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posted by takyon on Sunday June 12 2016, @06:00PM   Printer-friendly

A suspected Islamic terrorist opened fire at a gay nightclub in Florida, killing 50 people and wounding another 53 before he was killed by police. While authorities continue to investigate to determine whether this man had ties to ISIS, the terror organization has not been quiet in praising the attack. This comes three days after ISIS announced they would attack somewhere in Florida. Today's attack marks the largest act of terrorism on US soil since 9/11.

takyon: The gunman reportedly called 911 emergency services to pledge allegiance to ISIS. The President will hold a briefing momentarily. Compare this article to the original submission.

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  • (Score: 1, Insightful) by Anonymous Coward on Monday June 13 2016, @02:37AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Monday June 13 2016, @02:37AM (#359082)

    The fact that Capitalism still exists in the USA is clear evidence the FDR didn't want it to fail.

    Just as happened in the crash of the 21st Century, those individuals with excess wealth pounced on the failed businesses and bought them up for pennies on the dollar of what they had been worth months before.
    Had he wanted to, FDR could have made a move to snatch those up for the same cut-rate prices via Eminent Domain and nationalized them.
    He didn't.

    ...and, after that, had he wanted to finally end the repeated boom-and-bust cycle of Capitalism in the USA, he could have continued on nationalizing still-solvent companies.

    What he actually did was put USAians on the public payroll when Capitalists wouldn't hire them.
    (15 million of them when the population of the country was 130M.)
    He put them to work building roads and bridges and ports and all sorts of things that the private sector uses.

    Now these Working Class people had money in their pockets and could spend it on the products of the Capitalists.
    What FDR did was save Capitalism when it had yet again completely fallen on its face.
    (Too many Capitalists are too stupid to realize that without customers, there's no way to make more money and that WORKERS are their customers.)

    -- OriginalOwner_ []

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