posted on Oct, 16 2011 @ 01:50 PM
reply to post by jude11
I might be a bit late to jump onto this now
but "built in" faults with the US political system couldn't be more of an accurate observation.
What empire in history had also a political system of senators who represented wealth and let all their political decisions be based on their
I'll give you two more hints:
The also had a capitol as a political centre
and they where also thought to be too big to fall
That is right; at some point, the US founding fathers decided to govern their new country in the same vein as ancient Rome. That system may have
lasted an extremely long time (given its
specific features and advantages) but it was also faulty in its foundations and led nowhere but to
inequality, discrimination and corruption that brought it to an unavoidable downfall.
Senators are not politicians (depending on how you want to define that term), they are businessmen and they govern through the will of profit.
The system must be changed in the core
Maybe it is time for some sort of parliamentary system?
The political traditions in the USA are old news
. Just look at where the economical crisis is today and how the stimulus proposals get jammed
between the congress and the senate. It just won't work, ever
Great video in the OP. Man that guy is freaking out for all the right reasons!