Do you really want me to go collect stats on how many lives were saved by Hueys, vs. lost on them?
Don't make me do that.
Talk about a red herring.
John and Steve are the best news commentators and as they said, that's sad.
I gotta add this meme...
Ever since the movement changed everything, it sure does feel the same.
And the movement may look dead, but it sure refuse to die. Witness the great work done by Occupy post Sandy (and Rainbow Family Kitchens and other groups just out there doing it).
Now they are going after the crooks on another level, federal regulators, suing to insure they follow the law, : Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Martin Gruenberg, Chairman of the FDIC, Elisse Walter, Chair of the SEC, Gary Gensler, Chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Thomas Curry, Comptroller of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Mary Miller, Under Secretary for Domestic Finance at the Treasury, Neal Wolin, Acting Secretary of the Treasury. :
This is just a notion of mine and it is a but conspiratorial theoryish; I think the battle is actually about the super rich keeping the rich and upper middle class in their place. The middle class and poor are just collateral damage. The other gentlemenly battle is between various super rich factions fighting for the most control; we see it as dem vs repubs. I sometimes think high income tax is a way to make sure wealthy wage earners can never challenge the status quo with their wealth ( which after all is a form of power.) Government goodies also seem to be a prize for the mega wealthy.