Letters from the Lunar Outpost

When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness.
- Ausonius, Latin Poet and Man of Letters (310-395 A.D.)

corporate cash

Here are two facts that everyone who aligns themselves with the Occupy Movement should know before voting in the 2012 election.

1. While the 99-percent suffer under unprecedented economic hardship, Wall Street firms have earned more in 2.5 years under Obama than all 8 years of the Bush presidency. Think about that, more corporate earnings in Obama’s 2.5 years than Bush’s entire 8! (Over 85 billion dollars compared to 77 billion.)

2. Barack Obama has raised more corporate donations than any president in 20 years.

Barack Obama is the king of corporate cash. He had two years of Democrat control of Congress to do something and things only got worse – much, much worse. He may talk a good game, paying a lot of lip service to reigning in the excesses of Wall Street, but Barack Obama is the all-time, undisputed king of corporate cash, both in raking it in and in letting the fat cats make it.

That’s the reality of the HOPE that most of OWS voted for and nothing is going to CHANGE if we make the same choice in 2012.

Barack Obama is the undisputed king of corporate cash.

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