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(snip)banker who applied to the local police for a permit to buy a pistol.
Originally posted by marg6043
reply to post by wylee
But what do you expect, some people lost everything they have due to the recession, many have nothing to lose.
I mean look at the unemployment rates, If you have lost your American dream and find yourself destitute, your family gone and alone, looking at this people that help cause the financial crisis reaping million dollars bonuses while you are homeless, I guess desperation, anger and madness can take over.
...talk of Goldman and guns plays right into the way Wall- Streeters like to think of themselves. Even those who were bailed out believe they are tough, macho Clint Eastwoods of the financial frontier, protecting the fistful of dollars in one hand with the Glock in the other. The last thing they want is to be so reasonably paid that the peasants have no interest in lynching them.