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  •  Making examples of corrupt politicians sends a (5+ / 0-)
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    KJG52, zaka1, eglantine, bartcopfan, joanneleon

    message to others, and helps change systemic problems. Of course, as you note, chicken and egg -- corrupt system will not make an example of anyone but innocents and minor figures, or those who call it as it is (like Brooksley Bourne, former CFTC head who went up against Greenspan and his derivative-promoting Ayn Rand toadies).

    "Government by organized money is just as dangerous as Government by organized mob." -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

    by Kombema on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 08:01:44 PM PDT

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