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Elizabeth Warren to introduce the 'Accountable Capitalism Act'
The Washington Examiner ^ | 8/15/2018 | Pete Kasperowicz

Posted on 08/15/2018 8:04:42 PM PDT by Beave Meister

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., will introduce legislation Wednesday aimed at making the nation's largest companies accountable to employees and their local communities, not just shareholders.

In an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal, Warren said companies in the late 20th Century started operating in a way that made them slaves to shareholders.

"That shift has had a tremendous effect on the economy," she wrote. "In the early 1980s, large American companies sent less than half their earnings to shareholders, spending the rest on their employees and other priorities."

"But between 2007 and 2016, large American companies dedicated 93% of their earnings to shareholders," Warren added.

She said that change has also prevented large companies from ensuring wage growth kept up with productivity growth.


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Just like she’s a fake Indian, she also has a fake understanding of market economies. The money earned by private companies belongs to share holders....investors, including your effing pension.

Dizzy Lizzy ought to stick to simple stuff like Pow Wow Chow and High Cheek Bones.

1 posted on 08/15/2018 8:04:43 PM PDT by Beave Meister
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To: Beave Meister

Is profiting financially off of fraudulent claims of Native American ancestry an accountable act of capitalism?


2 posted on 08/15/2018 8:07:51 PM PDT by thoughtomator (Number of arrested coup conspirators to date: 1)
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To: Beave Meister

Fauxcahontas’s ‘Accountable Capitalism Act’ could be very useful... if it’s printed on toilet paper used for diarrhea wards.


3 posted on 08/15/2018 8:10:01 PM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: Beave Meister

Lizzy Warren took an ax,
And gave the economy forty whacks.
When she saw what she had done,
She gave her party forty-one.


4 posted on 08/15/2018 8:11:21 PM PDT by rfp1234 (I have already previewed this composition.)
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To: Beave Meister

Ha! Like her ‘Accountable Ethnicity’ program?

She’s the gift that keeps on giving.


5 posted on 08/15/2018 8:12:24 PM PDT by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.)
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To: Beave Meister

Hey DizLiz...

An idiot like you does not understand this, but shareholders OWN the company.


6 posted on 08/15/2018 8:15:25 PM PDT by DennisR (Look around - God gives numerous, indisputable clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: Beave Meister

I think ol’ Pocha-honky has moved into a neck-and-neck tie with the moonbats from California for the title of “Looniest Sitting Senator” with this one.

At least Crazy Uncle Bernie freely admits that he’s a Socialist.


7 posted on 08/15/2018 8:15:25 PM PDT by ssaftler (It's not the "deep state". It's the "odoriferous oligarchy")
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To: Beave Meister

Warren is an idiot.


8 posted on 08/15/2018 8:17:28 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!)
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“aimed at making the nation’s largest companies accountable to employees and their local communities, not just shareholders.”

Requiring owners of private companies to use their property in the national interest. Now why does that ring a bell? I know I’ve heard that somewhere.


9 posted on 08/15/2018 8:19:11 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ....)
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To: Beave Meister

“But between 2007 and 2016, large American companies dedicated 93% of their earnings to shareholders,”

So, where is the other 7%?


10 posted on 08/15/2018 8:20:14 PM PDT by RedElement
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To: Beave Meister

Dictatorship of the Proletariat ... oh, sure it sounds great, but ... wait — it doesn’t sound sweet at all.


11 posted on 08/15/2018 8:20:32 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The MSM is in the business of creating a fake version of reality for political reasons.)
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Hey, she’s not a communist. She said she is willing to allow private ownership as long as it serves the will of the state. Isn’t that generous?

She’s at least willing to be a fascist for a period of time, until she can get to pure government ownership!


12 posted on 08/15/2018 8:23:37 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ....)
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To: Beave Meister

Squaw should keep-um nose out of Chief’s business.


13 posted on 08/15/2018 8:26:52 PM PDT by bigbob (Trust Sessions. Trust the Plan.)
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To: Beave Meister

Why so glum, old Fauxohantus? Federal government intervention has made a world of difference in every sector in society. Just look at healthcare, education, housing, farming, energy—prices have dropped, service is improved and DC has the highest income in the country. We need more, more more!

The intersection of K and Washington has always been dangerous.


14 posted on 08/15/2018 8:27:44 PM PDT by antidisestablishment ( Xenophobia is the only sane response to multiculturalism’s irrational cultural exuberance)
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ompanies in the late 20th Century started operating in a way that made them slaves to shareholders.

Democrats hate it when anyone else has slaves but them.

So I'm assuming she prefers that they be slaves to employees?

How long until she sponsors a bill "to prevent destructive competition" where companies will be restricted from making too much profit if their competitor is suffering a loss (no matter how bad the competitor’s product quality is)... for fairness...

(The Anti-Dog-Eat-Dog-Rule from "Atlas Shrugged")

15 posted on 08/15/2018 8:29:14 PM PDT by Teacher317 (We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men)
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To: Beave Meister

“But between 2007 and 2016, large American companies dedicated 93% of their earnings to shareholders,” Warren added.”

Hmmmmmmmmmmmm reflecting on the years indicated I recall when Democrats took over Congress, and who became President the following year through, and until early 2017. Maybe there’s a reason she’s not articulating reasons for the changes. Perhaps the Democrats created some laws/regulations that caused those changes. There’s always a reason behind every change good, or bad.


16 posted on 08/15/2018 8:32:40 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists call 'em what you will they all have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: DesertRhino

“Requiring owners of private companies to use their property in the national interest. Now why does that ring a bell? I know I’ve heard that somewhere.”

There’s a strong scent of national socialism in her legislation.


17 posted on 08/15/2018 8:35:47 PM PDT by map
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To: rockinqsranch

Thank you for pointing that out. I missed that.


18 posted on 08/15/2018 8:35:50 PM PDT by Teacher317 (We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men)
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To: Beave Meister

The Communist Party hates capitalism.


19 posted on 08/15/2018 8:35:59 PM PDT by bray (Pray for President Trump)
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“But between 2007 and 2016, large American companies dedicated 93% of their earnings to shareholders,” Warren added.

...

That’s after they pay their employees wages and benefits.


20 posted on 08/15/2018 8:36:20 PM PDT by Moonman62 (Give a man a fish and he'll be a Democrat. Teach a man to fish and he'll be a responsible citizen.)
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