Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Socialism for the rich. Capitalism for the poor.

Wall Street, including Goldman Sachs (late of $100 million bonuses), has gotten a nice infusion of cash from the Feds to keep their 17-room apartments over-looking the Park spic-n-span. Farmers who make $1,000,0000 plus get government doles on the average of $300K. Meanwhile 40 bus-drivers are fired in South Carolina because they want a $2/hr raise and miners perish in Utah because the head of the mine-safety-commission is in bed literally with the Secretary of Labor (they're married.) And somehow our government thinks people can survive on $6/hr without health-care; they call that minimum wage--the minimum one needs to make to live an adequate life. Oh yeah.

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? as they say in Latin--Who will guard the guards themeselves?

So the rich get shielded and protected by the government and the poor are meant to be hardy individuals.

Nothing to do with advertising--except dip-shit, low-wage industries like ours get the shaft from Congress investigating "diversity" and time-sheet miscreance, while General Dynamics, Grumman, Halliburton, Blackwater pocket trillions (yes, trillions) in untold graft. And no one barks a bark.

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