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Tuesday, January 08, 2008


Class war declared

As usual, the ruling class realizes it's war long before most of the working class, excuse me, the "middle class":
Chamber of Commerce vows to punish anti-business candidates

The group indicates it will spend in excess of the approximately $60 million it put out in the last presidential cycle.

Alarmed at the increasingly populist tone of the 2008 political campaign, the president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is set to issue a fiery promise to spend millions of dollars to defeat candidates deemed to be anti-business.

"I'm concerned about anti-corporate and populist rhetoric from candidates for the presidency, members of Congress and the media," [Chamber President Tom Donohue] said. "It suggests to us that we have to demonstrate who it is in this society that creates jobs, wealth and benefits -- and who it is that eats them."
I believe Donohue may have been a speechwriter for Marie Antoinette in a former life.

Tired of eating your job? Here's a better idea:

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