Cognitive Dissonance

"Democracy! Bah! When I hear that I reach for my feather boa!" - Allen Ginsberg

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The Plutocrat's Coup d'Etat, Their Republican Allies and Their Democratic Enablers

For thirty years, now, Republicans have been yammering about small government, deficits, the glories of the free market, and the incompetence and wastefulness of government.

It’s all been a big lie, part of a well funded and cleverly executed coup d’etat, designed to enable the ultra rich and corporations to literally take power out of the hands of government and money out of the pockets of individual citizens.

Democrats have either actively participated in the coup or watched in near silence.  The press has been passively playing the part of a mute stenographer. The basis of this coup is simple – money has become the lingua franca of political power, eclipsing the vote.

They’ve just about pulled it off.

Flashback from February of this year. This is one of many, many warnings over the past few years.

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    I would completely agree, accept I think it started earlier, on the day JFK was assassinated. And they haven’t just...
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    It’s time for the guillotine to make a comeback.
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  8. jsenum said: Sadly, today’s “left wing” Dems are the 80’s moderate Republicans. For Christ’s sake, Ronnie Reagan would be expelled from the Replican party in 2011 for being a “socialist”.
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