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  •  levers of power at work (5+ / 0-)
    The aim of financial warfare is not merely to acquire land, natural resources and key infrastructure rents as in military warfare; it is to centralize creditor control over society. In contrast to the promise of democratic reform nurturing a middle class a century ago, we are witnessing a regression to a world of special privilege in which one must inherit wealth in order to avoid debt and job dependency.

    yksitoista ulotteinen presidentin shakki. / tappaa kaikki natsit "Nous sommes un groupuscule" (-9.50; -7.03) 政治委员, 政委‽ Warning - some snark above ‽

    by annieli on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 07:50:34 PM PST

    •  I used to cringe when Bush II spoke of (1+ / 0-)
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      'the ownership society.' figured it was GOOP code for 'sure, slaves should have entitlements and we'd be happy to own your ass.'

      "I'll press your flesh, you dimwitted sumbitch! " -Pappy O'Daniel

      by jakewaters on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 11:00:59 PM PST

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