“Hedge fund managers are buying up remote ranches and land in places like New Zealand to flee to in event of wide-spread civil unrest,” The Daily Mirror reported. “With growing inequality and riots such as those in London in 2011 and in Ferguson and other parts of the USA last year, many financial leaders fear they could become targets for public fury.”
It’s not just hedge fund managers. This column talked about Seattle-based One-Percenter Nick Hanauer, who seems to think he can allay a mob he fears by stumping for a minimum wage increase. That he doesn’t cite who in the federal government has delegated Constitutional authority to mandate that, along with the clause delegating such powers, is hardly surprising. He and his fellow anti-gun “gazillionaires” don’t bother citing the overriding authority for “shall not be infringed,” either, as they funnel money through billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s machine to swindle people into surrendering their rights, and putting those who won’t give them up at risk of being destroyed by the state.
Isn’t that right, Bill Gates & Co, who helped harass the hoi polloi in Washington State? How about it, Elaine Wynn and Sean Parker, who are trying to help Bloomberg buy the same results in Nevada?
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