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Justin Trudeau: Marijuana Profits Criminals

Posted by admin on Friday, June 10, 2016

Justin Trudeau Money Quote saying as Prime Minister of Canada that organized crime and street criminals are profiting from illegal marijuana. Justin Trudeau said:

There are billions upon billions of dollars flowing into the pockets of organized crime, street gangs and gun-runners, because of the illicit marijuana trade, and if we can get that out of the criminal elements and into a more regulated fashion we will reduce the amount of criminal activity that’s profiting
— Justin Trudeau

John Doe: Financial Regulators Have Failed

Posted by admin on Sunday, June 5, 2016

John Doe (Panama Papers anonymous source) Money Quote saying the wealthy have focused on policies favorable to banks and avoidance of paying a fair share. John Doe said:

Banks, financial regulators and tax authorities have failed. Decisions have been made that have spared the wealthy while focusing instead on reining in middle- and low-income citizens
— John Doe

Charlie Munger: Finance Out of Control

Posted by admin on Saturday, June 4, 2016

Charlie Munger, vice-chair Berkshire Hathaway, Money Quote saying as a Republican, there are few other things he can agree with Elizabeth Warren on – except current state of banking is risky and dangerous. Charlie Munger said:

Elizabeth Warren doesn’t agree with me on many subjects, and I wouldn’t agree with her on many subjects, but she is basically right when she says that American finance is out of control and that it isn’t good for the rest of us
— Charlie Munger

Margaret Thatcher: Wealth Creation or Love?

Posted by admin on Friday, June 3, 2016

Margaret Thatcher Money Quote saying nothing at all wrong with creating wealth – unless it is done only for the love of money. Margaret Thatcher said:

It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake
— Margaret Thatcher

Bernie Sanders: Bankers Have No Shame

Posted by admin on Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Bernie Sanders Money Quote saying bankers act with impunity to increase profits by defrauding the public and pay fines like they were simply business expenses. Bernie Sanders said:

Top bankers have shown no shame for their bad behavior and have made no apologies to the public. The billions and billions of dollars of fines they have paid for financial fraud are just another cost of doing business, another shortcut to unjust profits
— Bernie Sanders

Rana Foroohar: Finance Industry Profits

Posted by admin on Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Rana Foroohar Money Quote Wall street takes a far bigger slice of corporate profits in America than the small percentage of jobs it creates. Rana Foroohar said:

The finance industry creates 4% of jobs, but takes 25% of the profits in corporate America
— Rana Foroohar

Rana-Foroohar-Makers-Takers-Book-CoverFor the past 15 years Rana Foroohar has covered the financial industry for Newsweek and Time and has now written a book looking at what she’s learned during that time.

Thomas More: All Tied to Value of Money

Posted by admin on Thursday, May 12, 2016

Thomas More Money Quote saying everything that matters seems tied to monetary values, including the concept of poverty. Thomas More said:

Men’s fears, solicitudes, cares, labours, and watchings would all perish in the same moment with the value of money; even poverty itself, for the relief of which money seems most necessary, would fall
— Thomas More

Bernie Sanders: Make Banking Boring Again

Posted by admin on Monday, May 2, 2016

Bernie Sanders Money Quote saying banks should not be legally able to wager depositors money on big risky Wall Street gambles. Bernie Sanders said:

I want to make banking boring again. It shouldn’t be about making as much profit as possible by gambling on esoteric financial products
— Bernie Sanders

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