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More panties in a wad over crooked soccer than over crooked Wall St

From CBS News here:

FIFA President Sepp Blatter, one of the sports world’s most powerful men, faces growing pressure to resign after a series of U.S.

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Ah, a very simple way to explain how Obama's trade deal will screw U.S. workers

From here:

“We are creating a structure of a group of seven very poor nations with very low wages, five affluent nations with higher wages, and think about the difference between running an operation on the ground in Malaysia or Mexico, with a minimum wage of less than $2 an hour, and in Vietnam with a minimum wage of 60 to 70 cents depending on what part of the country you’re in,” Merkley said.

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Let's hope Elizabeth Warren continues to expose the scam nature of 'free trade'

I saw an article saying that corporate Democrats were talking trash about Elizabeth Warren and other folks for questioning Obama’s piece of shit TPP trade deal. 343 more words

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This is what too much money can do to human relations

Headline from here:

Some Upper East Side stay-at-home moms get ‘wife bonuses’ determined by their banker husbands.

Tasteful excerpt:

A wife bonus, I was told, might be hammered out in a pre-nup or post-nup, and distributed on the basis of not only how well her husband’s fund had done but her own performance — how well she managed the home budget, whether the kids got into a “good” school — the same way their husbands were rewarded at investment banks.

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No jail again for the Money Pigs!

From CNBC here:

For most people, pleading guilty to a felony means they will very likely land in prison, lose their job and forfeit their right to vote.

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Yes, we bailed out white collar Wall St. criminals

From here:

In the study, to be released Tuesday, about a third of the people who said they made more than $500,000 annually contend that they “have witnessed or have firsthand knowledge of wrongdoing in the workplace.”

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NYT chides liberals for hating on Obama's crappy trade deal

Headline from the New York Times:

As Obama Pursues Asia Trade, China Makes its Own Deals

Ah, nothing like a few drops of the Yellow Peril in the morning to get people into line and make them feel bad about flusing the Obama trade deal down the toilet.

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