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Obama is only meant to execute what orders they desire
Originally posted by poet1b
Umm, maybe you should have read the post you are reply to.
This is what I said."This is old news, but all to many choose to ignore that this situation was put into place before Obama ever took office by the former Bush admin.
Do you really think Obama runs the fed gov? He is blocked every step of the way from actually taking the reigns of power that POTUS should hold."
If you want to blame Obama for this situation, then you are one of the sheoples.
Is Obama a complete sell out? Who knows, maybe not even Obama. I didn't vote for the guy, I voted for McCain. I don't think Obama is Goldman Sach's choice, but he is what they got, and they do everything they can to control him.
Is the democratic and republican party the same?
No it is not. they have fundamental differences.
Are the democrats every bit as elite, and out of touch with representing the people of the U.S. as the republicans are? Yes they are. Read my signature.
Originally posted by Jason88
reply to post by TupacShakur
Very true. A simple diagram to help awaken more and more people to the actual "reality" that surrounds them. This should be the lede story on FOX. hehehe.
Originally posted by poet1b
reply to post by SheopleNation
You still haven't figured out what I said in the first post you replied to.
The difference between the parties is that the democrats are actually willing to raise taxes on the super rich, which is what needs to be done, just as a start, and to regulate business to prevent fraud and abuse, which also has to be done.
As far as immigration goes, the Clinton and the current Obama admins have done a great deal to stop illegal immigration, while both Bush admins and the Reagan admin opened the borders, and refuse to enforce any laws against illegal immigration.
Are you sure you don't believe Obama is a sell out because that is what all the sheople have been told to believe?
Our current situation can be fixed, and it will require action on the part of the federal government to cut out corporate influence. It has been done many times before, and it can be done again.
Originally posted by bweg295
reply to post by Jason88
Its interesting to see such a thing, because this could be viewed in different ways; One that one comparatively small firm owns the most powerful institution in the world, or that the both, very smart groups want the same people, and they found a way to compromise. Each one of those people on that list interestingly has by themselves very little power, so suggest that Goldman Sachs “owns” the Government is a little far fetched. The only person on there that has the true ear of the president is Rahm, and he isn’t even in power anymore. Now I’m not saying that Wall St and Pennsylvania Av aren't connected, but you have to look at the facts. Ownership implies that you control at least 51% of such entity, and by my math, with 15 people among approximately 2.0 million federal workers, Goldman owns an amazing .00075% of the Federal government.
The amount of money the central bank parceled out was surprising even to Gary H. Stern, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis from 1985 to 2009, who says he “wasn’t aware of the magnitude.” It dwarfed the Treasury Department’s better-known $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program, or TARP. Add up guarantees and lending limits, and the Fed had committed $7.77 trillion as of March 2009 to rescuing the financial system, more than half the value of everything produced in the U.S. that year.
Bloomberg reports that Bank of America (BAC) has shifted about $22 trillion worth of derivative obligations from Merrill Lynch and the BAC holding company to the FDIC insured retail deposit division. Along with this information came the revelation that the FDIC insured unit was already stuffed with $53 trillion worth of these potentially toxic obligations, making a total of $75 trillion.