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Old 11-15-2013, 06:03 PM
 
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That's how it works. You learn the craft by flipping burgers, then open your own burger place that offers something new.

WTF? Burger flippers have no capital and no high priced lawyers, they're not opening hamburger joints.
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Old 11-15-2013, 06:05 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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WTF? Burger flippers have no capital and no high priced lawyers, they're not opening hamburger joints.
How do you think burger joints were opened in the past?
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Old 11-15-2013, 06:07 PM
 
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How do you think burger joints were opened in the past?

People with money opened them, duh.
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Old 11-15-2013, 06:09 PM
 
Location: Out West
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[quote=HappyTexan;32248553]COL of Seattle is 143%
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Old 11-15-2013, 06:11 PM
 
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Explain to me how they rig the market to their favor. Give me one example please.

Are you referring to the healthcare.gov is being developed by some Canadian company who happens to know Michelle Obama?
Do you think these donors that gave both to Romney or Obama subscribe to any political party and do not expect something in return? Do you think they are giving money to be nice? It is no coincidence that the donors are doing quite well.

It does not matter to them what party you belong to.


Top Contributors to Barack Obama | OpenSecrets

Top Contributors to Obama

Goldman Sachs $1,034,615
JPMorgan Chase & Co $847,895
Citigroup Inc $755,057
US Government $638,335
Skadden, Arps et al $554,439
US Dept of Justice $540,636
IBM Corp $534,470
UBS AG $534,166
General Electric $532,031
Morgan Stanley $528,182



Top Contributors to Mitt Romney | OpenSecrets

Top Contributors to Romney

Goldman Sachs $1,033,204
Bank of America $1,013,402
Morgan Stanley $911,305
JPMorgan Chase & Co $834,096
Wells Fargo $677,076
Credit Suisse Group $643,120
Citigroup Inc $511,199
Barclays $446,000
General Electric $332,875
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Old 11-15-2013, 06:18 PM
 
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WTF? Burger flippers have no capital and no high priced lawyers, they're not opening hamburger joints.
Have you heard of business plans and loans? Apparently not. You might want to educate yourself.
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Old 11-15-2013, 06:19 PM
 
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People with money opened them, duh.
People with money don't usually open burger joints. People with ideas do.
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Old 11-15-2013, 06:21 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas,Nevada
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WTF? Burger flippers have no capital and no high priced lawyers, they're not opening hamburger joints.
Wow maybe miles of red tape, and endless regulations are harmful to business.
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Old 11-15-2013, 06:27 PM
 
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WTF? Burger flippers have no capital and no high priced lawyers, they're not opening hamburger joints.
Neither did Apple, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Twitter or Facebook.
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Old 11-15-2013, 06:28 PM
 
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Do you think these donors that gave both to Romney or Obama subscribe to any political party and do not expect something in return? Do you think they are giving money to be nice? It is no coincidence that the donors are doing quite well.

It does not matter to them what party you belong to.


Top Contributors to Barack Obama | OpenSecrets

Top Contributors to Obama

Goldman Sachs $1,034,615
JPMorgan Chase & Co $847,895
Citigroup Inc $755,057
US Government $638,335
Skadden, Arps et al $554,439
US Dept of Justice $540,636
IBM Corp $534,470
UBS AG $534,166
General Electric $532,031
Morgan Stanley $528,182



Top Contributors to Mitt Romney | OpenSecrets

Top Contributors to Romney

Goldman Sachs $1,033,204
Bank of America $1,013,402
Morgan Stanley $911,305
JPMorgan Chase & Co $834,096
Wells Fargo $677,076
Credit Suisse Group $643,120
Citigroup Inc $511,199
Barclays $446,000
General Electric $332,875
What's your point? Are these contributions illegal or something? If not, I don't see your point.

And I quote from your source:

"Because of contribution limits, organizations that bundle together many individual contributions are often among the top donors to presidential candidates. These contributions can come from the organization's members or employees (and their families)."

Goldman Sachs did not contribute 1 million - their employees did.
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