Economics = Above the Law

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Feds found Pfizer too big to nail

Imagine being charged with a crime, but an imaginary friend takes the rap for you.
That is essentially what happened when Pfizer, the world's largest pharmaceutical company, was caught illegally marketing Bextra, a painkiller that was taken off the market in 2005 because of safety concerns.

From: http://www.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/04/02/pfizer.bextra/index.html?hpt=T2

And I thought Lady Justice was blind from the influence of money and/or corruption, and therefore fair. Boy, do I feel like a gullible ultra maroon. ;)

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"Too big to nail" equals "too big to fail," lol. That's how monopolies in a so called "free market" become mafia-like gangs, I guess.

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How much did "fast track" cost the corporate elite?

It cost corporations less than $18,000 bucks per vote to get “fast track” passed in the United States Senate.

According to a recent analysis by The Guardian Newspaper, corporate members of the US Business Coalition for TPP donated more than $1.1 million dollars to Senate campaigns in the first quarter of 2015. The average Democrat received about $9,700 dollars and the average Republican raked in almost $20,000.

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