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Warren: Obama Protected Wall Street Over American Citizens

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posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 06:42 PM
Not that this surprises me in the least, but it does confirm what many of us have come to understand. The puppet doesn't matter, it's the hand shoved up the puppets backside that is really doing the controlling.

America in shambles following the financial meltdown at the end of the Bush administration and what does his replacement, the one who promised change do?

He upheld the status quo and protected big business.

“[a]t the same time, he picked his economic team and when the going got tough, his economic team picked Wall Street.”

“They protected Wall Street. Not families who were losing their homes. Not people who lost their jobs. Not young people who were struggling to get an education. And it happened over and over and over. So I see both of those things and they both matter.”

Raw Story Source

Of course we all already knew this. The fact that the bailouts all went to the banks and the eviction notices all went to the people who couldn't pay during the middle of the worst economic collapse since the Great Depression is a point of historical fact.

But to have a prominent Democrat addressing it openly? Maybe a good sign that there are at least a few honest folks in Washington. Or at least those who haven't been completely bought and paid for just yet.

Her next remarks are both troubling and somewhat hopeful - and they are on the subject of the current state of things:

She concluded on a somewhat more hopeful note, saying that while corporate entities have the “advantage, and boy have they played it out for 30 years now — concentrated money and concentrated power. And you can do a lot with concentrated money and concentrated power.”

“But our side — we have our voices and we have our votes. If people get engaged on the issues, the votes are on our side. Seventy-five percent of America wants to raise the minimum wage. That’s where we’ll head.”

Maybe one person up there actually gets it.

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posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 06:55 PM
Great OP1
Obama is a fraud of the first order…. A real snake n the grass that lied and deceived the American people.

He is a supine puppet who kisses the behind of the elite every morning he gets up.

posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 06:58 PM
a reply to: Hefficide

Ya this was a huge disappointment by barry, this was one thing that got me excited when he said it.
I didn't let my hopes get to high, just a "what if" moment of the idea of some one in his power sticking it to these crooks.

Agreed, great op

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posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 07:08 PM
a reply to: Hefficide

we have our voices and we have our votes. If people get engaged on the issues, the votes are on our side.

Vote for who? Richard Cranium from party "A" or Richard Cranium from party "B" - it matters not, you can wrap a turd in pretty paper and put a ribbon on it - doesn't change the fact that it's still a turd.

So in 2016, when you go with your hand on your heart to the polling station and vote for your choice of POTUS, rest assured of one thing - nothing will change for the better.

The military will continue to get the lions-share of the budget, the US will continue to poke it's nose into the affairs of sovereign governments who are not aligned with western political philosophies, unemployment and poverty will continue to rise and the American people will still be taxed and spied the nth degree.

You vote counts for naught.

posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 07:10 PM
Many of us ere deceived by Obama, myself included. And I went all out, phone canvasing, registering people to vote, helping felons get their clemency paperwork in order. It was all for naught. two years in I saw the snake for what he was.

Its hard out here for the little guys. but at least they are the ones who will pay for it in the end.

posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 07:46 PM
since the election of bill clinton, though it was true before then as well..

The Democratic Party has transformed from the party that would recognize the interests of labor, a place it earned in the north with the early progressive movement(1890's-1910's), the "new deal" , and the "great society", to yet another pro-business party.

pro-business in the sense of "pro-big-business", or "pro-management", or "pro-capital(investors)"

posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 07:59 PM
Run Elizabeth run.
Hillary go home.

posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 08:00 PM
As a Brit I couldnt understand why you yanks didnt vote that Ron Paul guy in. He seemed the real thing to me. Bamma the Nobel peace prize winner is just another Bush puppet. Cept he`s got a drone and is killing people all over the world Americans included. And as the op said he protected the banksters and let the people go to the wall. I am for ever reading on here and other sites how the police in military gear are murdering people on a daily basis and obama dosnt seem to care. Its a sad state of affairs for sure and I dont see it getting any better. The American dream is morphing into a night mare. Not that life in the UK is any better just like the states the banksters come first.

posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 08:04 PM
I figured America was in trouble when we voted for a guy whose entire experience amounted to an uncompleted term as a State Senator. Any nobody that wants to be somebody is being told who to be by someone else.
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posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 08:04 PM
Obama didn't protect Wall Street over Americans.

