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Originally posted by GeorgiaGirl
Originally posted by Corruption Exposed
reply to post by SLAYER69
Care to elaborate, your lazy attempt at sarcasm wasn't very clear.
Make it simple for us regular folk
Who do you think should pay for it?
1. The people who did it.
2. Everyone else (the taxpayers who had no part in it).
Really, what do you think? Either way, someone has to pay for it. It doesn't pay for itself.
Protest is a right in a democratic society,
and no person or group should be required to pay additional costs for that process. Requiring peaceful protesters to pay for the right to express their opinion is a limitation,
a tax on political opinion.
You're suggesting that others should be taxed more than you because they have a different political opinion to you.
Surely I am not alone in seeing how hypocritical this is?
Top 100 Corporate Crime Stories of 2011
Corporate Crime Reporter
Fri, 16 Dec 2011
The big multinational corporations, which are the primary delivery systems of wealth to the 99 percent, have rigged the justice system so that when they get in trouble with the law, they either aren't prosecuted for their crimes, of if they are, they get special treatment - non prosecution or deferred prosecution agreements.
If they end up in the civil courts, they also get special deals - like neither admit nor deny consent decrees.
True, they pay fines, often in the tens or hundreds of millions of dollars, but this is pocket change to them - the equivalent of a parking ticket for serious wrongdoing.
They marinate the halls of power with campaign cash, flood them with lobbyists, and lubricate the revolving door - all to undermine our system of justice.
Damn we got some dumb little tatertots posting in this thread. Just mindbending stupidity.
Adult Film Condom Proposal Qualifies for June Ballot
A proposal that would require adult film actors to use condoms has qualified for the June ballot after proponents gathered enough signatures to put the issue before Los Angeles voters.
Proponents gathered more than 70,000 signatures, exceeding the 41,000 required to place the issue on the ballot, according to AIDS Heathcare Foundation spokesman Ged Kenslea. The signatures were certified last week by the LA City Clerk.