YES! – Money has corrupted our judicial system & wealth trumps the law.
85% (29 votes)
NO! – USA still stands for “Equality & Justice for all.”
15% (5 votes)
Total votes: 34

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Rboisvert7's picture
Rboisvert7 2 years 19 weeks ago

If this wasn't true why does Mitt Romney get away with voting in MA when he didn't reside their. He went on National TV and admitted it so why isn't he arrested on a Felony count?

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John Surby 2 years 19 weeks ago

They can't create jobs in jail let the go to improve our ecomony

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MILee 2 years 19 weeks ago

The authorities know that big corporations have batteries of attorneys that would jump into action should any of their top echelon be cited for a felony, unless that person is dispensible to the corporation. They also know the corporations are their gravy trains, so it's a hands-off deal. The losers: we, the people. We suffered financially and psychologically for their crimes, but the fines that were imposed will never be seen by us.

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MILee 2 years 19 weeks ago

And, pray, how have they been improving it while they were stealing us blind? Off-shoring these jobs and their profits. Do you really think they are the least bit interested in creating jobs here in the U.S.? They have no loyalty to any nation; only to profit.

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MILee 2 years 19 weeks ago

My reply was to #4, not #3.

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forestlady11 2 years 19 weeks ago

break the law, go to jail..."Equal JUSTICE under the law"...or has this changed?

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FromWhereImStanding 2 years 18 weeks ago

That's simple; "Rich people don't pay taxes and don't go to jail"--at least in today's America!

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