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18 Venn diagrams showing how corrupted American ‘democracy’ really is

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posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 07:01 PM
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endthelie.com...

This is a great article which lays out how corrupt our government is.

Very easy to read and understand, I encourage everyone to go check it out.


This phenomenal series of Venn diagrams shows in painstaking detail just how corrupted our political system in the United States has become. When I look at the the connections of Goldman Sachs, it makes me wonder how anyone thought that people actually had the brazenness to claim that those pointing out the revolving door between Wall Street and Washington conspiracy theorists.

Thankfully, as is often the case, the so-called “Government Sachs” conspiracy theorists were right all along, and when it is laid out as it is above it makes it obvious why this is the case. These are perfect visual representations of how what should be our government has become a government that serves corporate interests to the detriment of the American people. More at EndtheLie.com - EndtheLie.com...


Well, I can't seem to get a pic to load up. So just go check it out on the page, or if there are more savvy people with that kind of thing, please feel free to post the images from the article in reply, thanks..

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edit on 4/18/12 by ideasarebulletproof because: (no reason given)




posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 07:10 PM
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Ever get turned down from a job for being over qualified?

Not these guys!



posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 07:17 PM
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Here's a sample to get your blood boiling





posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 07:30 PM
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Wow. Look at all of those (D)s.



I think this diagram pretty much sums it up.

Crooked. This entire administration and everyone appointed by them.

CROOKS. And people have the audacity to back these scum. The ignorant masses.

Makes me sick that so many fall for it.



posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 07:34 PM
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Great find, thanx for sharing.

If anyone has read my posts, this is what I have been talking about.

The government is ran by, and for, the capitalist class. The "government" is not to blame, it is those who have hijacked government in order to control the state for capitalist interests.

The whole political spectrum sold to us by the MSM is an illusion, there is no opposition to the capitalist class in government. There is no one representing workers. There is NO left-wing. Only a pseudo left-wing that is nothing but liberal right-wing, and mostly designed to give people issues to be concerned with that do not have an effect on the real problem, the capitalist economy. Issues that simply distract and divide working people, and keep us from organizing.

The "government" does nothing but make sure workers don't organize, and keep making profit for someone else.



posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 07:35 PM
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I think that pretty much sums up how useful the Democrats are. They like to talk junk about republicans and how corrupt they are, but boy did I just see a whole lot of D's down that list and an uncanny amount of Obama's and Clintons staff. I know it doesnt reflect all bad on Obama, but it sure does show a trend of how buddy-buddy the democrat party is and gives a good idea of the corruption.

This also isnt to be taken as a 'praise' for the republicans, I think they are useless scum too, but this was pretty good evidence against the democrats and our savior Obama



posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 07:37 PM
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Wow... great post OP, thanks for sharing! S&F


I'd love to see more of these, they really nail the point home quickly and effectively.

~Namaste


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posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 07:42 PM
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I'd like to see the same diagram for Bush and his government too.

Some here are claiming this is new, that the Democrats are responsible. I think you'll find that this has been the same WHICHEVER party it is.

In fact, just take a look at Michigan RIGHT NOW. Then come back and tell me how it's all the fault of those corrupt Democrats.

Idiots need to remove the party and replace their insults and accusations with the word "politicians". It doesn't matter whether they are Republican or Democrat, they are ALL corrupt.
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posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 07:46 PM
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Originally posted by phishfriar47
I think that pretty much sums up how useful the Democrats are.


People on that list work for however is in the White House at the time, I believe.

Some of them say Clinton/Bush, so they worked in the same position for both sides.



posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 07:49 PM
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Obviously those claiming these are all Dem's didn't bother to read the actual article, Bush, Cheney, and the rest show up there. Typical Repub "lets go off uninformed" rhetoric.



posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 07:52 PM
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Originally posted by detachedindividual
reply to post by Common Good
 


I'd like to see the same diagram for Bush and his government too.

Some here are claiming this is new, that the Democrats are responsible. I think you'll find that this has been the same WHICHEVER party it is.

In fact, just take a look at Michigan RIGHT NOW. Then come back and tell me how it's all the fault of those corrupt Democrats.

Idiots need to remove the party and replace their insults and accusations with the word "politicians". It doesn't matter whether they are Republican or Democrat, they are ALL corrupt.
edit on 18-4-2012 by detachedindividual because: (no reason given)


Party affiliation doesn't matter, this shows that they are all puppets for whoever holds the most money.

The two-party system is an illusion of choice, so that you don't feel like you are being "ruled" while keeping people divided. But it is just an illusion because at the end of the day, the corporations line the pockets of as many politicians (R) or (D) as they can. There is no loyalty to a party, it is whomever will pass the laws that the money handlers want passed. They don't care what party affiliation you are either, as long as the end result is the same. They don't want you united because that is when we are most capable of changes that they don't want.

