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Our apathy is what makes America suck banker balls - Elena's Journal
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Our apathy is what makes America suck banker balls
http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/story/32255149/wall_streets_bailout_hustle

Because beneath America's populist veneer, on a more subtle strata of the national psyche, there remains a strong temptation to not really give a shit. The rich, after all, have always made way too much money; what's the difference if some fat cat in New York pockets $20 million instead of $10 million?

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In the process, they're rapidly re-creating the conditions for another crash, with the same actors once again playing the same crazy games of financial chicken with the same toxic assets as before.

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jordanlawman83 From: jordanlawman83 Date: February 22nd, 2010 05:32 pm (UTC) (Link)
A modern day Upton Sinclair
roastbeefguy From: roastbeefguy Date: February 23rd, 2010 06:18 pm (UTC) (Link)
I don't know if it's apathy so much, but rather more of a "what can I do?" feeling. Because, even I, the brilliant man I am, have no idea how I could stop something like that. The people who run these companies go on to help run the government, and create these policies that are letting these companies fuck us over. I mean, I care, but it's so overwhelming to think about how deep this goes, that it's less depressing to just play WoW :P.
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