ALONG CAME PAUL

.

AND SAID BETTER 

what I’ve been trying to get across for ages—

In the 21st century the two hundred year-old propaganda that the American people control their government has been completely shattered. Both the Bush and Obama regimes have made it unmistakenly clear that the American people don’t even influence, much less control, the government. As far as Washington is concerned, the people are nothing but chaff in the wind. 

Read more: LINK 

HELL, I’VE EVEN

invoked Lincoln—you know, that bit in his Gettysburg Address in which he succinctly defined democracy—

GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE

BY THE PEOPLE

FOR THE PEOPLE

—it’s just a pity that he didn’t do what he said. Then again he was a politician and to politicians words are—

  • cheap, and
  • disposable tools of the trade

Sadly so too are We the People … gullible, trusting … and stupid.  Look (if only ever this once) at what you actually have. No? I defy you to shoot this one down, you have in fact—

GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE  

BY THE PARTY  

FOR THE PARTY

—and that’s the end of it. No?

Time to wake up? (But why … what can you do about it?)

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YOUR CALL  

PS  “Paul Craig Roberts was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy and associate editor of the Wall Street Journal. He was columnist for Business Week, Scripps Howard News Service, and Creators Syndicate. He has had many university appointments. His internet columns have attracted a worldwide following … ”  

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