Wall Street has picked their favorite political party

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According to an analysis by the Center for Responsive Politics, Wall Street has spent $33 million so far in the 2012 Presidential contest, and the banksters have given 92% of all that cash to Republicans – more than 30 million bucks.  Democrats on the other hand have only received two-and-a-half million. 

And within the Republican Party, Wall Street has picked their guy too – Mitt Romney.  In fact, multi-millionaire Mitt Romney has gotten 72% of all the money Wall Streets dropped so far into the election.  With a campaign treasure chest like that , funded by America’s banksters, Romney doesn’t feel too bad about a weekend loss to Rick Santorum in the Louisiana Primary.  

Romney is winning what really counts – not delegates – but the number of millionaires and billionaires in his corner. 

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Phaedrus76
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Yes Thom, but money doesn't

Yes Thom, but money doesn't buy votes. It buys airtime. And please oh please, we need Mitt Rmoney in fron t of the camera more, telling us how he is unemployed, and likes to fire people...

Senator_Blutarsky
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  " Every election is a sort

 

" Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods. "
H. L. Mencken

 

" It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office. "
H. L. Mencken