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Post Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 2:09 pm

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The federal government should stop spending billions of dollars to build private sports stadiums. Why are they giving billionaires taxpayers dollars? And, it is billions.
https://www.brookings.edu/research/why-the-federal-government-should-stop-spending-billions-on-private-sports-stadiums/?fbclid=IwAR0368Y1F1y_kOdPho2bG-XtdRdnzxTtyhh3BdGle7zVhVme-nNd27WZQGo

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Post Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:01 am

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Attempts at privatizing medicare are being funded by--wait--the insurance industry. If there's a buck to be made, they're on it. trump has been working on privatizing the V.A. despite vocal and vociferous disapproval by veterans. The republican party/trump are all in at aiding corporate takeover wherever they (republicans and the corporate world) can make inroads. With privatization comes wall street for their cut, as well. Check out the salaries of insurance execs. privatization has it's own built in graft.
https://www.boston.com/news/politics/2018/12/21/insurance-giants-bankroll-group-that-pushes-private-medicare

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Post Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:54 am

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trump continues to fill government positions with 'swamp' sludge. Corporations have ingratiated themselves and bought access to this ulcerated anal boil with million dollar contributions. The adage 'you scratch my back, I'll scratch yours' is so applicable with this demented slime in the oval office. Corruption abounds.
https://www.motherjones.com/food/2019/01/trumps-ag-secretary-just-skirted-the-senate-to-appoint-these-corporate-flacks/

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Post Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:34 pm

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While it appears middle income taxpayers are getting reamed this year on their taxes, it looks like the big guys are doing really, really well. An excellent example of the trump/republican tax scam for your amusement. And, keep in mind, prices have now just increased.
http://www.democraticunderground.com/

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Post Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:55 pm

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amazon doubled it's profit in 2018, over 11 Billion dollars. This is the second year in a row it will pay NO FEDERAL INCOME TAXES. Not only that, amazon qualifies for 129 million dollar rebate!
https://theweek.com/speedreads/823590/amazon-pay-0-federal-income-taxes-second-year-row

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Post Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:18 am

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John Oliver takes on the wwe--wrestling. This is about employee vs contractor. 23 minutes
https://www.democraticunderground.com/1017537261

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Post Posted: Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:07 am

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Wall street has been buying up mobile home parks, and, as usual, their greed and treachery are the order of the day. They are predators that have a captive, vulnerable target, and their greed is having a disastrous effect on those living in these parks. Also, why does the government charge higher interest rates for mobile homes?
John Oliver 15 minutes
https://www.democraticunderground.com/1017537930

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Post Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:00 am

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John Oliver: Opioids part 2, 21 minutes
https://www.democraticunderground.com/1017538658

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