It is foolish to fight over either party because of this. If we don't unite soon, divided, we will fall.

~Namaste



posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 07:52 PM
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Conflict of compounded interest? I mean... interest.




posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 07:52 PM
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Originally posted by detachedindividual
reply to post by Common Good
 


I'd like to see the same diagram for Bush and his government too.

Some here are claiming this is new, that the Democrats are responsible. I think you'll find that this has been the same WHICHEVER party it is.

In fact, just take a look at Michigan RIGHT NOW. Then come back and tell me how it's all the fault of those corrupt Democrats.

Idiots need to remove the party and replace their insults and accusations with the word "politicians". It doesn't matter whether they are Republican or Democrat, they are ALL corrupt.
edit on 18-4-2012 by detachedindividual because: (no reason given)


Its all in there- Just look at the diagram. You will see Bush in there- a couple times- But you see more of these positions appointed by Clinton- and Reagan.
But the majority of those were appointed by Our "saviour".

And this isnt an insult or accuasation- its plain HARD FACTS.

I agree- most politicians are scum- but when the writing is on the wall- and facts come out- you get an idea of who is mostly to blame for the conditions we fiond ourselves in. And its in plain text.



posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 07:56 PM
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Define corrupt.

Often, when a person says corrupt, they actually mean "doesn't do what I want them to do according to my beliefs", rather than actually breaking any law or ethical behavior..



posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 08:03 PM
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"Government Sachs"?.....you got that right. It's a breeding ground in more ways than one. Can you say C. Clinton and M. Mezvinsky.



posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 08:11 PM
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Originally posted by EvilSadamClone
Define corrupt.

Often, when a person says corrupt, they actually mean "doesn't do what I want them to do according to my beliefs", rather than actually breaking any law or ethical behavior..



If there are people in government that represent corporations, capitalist interests, then that is corruption.

That is a conflict of interest. The government is supposed to be of the people, not of one class.


edit on 4/18/2012 by ANOK because: it's a commie take-over Harry



posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 08:25 PM
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Originally posted by EvilSadamClone
Define corrupt.

Often, when a person says corrupt, they actually mean "doesn't do what I want them to do according to my beliefs", rather than actually breaking any law or ethical behavior..



Well corrupt in this sense, is Government officials bailing out, or budgeting in, corporations they themselves have worked for, or are going to work for in the future.

I think that is pretty much the definition of corruption.

And people turning this into a left/right Democrat vs. Republican issue: That stance is taking away from the underlying, systemic issue. We need laws in place that prevent this kind of thing from happening.

I think someone wanted to put a minimum amount of years after leaving office before someone can work as a lobbyist.

I think the same should be for people working for Government contracted corporations.

For instance, Dick Cheney and Haliburton are the perfect example.



posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 08:44 PM
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When industry and government become interchangeable you have Fascism by it's true definition. Money has become the prime driver of all that Western Nations do. This is a mass illness of anti-social behaviors cloaked in feigned necessities like security, growth, profits, progress, freedom.
Freedom will never be saved by legislation, only degraded by it.
Perhaps we should pay Congress to remove laws rather than create them.

These have been posted in various threads before but this makes for a very thorough collection and shows just how far removed from the public the real power is.

By the People, For the People........what happened to those values?



posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 08:52 PM
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If, by your statement, removing laws helps keep things like this from happening, exactly what laws would you get rid of that would in any way fix this problem?

Honestly that makes zero sense to me, but please explain your position.

Thanks.



posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 08:55 PM
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Originally posted by phishfriar47
I think that pretty much sums up how useful the Democrats are. They like to talk junk about republicans and how corrupt they are, but boy did I just see a whole lot of D's down that list and an uncanny amount of Obama's and Clintons staff. I know it doesnt reflect all bad on Obama, but it sure does show a trend of how buddy-buddy the democrat party is and gives a good idea of the corruption.

This also isnt to be taken as a 'praise' for the republicans, I think they are useless scum too, but this was pretty good evidence against the democrats and our savior Obama


Heres the 20 top contributions to Obamas 2008 election:

University of California $1,648,685
Goldman Sachs $1,013,091
Harvard University $878,164
Microsoft Corp $852,167
Google Inc $814,540
JPMorgan Chase & Co $808,799
Citigroup Inc $736,771
Time Warner $624,618
Sidley Austin LLP $600,298
Stanford University $595,716
National Amusements Inc $563,798
WilmerHale LLP $550,668
Columbia University $547,852
Skadden, Arps et al $543,539
UBS AG $532,674
IBM Corp $532,372
General Electric $529,855
US Government $513,308
Morgan Stanley $512,232
Latham & Watkins $503,295



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