Friday, October 7, 2011

Obama and Congress ARE Wall Street, Geithner IS the Federal Reserve - Now What?


As Occupy Wall Street protests intensify around America, it's important to examine possible solutions.


Real change won't come by giving more power
or money to this group -- Dees Illustration
Eric Blair
Activist Post

Barack Obama and his 2008 presidential challenger John McCain both received more money from Wall Street donors than their combined lifetime government salaries.  It was a billion-dollar-plus campaign.  In fact, all of Congress makes more from Wall Street and corporate campaign contributions than their public salaries.  It is the nature of the modern political system.  And Timothy Geithner, despite cheating on his own taxes, was plucked from the New York Federal Reserve to serve as U.S. Treasury Secretary.  So who can the People turn to for solutions?
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