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Forum Post: Wall Street Likes it When Main Street Tanks

Posted 10 years ago on Sept. 11, 2012, 7:07 p.m. EST by elf3 (4203)
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this 9/11 ....oil up - economy down, jobs still going overseas, Americans suffering, small business going under - STOCKS UP!!! no real reason why they should be - except that Wall Street is speculating Main Street is going to have problems - this is good for them I guess because they can buy foreclosures cheap, products cheaper, get hotel discounts when they vacation, pay employees less and make them do more, get super low interest rates, get better car deals,etc etc etc ... they are profiting off of our demise. Go Wall Street go! Another one for you.



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[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 10 years ago

as long as we keep valuing the current money system , wall street will control it

[-] 1 points by elf3 (4203) 10 years ago

as long as a few companies control all the worlds commodities - we have to keep shelling out and finding money and creating debt - it's not just the monetary system that's the problem, it's the monopolies setting the prices. Though most people don't know the fed is a group of private men who have been allowed to print money and then lend money to the government at an interest rate they get to choose themselves. The interest rate will always be more than the amount borrowed and thus the tax payer is always in debt. Yet another scam. We've outsourced and privatized our monetary system to a small group of individuals. Why would we do this? In our sick sad world the same people that own the commodities probably run the banks so in essence we are borrowing imaginary money (since they don't have the gold to back it up) from the fed to pay for the resources they sell, which the government said they could own and monopolize to which we will be in debt foreverand the only people making out are the banks, Wall Street, and the politicians that they bought the rest of us we're just slaves well some of us will grasp a sliver for ourselves about 1 percent ..boggles the mind.

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 10 years ago

those in power when the FED was created wanted to stay in power

[-] 0 points by elf3 (4203) 10 years ago

we give them the power - we can take it away - we just need to wake up

[-] 1 points by Nevada1 (5843) 10 years ago


[-] -1 points by hchc (3297) from Tampa, FL 10 years ago

The joys of being able to lobby a pathetically weak government that is not being held accountable by the very people that put them in there (us)....


[-] -2 points by Lucky1 (-125) from Wray, CO 10 years ago

The Obama administration likes it too. After all, they are partially the reason why the country is in the shape it's in.

[-] 1 points by elf3 (4203) 10 years ago

what a blanket statement - I don't believe I said anything about either party - being more to blame than the other in my statement - you are just another speculator - The PEOPLE United will make Wall Street Fall - seems like the appropriate season for it.

[-] -1 points by Lucky1 (-125) from Wray, CO 10 years ago

Keep dreaming. The only thing the people will do is order pizza and watch American Idol.

[-] 3 points by elf3 (4203) 10 years ago

That's another blanket statement - but keep thinking it it's better if Wall Street doesn't know how large the opposition is growing - I don't think I'm watching American idol I don't think you are either - Just because the corporate owned media isn't showing this, doesn't mean it doesn't exist - it just means we're getting angrier and finding other ways to communicate. We're getting the points known and our ideas and arguments heard regardless of not even having our own 24 hour propaganda cycle. That's momentum that can't be stopped - the fact that corporations are waging a war with us (I guess that means we're a threat to the corporate agenda) What's really scaring them is the movement has become centralized we're challenging both parties and the entire corrupt system - that's what really scares them - we don't mindlessly vegetate in front of a ridiculous show - we analyze who is running it and find out their agenda and what else and who else they own. There has never been a movement like this before. The PEOPLE are awake.