      thing is, pipeline goes thru ukraine, and he had to pay tax. welp, he owns it now, thats why he invaded. and thats why obama put sanctions on. and if trump lifts sanctions, putin gets his 500 bil--tax free. trump and page each gets 19% of rosneft...exxon gets their 500 bil. dont know how tillerson cashes in, but surely he must.

      you see why putin needed trump as prez...just as pnac needed bush.

      and i think stein and sanders got their cuts, too.

      wait for netanyahu deal...my bet is it will enrich jared and ivanka, and completely end the hope of palestine. establish permanent enemy for our childrens children to fight:islam

      lots o money in war.

      dead bodies not withstanding.

      my heart is sick.

      and my mind is FURIOUS

      carter page....in on the rosneft deal. know who brought him in? beuregard sessions. imagine that. the new head of lawless disorder.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      21 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      trumpenstein meeting with sheldon adelson????? what the hell for? who is this crook? next week, he meets with netanyahu......

      watch for more anti muslim laws trying to be put in place by the liar-in-chief.

      to quote his madness himself: this is a disaster!!!

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      Leslie McCowen 

      22 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      in this new year, remember what you are co-signing:

      mixing gvt with business is a-ok

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      Leslie McCowen 

      23 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      lol!...at a trusting cooperative relationship w putin.

      as putin said, he and trump will be mutually beneficial.

      they can rape the earth for profit together. and im sure the misogyny fits as well. women have to know their place.

      under mans thumb.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      23 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      is america now going to be run for the benefit of big biz?

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      Leslie McCowen 

      24 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      knock knock...putin owns a bank that sponsored trumps miss universe pageant....is this a country or another trump, inc?

      he owes putin, get it?

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      Leslie McCowen 

      24 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      trump wants kushner as envoy to middle east....he has start-ups in israel. what could be the problem?

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      Leslie McCowen 

      24 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      lol! trickle down will work this time. all those 30 yrs we tried....just forget those.

      in fact, watch the muslim ball....you are getting sleepy....you are getting sleepy....

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      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      this whole canard about trump being an outsider is a uuuuuge piece of fiction.

      please read from the hot springs sentinel. "a malignant irony"

      "he who controls the press, controls the mind"--jim morrison

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      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Exactly. You can already see the alliances being formed.

      Wonder how long this has been in the making?

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      junko 

      2 years ago

      He will replace the Government with family and Friends.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Trump is trying to destroy the us gvt. What will he replace it with?

      I see why an anarchist would root for him.

      But what will replace it?

      In walks putin and netanyahu

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      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      yes. an old theory--they are going after anyone who doesnt have a rothschild central bank.

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      junko 

      2 years ago

      Capitalism as is, is sustainable. That is why it is backed by might not gold.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      I agree. And his tax returns tell the story. Media better get on it, instead of kissing his azz

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      junko 

      2 years ago

      Unregulated Capitalism is going to cause an implosion of the economy of the United States. Capitalism in the present unregulated form is unsustainable. While A Capitalist is voted in to represent the Republican Party by millions of misguided white Americans who believe people of color has taken over America. Blinded by hate and confusion they are ready to give control to one of the most greedy and corrupted non tax paying Capitalist to ever run for President of The United States. America's job and economic problems is not about race its about class and the lack of taxes collected from the Super Rich Capitalist that control everything we see and hear about America's problems.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Woah.....trump statement that obama and hillary founded isis is same statement being promoted by russian state sponsored media....

      Who you love dumpy?

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      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Why they hate democrats like hillary: "rich people and corporations will have to pay their fair share. We will follow the money"

      Why they luuuuv republicans and dumpy: "you poor poor uber rich and international corporations have it way too hard. We will lower your taxes so you can buy a whole island, not just a mansion on it"

      I mean, who do these workers think they are? They owe us their lives!! Where would they be without the low paying, no benefit jobs that we offer? For God's sakes, we can go to other countries and pay even less. They should be grateful for the pittance we offer for their sweat, blood and loyalty."

