You have been visited by the doggo of Christmas past he will be demonstrating the unrewarding futility of consumerism by showing you poignant vignettes demonstrating your transformation into a cold-hearted robber-barron.
"ROBBER BARRON" - J.P. MORGAN photographed, in a rare true look at his face nose. Morgan despised being photographed due to a disease on his face. He would have all his photos touched up in black room ‘burning and dodging’ (early ‘photo-shop’) days.
Corporations are the ones who have created the whole, "Big government is the problem" myth. Because, only big government can stand up to Big Business so, corporations have funded and now control the Republican party. The corporate-controlled GOP has made weakening the government their number one concern so that corporate robber-barrons can control the entire government.
Robber Barrons were known as wealthy and powerful businessmen in the 19th century. This term was used to show the selfishness of these men, who often created monopolies. Robber Barrons created a negative impact on American Society in that they limited economic growth since they owned such large businesses and monopolies.
"Robber Barron", JOHN JACOB ASTOR opened a fur trade shop in 1786 traveling to the wilderness to procure furs his shop, as well as invested in real estate. In 1808, he merged his and fur shops he acquired into the AMERICAN FUR COMPANY, which become a leading exporters to Europe and Asia. ASTOR ALSO PROFITED HANDSOMELY FROM A WAR OF 1812 BOND DEAL WITH THE U.S. GOV'T. Although his big-time money came from buying and selling acres of NYC real estate.
[Portrait of Andrew Carnegie in 1896 by Pittsburg photographer B. L. H. Dabbs] The Robber Barrons, such as Carnegie (pictured), Rockefeller, J.P. Morgan, and Cornelius Vanderbilt, were owners of monopolies. Although these Barrons influxed business and industrialization in America and gave some of their wealth to philanthropic causes, they also allowed their workers to work long hours in poor conditions for less than satisfactory wages.