A report released in The Guardian by the AFL-CIO union found that CEOs of the top 500 companies took home an average pay of $12.4 million, while also exporting jobs overseas. According to the paper, the average production worked earned $36,900 in comparison, meaning these CEOs are earning 340 more times than those who work for them.
Let me take a wild guess here: these CEOs are probably not paying taxes to our system and our military who protect them. They probably didn’t pay any taxes here in the U.S. either.
I’ve got a simple answer. It's called fascism.
This is a prime example of it. This is the perfect example of fascism. When corporations control the government, all the government does is kowtow to the corporations, since the corporations finance these politicians.
Do you think for one minute that Hillary Clinton is going to go after Wall Street? Does anyone really believe that when she says it? I don't.
All Clinton is doing is saying what she needs to say to get elected. After all, didn’t Hillary at one time call the TPP “the gold standard”? Oh right, because she's now running for president and knows that her progressive party doesn’t want anything to do with the TPP. Hillary flip-flopping on her views with Wall Street has everything to do with holding your proverbial finger to the wind, to find out what position she ought to take to get elected. And then, she'll go back to Wall Street, after she gets elected. Watch and see. It may happen in her last term, when she doesn't have to get reelected.
Welcome to fascism. That's my simple answer, without going into a bunch of rhetoric.
Mussolini would be proud of us today.
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