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Bill Maher has some good advice for stupid people like you who have their money deposited in one of the big evil US banks.(Don’t look at me: I belong a small evil credit union.)

“Hello, I’d like to take a moment to address the millions and millions of you all across America who are currently stuck in an abusive relationship.

Now I know what some of you are thinking: Who is Bill Maher to give me relationship advice?

But that doesn’t mean I don’t know a dysfunctional relationship when I see one. Especially when it’s staring me right in the face.

You know who you are. Those of you staying in a relationship long after it’s turned bad. Sticking around despite the abuse — even as it’s gotten worse and worse over the years. Sticking around only because it seems easier than breaking up — and besides, where else are you going to go?

That’s right, I’m talking to all of you that keep doing your banking at the giant, too big to fail, Wall Street banks that brought our economy to the brink of disaster, were rescued by trillions of dollars of our taxpayer money, then paid us back by using that money to hire lobbyists to convince our lawmakers in Washington to kill financial reform.

They took our money… but cut back on lending. They took our money… and made record profits — and paid themselves record bonuses. . .”

Read onĀ  here.

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Odd Undertow

My wife helped come up with the title for this little loop — one of a hundred others like it.

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