The president doesn't really have any power at all, it's been orchestrated that way.

You don't really have many rights, but you have the right to find out how few you actually do have if you don't go over the cliff with the rest of the lemmings.

Those who enjoy control are not elected by anyone.

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posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 08:33 PM
Eh, Obama seemed like he was something different. That's why people voted for him. We all wanted change so badly we believed in him despite his obvious drawbacks.

He has accomplished one thing no one else has. His presidency has illuminated the corruption of America beyonda shadow of a doubt. Sadly most Americans are so blind and uninformed they think our problems are because of Obama or because of his policies.

posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 09:04 PM

Warren continued. “If Barack Obama had not been president of the United States we would not have a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Period. I’m completely convinced of that.”

Oh, great. And that wonderful "Consumer Financial Protection Bureau" has done exactly what for us?


She speak with forked tongue.

posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 09:22 PM
Many OWS and supporters or at least the Independent/Libertarian, as opposed to the paid for types who really didn't care anyway, leaning knew this already.

I hope more prominent Democrats(similar to the OP one in honesty-but see the following about the Act) come around but they also need to realize that their as a whole party is corrupted. Best bet maybe is to move away from it, dunno how far they can make a difference in it considering how bad off it is. It's long running, see the Glass–Steagall Act being signed in by Bill Clinton. Fast Forward- The Act and Warren - see here Can there really be a "Scaling back ‘too big’" -s ource.

Same goes for the other side as well.

Parting note:

“If they controlled it before, what makes you think they’re not controlling it now? The country was on the verge of revolution. They threw a Black man up, now we like this (complacent). They put a Black face on the New World Order and now we all happy. KRS ain’t buying it.” …KRS-One (The Obama Deception).

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posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 09:35 PM
Heff, do you really think it matters who we vote for? We both know that if someone runs under the D or R they are part of the problem and probably hand-picked by the elite.

Do you really want to put yourself in a position where a candidate says all the right things then it is business as usual in Washington? Barry said all the right things and it got us more of the same crap.

The best thing we could do as a country is vote for a candidate that isn't a Dem or Repub. My vote will go to someone that respects our Constitution. That would eliminate the Dems and Repubs right there.
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posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 09:38 PM
a reply to: Metallicus

I don't fixate on the D or the R or the I(ndependent) anymore.

I tried fixating upon the person, twice, and got what we are discussing right now. A continuation of the status quo drenched in broken promises and backroom giggles.

How to fix Washington? I have not the first clue. Get the money out is obvious, but how to go about doing that will probably involve nothing short of absolute rebellion and anarchy.

posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 09:39 PM
a reply to: Hefficide

Hon, I "got it" from the moment Obama because president during his first term after I gave him my vote.

People got played, like I did, the mantra of Obama been "socialist and anti capitalism'" were nothing but a well manufactured propaganda to make people think that he was different.

In America the propaganda machine plays very well with most people in the nation.

How is ebola doing this days? and how about Obamacare and the next mass vaccinations, people as we speak are been prepared for all that and many have no clue, but I can tell you that in another month most Americans will be begging for it.
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posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 10:08 PM
a reply to: incoserv

That's because TPTB wouldn't let it do anything it's meant to do. Republicans blocked Warren from leading the agency. Warren is genuinely trying to help. She's the only honest politician with a quality agenda that's trying to help people I've seen in a while besides Senator Gillabrand, Zephyr Teachout and Lawrence Lessig.

posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 10:51 PM
a reply to: Hefficide

They protected Wall Street. Not families who were losing their homes.

As soon as I saw what he was doing, I said the same exact thing. My coworkers (most of whom are black) refused to believe me and some took serious offense that I would ever suggest such a thing. Nice to know 6 years later I was vindicated.

posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 10:55 PM
You know it has gotten bad ... the usual Obama apologists are nowhere to be seen lately...
And that actually really scares me...

posted on Oct, 12 2014 @ 10:55 PM
a reply to: Hefficide

One way to fix Washington is do not vote the incumbent back in. Get them out before they figure out the loop holes. Bring in fresh ideas. Politicians that keep getting elected, very quickly learn how to skew committees and new ideas. Kick the old dogs out.

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