Monday, January 25, 2010

Cui Bono?

posted by The Vidiot @ 12:58 PM Permalink

Read these headlines and bits from some of today's headlines and ask yourself "Who benefits?"
Democrats consider dropping insurance ban on pre-existing conditions

SEC mulled national security status for AIG

The top Senate Democrat
wants to make it more difficult to run up the deficit with new tax cuts or expansions of federal benefit programs.

In the case of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the Court ruled that corporations may spend unlimited amounts of money at any time to influence elections.

EVERYTHING YOU need to know about the U.S. aid effort to assist Haiti
in the wake of the catastrophic earthquake can be summed up by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s touchdown in Port-au-Prince on Saturday, January 16: they shut down the airport for three hours surrounding her arrival for “security” reasons, which meant that no aid flights could come in during those critical hours.

Gates Pledges “Steady Growth in the Pentagon’s Budgets”

Geithner Warns That Markets Could Dive If Bernanke Is Not Reconfirmed
You may not always be able to pinpoint who the benefactor is, but you can always pinpoint who the losers are: We, the people.

Still think they work for us?

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