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Posted on 02/04/2013 3:17:30 PM PST by a5478
In other words, inside the Beltway, if the dollar numbers associated with shenanigans are big enough, they dont call it a crime, they simply call it policy. That is, past a certain point, the money amounts are so huge that the whole system is implicated in the corruption. And nobody in DC wants to see that, lest the taxpayers out in flyover country start to wonder if theres something systemically wrong with Washington. And so, through the power of spin, and with the complicity of the MSM, massively awful actions--the bank bailouts being the most spectacular example--are declared to be something much different; they are categorized, instead, as honest actions that some folks might have a problem with. So the Powertown thinking goes: Lets chase after the little guys, because the big guys are, shall we say, too big to nail. As the Czech peasants of yore used to say, The big thieves hang the small thieves.
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“Show me a politician who is poor, and I’ll show you a poor politician.” Unknown Mexican politician.
“Steal a little money and they throw you in jail, steal a lot and they make you king.” Bob Dylan
To extend Willie Sutton’s remarks about why he robbed banks, crooks go into politics “because that’s where the money is.”
Wonder? The only thing I am wondering is what can be done about the Mafia in Congress.
The article also details the government-insurance company partnership in Obamacare. The insurance companies benefiti from a government that forces consumers to purchase a product.
The article also details the government-insurance company partnership in Obamacare. The insurance companies benefit from a government that forces consumers to purchase a product.