Does anyone doubt that once a society ceases to be able to afford schools, public transit, paved roads, libraries and street lights -- or once it chooses not to be able to afford those things in pursuit of imperial priorities and the maintenance of a vast Surveillance and National Security State -- that a very serious problem has arisen, that things have gone seriously awry, that imperial collapse, by definition, is an imminent inevitability? Anyway, I just wanted to leave everyone with some light and cheerful thoughts as we head into the weekend.Read the piece. Become aware. Stop the takeover.
Saturday, August 07, 2010
Be Afraid Of Oligarchy, Not Obama
The slide to oligarchy is evident everywhere. With the wars bleeding America dry, and the give-away to the rich mentality on the backs of the dwindling middle class, the question on most people's minds (well those that are actually aware this is happening and understand it) is will America stand for this, or will America fight the takeover of their lives by the few rich.