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We're Not Broke (Documentary)

Old 03-13-13, 11:52 PM
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We're Not Broke (Documentary)

Saw this on Netflix tonight. Many corporations are paying 0% in taxes, and many in the negative percentage.

Some good information, and I think one comment (maybe the underlying comments overall) in the film says it all.

Basically put, voting is just for show. The real influence, is not voters, but money coming from corporations. Politicians could care less about voters, but will play the game of advertising on all networks, and have those...debates as they are called...and then go back to their office and make phonecalls to corporations to support their agendas (while on the phone laughing at the futile faith of a voter who thinks they are making a difference).

It's clear to me where this country is headed:

1) Low-income jobs

2) No middle-class--they are a valid threat

3) No home ownership

Where the low-income wage earners will be paying US Gov't employee wages, at the whim of losing a job if a corporation wants to give its CEOs more money for a few more luxuries overseas, and corporations will be continually funding new laws to make sure Americans cannot possibly get their hands on enough power to change those laws.

It should be clear by now voting does not do anything, but possibly change a low-level politician working at the city level. And when a low-level politician gets in office, he/she is generally aggressive in winning favor to further their political career, so the end result of voting for a "new" and "fresh" politician, should be obvious.

Major politicians and corporations don't need to care about these low-level politicians generally, because they don't have any influence and are relying on the corporations to further their political careers...

...NOT YOU, THE VOTER.
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Old 03-14-13, 08:51 AM
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Re: We're Not Broke (Documentary)

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Basically put, voting is just for show. The real influence, is not voters, but money coming from corporations. Politicians could care less about voters, but will play the game of advertising on all networks, and have those...debates as they are called...and then go back to their office and make phonecalls to corporations to support their agendas (while on the phone laughing at the futile faith of a voter who thinks they are making a difference).

It's clear to me where this country is headed:

1) Low-income jobs

2) No middle-class--they are a valid threat

3) No home ownership

Where the low-income wage earners will be paying US Gov't employee wages, at the whim of losing a job if a corporation wants to give its CEOs more money for a few more luxuries overseas, and corporations will be continually funding new laws to make sure Americans cannot possibly get their hands on enough power to change those laws.

It should be clear by now voting does not do anything, but possibly change a low-level politician working at the city level. And when a low-level politician gets in office, he/she is generally aggressive in winning favor to further their political career, so the end result of voting for a "new" and "fresh" politician, should be obvious.

Major politicians and corporations don't need to care about these low-level politicians generally, because they don't have any influence and are relying on the corporations to further their political careers...

...NOT YOU, THE VOTER.

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Old 03-15-13, 11:16 AM
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Re: We're Not Broke (Documentary)

Sounds pretty bleak.
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