People have little faith in the corrupted and fixed electoral system. So, like the protesters in the Arab Spring, Americans are taking to the street to demand real change, not the negative change of Reagan and Bush, who brought us immoral wars, recession, corruption, torture, debt, and increasing concentration of wealth. And not the imaginary change of a Democrat who bends over backwards to protect Republican criminals, aid Wall Street, escalate wars, slash environmental regulations, and prosecute whistle blowers.
Somebody wake me up from this nightmare. In 2008, an amazing 45% of voters chose John McCain and Sarah Palin, despite the recession and the disasters of the Iraq War and the rampant corruption accompanying Bush’s presidency. Then in 2010, the Republicans made a huge come back, giving the Dems a “shellacking” and taking over […]
“Were the Soviet Union to sink tomorrow under the waters of the ocean, the American military-industrial establishment would have to go on, substantially unchanged, until some other adversary could be invented. Anything else would be an unacceptable shock to the American economy.” — George F. Kennan (1904-2005) US advisor, diplomat, political analyst, and Pulitzer-prize winning […]