      BOOOOOOOOOO

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      the law and order candidate who skirts the law by not paying taxes.

      cares so much for police and military but doesn't give a dime to their support since he doesn't pay taxes!

      this guys so full of garbage....take him to the dump. dump trump

      oh its funny. guess who used a private server as gvr?jeb bush! guess who had an e mail scandal but didn't get investigated because they controlled the house and senate? george bush! guess what hillarys e mails discovered? a link going back to 2000 from powell. Bush and Blair conspiring to invade iraq. like we didn't know. private server/murder and mayhem....which gets investigated and media storm? lolol.

      right wing runs the world. and Dumpy the fascist is making his play for ultimate power. law and order=he and his friends break the law at will. you go to prison or get killed for a parking ticket.

      dumbells ring ring ring

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      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Watching hearing on h2b workers.....do you know how much money biz owners save by using foreign workers and paying on the cheap? Learned that a Ryder was put in legislation which removed workers protections (gee, wonder who did that? (rebaglicans)

      This is business --run America: Screw everyone for a profit. And you want this as president? How embarrassing!

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      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Let's see...paying people off so they look the other way at your illegal activity is what the mafia does, eh Darling Donald?

      And what's with the porn pics of Melania? was she one of THOSE models?

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      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Boy, some people here have a weird way of looking at the world. I work to take care of me and my family. Why else work? The fact I pay taxes makes sense! I don't know how to make roads, or fly a plane, or put out a fire. We need these people...

      Gvt is people. I suppose some would rather privatize everything and pay the banks for the privilege of living, but not me. I'm proud of what America has accomplished. Sorry some people can only disparage everything we work and stand for, and dream of handing it over to big biz and banks.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Trump's campaign manager worked for Koch bros Americans For Prosperity before going to Trump.

      Ann Coulter says woman reporter is hysterical--age old misogynistic term for any woman who doesn't take crap.

      Go on and call him outsider. This club has been around a long time.

      It's always worse to me when women are anti woman on behalf of a man.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      I do not trust this Kasich nice guy act. I remember how mean and nasty he was as Speaker...

      As Maya Angelo said, when someone shows you who they are, believe them.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Dear billionaire class: you cant have it all!

      billionaire, billionaire...

      Oh hi Trump

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      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      The insidious and harmful effects of term limits

      Eclectablog

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      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Trump cut his brother out of fathers will

      http://itk.thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidenti...

      Hello, media...where are you???

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      On my twitter feed:

      "In less than one year of majority Tory rule, they are turning UK into a totalitarian state"

      That would be right wing conservatism, yes?

      Take heed America, take heed!!!

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Paul Craig Roberts calls it the Anglo-Zionist empire....

      Thats what were up against.

      Is he an America-hating anti-Semite, too?

      Not to mention the other factions who want a piece of pie.

      But really, isnt it time we grow up and allow people to speak?

      Reading hubpages, i cant help notice the many examples of muslim hate, Obama hate, liberal hate, pro-choice hate.....

      Not banned, but allowed.

      Now, as a member here just like anyone else, who decides that you get to speak, and not me?

      And i dont recall any mention of judeo christian only need apply.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      The deficit has really shrunk under Obama. But i read that now the Republicans in congress have once again gone back to tax cuts for the rich, so the deficit will begin to rise.

      Cheney, "Reagan showed us deficits dont matter"

      Stockman, "deficits result from trickle down"

      But just watch them blame Obama....you can set your watch to it.

      Say, did Trump congratulate Obama on good job getting prisoners back? He did make an issue of it, dint he?

      Surely, he realizes this has been ongoing for a long time?

      Or is he like that crybaby CIA kid who cant be happy for it?

      Trump Trump....wheres the integrity?

      Lol ask Palin. Her single mom daughter is pregnant with 3rd child....imagine if that were Sasha Obama? Can you? The names the good Christians would call her....woooo

      Just the price of being second class versus first i guess.

      Different judging system all the way around.

      It starts when you say we hate America, and only you are Patriots.....goes downhill from there.

      2 Americas...i am praying for it.

    • lovemychris profile imageAUTHOR

      Leslie McCowen 

      2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Here we go again.....this time its Logan airport. Workers on strike for higher wages. Even tho they work full time, must use public assistance to make ends meet.

      So here we have tax payers subsidizing Logan airport because they want to keep more money at the top. Maintain "bottom line"

      And YOU all pay for it!

      And you dont care!

      Lets here it for the REAL welfare queens in America: big business!

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