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View Diary: Wall of Shame: Republicans Lose Intellectual Cover for Austerity/Spending-Cut Policies (87 comments)

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  •  Private equity is the au courante euphemism (2+ / 0-)
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    ferg, New Rule

    for people with access to huge amounts of usually ill-gotten capital using it to engage in profitable predatory financial transactions that exploit the current lack of sufficient regulatory and societal checks on such behavior.

    I.e. the proverbial sell your mother to make a buck analogy.

    "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

    by kovie on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 07:38:01 AM PDT

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