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Originally posted by CindyfromFlorida
What a great post Sofi! It examines a reality which many in this country do not want to face, because if they do they will be forced to some sort of action and isn't it easier to just go along with the status quo? Our backs are against the wall and it is high time we realize it. Unless we do, the future is bleak
Originally posted by LazarusTheLong
... I know Val well enough to know that she is not "defending" anything... if anything, she seems to have a problem with the way to approach it, not the result...
personally: The situation we find ourselves in as a country today, is not as much a legacy of rich controlling poor, BUT
rich corporations dicovering that it is much easier to buy a few politicians than earn their customers...
which results in legislation and financing controls that hold the little guy down, (prevent competition) and benefit the original corporations (favorable tax structure, deductions, no bid contracts)
spell it however you want it... but it aint capitalism, and it aint democracy...
Originally posted by Odium
The problem is guys, Capitalism would always end up in this situation. ...that is what the spread of capitalism and democracy in the Middle East and China is about, they are the last areas which are hard to get into for big buisness...