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Opening Arguments

Big business

Hillary Clinton at her anti-individual, pro-group, government-activism, business bashing, redistributionist best:

Now, we have seen for more than a century that fairness doesn't just happen. It requires the right government policies. And no one should be surprised, human nature being what it is, people will go as far as they possibly can get away with.

The genius of the American economic in the 20th century was that it helped to counter that tendency for people to push as far as their own interests would take them so that we created a leveler playing field that benefited everyone.

Unfortunately, for the past six years it's as though we've gone back to the era of the robber barons. Year after year the president has handed out massive tax breaks to oil companies, no-bid contracts to Halliburton, tax incentives to corporations shipping jobs overseas, tax cut after tax cut to multimillionaires, while ignoring the needs and aspirations of tens of millions of working families.

Hillary Clinton's America:

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The price of a licence to operate a New York taxi cab hit a record $600,000 (303,000 pounds) in May, according to a lending company which financed the purchase.