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Old Oct 27, 2008, 07:13 AM
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Originally Posted by martin richards
I wonder under current conditions how the CEO's of some of the major financial institutions justify their benefits packages or golden handshakes on the basis of their companies' balance sheets, profit and loss accounts, share price etc. being wealth producing. Yet they are happy enough to see that "wealth" redistributed.
socialism is good only for the capitalists. It's OK for Wall St. to dip into the
taxpayers pocket with no end (or benefit) in sight while the taxpayer chants
"kill a commie for your mommy," "better dead than Red," etc., etc.

some time ago I was reminded of Yeats

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showp...postcount=1870

Seems Krugman also is reminded of Yeats

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/27/op...27krugman.html

where this gyre will lead is uncertain and the Objectivists have nothing but spleen.
Another Iraq, this time of the economic kind. A is A.
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