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[–] CptCmdrAwesome 0 points 22 points (+22|-0) ago 

How the fuck is this even a thing in a modern democracy? The whole TTIP / TPP debacle just boggles the mind.

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[–] mindful 0 points 13 points (+13|-0) ago 

Well, it does seem more and more like we are not living in a real democracy after all. James Madison already said that the primary responsibility of government is "to protect the minority of the opulent against the majority."

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[–] Kotoran 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

Well obvious the minority are the multi-billionaires and they need protected from us poorer 99% /s

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[–] CptCmdrAwesome 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

Yeah, that's exactly how it seems.

Thanks for the link, unsurprisingly didn't read it all haha I see some things haven't changed in over 200 years though. Human nature, I guess.

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[–] CptCmdrAwesome 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Yeah, I don't really watch TV, but I get your point, regardless of the lack of diplomacy.

All hail glorious People's Republic of America, I guess.

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[–] Quawonk 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago