Silly Democrat! Only Republicans are allowed to crucify people!
|By: Glenn Greenwald Saturday October 8, 2011 1:59 pm|
Much pundit ink has been spilled pondering why the OccupyWallStreet protest has grown so rapidly and resonated so widely. But the answer is really not difficult to apprehend. Our political system is fundamentally broken by corruption and oligarchical control. Many people know this. They have rationally concluded that voting fixes none of these systemic problems precisely because the problems are systemic. And going out into the street to protest and demand an end to this corruption is the only perceived means of redress.
|By: Peterr Saturday November 6, 2010 9:04 am|
While the national press has been focused on counting Democrats and Republicans in the next Congress, they are missing what was a preview of the kind of political fighting we’re going to see in the next two years: anonymous donors funneling large sums of money through 501(c)4 organizations to hide their activities from view. In the battle over California’s Prop 23 — a proposal to repeal CA’s landmark 2006 global warming law — that’s exactly what happened.
For a preview of what we’re sure to see on a large scale in the next two years, I’d like to introduce you to a small little group called the Adam Smith Foundation . . .