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    Which is more corrupting: Power or money?

    Which is more corrupting: Power or money?

    Of the two. Regarding elected politicians at the state and federal levels.

    Please explain why you chose one over the other.
    If you claim sexual harassment to be wrong, yet you defend anyone on your side for any reason,
    then you are a hypocrite and everything you say on the matter is just babble.

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    Re: Which is more corrupting: Power or money?

    You don't get to have any power until you have the money to back it.
    Hail to the King baby!

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    Re: Which is more corrupting: Power or money?

    "First you get the money, then you get the power" - Tony Montana

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    Re: Which is more corrupting: Power or money?

    Power.
    “Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves."

    -Abraham Lincoln

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    Re: Which is more corrupting: Power or money?

    Our government proves that you can corrupt people with power by using money.

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    Re: Which is more corrupting: Power or money?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chaddelamancha View Post
    You don't get to have any power until you have the money to back it.
    Not true, people with a huge of money and moderate levels of power cannot do the same amount of damage as people with lots of power but only a moderate amount of money. Usually the latter abuses said power in the pursuit of more money.

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    Re: Which is more corrupting: Power or money?

    Those who don't have a lot of power, but a lot of money, then use that money to put anyone in power.

    Quote Originally Posted by ReformCollege View Post
    Not true, people with a huge of money and moderate levels of power cannot do the same amount of damage as people with lots of power but only a moderate amount of money. Usually the latter abuses said power in the pursuit of more money.
    Hail to the King baby!

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    Re: Which is more corrupting: Power or money?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chaddelamancha View Post
    Those who don't have a lot of power, but a lot of money, then use that money to put anyone in power.
    Without power, there can be no power to buy.

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    Re: Which is more corrupting: Power or money?

    Who has always had the power? Those who had wealth. Those with the most have always controlled those with the least.


    Quote Originally Posted by ReformCollege View Post
    Without power, there can be no power to buy.
    Hail to the King baby!

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    Re: Which is more corrupting: Power or money?

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    Which is more corrupting: Power or money?

    Of the two. Regarding elected politicians at the state and federal levels.

    Please explain why you chose one over the other.
    My answer is "power."

    With power, one can get all the money they need.

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