20 May '11, 3pm

Cantor admits speculators have helped guide GOP financial policy

One of the prime roles of the flunky is to stroke his master’s…ego. This chap does it rather crudely and comically, but enthusiastically, and I bet he loves his work! No doubt he does a bit of investing himself, unlike the average US family, although his idea of ‘average’ might not be mine. Remember Bush’s ‘base’ -’The haves and the have mores’ (Break for raucous guffaws of self-satisfaction). The median US wage remains, returning to mundane reality, lower, adjusted for inflation, than in 1973, and yet another wave of union-busting, wage and condition stripping class warfare (satisfyingly one-sided for the less gallant psychopaths on the Right)is underway, right now. Indeed that Nirvana, once dismissed as a dystopian nightmare and ridiculous hyperbole, of wage parity between the US and the teeming masses of Eurasia, is drawing closer by the day. No doubt Mr Cantor and his ...

Full article: http://climateprogress.org/2011/05/20/cantor-speculators/

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