Romney/Bain/El Salvador

Questions who help to originally fund Bain Capital.

Ryan Grim wrote a recent article in the Huffington Post which claimed that Mitt Romney was having trouble finding investors for his private equity firm, Bain Capital. He traveled to Miami in 1984 where he met with a group of Salvadorian investors who had ties to the Salvadorian right wing death squads.

In the early 80's El Salvador passed land reform legislation that
would break up some of the landholdings of the elite and distribute
the land to landless claimants. The oligarch's response was to finance
and,in some cases, lead death squads that over a decade killed 70.000
Salvadorians. Roberto D'Aubussian was among the most prominent in
their ranks. He later formed the right wing Arena party and was the
man who ordered the assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero.

On March 24.1980 Archbishop Romero was delivering mass and he made an
impassioned plea to the army to stop the opresssion. "You are killing
your own brothers and sisters" and ignoring the words of God "Thou
shalt not kill." Romero was silenced by a buller through the heart.

Former members of the Arena party were among those investors with ties
to the death squads that met with Romney in Miami (1984). Still today
they remain significant investors in Bain Capital.

Don Torrence.

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Billable Hours August 27, 2012 at 02:47 AM
Oh quack!
BUTCH August 27, 2012 at 03:24 AM
has Butch said something to offend the OSTRICHES again? better a DUCK than a Ostrich quack-quack how original. BILLABLE HOURS SOUNDS LIKE A CORPORATE CRIME itself what is it VICKY WANTS TO DEBATE THE OXY KING boss of THE t party congress would be a starter.
Sue Bertram August 27, 2012 at 05:13 AM
I think I am going to bow out of this one. My inbox is exploding. I do so appreciate the sane comments and the incredible grasp some have of the issues. Especially from those who put real names to their thoughts. If you say it, own it. My greatest fear is that our fate as a nation and our future as a democracy is being controlled by a man no one have ever voted for or elected. The Pledge and Grover Norquist, with his strangle hold on virtually every Republican in Congress, is what the real threat is. Combine that with billions of dollars from phantom contributors and an electorate that is educated by sound bites and The People haven't got a chance
vicky August 27, 2012 at 10:39 AM
You don't offend me at all. Your bizarre comments only reinforce once again why I'm proud of what I stand for & so happy you're not on our side. You're very Nancy Pelosi like.................
BUTCH August 27, 2012 at 01:46 PM
Vicki i am on the side of the Angels your side has the blood of Maryknoll nuns, Archbishop Ronero and Cardinal Dolan who pays &20,000 per predator to shut them up ,if the Lord approves u may see Dolan at the end of the BCVL (BANKSTERS-CRIMINALS VICE LORDS) CONVENTION in Tampa, if my comments seem bizarre, I prefer to believe i speak facts and the truth it may seem BIZARRE if your head is in the sand on the most important issues we face today and there are millions of you as we know.I only wish there were more ducks whatever that means if it offends the people that allow the GROVERS, Macau VICE LORDS and ARENA Party murderers a seat at the WHITE HOUSE and all government.


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