posted on Jan, 22 2010 @ 09:56 PM
Originally posted by whaaa
reply to post by Ahabstar
And to think that Corporate facism was was delivered by the SCOTUS; the same conservative judges that we looked to to preserve individual freedom.
And coupled with this www.abovetopsecret.com...&addstar=1&on=7955470#pid7955470
The political system, or at least the illusion, as we once knew it, is dead.
[edit on 22-1-2010 by whaaa]
No, whaaa, this is the conservative court that was supposed to overturn RvW. This is the conservative court put in place by Republican presidents,
whose base consisted of big business and religious right. (Increasingly international) corporations have succeeded, and that was all the elections the
last 30 years have been about.
Ronald Reagan's campaign adviser said that democracy was an illusion. Karl Rove's cynical fifty-plus-one strategy to elect Republicans worked. The
bait of guns-god-gays brought in the voters, and then the switch happened. These justices were not put in power to preserve individual freedom, but
rather to make decisions such as this one.
Before 1980, citizens actually stood up to corporations ... until in the 80s they got SLAPPed -- strategic lawsuit against public participation
And unions/citizens groups vs corporations? HA! Americans since 1980 have been forced to flee from unions, as jobs went overseas or employers
reorganized. To paraphrase, first they went after the unions and I did nothing (or participated in demonizing them), then they went after citizen
organizations (ACORN eg) and I did nothing (or participated in demonizing them), until no one was around to stand up for me, unless I became a
And, no, Mr. Paul, we are not moving toward soft fascism ... this IS soft fascism.