Our plutocracy now lives like the British in colonial India: in the place and ruling it, but not of it. If one can afford private security, public safety is of no concern; if one owns a Gulfstream jet, crumbling bridges cause less apprehension—and viable public transportation doesn’t even show up on the radar screen. With private doctors on call and a chartered plane to get to the Mayo Clinic, why worry about Medicare?Revolt of the Rich If you prefer the cliff notes version this is an excellent read.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
The GOP puts forth a genuine plutocrat as their Presidential offering and a compulsive liar wannabe as their vice. A tollbooth world is what their puppet masters are shooting for. Amazingly, a conservative voice seems to be questioning the ideology and the world it will lead us to...