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Government = Protection Racket for the 1 Percent

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JP Morgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon, left, and Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein leave the White House in Washington in 2009 following a meeting between chief executives and President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Friday Links

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Friday Links from The Political Carnival

Bank of England: Bankers May Have to Return Bonuses

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The Scale of the Search for Flight MH370 ('Keep clicking until you see the plane.')

The library is the last, best socialized institution in America today and you're about to lose it

Snowstorm Spawns Most Hilariously Comprehensive Forecast Ever

Why Does this Pocket Watch Cost $400,000?

President Obama Does 'Behind Two Ferns' - Right Wing Freaks Out (of course)

The Secret to Holding Your Breath for 20 Minutes

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VIDEO: Banker leaves 1% tip, tells waitress to "get a real job"

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Via Yahoo:

UPDATE: According to The Smoking Gun, the restaurant says they found the original merchant copy, and the receipt going around the Web is Photoshopped. We are waiting to hear back from the restaurant for confirmation.

Video by . FYI, there is a moment of pretty graphic language at about 3:45, so lower the volume at work.

A banker ordered over $130 worth of food at a restaurant in Newport Beach, California, and then left a 1% tip and a nasty note. Yes, Mr. One Percent is so enamored with his own financial status that he felt it necessary to belittle his server and 99% of America.

What exactly is a "real job" Banker Putz? Does it include long hours working your ass off in order to earn barely enough money to pay rent/mortgage, food bills, medical bills, education bills, clothing bills, transportation to and from work at which you serve people who can afford to pay you?

Or is it sitting in a corporate jet getting corporate foot massages and eating catered corporate gourmet meals trotted out by servants who you can delight in insulting on the way to the next corporate meeting?

Here's an idea, Mr. One Percent: Create some "real jobs" at which there are improved working conditions that would prohibit abuse like the kind you dished out.

Occupy.

Yahoo has more.

H/t: @TheShowstopper1

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Video- The Full Ginsburg: Wall Street Wants You To OWS On Election Day

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From our friends at the Full Ginsburg.

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