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People there are times when you have to ask yourself what do the bankers have on our government that we are to back them, no questions asked, give as much money as they need, they pay very little in taxes, and have the tax payers as a backstop for poor decisions.
Originally posted by St Udio
reply to post by mybigunit
at one time, engineers like in the auto industry, were the epitome of
a workers aspirations... along with specialists like architects, surgeons,
sometime during the ME-generation, a marked shift took place...
the brokers, bankers, financiers became the new epitome of achievement,
CEOs adapted and just holding the reins of a corp & conducting
ethical growth was no longer the paradigm...
Wizardry--- used by the wealth merchants since before the Jesus confrontation with the money-changers at the Temple was now the new & accepted paradigm....
If one could not trick profits & wealth from cutting-corners & stretching the ethical code---then you were fired as a CEO for another who could empty the company treasury/raid the pension plan/ off-shore the workers/ feather your bed with a golden parachute even as you cut the legs out from the corp. itself... the money-changers have enjoyed a coup/takeover
now the guillotine is being lubed & readied for 2010 & beyond