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The Big Wall Street Banks Are Already Trying To Buy The 2012

The Big Wall Street Banks Are Already Trying To Buy The 2012. via 2012IndyInfo.wordpress.com by Laura Tyco

We are never going to restore legitimacy to our
political system until we get the money out of politics.  Typically, in federal
elections the candidate that raises the most money wins about 90 percent of the time.  In 2008, Barack Obama raised almost
twice as much money as John McCain did.  3 of the top 7 donors to Obama’s
campaign were big Wall Street banks (Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup).  Now Wall Street
is doing it again.  The big Wall Street banks are already trying to buy the 2012
election.  So who do they want to win in 2012?  Based on contribution patterns
so far, the overwhelming favorite of the Wall Street banks to win in 2012 is
Mitt Romney.  The big Wall Street banks have given to Romney as pile of money
that is more than 4 times larger than they have given to anyone else.  Even
though most Republicans really don’t want him, if history is any indication this
means that Mitt Romney is going to be the Republican nominee for president in
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