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Moyers on America: A Journalist and His Times - by Bill Moyers, The New Press, 2004

Excerpt from "Which America Will We Be Now?", p. 24

These right-wing ideologues, by the way, teamed up with deep-pocket bankers—many from Texas, with ties to the Bush White House—to stop America from cracking down on terrorist money havens even after September 11. Better that terrorists get their dirty money than tax cheaters be prevented from hiding theirs. These are the very people we have seen wrap themselves in the flag and sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" with gusto, even as they are attempting to exempt their wealthy benefactors from bearing a fair share of the cost of the government that must fight the war on terrorism.

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