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In Midst Of The #OccupyWallStreet Protests J.P. Morgan Chase recently Donates $4.6 Million to NYPD
“New York City Police Foundation — New York JPMorgan Chase recently donated an unprecedented $4.6 million to the New York City Police Foundation. The gift was the largest in the history of the foundation and will enable the New York City Police Department to strengthen security in the Big Apple. The money will pay for 1,000 new patrol car laptops, as well as security monitoring software in the NYPD’s main data center.
New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly sent CEO and Chairman Jamie Dimon a note expressing “profound gratitude” for the company’s donation.
“These officers put their lives on the line every day to keep us safe,” Dimon said. “We’re incredibly proud to help them build this program and let them know how much we value their hard work.”
case and point: this is exactly why this movement began— corporate influence in the political(∴social) sphere. neither the nypd nor any other pd in america is a private police force at the beckon call of any goddamn corporate entity. fucking amazing they actually proudly announce the “gift” with a link on their jpmorganchase homepage. story 13 of 20 as of this post 8:51pm east 10/01/2011 which links to this page http://www.jpmorganchase.com/corporate/Home/home.htm
their best strategy was to pretend the problem didn’t exist, by confronting it they’re only affirming the battle lines, matriculating an enemy, and entrenching the ows opposition. the only strategy they’ve ever known employed in these particular circumstances is only going to embolden the other 99%. pride before fall. when you achieve at the expense of others, eventually the ‘others’ run out of room to give.
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