"Renaissance Thinking About the Issues of Our Day"
Since there is essentially no socialized aspect to the countries wealth anymore and we basically conduct government like an auction, those few with whom the wealth resides, the capitalists, are left to task government with manifesting their needs and only their needs. And central to their needs is to ensure the continued accumulation of capital.
I believe that those in our country who have enjoyed success in their chosen fields and in life in general should give back by serving in Congress either in their states or in Washington DC. No money should be required to volunteer to serve in this manner and your special expertise should be shared with the public using public funds. That would end all the lobbying, lying and ludicrous bull we now have to endure. Why anyone would register and vote in such a system is beyond me. There is nothing honest or true about it. I support President O'Bama and think
Tom had stated yesterday that the main stream media does not always cover or print items objectively becasue of who owns them.
Here is a great article that provides great insight to who MITT ROMNEY is and how he obtained his millions.
Article printed in the NY Times-June 4, 20007---- http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/04/us/politics/04bain.html?_r=1
The dynamics of this news bit is very disturbing.
You see, our Government Officials are having to compete too heavily for attention with American Idol Worship, bad Hollywood children, the Royal Wedding, bad weather and the latest in environmentally insane cars. One cannot deny the current trend of humans doing anything at all to get a moment of fame on national television, even if it means embarassing or humiliating oneself for a prize, or merely an appearance for a scorching by Judge Judy. Or it could be murder to let one's name go down in history. Anything will do.
The state Supreme court race is way too close too call here in Wisconsin. A margin of roughly 500 votes seperate the two. wow!
This is a good one. The GOP talks about overpaid public employees and to prove it, they appoint one with no college degree and two DUI's. Now they will say "See we told you so"
Has anyone else noticed that gas prices started to spike after the Bush tax cuts were extended? Can someone confirm that this is so? My thinking is that by allowing rich people not to pay their fair share of taxes freed them to engage in oil speculation.