I would swear I was reading our blog. But nope, it's CBS Market Watch calling all of America a bunch of idiots, sucker punched into giving up trillions and it doesn't really matter who becomes President.
Yes, we're dummies. You. Me. All 300 million of us. Clueless. We should be ashamed. We're obsessed about the slogans and rituals of "democracy," distracted by the campaign, polls, debates, rhetoric, half-truths and outright lies. McCain? Obama? Sorry to pop your bubble folks, but it no longer matters who's president.
Literally Farrell is saying Wall Street just subverted Democracy and indeed it has. Is Farrell reading us?
Three decades of influence peddling in Washington has built an army of 42,000 special-interest lobbyists representing corporations and the wealthy. Today these lobbyists manipulate America's 537 elected officials with massive campaign contributions that fund candidates who vote their agenda.
It's a gut wrenching, honest assessment of what's really happening with 14 reasons why Democracy is being subverted.
I'm just thrilled to see a major publication like CBS Market Watch publish it. I guess the corporate censors missed that one?